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banderillero Line breaks: ban|der¦il¦lero
Pronunciation: /ˌbandərɪˈljɛːrəʊ/

Definition of banderillero in English:

noun (plural banderilleros)

A bullfighter who uses banderillas.
Example sentences
  • From that time, it began to follow a particular sequence of events: the entrance of the bull, the picador, the banderilleros, and finally the matador (bullfighter).
  • Then the first of three banderilleros (usually older bullfighters who form part of the matador's team) individually run towards the bull making him charge.
  • The banderillero, carrying a banderilla in each hand, runs towards the charging bull at an angle and places the banderillas in its neck.



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