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costumbrista

noun cos·tum·bris·ta \ ˌkōstəmˈbristə , ˌkäs- , -rēs- \

Definition of costumbrista

plural -s
: a Spanish or Latin-American writer whose work is marked by usually realistic depiction of local or regional customs and types

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Origin and Etymology of costumbrista

Spanish, from costumbre custom (from Latin consuetudin-, consuetudo) + -ista- ist


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costumbrista

adjective

Definition of costumbrista

: depicting local or regional customs, scenes, or types in literature or art
  • a costumbrista novel
  • a costumbrista picture

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