What does the Italian word Paisano mean?
Paisano in Italian means someone from the same town. It is also used as a slang word for old friend. This is what the Paisano Group is all about.
Paisano/paisana (or paisa, for short) means fellow countryman, usually a fellow Mexican, especially one in the United States. A more general or formal term is compatriota.
Paesano is defined as a fellow countryman, especially a fellow Italian. A friend who lives down the street from you in your Italian village is an example of a paesano.
Noun. 1. Pisa – a city in Tuscany; site of the famous Leaning Tower. Leaning Tower, Leaning Tower of Pisa – a tall round marble campanile in Pisa that is not perpendicular; construction was begun in 1174.
noun. (among people of Italian or Spanish descent) a fellow countryman or friend (often as a term of address).
Noun. paisa (plural paisas) (slang) A Mexican national, especially a rural or rustic one.
Paesano is defined as a fellow countryman, especially a fellow Italian.
(Alternate spelling of paesano, from Neapolitan language “paisano,” often shortened to “paisan” or “paesan”) among Italian Americans and Americans of Italian descent, a fellow Italian or Italian-American; a fellow ethnic Italian. A native, especially a native of California of mixed Spanish and Indian ancestry.
1 Southwest. a : rustic, peasant. b : compatriot. c : native especially : a native of the state of California of mixed Spanish and American Indian ancestry.
nounWord forms: plural Italian paiˈsanos. a fellow countryman. Slang. a comrade; pal.