perfecta

noun per·fec·ta \ pər-ˈfek-tə \

Definition of perfecta

:a bet in which the bettor picks the first and second place finishers in order — compare quiniela, trifecta

Origin and Etymology of perfecta

American Spanish quiniela perfecta perfect quiniela


Learn More about perfecta


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up perfecta? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to suppress quietly or indirectly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!