toreador

[tawr-ee-uh-dawr; Spanish taw-re-ah-thawr]
noun
a bullfighter; torero.

Origin:
1610–20; < Spanish, equivalent to torea(r) to bait a bull (derivative of toro bull < Latin taurus) + -dor -tor

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toreador (ˈtɒrɪəˌdɔː)
 
n
a bullfighter
 
[C17: from Spanish, from torear to take part in bullfighting, from toro a bull, from Latin taurus; compare steer²]

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toreador
"bullfighter," 1618, from Sp. toreador, from torear "to fight in a bullfight," from toro "bull," from L. taurus (see steer (n.)).
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Example sentences
Better still, wear a backless top, which looks great with toreador pants and flat shoes.
The bull finally reached the critical point where it would be useless for anyone, even a toreador, to flee.
He'd been baiting me all along the way a toreador does a bull.
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