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bolero

Pronunciation: /bəˈlerəʊ; bəˈleərəʊ/

Translation of bolero in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ros)

  • 1.1 [Music/Música] bolero (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • As the Baptists gather at the water's edge, Hernandez puts the camera down and joins the congregation in hymns whose melodies are borrowed from the rhythms of tropical music and bolero.
    • To what are we listening in a bolero, the music or the words?
    • It is a feast of boleros delivered with flair by Ferrer, who intuitively conjures up the elegance and languid energy of that post-war singing style.
    1.2 [Clothing/Indumentaria] bolero (masculine), torera (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The women's collection consisted of boleros, jackets, miniskirts, mini slip dresses, tank tops and T shirts, as well as trendy shoes with trendy round front edges.
    • Long coats cost about £400, jackets £300 and boleros less than £200.
    • You can see the bolero jacket matched with bell-bottom pants or a sensuous tuxedo with lace trousers.

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