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banderillero

EnglishEdit

A banderillero in traditional costume.

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish banderillero

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌbændəɹiːˈjeəɹəʊ/

NounEdit

banderillero (plural banderilleros)

  1. (bullfighting) A member of the cuadrilla who uses banderillas.
    • 1959, Tom Lehrer, “In Old Mexico” (song): 
      I cheered at the banderilleros’ display / as they stuck the bull in their own clever way []

TranslationsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɑ̃.de.ʁi.je.ʁo/

NounEdit

banderillero m (plural banderilleros)

  1. (bullfighting) banderillero

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Diminutive of banderilla, which itself is a diminutive of bandera

NounEdit

banderillero m (plural banderilleros)

  1. (bullfighting) banderillero