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bandito

Syllabification: ban·di·to
Pronunciation: /banˈdēdō
 
/
(also bandido)

Definition of bandito in English:

noun (plural banditos or bandidos)

North American
A Mexican bandit, especially as represented in movies and popular culture.
Example sentences
  • From south of the Border I saw several Mexican bandidos arriving.
  • Tejon takes on a lot of different gun-toting opponents on his road to revenge, from soldiers to urban thugs to desert banditos.
  • We had known it would be outside the town proper because Ben had come from a well-to-do family until banditos murdered his parents.

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