Don Quixote

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Don Qui·xo·te

 (kē-hō′tē, kwĭk′sət)
n.
An impractical idealist bent on righting incorrigible wrongs.

[After Don Quixote, , hero of a satirical chivalric romance by Miguel de Cervantes.]
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Don Quixote

(ˈdɒn kiːˈhəʊtiː; ˈkwɪksət; Spanish don kiˈxote)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) an impractical idealist
[after the hero of Cervantes' Don Quixote de la Mancha]
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Don Quix•o•te

(ˌdɒn kiˈhoʊ ti, -teɪ, dɒn ˈkwɪk sət)
n.
the hero of a novel by Cervantes who was inspired by lofty but impractical ideals.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Don Quixote - the hero of a romance by CervantesDon Quixote - the hero of a romance by Cervantes; chivalrous but impractical
2.Don Quixote - any impractical idealist (after Cervantes' hero)
idealist, dreamer - someone guided more by ideals than by practical considerations
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Translations

Don Quixote

[dɒnˈkwɪksət] NDon Quijote
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