bullfight

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noun bull·fight \ˈbu̇l-ˌfīt also ˈbəl-\

Definition of bullfight

  1. :  a spectacle in which men ceremonially fight with and in Hispanic tradition kill bulls in an arena for public entertainment

bullfighter

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1788

First Known Use of bullfight

1788


BULLFIGHT Defined for English Language Learners

bullfight

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noun bull·fight \ˈbu̇l-ˌfīt also ˈbəl-\

Definition of bullfight for English Language Learners

  • : an event that is popular especially in Spain in which a person fights with and usually kills a bull for public entertainment


BULLFIGHT Defined for Kids

bullfight

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noun bull·fight \ˈbu̇l-ˌfīt\

Definition of bullfight for Students

  1. :  a public entertainment popular especially in Spain in which a person (bullfighter) displays skill in escaping the charges of a bull and usually finally kills it with a sword



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