Meaning of arrabbiata in English:

arrabbiata

Pronunciation /ˌarəˈbjɑːtə/

adjective

  • Denoting a spicy pasta sauce made with tomatoes and chilli peppers.

    • ‘The sauce comes in a round jar with a blue lid and is labelled pasta sauce arrabbiata chilli with a best before date up to June next year.’

Origin

Italian, literally ‘angry’, feminine past participle of arrabbiare ‘make angry’.