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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.]

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]

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]

bolero

1. A lively Spanish dance characterized by aerial action.
2. A short jacket, originally from Spain, ending above the waist and worn open.
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
Translations
بوليرو، رقصة رَقْصَةُ البوليرو
bolero
bolero
boleró
bólerójakki
bolero
bolero
bolero
bolerocepken

bolero

[bəˈlɛərəʊ] Nbolero m

bolero

n (all senses) → Bolero m

bolero

[bəˈlɛərəʊ] nbolero

bolero

(ˈbələrəu) plural ˈboleros noun
a short jacket with no fastening.
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Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean have been invited by the mayors of Sarajevo and East Sarajevo to return to perform the Bolero that won them gold in the 1984 Winter Olympics.
Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean will return to Sarajevo to perform the Bolero routine on February 13 | Bolero the snowy owl in 1985 | The winning skaters with their gold medals | Jayne and Chris during their famous Bolero routine at the 1984 Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo
Their passion-filled routine to the throbbing beat of Ravel's Bolero was watched by 8,000 people at the Zetra Stadium at the 1984 Winter Games.
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Moreover, what with the harsh, cold weather over the winter months, stylish occasionwear is not complete without a bolero or shrug to keep you looking hot.