Example sentences for: pochintesta

How can you use “pochintesta” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • I went to high school--a small school with only a minority of Italians--with a girl named Pochintesta ( poco little, in in, testa head), another named Zucchi (a plural form of zucca squash, or, colloquially, head; Hanks and Hodges say this name was often given to a person of scarce intelligence, as in pumpkinhead), one boy named Chiappa (buttock), and another named Chiappinelli (which may be either an extended diminutive of Chiappa or the diminutive of chiappino , which Battaglia defines as a type of ape).

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