noun des·ca·mi·sa·do \ˌdeˌskaməˈsä(ˌ)dō\

Definition of descamisado



  1. 1a :  an extreme liberal of the Spanish revolution of 1820–23 b :  a violent revolutionist

  2. 2 [American Spanish, from Spanish] :  an Argentine worker especially when poor and underprivileged

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Origin and Etymology of descamisado

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

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a trip made at another's expense

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