desperado desperado  /ˌdɛ spə ˈrɑ doʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a bold outlaw (especially on the American frontier)

Usage(s):

  1. But I still felt like kind of a desperado.
  2. Attacks ranged from small-scale robberies by lightly armed desperados to highly organized hijackings of giant vessels by teams of professionals.
  3. It had never occurred to me before how much of the fascination of his work rests on the tension between Bacon the existential desperado and Bacon the voluptuary.

News

  1. ‘Battleship’ Director Peter Berg to Direct Mark Wahlberg in ‘American Desperado’

    Director Peter Berg and star Mark Wahlberg - who first teamed up for 'Lone Survivor' - are set to reunite for true-life Mafia thriller 'American Desperado'.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Screen Rant

  2. Mark Wahlberg and Peter Berg Team Up For Real Life Crime-Drama ‘American Desperado’

    Directors sure do love Mark Wahlberg. After making Pain and Gain with Michael Bay, the action-prone filmmaker brought the actor back to star in Transformers 4. In between, Wahlberg shot a movie called Lone Survivor with Peter Berg. Now, Berg’s asked the actor to team up with him once again. Wahlberg and Berg will make American Desperado, the real life [...]
    on June 28, 2013     Source: /Film

  3. Mark Wahlberg and Peter Berg Join American Desperado

    Paramount Pictures has set Mark Wahlberg to star in American Desperado , an adaptation of Jon Roberts and Evan Wright's "American Desperado: My Life--From Mafia Soldier to Cocaine Cowboy to Secret Government Asset."
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Coming Soon

Quotes

  1. "It's the story from that script I had written way back then," Rodriguez said. "They had hired me to write a 'Predator' story while I was waiting to do 'Desperado' back in 1994. It was crazy, this thing I came up with. So then fast-forward to...
    on Jul 8, 2009 By: Robert Rodriguez Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "I have got to tell you, I wanted to do 'Desperado,'" Moore said good-naturedly. "You know, I saw the movie, and I started singing it for them, which I don't usually do. They said, 'Nice Sam, no.' I said, 'Well, tell me what you want me to...
    on Feb 11, 2007 By: Sam Moore Source: Ashland City Times

  3. "I'm not some sort of desperado who wants to run a show at any cost," Warren added. "But there was a contract in place for Harrison to fight. Was I happy about it? No, not really. But I had to deliver the fight or I would have been in breach...
    on Dec 7, 2006 By: Frank Warren Source: guardian.co.uk

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