noun, plural con·quis·ta·dors, Spanish con·quis·ta·do·res [kawng-kees-tah-th aw-res] /kɔŋˌkis tɑˈðɔ rɛs/.
Origin of conquistador
Examples from the Web for conquistador
Historical Examples of conquistador
And now the time arrives when the star of the Conquistador is to wane and set.
Fortune on this occasion favoured the Conquistador in a remarkable way.
He was the conquistador out of date—the gold-seeker run to seed.Pablo de Segovia, the Spanish Sharper
Francisco de Quevedo
He is one of the conquistador type, who first lost his way in literature.Paul Verlaine
So the Spanish conquistador may have looked who took the place in the sixteenth century.Where the Pavement Ends
noun plural -dors or -dores (Spanish -ˈðores)
Word Origin for conquistador
1830, from Spanish conquistador, literally "conqueror," noun of action from conquistar "to conquer," from Vulgar Latin conquistare, from Latin conquistus, past participle of conquirere "to seek for" (see conquer).