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Pronunciation: /ɡamˈbeɪdəʊ
 
, -ˈbɑːdəʊ/
(also gambade /-ˈbeɪd, -ˈbɑːd/)

noun (plural gambados or gambadoes)

A leap or bound, especially an exaggerated one.
Example sentences
  • Now it is well, thou art mounted, fly with the speed of the wind, and linger not in making those gambados - thy skill in horsemanship has not been cast away on careless eyes.
  • Lepage Cranbrook, wealthy gadfly and amateur detective, dons a skeleton mask when situations arise that call for The Boneyard Man, that macabre spirit of justice who canters through the night performing breathtaking gambadoes over the heads of criminal wrongdoers.

Origin

early 19th century: from Spanish gambada, from gamba 'leg'.

Words that rhyme with gambado

carbonado, dado, Feydeau, Oviedo, Toledo, tornado

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Pronunciation: /ɡamˈbeɪdəʊ
 
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noun (plural gambados or gambadoes)

A gaiter, typically one attached to a saddle to protect a rider’s leg from the weather.
Example sentences
  • And so it proved, as the lost gambado was afterwards found on the road, having dropped from the saddle and his leg without his perceiving the loss of it.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Italian gamba 'leg' + -ado.

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