Definition of Novillero

1. Noun. A bullfighter who is required to fight bulls less than four years of age.

Generic synonyms: Bullfighter, Toreador



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Novillero

novenary
novenas
novene
novennial
novercal
noverint
noverints
novgorodovaite
novice
novices
noviceship
noviceships
noviciate
noviciates
novillada
novillero (current term)
novilunar
novitiate
novitiates
novities
novitious
novity
novobiocic acid synthetase
novobiocin
novobiocins
novocaine
novocaines
novum
novums
now

Literary usage of Novillero

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1. Four Months Afoot in Spain by Harry Alverson Franck (1911)
"... watched the hacking and butchering . of many a " novillero." Indeed, so pleasing was his work that he was at once engaged, contrary to ajl precedent, ..."

2. Neuman and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages by Henry Neuman, Giuseppe Baretti (1851)
"novillero, sm. 1. Stable in which young cattle are kept. 2. Herd, who attends young cattle. 3. Piece of pasture-ground where calves are put, separate from ..."

3. The Wolf-cub: A Novel of Spain by Patrick Casey, Terence Casey (1918)
"Why, he was still a mere novice as a bandolero, an apprentice hand, a novillero, when he took it into that round, young, handsome and arrogant Spanish head ..."

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