bullfight bullfight  /ˈbʊl ˌfaɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a Spanish or Portuguese or Latin American spectacle; a matador baits and (usually) kills a bull in an arena before many spectators

Usage(s):

  1. Chief attractions were 1) a bullfight and 2) a comedian.
  2. The atmosphere was very much that of a bullfight: once the contestants were released onto the course, nobody was quite sure what they would do.
  3. The coincidence of the two bullfight pictures and their titles is just that, according to Posa's President, Santiago Reachi.

News

  • Bull Breaks Loose on Highway

    Drivers in Athens County were doing a double-take as an impromptu bullfight unfolded before them.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WSAZ NewsChannel 3 West Virginia

Quotes

  1. "Once that game starts, France will do everything in its power to win this last group-stage match. It (France's problems) should not be considered by us as a positive aspect. Not in any way. There is a saying in Spanish: to talk about a bullfight is...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Carlos Alberto Parreira Source: The Canadian Press

  2. "It is the bullfight of the year, and also the bullfighting news story of the year," said Juan Belmonte, veteran critic for TV station Canal Sur in Seville.
    on Jun 15, 2007 By: Juan Belmonte Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I don't know much about Lee, I don't know what kind of kid he is," Guillen said. "But CC doesn't care (about pressure). CC can pitch in a bullfight ring and he's going to pitch the same. I don't know about Lee, I don't him personally, but I...
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Jose Guillen Source: Gary Post Tribune

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