Definitions of Caballero

  1. A knight or cavalier; hence, a gentleman.

Usage examples for Caballero

  1. You are here in true caballero style. – Susy, A Story of the Plains by Bret Harte
  2. And sometimes at the theatre she would talk with him in the presence of the caballero himself. – Maximina by Armando Palacio Valdés
  3. Fernan Caballero, a German by race, but married successively to three Spanish husbands, may be said to have inaugurated the modern Spanish novel de costumbres, and her books are perhaps better known in England than those of some of the later novelists. – Spanish Life in Town and Country by L. Higgin and Eugène E. Street
  4. One night I overheard him say to Castro: " Tell me, O my Tomas, would it be safe to take this caballero, my cousin, to Rio Medio?" – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  5. The caballero was for a moment motionless, with eyes fixed, and then said in a tone of deep melancholy:- " I suffer in my mind." – Maximina by Armando Palacio Valdés
  6. Feel confident, caballero, that you're in the company of friends. – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid
  7. They were named by their opponents for the Spanish caballero who was a Catholic who prosecuted Protestants. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  8. Finally it was settled that the party should meet there again in a week, as before mentioned, and that the young man's gipsy name should be Andrew Caballero, for that was a surname not unknown among the gipsies. – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  9. Saddle skirts of embroidered leather, which had pleased the fancy of some brave capitan leading a handful of men against a rebellious pueblo two centuries ago, made a background for the huge silver spurs of cunning workmanship with which some other daring caballero had urged his horse in search of adventures and of gold. – Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories Emerson's Wife -- Colonel Kate's Protégée -- The Kid of Apache Teju -- A Blaze on Pard Huff -- How Colonel Kate Won Her Spurs -- Hollyhocks -- The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Johnson Sides -- A Piece of Wreckag by Florence Finch Kelly
  10. The caballero is pleased to give me credit for a very great knowledge. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  11. How sweet it was to hear such words from a handsome Caballero like Don Felipe! – When Dreams Come True by Ritter Brown
  12. Caballero, you would love me; I have a gentle spirit. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  13. If the caballero had none other than dead friends.... – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  14. That I am willing to concede, and more, for on one occasion at least my daughter owed you her life, but even that is not a debt on which a noble caballero counts. – The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
  15. And how else was it to be done, to that kind of caballero? – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  16. He painted Madame Caballero for nothing, just to get himself talked of among her set; and if it wasn't for Mr. Granger's orders, I don't know where we should be. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  17. In later years, in Spain, I have read a little book by Fernan Caballero, " El Silencio en la Vita, e el Perdono en la Muerte," but even in the hands of the great writer the story wants the simple power which it had when told by Sir John. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare