caballero
adjective
1. gentlemanly (cortés)
masculine noun
2. gentleman (señor) ; sir (al dirigir la palabra)
  • ser todo un caballero -> to be a real gentleman
  • caballeros -> gents; (en letrero) (en aseos) menswear (en grandes almacenes)
3. knight (miembro de una orden)
  • armar caballero a alguien -> to knight somebody
  • caballero andante -> knight errant
4. nobleman (noble)

caballero [cah-bal-lyay’-ro]
noun
1. 1 Knight. (m)
2. Cavalier, knight. (m)
3. A nobleman. (m)
4. A gentleman. (m)
  • Cosas indignas de un caballero -> things unworthy of a gentleman
  • Es un mal caballero -> he’s no gentleman
5. A rider. (m)
6. Horseman, soldier on horseback. (m)
7. Cavalier, a sort of fortification. (m)
8. Redlegged horseman, gambet. (Ornate) (n)
9. Caballero andante, knight errant. (n)
  • Armar a uno caballero -> to knight, to make one a knight
  • Caballero de industria -> a defrauder, a knave
  • Meterse a caballero, to assume the character of a gentleman or knight. Ir caballer -> or caballera, to go on horseback
adjective
1. Applied to a person who goes on horseback.
  • Ir caballero en burro -> (Coll.) to ride on an ass

caballero
1 (hombre educado) gentleman
es todo un caballero he is a real gentleman
2 (fórmula de cortesía)
¿qué desea tomar, caballero? what would you like to drink, sir?
usted primero, caballero
señoras y caballeros ladies and gentlemen
3 (hombre)
camisa de caballero man's shirt; peluquería de caballeros gents' hairdresser's; servicio de caballeros gents; men's toilets; men's; ropa de caballero menswear
caballeros (servicios) gents; gentlemen
4 (Hist) knight
los caballeros de la Tabla Redonda the Knights of the Round Table; armar caballero a algn to knight sb
el rey armó caballero a uno de sus soldados
el Caballero de la Triste Figura the Knight of the Doleful Countenance; Don Quixote; caballero de Santiago Knight of (the Order of) Santiago
caballero andante knight errant

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