[pah-puh-raht-soh; Italian pah-pah-raht-tsaw]
noun, plural paparazzi [pah-puh-raht-see; Italian pah-pah-raht-tsee] .
a freelance photographer, especially one who takes candid pictures of celebrities for publication.

1965–70; < Italian, from the surname of such a photographer in Federico Fellini's La dolce vita (1959), after the name of a hotelkeeper in George Gissing's By the Ionian Sea (1901), read by Fellini in It translation at the time of the movie's producton Unabridged
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paparazzo (ˌpæpəˈrætsəʊ)
n , pl -razzi
a freelance photographer who specializes in candid camera shots of famous people and often invades their privacy to obtain such photographs
[C20: from Italian]

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But the same tools have a dark side, turning everybody into a fully equipped paparazzo.
Investigators wonder if that something was the handlebar of a paparazzo's motorcycle.
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