descamisado

noun
des·​ca·​mi·​sa·​do | \ ˌdeˌskaməˈsä(ˌ)dō \
plural -s

Definition of descamisado

1a : 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

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History and Etymology for descamisado

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 5 Mar. 2021.

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