bandolero

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish bandolero

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌbændəˈleəɹəʊ/

NounEdit

bandolero (plural bandoleros)

  1. An outlaw or bandit, especially in Spain or Mexico.
    • 1984, James W. Daddysman, The Matamoros trade: Confederate commerce, diplomacy, and intrigue
      Mexico was torn by revolutionary turmoil, and the eastern border state of Tamaulipas was unable to control the bandoleros who plundered and murdered...
    • 1997, Marcel Montecino, Sacred Heart
      A bandolero was stuffing the bloodstained pesos into his shirt.

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

bandolero m (plural bandoleros, feminine bandolera, feminine plural bandoleras)

  1. bandit, outlaw

DescendantsEdit

  • English: bandolero