Definition of jettatore in English:

jettatore

Pronunciation /jɛtəˈtɔːreɪ/

noun

  • A person who brings bad luck.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Foreign Quarterly Review. From Italian (originally and chiefly regional: southern) iettatore, †jettatore person who has the evil eye, person who brings bad luck from iettare, regional (southern) variant of gettare to cast, throw + -tore.