caballero

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish caballero

NounEdit

caballero (plural caballeros)

  1. A horseman, particularly in the Latin American context
    • 2007 January 26, Roberta Smith, “Outside In”:
      Here we usually find the caballero aiming his pistol in one direction while pointing his reined-in steed in another, as if ready to wheel and dash to safety.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin caballārius.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

caballero m (plural caballeros)

  1. gentleman
  2. cowboy (more common in South America)
  3. horseman
  4. knight
  5. cavalier

SynonymsEdit

Last modified on 10 September 2013, at 08:38