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See definition of picador on Dictionary.com
  • as inbullfighter
  • as inclown

synonyms for picador

  • banderillero
  • toreador
  • torero
  • capeador
  • tauridor
  • tauromachian
  • buffoon
  • comedian
  • comic
  • fool
  • jester
  • mime
  • prankster
  • antic
  • cutup
  • dolt
  • gagman
  • gagster
  • harlequin
  • humorist
  • joker
  • jokester
  • merrymaker
  • mountebank
  • mummer
  • pierrot
  • punch
  • wag
  • wit
  • zany
  • farceur
  • funnyperson
  • funster
  • jokesmith
  • life of the party
  • merry-andrew
  • punchinello
  • quipster
  • wisecracker
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How to use picador in a sentence

I had learned the metaphor, which stands for Andalusia, from my friend Francisco Sevilla, a well-known picador.
CARMENPROSPER MERIMEE
Eyes are flashing, on faces a flush comes, a number of hats fly to the arena in honor of the picador.
LILLIAN MORRIS, AND OTHER STORIESHENRYK SIENKIEWICZ
I saw two such examples in Madrid, after which came a hurricane of applause for the picador.
LILLIAN MORRIS, AND OTHER STORIESHENRYK SIENKIEWICZ
When the bull withdraws, the picador advances, but only a few steps, so that the battle never takes place in the centre.
LILLIAN MORRIS, AND OTHER STORIESHENRYK SIENKIEWICZ
Sometimes they come to close quarters, a picador is thrown, his horse is wounded, or perhaps killed.
THINGS SEEN IN SPAINC. GASQUOINE HARTLEY
The padded picador of to-day, astride a blinded, worn-out old hack, is the degenerate successor of the knight of old.
MODERN SPANISH LYRICSVARIOUS
They stand before the picador, and gaze as if considering whether it would be sportsmanlike to rend such a tottering beast.
THE HARMSWORTH MAGAZINE, V. 1, 1898-1899, NO. 2VARIOUS
But the moment a picador pricked him he seemed to fill the whole plaza with his tremendous fierceness.
THE BLOOD OF THE ARENAVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
Before the bandit accepted his invitation the picador drank, and drank deeply.
THE BLOOD OF THE ARENAVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
The bandit's carbine, resting between his knees, was pointing its black muzzle at the picador.
THE BLOOD OF THE ARENAVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PICADOR

  • banderillero
  • capeador
  • picador
  • tauridor
  • tauromachian
  • toreador
  • torero
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