chulo


chulo

chulo [choo-law; English choo-loh] Examples noun, plural chu·los [choo-laws; English choo-lohz] /ˈtʃu lɔs; English ˈtʃu loʊz/. Spanish.

  1. a dandified or effeminate man.
  2. pimp.

Examples from the Web for chulo Historical Examples of chulo

  • These touch-and-go experiments form no part of the strict duties of the chulo; his exclusive province is the banderilla.

    Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 71, No. 436, February 1852

    Various

  • A chulo or two have flashed their bright-colored mantles in his face to madden him, or another picador has stood an attack.

    With the World’s Great Travellers, Volume 3

    Various

  • In another case related by a spectator, a chulo, in his attempt to escape, slipped when close to the barrier.

    With the World’s Great Travellers, Volume 3

    Various

  • But by-and-by one chulo ingeniously leads the charging bull towards a horse.

    Romantic Spain

    John Augustus O’Shea

  • The chulo was over the fence in a second, and the bull rose like a greyhound and crossed it, too.

    Mr. Incoul’s Misadventure

    Edgar Saltus

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