conquistador

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish conquistador.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (General American) IPA(key): /kənˈkistədɔɹ/, IPA(key): /kənˈkwɪstədɔɹ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

conquistador (plural conquistadors or conquistadores)

  1. A conqueror, but especially one of the Spanish soldiers that invaded Central and South America otherwise known as the doorways to the new world, in the 16th century and defeated the Incas and Aztecs.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

conquistar +‎ -dor

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

conquistador m (plural conquistadors, feminine conquistadora)

  1. (historical) conquistador
  2. conqueror
    Synonym: conqueridor
    conquistador de doneslady-killer

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish conquistador.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.kis.ta.dɔʁ/

Noun[edit]

conquistador m (plural conquistadors)

  1. conquistador

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

conquistador m (plural conquistadores, feminine conquistadora, feminine plural conquistadoras)

  1. conqueror (someone who conquers)
  2. womanizer (habitual seducer of women)

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From conquistar (to conquer) +‎ -dor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /konkistaˈdoɾ/, [kõŋ.kis.t̪aˈð̞oɾ]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

conquistador (feminine conquistadora, masculine plural conquistadores, feminine plural conquistadoras)

  1. conquering; winning

Noun[edit]

conquistador m (plural conquistadores, feminine conquistadora, feminine plural conquistadoras)

  1. conqueror, conquistador
  2. (figuratively) womanizer

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