palmero

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From palma (palm tree) +‎ -ero.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

palmero m (plural palmeros, feminine palmera, feminine plural palmeras)

  1. Someone who claps rhythmically in flamenco performances.

Etymology 2[edit]

La Palma +‎ -ero

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

palmero (feminine singular palmera, masculine plural palmeros, feminine plural palmeras)

  1. Of or pertaining to La Palma.

Noun[edit]

palmero m (plural palmeros, feminine palmera, feminine plural palmeras)

  1. Someone from La Palma.

Etymology 3[edit]

From palma (palm of the hand) +‎ -ero. It comes from dar palmas (applauding, clapping), what the followers of a political party do in a rally, applaud everything the politician says.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

palmero m (plural palmeros, feminine palmera, feminine plural palmeras)

  1. (colloquial, Spain) A unconditional fan or admirer; toadeater, sycophant, toady

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