follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

Carlos

[kahr-lohs, -luh s; Spanish kahr-laws] /ˈkɑr loʊs, -ləs; Spanish ˈkɑr lɔs/
noun
1.
Don
[don;; Spanish dawn] /dɒn;; Spanish dɔn/ (Show IPA),
(Carlos Maria Isidro de Borbón) 1788–1855, pretender to the Spanish throne.
2.
a male given name.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Carlos

Carlos

/ˈkɑːlɒs/
noun
1.
Don. full name Carlos María Isidro de Borbón. 1788–1855, second son of Charles IV: pretender to the Spanish throne and leader of the Carlists.
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for Carlos
Carlos
Sp. form of the Gmc. masc. proper name that is represented in Eng. by Charles.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Encyclopedia Article for Carlos

king of a troubled Portugal that was beset by colonial disputes, grave economic difficulties, and political unrest during his reign (1889-1908).

Learn more about Carlos with a free trial on Britannica.com
Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for Carlos

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Carlos

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with Carlos