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gondolier

[gon-dl-eer] /ˌgɒn dlˈɪər/
noun
1.
a person who rows or poles a gondola.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Italian gondoliere. See gondola, -ier2
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  • He's the urge, when one is riding in a gondola, to get up and start singing with the gondolier.
  • The gondolier's pole would have been useful for pushing them under the still water.
  • He gets a job delivering pizzas, a job that requires him to dress as a gondolier.
British Dictionary definitions for gondolier

gondolier

/ˌɡɒndəˈlɪə/
noun
1.
a man who propels a gondola
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Word Origin and History for gondolier
n.

c.1600, from French gondolier and directly from Italian gondoliere, from gondola (see gondola).

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