gracioso

gracioso

[grey-shee-oh-soh, grah-see-; Spanish grah-thyaw-saw, -syaw-]
noun, plural graciosos [grey-shee-oh-sohz, grah-see-; Spanish grah-thyaw-saws] .
a buffoon or clown in Spanish comedy.

Origin:
1640–50; < Spanish: amiable, gracious, spirited (noun use of adj.) < Latin grātiōsus gracious

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To gracioso
Collins
World English Dictionary
gracioso (ˌɡræsɪˈəʊsəʊ, Spanish ɡraˈθjoso)
 
n , pl -sos
a clown in Spanish comedy
 
[C17: from Spanish: gracious]

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

;