The picaro was the fungus which grew out of this mass of corruption.
Well, picaro,” I said to the man who was moaning, “what is the matter with you?
The picaro, in fact, is the direct descendant and the legitimate child of the debased knight-errant.
It portrays the life and fortunes of the picaro—the adventurer who tries all roads to fortune.
Master Reynard, in that romance of the Middle Ages of which he is the hero, is something like a picaro.
There was enough of the “picaro” in his countenance, to inspire me with confidence that he could be suborned for my purpose.
Most of them on leaving the Court uttered some invective against "the picaro who had sworn their lives away."
The successor of the knight-errant, the picaro, was a good deal like the last of the line preceding, with much the same features.