Definition of cursillo in English:

cursillo

noun

  • A short informal spiritual retreat by a group of Roman Catholics, especially in Spain or Latin America.

    • ‘Please join the Cursillo family for our annual holiday celebration and social at St. Patrick Church of Merna on the corner of Route 9 and Towanda Barnes’
    • ‘This includes meeting and events calendar for English and Spanish language cursillos and ultreyas.’

Origin

1950s: Spanish, ‘little course’.

Pronunciation

cursillo

/kəːˈsiːjəʊ/