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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.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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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References in classic literature ?
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Boleros in the east are as ubiquitous as ants scurrying about in the jungle.
Boleros had their sights set on reclaiming the lead after a strong performance that was rewarded with a third Team of the Week award during the 12th session in the FTBJ-ICBL 33rd Conference bowling tournament at Jeddah Lanes here.
Newcastle fashion designer Leigh Hetherington has a wonderful selection of handcrafted wedding gowns, many of which have matching boleros.
In the title play, Boleros for the Disenchanted, Rivera tells the moving story of his parents' sweet courtship in 1950s Puerto Rico and the 40 years following of more difficult times in America.