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bullfight

bull·fight

bullfight

 
pronunciation:
bUl faIt
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part of speech: noun
definition: a ceremonial sport practiced esp. in Spain and Mexico in which banderilleros and picadors first goad and tire a specially bred bull, and then a matador with a cape and sword provokes the bull into charging him several times, and finally kills it.
 
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derivations: bullfighter (n.), bullfighting (n.)