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1.
A trusted counselor or advisor, should be pronounced CON-sul-YARE-ee
When it comes to personal matters, my wife is my consigliere.
by Harry Boyd November 05, 2003
 
2.
An adviser or counselor, especially to a capo or leader of an organized crime syndicate. He is the one that keeps peace between Families, and is also third in line in La Costa Nostra(This Little Thing Of Ours)right under the Underboss and Don.
Don~1
Underboss~1
Consigliere~1
Capo~2-4
Lieutenants~4-8
Soldiers~Unlimited
Associates~Unlimited
by Tony RG August 20, 2007
 
3.
The counseler for the underboss and don of a mafia family
Lets ask my consigliere
by Ryan September 08, 2003