scodinzolare

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the intransitive verb scodinzolare, which means to wag one’s tail.

It can also be used figuratively to mean to suck up or to grovel

The past participle is scodinzolato, and avere is used in compound tenses.

Che dolce che era il cane di Martina: ogni volta che mi vedeva, scodinzolava e mi saltava addosso per giocare!

How sweet was Martina’s dog: every time she would see me, she would wag her tail and jump right on me to play!

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