- A freelance photographer who sells photographs of celebrities to the media, especially one who pursues celebrities and attempts to obtain candid photographs.
The singular paparazzo is much less common than its plural paparazzi, to the extent that paparazzi is often used as a Appendix:Glossary#plurale tantum|plurale tantum, and sometimes, non-standardly, even used as a singular noun.
trans-top|freelance photographer of celebrities
German: Paparazzo m
From Signor Paparazzo, the name of a character in w:Federico Fellini|Federico Fellini's film w:La dolce vita|La dolce vita.