[ kee-hoh-tee, kwik-suht; Spanish kee-haw-te ]


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How to use Quixote in a sentence

  • At an orchestral rehearsal, held specially for him, he conducted his new Don Quixote Fantasia.

  • Don Quixote was always doing generous but rather foolish things, and the adjective quixotic now describes this sort of action.

    Stories That Words Tell Us | Elizabeth O'Neill
  • Michael was now in a perplexity for literary recreation, until he remembered Don Quixote.

    Sinister Street, vol. 1 | Compton Mackenzie
  • I tried it; but, in the spirit of Don Quixote with his helmet, I did not try it hard.

    Angling Sketches | Andrew Lang
  • But he will not fight the windmills of Spain on an old mule like Don Quixote.

    The Ghost Breaker | Charles Goddard

British Dictionary definitions for Quixote


/ (ˈkwɪksət, Spanish kiˈxote) /


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