Definition of poveretto in English:

poveretto

noun

  • A poor, unimportant person; a person deserving sympathy.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Gabriel Harvey (c1552–1631), scholar and writer. From Italian poveretto from povero + -etto.

Pronunciation

poveretto

/ˌpɒvəˈrɛtəʊ/