Definition of contadina in US English:


nounPlural contadine, Plural contadinas

  • An Italian peasant girl or peasant woman.

    • ‘So when Gianetta and Tessa arrive with all the contadine there is a distinct improvement in their morale.’
    • ‘I'm sure the next town hears Maria when she walks the path greeting the day and the contadinas that live here.’
    • ‘Fortunately, the contadine disobey his orders and they arrive in Barataria.’
    • ‘He cruelly goes through a mock marriage ceremony with the innocent little contadina Tessa.’
    • ‘The gondoliers depart by boat leaving the contadine.’
    bumpkin, country bumpkin, country cousin, rustic, countryman, countrywoman, country dweller, daughter of the soil, son of the soil, peasant, provincial, oaf, lout, boor, barbarian
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