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bull·fight

 (bo͝ol′fīt′)
n.
A public spectacle, performed especially in Spain, Portugal, and parts of Latin America, in which a fighting bull is engaged in a series of traditional maneuvers culminating usually with the ceremonial execution of the bull by sword. In Portugal the bull is often fought from horseback and is not killed.

bull′fight′er n.
bull′fight′ing n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bullfighter - someone who fights bullsbullfighter - someone who fights bulls    
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
banderillero - the bullfighter who implants decorated darts (banderillas) into the neck or shoulders of the bull during a bull fight
matador - the principal bullfighter who is appointed to make the final passes and kill the bull
novillero - a bullfighter who is required to fight bulls less than four years of age
picador - the horseman who pricks the bull with a lance early in the bullfight to goad the bull and to make it keep its head low
torero - a matador or one of the supporting team during a bull fight
Translations
مُصارِعُ ثيران
toreadorzápasník s býky
tyrefægter
torreádor
nautabani
toreádor
boğa güreşçisi

bullfighter

[ˈbʊlfaɪtəʳ] Ntorero/a m/f

bullfighter

[ˈbʊlfaɪtər] ntorero m

bullfighter

[ˈbʊlˌfaɪtəʳ] ntorero

bull

(bul) noun
1. the male of the ox family and of the whale, walrus, elephant etc.
2. a bull's-eye.
ˈbullock (-lək) noun
1. a young bull.
2. a castrated bull, an ox, often used to pull bullock carts.
ˈbullfight noun
in Spain etc a fight between a bull and men on horseback and on foot.
ˈbullfighter noun
ˈbullring noun
the enclosed area where a bullfight takes place.
ˈbull's-eye noun
the centre of a target, especially in archery, darts etc.
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