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mat·a·dor

 (măt′ə-dôr′)
n.
1. A bullfighter who performs the final passes and kills the bull.
2. Games One of the highest trumps in certain card games.

[Spanish, from matar, to kill, possibly from Vulgar Latin *mattāre, to beat senseless, perhaps from Latin mattus, stupefied; see mat2.]

matador

or

matadore

n
1. (Bullfighting) the principal bullfighter who is appointed to kill the bull
2. (Card Games) (in some card games such as skat) one of the highest ranking cards
3. (Games, other than specified) a game played with dominoes in which the dots on adjacent halves must total seven
[C17: from Spanish, from matar to kill]

mat•a•dor

(ˈmæt əˌdɔr)

n.
the bullfighter in a bullfight who traditionally kills the bull.
[1665–75; < Sp, =mata(r) to kill + –dor -tor]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.matador - the principal bullfighter who is appointed to make the final passes and kill the bullmatador - the principal bullfighter who is appointed to make the final passes and kill the bull
bullfighter, toreador - someone who fights bulls
Translations
مُصارِع الثيران
matador
matador
matadori
matador
nautabani
matadors
matador
matador

matador

[ˈmætədɔːʳ] Nmatador m, diestro m

matador

nMatador m

matador

(ˈmӕtədoː) noun
the man who kills the bull in a bullfight.
References in classic literature ?
The great gate is flung open, and the procession marches in, splendidly costumed and glittering: the marshals of the day, then the picadores on horseback, then the matadores on foot, each surrounded by his quadrille of CHULOS.
The line also includes three coordinating bags: the Matadore tote, with a similar sliver design as the Sliver Bootie, the Companion satchel, a perfectly sized bag featuring patent and a large mesh overlay detail and the Silver Moon clutch with its distressed silver fabric and slight balloon bottom design.
wine-rose), Out of this World (cinnamon), Russian to a Party (deep sparkling burgundy), Mauve-a-rita, Por Favor (mauve), Grape Wall of China (amethyst), Int'l Date Line (dark brown), 20 Candles on My Cake (cherry-red) and Matadore Red (crimson).