Examples from the Web for matador
The North Dakota native is the fourth of seven children raised in the small town of Matador, pop.Never Bet Against Senator Heidi Heitkamp, North Dakota’s Rising Star|Sandra McElwaine|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It's a snap of the matador's red cape, a defiant baiting of Fox News and talk radio.
A representative from her label, Matador Records, confirmed that nothing has been canceled.Cat Power Announces Possible Tour Cancellation, Bankruptcy|Lauren Streib|November 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Gerard Cosloy, who would sign the band to his Matador Records years later, criticized their early shows.
Yo La Tengo was one of those bands, eventually signing to tastemaker Matador Records.
The matador still goes round bowing to the applause, elaborately unmindful of the angry beast.The Land of The Blessed Virgin; Sketches and Impressions in Andalusia|William Somerset Maugham
The matador chose the spot which suited him the best, and indicated it to his quadrilla.
The matador foils and plays with the bull until he has discovered his disposition.Gatherings From Spain|Richard Ford
The matador pressed forward laboriously among the assemblage.The Blood of the Arena|Vicente Blasco Ibez
I prayed that the matador had met with a similar interruption!The War Trail|Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for matador
Word Origin for matador
Word Origin and History for matador
man who kills the bull in a bullfight, 1670s, from Spanish matador, literally "killer," from matar "to kill or wound," probably from Arabic mata "he died," from Persian (see second element in checkmate). Fem. form is matadora.