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.
Words that rhyme with caballerobolero, dinero, Faeroe, pharaoh, ranchero, sombrero, torero
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