Definition of bullfight in English:

bullfight

Line breaks: bull|fight
Pronunciation: /ˈbʊlfʌɪt
 
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noun

  • A public spectacle, especially in Spain, at which a bull is baited and killed.
    More example sentences
    • No bulls are killed during the bullfights; instead, toreros show their bravery by closely engaging the animals with their ponchos, jackets, or homemade capes.
    • My first idea was to breed bulls for bullfights in Spain, but then I thought: why not make wine instead?
    • This out of an estimated 20,000+ bulls killed annually in bullfights throughout the country.

Derivatives

bullfighter

noun
More example sentences
  • Then the first of three banderilleros (usually older bullfighters who form part of the matador's team) individually run towards the bull making him charge.
  • Tickets prices vary considerably depending on the bullring, the bullfighters and the occasion.
  • At a single gravesite in a cemetery on the northern fringe of Sevilla lie the mortal remains of three of the most successful bullfighters this century.

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