Definition of Bravos

1. Noun. (plural of bravo) Paid desperadoes or assassins. Wanton mercenaries. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bravos

1. bravo [n] - See also: bravo

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bravos

braver
braveries
bravers
bravery
braves
bravest
bravi
braving
bravingly
bravings
bravissimo
bravo
bravoed
bravoes
bravoing
bravos (current term)
bravura
bravuras
bravure
braw
brawer
brawest
brawl
brawled
brawler
brawlers
brawlie
brawlier
brawliest
brawling

Literary usage of Bravos

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"Trollope's novels deal almost entirely with the author's own time; no medieval history, bravos, swordplay, moonlight romance. His people are common people; ..."

2. A History of Spain from the Earliest Times to the Death of Ferdinand the by Ulick Ralph ( Burke (1895)
"I.— The bravos. AFTER the enormous moral and material change that came over Christian Spain under Berengaria and Alfonso—a change not merely in degree but ..."

3. Travels in Peru, During the Years 1838-1842: During the Years 1838-1842, on by Johann Jakob von Tschudi (1847)
"... Manners, and Customs of the Indies bravos— Dress—Warlike Weapons and Hunting Arms—Dwellings—Religion— Physical ..."

4. Under Six Flags: The Story of Texas by Mollie Evelyn Moore Davis (1897)
"INDIOS bravos. The Spanish government, acting on the governor-general's advice, ordered four hundred families to be sent out to the New Philippines from the ..."

5. The Flowing Road: Adventuring on the Great Rivers of South America by Caspar Whitney (1912)
"... CHAPTER XII AMONG THE INDIOS bravos Fortune prospered my enterprise by providing a clear night to help us pick our way silently. ..."

6. History of Rome and the Roman People: From Its Origin to the Establishment by Victor Duruy (1886)
"... thought that the nobles might find fitting agents for surprises, bravos, in fact, such as the great lords of Italy had for so long a time in their pay. ..."

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