Definición de desperado en inglés:

desperado

Silabificación: des·per·a·do
Pronunciación: /ˌdespəˈrädō
 
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sustantivo (plural desperadoes or desperados)

  • A desperate or reckless person, especially a criminal.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • At the same time, he couldn't abide facile equations between criminal desperadoes and the legalized murder machinery of a state.
    • The joint was hopping with all kinds of low-lifes and desperados.
    • My guide tells me she has arranged more adventure activities, this time in the desert - and images of red canyons, towering rock formations and gangs of desperados comes to mind.
    Sinónimos
    bandit, criminal, outlaw, lawbreaker, villain, renegade; robber, cutthroat, gangster, pirate, bandito

Derivativos

desperadoism

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • My idea, when I began this chapter, was to say something about desperadoism in the ‘flush times’ of Nevada.
  • Many good people moved to Texas at this time, but the bad ones, combining forces with homegrown scoundrels, caused an outbreak of desperadoism that was hard to put down.
  • The government should put in place a strong security force, special forces as well as civilian clothed officers to check mate this malicious act of desperadoism.

Origen

early 17th century: pseudo-Spanish alteration of the obsolete noun desperate. Both desperate and desperado originally denoted a person in despair or in a desperate situation, hence someone made reckless by despair.

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