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30 Flirty Italian Phrases To Seduce An Italian {+ Video Pronunciation}

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It’s been over two years since Eleonora first shared her cheeky guide for “Italian Curse Words Not Needed: Useful Words and Phrases.” We think it’s time for the next step, here are some tips on how to seduce an Italian Man!

Italian men are known for their wooing techniques, and American women are frequently warned of the ploys of the flirtatious Italian ragazzi.

But why wait passively for the inevitable seduction? Here are a few key Italian love phrases women traveling in Italy can use in every occasion, to take charge of the conversation situation.

How to Flirt In Italian:

italian couple vespa
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Dove sei stato tutta la mia vita? {DOHve · say · STAHtoe · TOOtah · la · MEEah · VEEtah}
Where have you been all my life?

Mi fai sciogliere come gelato al sole. {me · fahEE · SHOyehRE · KOHmey · JElahTOE · ahl · SOHley}
You make me melt like ice cream in the sun.

Qual’è la tua vespa la fuori? {kwalEH · lah · TOOah · VESSpah · lah · foo OH ree?}

Which one’s your vespa parked outside?

Image By Michelangelo Iaia

After the 3rd date

Tesoro mio… {tehZORRO · meeOH}
My treasure…

Sono pazza di te. {SOHknow · PAHtza · dee · teh}
I am crazy about you.

Mi piace il tuo appartamento. {me · PEEatche · eel · TOOoh · AHppartMEHNtoe}
I like your apartment.

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In the bedroom

couples feet bed
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Finalmente soli {feeNAHLmenTAY · SOHlee}
Alone at last

Spogliati! {SPOHyeeAHtee}
Take your clothes off!

Spogliami! {SPOHyeeAHmee}
Take my clothes off!

Svegliati, e ricominciamo {svehYAHtee · eh · reeKOHMeenCHAHmoe}
Wake up, and get back to business.

On the phone

Photo by Chevanon Photography

Wether your talking, texting (…sexting)

Ti penso sempre. {tee · PEHNsow · SEMpray}
I’m always thinking of you.

Mi manchi! {me · MAHNkey}
I miss you!

Ho comprato il biglietto aereo. {OH · kohmPRAHtoe · eel · beejEHtoe · AHehREHoh}
I bought my airline ticket.

With his parents

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Amo vostro figlio. {AHmoe · VOHStroe · FEEyo}
I’m in love with your son.

Sono una ragazza tutta casa e chiesa… giuro! {SOHknow · OOnah · rahGAHtza · TOOTtah · CAHsa · eh · KEYehsah… JEWrow}
I’m a real “hearth and home” gal… I swear!

Non saprò mai cucinare come lei, Signora. {known · SAHproh · MAHee · kooCHInahREY · KOHme · lay · seeNIOrah}
I’ll never be able to cook as well as you, Ma’am.

Related Video: 30 Love Phrases in Italian

If you’re still looking for more romantic things to say, here’s a short video with 30 more phrases in Italian. Cheesy as mozzarella…but hey that’s the idea:

This Youtuber is actually Brazilian but she’s multi-lingual and has lived in Italy for years, and does a good job clearly pronouncing the phrases…you also get to see it written (in English and Portuguese).

We cut out the jumped passed the first minute of the intro and straight the juicy stuff.

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At the altar

Italian Wedding. Photo by Alvin Mahmudov

Si lo voglio. {SEE · loh · voYO}
I do.

Per sempre. {pehr · SEHMpreh}

Sei mio adesso. {SAY · meeOH · adehSOH}
You’re mine now.

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About the author

American-born and Roman-bred Eleonora Baldwin is an active writer, blogger, journalist, gourmet vacation entrepreneur and photographer living in the Eternal City. Her writing appears regularly in several online food and travel columns that focus on Italian lifestyle, culinary customs and recipes, as well as her soon-to-be released cookbook-memoir, due for publication in 2016. Her blogs illustrate dishes, restaurant reviews, and useful tools for parents travelling with kids in Rome. On Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino, her most popular blog, Eleonora shared her insider knowledge about the depth of Italian cuisine. She can be spotted in and around the Eternal City guiding epicure travelers to secret food and wine locations, interviewing celebrity chefs, and capturing with her camera the essence, beauty and life that surrounds her.

4 thoughts on “30 Flirty Italian Phrases To Seduce An Italian {+ Video Pronunciation}”

  1. Oh this cracks me up! 🙂 If I weren’t already taken, I’d totally try some of these. Don’t know if I could do it without laughing though. 🙂

  2. Hi there. my name is dee. i found your site as i was browsing for anything Italian. Im Americano. 6months ago I met the dream man of my life. we met in another country- both on vacation. It was love at first site. We had 2 wonderful memorable nights. I miss him so so so much. I gave him my card and did not take his info as he promised to get in touch by email at least even to share pictures. So I was sure I would hear from him, besides the amazing time we had. But still 6months later- no email no contact.
    Im at a point where I want to take a leap and come to Naples to search for him. I cant find him anywhere online…my heart aches for this man and i cant get him out of my mind. i have to believe he lost the card with my info. i hate that i didnt take his contacts, please do you have any suggestions on how i can find this love of my life? is there any equivalent to a yellow pages for Italiy? how do i find this Italian man from Naples?
    any help? i would love to use this lines you have posted—>>

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