banderillero

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English[edit]

A banderillero in traditional costume.

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish banderillero

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌbændəɹiːˈjeəɹəʊ/

Noun[edit]

banderillero (plural banderilleros)

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

Translations[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɑ̃.de.ʁi.je.ʁo/

Noun[edit]

banderillero m (plural banderilleros)

  1. (bullfighting) banderillero

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of banderilla, which itself is a diminutive of bandera

Noun[edit]

banderillero m (plural banderilleros)

  1. (bullfighting) banderillero