bolero

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English[edit]

A woman wearing a bolero jacket.

Etymology[edit]

Spanish bolero, from bola.

Noun[edit]

bolero (plural boleros)

  1. (dance) A lively Spanish dance in 3/4 time; also an unrelated slower-tempo dance of Cuban origin, in 2/4 time.
  2. (fashion) A type of short, buttonless jacket or blouse, open or tied in front and ending at the diaphragm.
    • 2009, Jennifer Worth, Farewell to the East End, Weidenfeld & Nicholson, page 175:
      He took the bolero, which was made of soft angora, and rubbed it up and down his cheek.

Verb[edit]

bolero (third-person singular simple present boleros, present participle boleroing, simple past and past participle boleroed)

  1. (intransitive) To dance the bolero.

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish bolero.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbolero/, [ˈbo̞le̞ro̞]
  • Rhymes: -olero
  • Syllabification(key): bo‧le‧ro

Noun[edit]

bolero

  1. bolero

Declension[edit]

Inflection of bolero (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative bolero bolerot
genitive boleron bolerojen
boleroiden
boleroitten
partitive boleroa boleroja
boleroita
illative boleroon boleroihin
singular plural
nominative bolero bolerot
accusative nom. bolero bolerot
gen. boleron
genitive boleron bolerojen
boleroiden
boleroitten
partitive boleroa boleroja
boleroita
inessive bolerossa boleroissa
elative bolerosta boleroista
illative boleroon boleroihin
adessive bolerolla boleroilla
ablative bolerolta boleroilta
allative bolerolle boleroille
essive bolerona boleroina
translative boleroksi boleroiksi
abessive bolerotta boleroitta
instructive boleroin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of bolero (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative boleroni boleroni
accusative nom. boleroni boleroni
gen. boleroni
genitive boleroni bolerojeni
boleroideni
boleroitteni
partitive boleroani bolerojani
boleroitani
inessive bolerossani boleroissani
elative bolerostani boleroistani
illative bolerooni boleroihini
adessive bolerollani boleroillani
ablative boleroltani boleroiltani
allative bolerolleni boleroilleni
essive boleronani boleroinani
translative bolerokseni boleroikseni
abessive bolerottani boleroittani
instructive
comitative boleroineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative bolerosi bolerosi
accusative nom. bolerosi bolerosi
gen. bolerosi
genitive bolerosi bolerojesi
boleroidesi
boleroittesi
partitive boleroasi bolerojasi
boleroitasi
inessive bolerossasi boleroissasi
elative bolerostasi boleroistasi
illative boleroosi boleroihisi
adessive bolerollasi boleroillasi
ablative boleroltasi boleroiltasi
allative bolerollesi boleroillesi
essive boleronasi boleroinasi
translative boleroksesi boleroiksesi
abessive bolerottasi boleroittasi
instructive
comitative boleroinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative boleromme boleromme
accusative nom. boleromme boleromme
gen. boleromme
genitive boleromme bolerojemme
boleroidemme
boleroittemme
partitive boleroamme bolerojamme
boleroitamme
inessive bolerossamme boleroissamme
elative bolerostamme boleroistamme
illative boleroomme boleroihimme
adessive bolerollamme boleroillamme
ablative boleroltamme boleroiltamme
allative bolerollemme boleroillemme
essive boleronamme boleroinamme
translative boleroksemme boleroiksemme
abessive bolerottamme boleroittamme
instructive
comitative boleroinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative boleronne boleronne
accusative nom. boleronne boleronne
gen. boleronne
genitive boleronne bolerojenne
boleroidenne
boleroittenne
partitive boleroanne bolerojanne
boleroitanne
inessive bolerossanne boleroissanne
elative bolerostanne boleroistanne
illative boleroonne boleroihinne
adessive bolerollanne boleroillanne
ablative boleroltanne boleroiltanne
allative bolerollenne boleroillenne
essive boleronanne boleroinanne
translative boleroksenne boleroiksenne
abessive bolerottanne boleroittanne
instructive
comitative boleroinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative boleronsa boleronsa
accusative nom. boleronsa boleronsa
gen. boleronsa
genitive boleronsa bolerojensa
boleroidensa
boleroittensa
partitive boleroaan
boleroansa
bolerojaan
boleroitaan
bolerojansa
boleroitansa
inessive bolerossaan
bolerossansa
boleroissaan
boleroissansa
elative bolerostaan
bolerostansa
boleroistaan
boleroistansa
illative boleroonsa boleroihinsa
adessive bolerollaan
bolerollansa
boleroillaan
boleroillansa
ablative boleroltaan
boleroltansa
boleroiltaan
boleroiltansa
allative bolerolleen
bolerollensa
boleroilleen
boleroillensa
essive boleronaan
boleronansa
boleroinaan
boleroinansa
translative bolerokseen
boleroksensa
boleroikseen
boleroiksensa
abessive bolerottaan
bolerottansa
boleroittaan
boleroittansa
instructive
comitative boleroineen
boleroinensa

