[ des-kam-uh-sah-doh; Spanish des-kah-mee-sah-thaw ]
/ ˌdɛs kæm əˈsɑ doʊ; Spanish ˌdɛs kɑ miˈsɑ ðɔ /
noun, plural des·ca·mi·sa·dos [des-kam-uh-sah-dohz; Spanish des-kah-mee-sah-thaws]. /ˌdɛs kæm əˈsɑ doʊz; Spanish ˌdɛs kɑ miˈsɑ θɔs/.
an extreme liberal of the Spanish revolution 1820–23.
(in Argentina) a worker, especially a poor laborer or factory worker.
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Origin of descamisado
1815–25; <Spanish: literally, shirtless
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