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- A bandit, particularly of the type associated with Mexico
1994 March 18, Patrick Griffin, “Let's Ban Smoking Outright”, in Chicago Reader:
- But I was at an age when a stinking twist of additive-soaked tobacco wrapped in brown paper could transform me into a kind of pale, stubble-free Irish bandito.
2007 September 19, Douglas Martin, “Gene Savoy, Flamboyant Explorer of Ruins, Dies at 80”, in New York Times:
- Gene Savoy, an amateur archaeologist whose success in finding some 40 Incan and pre-Incan ruins in Peru was matched by a flair for self-promotion that drew on his tales of peril in the jungle, his bandito mustache and Stetson hat, and a retinue of would-be explorers who paid to accompany him, died on Sept. 11 at his home in Reno, Nev. He was 80.
- Rhymes: -ito
bandito m (plural banditi)