descamisado

[des-kam-uh-sah-doh; Spanish des-kah-mee-sah-th aw]

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.

Nearby words

  1. desaturated,
  2. desaturation,
  3. desault's bandage,
  4. desc.,
  5. descale,
  6. descant,
  7. descartes,
  8. descartes' law,
  9. descartes, rené,
  10. descemet's membrane

Origin of descamisado

1815–25; < Spanish: literally, shirtless

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