[ kom-puhn-yair-oh; Spanish kawm-pah-nye-raw ]
/ ˌkɒm pənˈyɛər oʊ; Spanish ˌkɔm pɑˈnyɛ rɔ /
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noun, plural com·pa·ñe·ros [kom-puhn-yair-ohz; Spanish kawm-pah-nye-raws]. /ˌkɒm pənˈyɛər oʊz; Spanish ˌkɔm pɑˈnyɛ rɔs/.
(in the southwestern U.S.) a male companion or partner.
(in Latin America) a male worker, coworker, or comrade.
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How to use compañero in a sentence
I think my old 'companero,' Judge Hardin, is the head-devil of this deal.The Little Lady of Lagunitas|Richard Henry Savage