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bullfighter

[boo l-fahy-ter] /ˈbʊlˌfaɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person who participates in a bullfight, especially a matador.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; bull1 + fighter
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  • Then the bullfighter got himself dressed for the ring.
  • For an excellent performance, the bullfighter might be rewarded with the ear or hoof of the bull.

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