Definition of molinete in English:

molinete

(also molinet)

noun

  • A stylized pass in which the matador turns away in the direction opposite to that of the bull's charge.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961), writer. From Spanish molinete from molino + -ete, diminutive suffix.

Pronunciation

molinete

/mɒlɪˈneɪteɪ/