Synonyms for caballero

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kab-uh l-yair-oh, kab-uh-lair-oh; Spanish kah-vah-lye-raw, -ye-
Phonetic Transcription : ˌkæb əlˈyɛər oʊ, ˌkæb əˈlɛər oʊ; Spanish ˌkɑ vɑˈlyɛ rɔ, -ˈyɛ-

Définition of caballero

Origin :
  • 1877, "a Spanish gentleman," from Spanish caballero, from Latin caballarius, from caballus "a pack-horse, nag, hack" (see cavalier (n.)). Equivalent of French chevalier, Italian cavaliere.
  • noun spanish knight
Example sentences :
  • Angry feelings should not make you forget the conduct of a caballero.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 364, February 1846 » by Various
  • It was easy to see she thought more of the caballero than the millionnaire.
  • Extract from : « Roland Cashel » by Charles James Lever
  • But look, Caballero, at those who made us soldiers and him a general!
  • Extract from : « Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard » by Joseph Conrad
  • His uncle could nominate me to posts of honour fit for a caballero.
  • Extract from : « Romance » by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • I had to swear by all the saints, and the honour of a caballero, that there was a wife.
  • Extract from : « Romance » by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • "Help me with the caballero into the blue room," said Miss Mayfield, white as Jeff.
  • Extract from : « Jeff Briggs's Love Story » by Bret Harte
  • No, the ladies that the caballero had seen had not been to mass!
  • Extract from : « The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories » by Bret Harte
  • Pardon me, caballero, if it be possible, I shall start again in an hour.
  • Extract from : « The Indian Chief » by Gustave Aimard
  • The cloth from which the caballero's outfit was made could be found in most of the stores.
  • Extract from : « Sixty Years in Southern California 1853-1913 » by Harris Newmark
  • "I gratefully accept, caballero," she replied with a charming smile.
  • Extract from : « The Pirates of the Prairies » by Gustave Aimard

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