What does toreador mean?

Definitions for toreador
ˈtɔr i əˌdɔrtore·ador

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bullfighter, toreadornoun

    someone who fights bulls


  1. toreadornoun

    A bullfighter.

  2. Etymology: From toreador, from torear, from toro, from taurus.


  1. toreador

    A toreador is a bullfighter, particularly in Spain. The term is often used in a traditional or romantic sense, famously in the opera "Carmen". The term originates from the Spanish word "toro" which means bull. The toreador faces the dangerous task of engaging with the bull in the ring, aiming to subdue the animal for the entertainment of the audience.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Toreadornoun

    a bullfighter

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Toreador

    tor-e-a-dōr′, n. a bull-fighter, esp. on horseback. [Sp.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of toreador in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of toreador in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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