What does picador mean?

Definitions for picadorˈpɪk əˌdɔr, ˌpɪk əˈdɔr; -ˈdɔr iz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. picador(noun)

    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


  1. picador(Noun)

    A lancer mounted on horseback who assists a matador.

    I saw the picador lance the bull.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Picador(noun)

    a horseman armed with a lance, who in a bullfight receives the first attack of the bull, and excites him by picking him without attempting to kill him

  2. Origin: [Sp.]


  1. Picador

    A picador is one of the pair of horsemen in a Spanish bullfight that jab the bull with a lance. They perform in the tercio de varas which is the first of the three stages in a Spanish bullfight.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Picador

    pik-a-dōr′, n. a horseman armed with a lance, who commences a bull-fight by pricking the bull with his weapon. [Sp. pica, a pike.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Picador

    a man mounted on horseback armed with a spear to incite the bull in a bull-fight.

Anagrams for picador »

  1. parodic

  2. carpoid


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of picador in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of picador in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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