a person who participates in a bullfight, especially a matador.

1840–50; bull1 + fighter

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bullfight (ˈbʊlˌfaɪt)
a traditional Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American spectacle in which a matador, assisted by banderilleros and mounted picadors, baits and usually kills a bull in an arena

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Example sentences
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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