descalzo. 'descalzo'. This adjective means 'barefoot'. For example, 'solían andar descalzos y hasta sin camisa' / 'They usually walked barefoot and even without a shirt'. Descalzo.
descalzo [des-cahl’-tho, thah]
1. Barefoot, barefooted, shoeless.
- Estar con los pies descalzos -> to be barefooted, to have one’s shoes off
2. Barefooted (monjes).
3. Destitude. (Figurative)
- Su padre le dejó descalzo -> his father left him without a dime
In this last sense it is frequently used as a substantive.
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