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picaro

[pik-uh-roh, pee-kuh-] /ˈpɪk əˌroʊ, ˈpi kə-/
noun, plural picaros.
1.
a rogue or vagabond.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Spanish pícaro rogue
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  • In such a sentiment, the levelling tendency of democracy has already grown into sympathy with the picaro.
  • He was not the rollicking picaro many thought him to be.

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