Definition of caballero in English:
noun (plural caballeros)
1A Spanish or Mexican gentleman.
- He wore a sword, the symbol of his status as a gentleman, or caballero.
- Stemming from the Spanish word caballero, it was meant to connote Catholicism, foreignness, and immorality.
- The boys are dressed like dusty caballeros and the gals are decked out like the pretty señoritas on old Havana cigar boxes.
2US (In the southwestern US) a horseman.
- The Caballeros are the cavalry or horsemen, who guard Jesus from those trying to capture him in this re-enactment.
- Other dancers at the Easter celebration include: the Caballeros or horseman who carry blue flags that symbolize.
- They did not give balls, and Antonia never appeared at a ground-floor window, as some other young ladies used to do attended by elder women, to chat with the caballeros on horseback in the Calle.
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