bullfighter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bullfighter someone who fights bulls
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Quotations

  • Erica Jong
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    “Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood.”
  • Ernest Hemingway
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    “Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor.”

Usage

In literature:

Fellow's girl quits him for a bullfighter.
"Lin McLean" by Owen Wister
He ceased to find pleasure in his nets and boar spears, in the fandango and the bullfight.
"The History of England from the Accession of James II." by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Shelton was conscious of a shiver running through the audience which reminded him of a bullfight he had seen in Spain.
"The Island Pharisees" by John Galsworthy
By this the whole matter had presented itself to them as an entertainment more diverting than bullfight or bearbaiting.
"To Have and To Hold" by Mary Johnston
Except the bullfighting inebriate there is only one person in the company who looks more than, say, thirty-three.
"Man And Superman" by George Bernard Shaw
And this is all we get by our well-meant effort to convince Spaniards of the brutality of bullfights.
"Castilian Days" by John Hay
To see a Britisher scalp a Britisher is equal to a bullfight, anytime.
"The Attache" by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
To see a Britisher scalp a Britisher is equal to a bullfight, anytime.
"The Attache" by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
It is not a bullfight.
"Inca Land" by Hiram Bingham
He has won twelve hundred pounds at the bullfights.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol VI." by Various
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In news:

Catalan bullfighter Serafin Marin closed the fight killing the last of six bulls to great applause.
Do you really think bullfighting should be banned.
The party's leader, Mariano Rajoy, attended a bullfight shortly after Catalonia's decision.
A bull is seen during a bullfight in the Cuatro Caminos bullring in Santander in northern Spain July 28.
The Texas Rangers infielder, who last winter searched for anacondas, plans to try bullfighting when he goes home to Venezuela this winter.
It was the first bullfight in southeast Texas in 20 years.
Photos from the bullfight .
Unlike traditional bullfights , the animals are not harmed.
QUITO , Ecuador — Organizers of the annual bullfighting festival in Ecuador's capital are calling it quits a year after it stopped killing bulls in accordance with the will of voters.
The first 10 days of August are reserved for the carnival-like celebrations honoring the capital's city patron saint, Santo Domingo de Guzman, with processions, bullfights, parties and church services.
Established in 1984 by restaurateur and bullfighter Paul Dobson, La Gran Tapa was the first dedicated Spanish tapas bar in San Diego.
Bullfighting in its modern form has evolved over centuries, and there is no certainty as to exactly where and when it began.
Bullfighter in intensive care after goring.
Indigenous Peruvians hold native bullfights.
GRAPHIC LANGUAGE IN VIDEO*** A tip has led police to bring charges against a 22-year-old man allegedly caught on cellphone video spray painting a bullfighter on a Picasso masterpiece at a Houston museum.
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