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galactico

Line breaks: gal¦ac|tico
Pronunciation: /ɡəˈlaktɪkəʊ
 
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Definition of galactico in English:

noun (plural galacticos)

informal
An exceptionally skilled and celebrated soccer player.
Example sentences
  • We have all been thoroughly entertained through the age of the ' galactico '.
  • Samuel is lucky nobody has yet stuck the label galactico on him.
  • At Madrid, he joined the galactico, literally a galaxy of stars.

Origin

early 21st century: Spanish galáctico, literally 'galactic person' (i.e. bigger than a ‘star’).

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