Definition of bandolero in English:

bandolero

noun

  • A Spanish bandit.

    • ‘The bandolero caught up the packhorse's leadrope but the packhorse balked and squatted on its haunches.’
    • ‘In the Seventies, the Spanish ballad was reborn, with shoot-outs and drug-runners replacing bandoleros and revolution.’
    • ‘When he finds out the Bandoleros are after him, he pushes back, targeting their loved ones, forcing them to bring the fight to him.’
    • ‘The bandoleros were not soldiers; they did not fight according to the rules of warfare.’
    • ‘Antonio Banderas is a bandolero out to get even in Desperado.’
    bandit, brigand, robber, outlaw, ruffian, desperado, plunderer, marauder, raider, ravager, pillager, freebooter, criminal, thug, gangster
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Origin

Spanish.

Pronunciation

bandolero

/bandəˈlɛːrəʊ/