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Definition of "banderillero" [ban•de•ril•le•ro]

  • The member of a matador's cuadrilla who is responsible for placing the banderillas during a bullfight. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "banderillero" in a sentence
  • "A Spanish 'banderillero' reacts to a bull from Dolores Aguirre Ybarra ..."
  • "AP Photo - A Spanish 'banderillero' reacts to a bull from Dolores Aguirre"
  • "A Spanish 'banderillero' reacts to a bull from Dolores Aguirre Ybarra ranch in the bullring during San Fermin fiestas in Pamplona northern Spain, Saturday July 10, 2010."
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