noun, plural pi·ca·dors, Spanish pi·ca·do·res [pee-kah-th aw-res] /ˌpi kɑˈðɔ rɛs/.
Examples from the Web for picador
Published by Picador, the book is set for an October 2014 release.Isabel Marant Lands at H&M; Burberry Breaks $1 Billion|The Fashion Beast Team|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Like a picador, he takes his time to sap the strength of his foes before clubbing them unconscious.Vitali Klitschko Contemplates Bowing Out of the Ring and Entering Ukrainian Politics|Gordon Marino|March 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After he had upset a picador, and charged on a chulo, he leaped over the fence into the avenue.
He forced brandy down his throat, but the picador lay still and chilly cold.The Wolf Cub|Patrick Casey
Eyes are flashing, on faces a flush comes, a number of hats fly to the arena in honor of the picador.Lillian Morris, and Other Stories|Henryk Sienkiewicz
Horses were ripped up by him in exciting succession and one picador was caught under his fallen horse and badly bruised.On the Mexican Highlands|William Seymour Edwards
Before the bandit accepted his invitation the picador drank, and drank deeply.The Blood of the Arena|Vicente Blasco Ibez
British Dictionary definitions for picador
Word Origin for picador
Word Origin and History for picador
1797, from Spanish picador, literally "pricker," from picar "to pierce," from Vulgar Latin *piccare "to pierce" (see pike (n.2)). He pricks the bull with a lance to provoke it.