Definition of abbozzo in English:

abbozzo

(also abozzo)

noun

  • A preliminary sketch for a painting or other work of art; a rough drawing; a cartoon.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From Italian abbozzo from abbozzare to make a preliminary sketch or outline of a literary or artistic work from a- + bozza first draft of a literary or artistic work, extended sense of bozza roughly worked stone, lump.

Pronunciation:

abbozzo

/aˈbɒtsəʊ/