Definition of jettatore in US English:

jettatore

noun

  • A person who brings bad luck.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Foreign Quarterly Review. From Italian (original and chiefly regional: southern) iettatore, † jettatore person who has the evil eye, person who brings bad luck from iettare, regional (southern) variant of gettare to cast, throw + -tore. Compare French jettatore.

Pronunciation

jettatore

/jɛtəˈtɔːreɪ/