noun, plural bo·le·ros.
Origin of bolero
Examples from the Web for bolero
Pieces thus far include pink and ivory tulle dresses with a bolero and Swarovski crystals, sold at $1200 each.Heidi Klum's Costume is One for the Ages; Jean Paul Gaultier Launches Children's Couture Line|The Fashion Beast Team|November 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The costumes will take the stage when Bolero bows at the Palais Garnier on May 2.Karl Lagerfeld and Keira Knightley’s New Film; Tilda Swinton May Dress as David Bowie|The Fashion Beast Team|March 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There's a bolero I designed this season that looks like it's made of leaves.
All this as the etiquette of the bolero inexorably demanded.Strange True Stories of Louisiana|George Washington Cable
Ida pushed her bolero jacket from her shoulders, saying, "This seems nice and quiet enough."Vandover and the Brute|Frank Norris
He seems born to dance the Bolero, like Belinda, in Mrs. Edwards's novel.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
He had found a tuft of red beard twisted in the fastening of the bolero.Mlle. Fouchette|Charles Theodore Murray
It was like General Bolero to have unsightly power poles at the back of his estate.A Yankee Flier in Italy|Rutherford G. Montgomery
noun plural -ros
Word Origin for bolero
kind of Spanish dance, 1787, from Spanish, probably from bola "ball" (and perhaps with reference to "whirling motion"), from Latin bulla (see bull (n.2)). In reference to a type of short jacket, it is recorded by 1864.