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Definition of Pinocchio noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Pinocchio

 noun
noun
NAmE//pəˈnoʊkiˌoʊ//
 
 
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a character in a children's story who changes from a wooden figure into a boy. Whenever he tells a lie, his nose grows longer Cartoons showed the senator as a long-nosed Pinocchio.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Pinocchio