Definition of ziti in English:

ziti

noun

  • [mass noun] Pasta in the form of tubes resembling large macaroni.

    • ‘‘Just some salad, baked ziti, fish fillets, and apple pie,’ he said.’
    • ‘The ingredients for Sunday dinner - baked ziti with spicy sausage, salad and toasted French bread with white bean pate - were especially heavy, what will all the cans and jars and whatnot.’
    • ‘Dominick left a medium sized dish of ziti and another of lasagna on a tray next to the table while Mar had placed dishes of manicotti in front of them.’
    • ‘He'd pitch in at family parties, passing salami, praising Mom's baked ziti, while my dad and the uncles sat silently puffing cigars, trying to sneak peeks at the ballgame.’
    • ‘There were dinner rolls and chicken cacciatore, baked ziti, and potato salad, peas and corn, and coleslaw.’
    • ‘I had suggested baked ziti, but when it got down to it, she made spaghetti and meatballs.’
    • ‘When it was finally time to take our orders, I had decided on a Caesar salad, with dressing on the side, while Lauren had chicken alfredo, and the guys each ordered some stuffed ziti.’
    • ‘Spaghetti with a lowfat marinara sauce is a better option than lasagna or ziti stuffed with meat and cheese.’
    • ‘Aluminum trays of half-eaten baked ziti and boxes of muffins and chocolates lay strewn about.’
    • ‘There was pizza, French fries, chicken nuggets, ziti, lasagna, salad.’

Origin

Italian.

Pronunciation:

ziti

/ˈziːti/