plural -s
: a close pase in bullfighting done with the muleta in the right hand compare natural

Word History


Spanish, from derecho right hand (from derecho, adjective, right, from Latin directus straight, direct) + -azo, suffix used to denote a blow of a (specified) nature

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“Derechazo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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