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bo·le·ro

 (bō-lâr′ō, bə-)
n. pl. bo·le·ros
1. A very short jacket worn open in the front.
2.
a. A lively Spanish dance in triple meter.
b. The music for this dance.
3.
a. A slow Latin American dance in triple meter.
b. The music for this dance.

[Spanish, from bola, ball; see bola.]
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bolero

(bəˈlɛərəʊ)
n, pl -ros
1. (Dancing) a Spanish dance, often accompanied by the guitar and castanets, usually in triple time
2. (Music, other) a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a kind of short jacket not reaching the waist, with or without sleeves and open at the front: worn by men in Spain and by women elsewhere
[C18: from Spanish; perhaps related to bola ball]
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bo•le•ro

(bəˈlɛər oʊ, boʊ-)

n., pl. -ros.
1. a lively Spanish dance in triple meter.
2. the music for this dance.
3. a waist-length jacket worn open in front.
[1780–90; < Sp]
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bolero

1. A lively Spanish dance characterized by aerial action.
2. A short jacket, originally from Spain, ending above the waist and worn open.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bolero - music written in the rhythm of the bolero dancebolero - music written in the rhythm of the bolero dance
dance music - music to dance to
2.bolero - a short jacket; worn mostly by women
jacket - a short coat
3.bolero - a Spanish dance in triple time accompanied by guitar and castanets
choreography, stage dancing - a show involving artistic dancing
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Translations
بوليرو، رقصة رَقْصَةُ البوليرو
bolero
bolero
boleró
bólerójakki
bolero
bolero
bolero
bolerocepken

bolero

[bəˈlɛərəʊ] Nbolero m
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bolero

n (all senses) → Bolero m
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bolero

[bəˈlɛərəʊ] nbolero
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bolero

(ˈbələrəu) plural ˈboleros noun
a short jacket with no fastening.
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