Definition of media vuelta in US English:

media vuelta

(also media-vuelte)

noun

  • A movement in which the bull is approached from behind and stabbed as it turns.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961), writer. From Spanish media vuelta, lit. ‘half turn’ from media, feminine of medio half + vuelta.

Pronunciation

media vuelta

/ˈmeɪdɪə ˈvwɛltə/