6 thoughts on “15 Italian Slang Words and Phrases Everyone Should Know

  1. The article is funny and interesting. However, #10 and 11 are dialect expressions and they are not well known in every part of Italy. I grew up in Italy and, personally, I never heard of either one. The #12 is not “pizzolino”, but pisolino and in the central part of Italy it is also called “pennichella”.

    1. Scumbare must be dialect but I have no clue what it means, gufare is a very informal word (verb) which approximately translates to “to wish bad luck on someone”

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