Definition of lucha libre in English:

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lucha libre

Pronunciation: /ˌlo͞oCHə ˈlēbrā/

noun

A type of professional wrestling originating in Mexico, in which the contestants wear masks and use rapid, acrobatic techniques: wrestlers and fans discuss the main tenets of lucha libre and how these are reflected in their own lives
More example sentences
  • Welcome to lucha libre, freestyle wrestling with a Bolivian twist.
  • The God of lucha libre, his popularity crossed over into a series of highly successful movies.
  • The next night, Friday, July 27, at midnight, it's lucha libre time.

Origin

Spanish, 'freestyle wresting'.

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Syllabification: lu·cha li·bre

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