noun, plural con·quis·ta·dors, Spanish con·quis·ta·do·res [kawng-kees-tah-th aw-res] /kɔŋˌkis tɑˈðɔ rɛs/.
- conrad i,
- conrad ii,
- conrad iii
Origin of conquistador
Examples from the Web for conquistador
Fortune on this occasion favoured the Conquistador in a remarkable way.
The conquistador, in fact, was generally the active partner in an enterprise which was largely commercial.South America|W. H. Koebel
He is one of the conquistador type, who first lost his way in literature.Paul Verlaine|Stefan Zweig
And now the time arrives when the star of the Conquistador is to wane and set.
He was the conquistador out of date—the gold-seeker run to seed.Pablo de Segovia, the Spanish Sharper|Francisco de Quevedo
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).