per·​fec·​to | \ pər-ˈfek-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce perfecto (audio) \
plural perfectos

Definition of perfecto

: a cigar that is thick in the middle and tapers at each end

Examples of perfecto in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Among seasonal offerings, Slimane built a core collection available year round: perfecto jackets, skinny black jeans, simple blazers, Chelsea boots. Alexandra Marshall, WSJ, "Exclusive: Step Inside YSL’s New Parisian Headquarters," 15 Feb. 2019 Dominique Babineaux wears a Versace perfecto jacket with studs, $4975 at select Versace stores. Sarah Spellings And Diana Tsui, The Cut, "The Model Rebelling Against Social Media," 26 Jan. 2018 Un día perfecto para reiniciar el enfoque mental y comenzar de nuevo. Ashley Oerman, Cosmopolitan, "I Could Barely Do 3 Push-Ups. Now 2.8 Million People Follow Me For Fitness Tips.," 8 Jan. 2018 Drew Kaser is punting superbly, including a perfecto to the Denver 1 (can’t do better). Nick Canepa,, "Nick Canepa's Chargers report card: vs. Denver," 22 Oct. 2017 Hill — who was pulled from a perfecto after seven innings in 2016 and lost a no-hitter on a walk-off homer in the 10th this season — accepts condolences by phone from Dave Stieb. Tyler Kepner, New York Times, "M.L.B. Spoiler Alert: Here’s What Will Happen in the Playoffs," 5 Oct. 2017 The perfecto Felix Hernandez tossed five years ago Tuesday remains the last to occur in Major League Baseball and just the 23rd ever. Evan Webeck, The Seattle Times, "Where were you for Felix Hernandez’s perfect game? Seattle Times readers respond," 15 Aug. 2017 Perlman: Electronic music is perfecto for repeat sequences. Leila Cobo, Billboard, "Why Labels Are Partnering With Zumba to Break Artists," 28 July 2017

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First Known Use of perfecto

1884, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for perfecto

Spanish, perfect, from Latin perfectus

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“Perfecto.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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