descamisado

noun

des·​ca·​mi·​sa·​do
ˌdeˌskaməˈsä(ˌ)dō
plural -s
1
a
: an extreme liberal of the Spanish revolution of 1820–23
b
: a violent revolutionist
2
[American Spanish, from Spanish] : an Argentine worker especially when poor and underprivileged

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, from descamisado poor, from des- dis- (from Latin dis-) + camisa shirt + -ado -ate (from Latin -atus)

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“Descamisado.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/descamisado. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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