Definitions of Caballero

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

Usage examples for Caballero

  1. 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
  2. And so it happened that now, as the stage swung round a corner, and a horseman suddenly appeared at a point where two roads converged, and was evidently spurring his horse with the intent of coming up with the stage, it was only natural that, even before he was near enough to be identified, the caballero should already have become a part of the pageant of her mental picture. – The Girl of the Golden West by David Belasco
  3. 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
  4. Feel confident, caballero that you're in the company of friends. – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid
  5. And how else was it to be done, to that kind of caballero – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  6. 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
  7. You are here in true caballero style. – Susy, A Story of the Plains by Bret Harte
  8. And sometimes at the theatre she would talk with him in the presence of the caballero himself. – Maximina by Armando Palacio Valdés
  9. How sweet it was to hear such words from a handsome Caballero like Don Felipe! – When Dreams Come True by Ritter Brown
  10. 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
  11. Caballero you would love me; I have a gentle spirit. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. The caballero is pleased to give me credit for a very great knowledge. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. If the caballero had none other than dead friends.... – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer