- A writer or an artist of the sixteenth century; one who imitates the sixteenth-century style. See <internalXref urlencoded="cinque-cento">cinque-cento</internalXref>.
- A student of or authority on the period known as the cinque-cento.
- An Italian of the sixteenth century, esp. a poet or artist.
- A student or imitator of the art or literature of the Cinquecento.