Definition of presidente in US English:

presidente

noun

  • 1In Mexico and the Philippines: the chief official of a town or village. Now historical.

  • 2The president of a Spanish-speaking country or sovereign state.

  • 3A Cuban cocktail made from white rum, vermouth, grenadine, and curaçao.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Littell's Living Age. From Spanish presidente governor (of the Philippines), president, head of state, type of Cuban cocktail (not dated in dictionaries of Spanish): see president.

Pronunciation

presidente

/ˌprɛzɪˈdɛnteɪ/