- 1 (tacto) a tientas, andar or caminar or ir a tientas to feel one's way subió las escaleras a tientas he felt his way up the stairs buscó el timbre a tientas he groped o fumbled o felt around for the bell
- 2 [Tauromaquia/Bullfighting] trial (to test fighting spirit of young bulls)
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In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.