- a native or inhabitant of Spain.
Origin of Spaniard
Examples from the Web for spaniard
A Spaniard by birth, Victor Serna left home shy of his 14th birthday and entered the monastery to become a Marist brother.Obama’s One Hand Clap With Castro
December 24, 2014
The Daily Pic: In 1936, the Spaniard captured elegance without settling for it.Picasso Eyes Good Taste
September 10, 2013
The anonymous blog Tennis Has a Steroid Problem has a laundry list of “evidence” against the 27-year-old Spaniard.Tennis Has a Doping Problem
July 8, 2013
Sock, who was ultimately felled by 27-year-old Spaniard Nicolas Almagro, was the youngest man on the list.U.S. Open: Why Serena Williams Has Still Got Game
September 2, 2012
He sent the Spaniard on his way then visited a series of shops in Lisbon and had the visa reproduced down to the special stamps.The Spy Who Tricked Hitler: The Story of Double Agent Juan Pujol and D-Day
July 11, 2012
"My harness is yours by the law of arms," said the Spaniard, gloomily.The White Company
Arthur Conan Doyle
It was as much as any Spaniard could do to tell one half-naked Indian from another.
While the Spaniard looked it over greedily, the boy saw his opportunity.
I saw but one man among these pirates, whom I took for a real Spaniard.
I turned out the other Spaniard, when he was as good as his word.
- a native or inhabitant of Spain
- NZ short for wild Spaniard
Word Origin and History for spaniard
c.1400, from Old French Espaignart, from Espaigne "Spain," from Latin Hispania, from Greek Hispania "Spain," Hispanos "Spanish, a Spaniard," probably from Celt-Iberian, in which (H)i- represents a definite article. The earlier English noun was Spaynol (mid-14c.), from Old French Espaignol.