Definition of “ciao” - English Dictionary

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“ciao” in British English

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ciaoexclamation

uk /tʃaʊ/ us /tʃaʊ/ informal

used for saying "goodbye" or, less often, "hello"

(Definition of “ciao” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“ciao” in American English

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ciaoexclamation

us /tʃɑʊ/ infml

hello or goodbye:

He greeted me with his usual all-purpose "Ciao, baby!"

(Definition of “ciao” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)