[kah-pee-uh-dawr; Spanish kah-pe-ah-th awr]

noun, plural ca·pe·a·dors, Spanish ca·pe·a·do·res [kah-pe-ah-th aw-res] /kɑ pɛ ɑˈðɔ rɛs/.

a person who assists a matador by harassing or distracting the bull with a red cape, or capa.

Origin of capeador

1905–10; < Spanish, equivalent to cape(ar) to bait with a cape (verbal derivative of capa cape1) + -ador -ator Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for capeador

toreador, picador, torero, banderillero

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