masculine noun
1. (candleholder) 
Carlota encendió la vela y la colocó en el candelero.Carlota lit the candle and put it in the candlestick.
Sobre la repisa había un hermoso candelero de hierro.On the mantlepiece, there was a beautiful iron candelabra.
2. (nautical) 
a. stanchion 
La vela se había desprendido del candelero por un lado.One side of the sail had come loose from the stanchion.
1. (general) 
a. candlestick 
estar en candeleroto be in the limelight
1 (candelabro) candlestick; (lámpara) oil lamp
en (el) candelero
estar en el candelero [+persona] to be in the spotlight o limelight; [+tema] to be in the news; poner algo en candelero to bring sth into the limelight; tema en candelero hot topic; subject of great current interest
2 (Náutica) stanchion
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