galactico

World English Dictionary
Galactico (ɡəˈlæktɪˌkəʊ)
 
n
informal a famous and highly paid footballer
 
[C20: from Spanish Los Galacticos the nickname of the expensively assembled Real Madrid team of the early years of the 21st century; galactico someone from another galaxy, denoting their superstar status]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: galactically
Next Definition: galactin
Words Near: galactico
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for galactico
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing galactico
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature