: a person who thrusts in the banderillas in a bullfight
Examples of banderillero in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebOr Ernesto Sobrino, a Spanish bullfighter performing as a banderillero, one of the old men of the ring whose high-risk vocation is to make the bullfighter look good.
Roger Lowenstein, WSJ, 27 Aug. 2020
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