Definition of pizzaiolo in English:

pizzaiolo

noun

  • A professional pizza maker, typically one who makes pizzas in the traditional Neapolitan style.

Origin

1950s. From Italian pizzaiolo pizza maker, apparentlyfrom pizza + -aiolo, suffix chiefly forming occupational terms (from -aio + -olo, suffix forming diminutives: see -ule).

Pronunciation

pizzaiolo

/ˌpiːtsəˈjəʊləʊ/