el caballero
-the gentleman
See the entry for caballero.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (polite man)
a. gentleman
Un verdadero caballero es respetuoso con todos.A true gentleman is respectful to everyone.
2. (noble)
a. knight
El rey le otorgó tierras y riquezas al caballero.The king bestowed lands and wealth on the knight.
3. (courteous address)
a. sir
Su habitación está lista, caballero.Your room is ready, sir.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (courteous)
a. gentlemanly
El joven caballero le ayudó a la mujer de edad avanzada a cruzar la calle.The gentlemanly young man helped the elderly woman cross the street.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (cortés)
a. gentlemanly
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (señor)
a. gentleman
3. (al dirigir la palabra)
a. sir
ser todo un caballeroto be a real gentleman
4. (miembro de una orden)
a. knight
armar caballero a alguiento knight somebody
caballero andanteknight errant
5. (noble)
a. nobleman
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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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