from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One of the poorer classes of Neapolitans; beggars.
- n. Playboy, someone who does not work and devotes himself to a life without commitments or responsibilities.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of those members of the poorer classes in Naples who earn a scanty subsistence as messengers, porters, and occasional laborers, or by fishing, but have no fixed habitation, and spend the most of their time in idling and begging.