Further reading[edit]

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish bolero.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [boˈlero]
  • Hyphenation: bo‧lé‧ro
  • Rhymes: -ro, -o

Noun[edit]

boléro (first-person possessive boleroku, second-person possessive boleromu, third-person possessive boleronya)

  1. bolero (all senses)

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French boléro or Spanish bolero.

Noun[edit]

bolero n (plural bolerouri)

  1. bolero

Declension[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bola +‎ -ero.

Noun[edit]

bolero m (plural boleros)

  1. bolero (music)
  2. bolero (dance)
  3. bolero (jacket)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: bolero
  • Finnish: bolero

Noun[edit]

bolero m (plural boleros, feminine bolera, feminine plural boleras)

  1. bolero musician

Further reading[edit]

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bo‧le‧ro
  • IPA(key): /boˈleɾo/, [boˈlɛ.ɾo]

Etymology 1[edit]

From bola +‎ -ero.

Noun[edit]

bolero (feminine bolera, Baybayin spelling ᜊᜓᜎᜒᜇᜓ)

  1. (colloquial) flatterer
    Synonym: mambobola
    • 1990, Maksim Gorky, Lusak:
      Isa kang magaling na bolero, Lolo. Ang ganda mong magsinungaling! Magandang pakinggan ang iyong mga pantasya. Sige, magsinungaling ka pa. Ayos din 'yon. Wala namang maraming magagandang bagay na mapapak- inggan sa ...
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
    • 1988, Lualhati Bautista, Dekada '70: ang orihinal at kimpletong edisyon:
      "Dad, ang serious, isa ospital dinadala." Natawa 'ko. Napikon nang ... hindi ka naging presidente?" Gano'n liga si Jason: masayahin, bolero, mapanukso, pero kaibig-ibig na bata. Mahirap kang magalit sa kanya dahil mabilis siya sa yakap at  ...
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
    • 2005, Galileo S. Zafra, Romulo P. Baquiran, Sawikaan 2004: mga salita ng taon, →ISBN:
      Kailangarg mag- update kayo ng nangyayari sa buhay ng isa't isa. ... Kapag mahilig kang makipagkuwentuhan, tsikador o tsikadora ang tawag sa iyo. Puwedeng ... Pinaa.Tsinika. Dito rin lilitaw ang kahulugan ng pagiging bolero ng isang ...
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
    • 1989, National Mid-week:
      Nakapaloob sa baranggay ang isa pang malaking istasyon ng radyo at telebisyon, mga talyer, mga imprenta, otel, motel, laboratoryo ng pelikula, pakulutan, ... Puwes, pinangakuan sila ng mga bolero ng lupa. ... Kung kandidato kang taga-iskuwater, huwag kang aastang pulubi; umasta kang siga at may pinag-aralan.
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish bolero.

Noun[edit]

bolero (Baybayin spelling ᜊᜓᜎᜒᜇᜓ)

  1. bolero (dance)
  2. bolero (music)
  3. bolero (jacket)

Further reading[edit]

  • bolero”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018