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DESPERADO (desperadoes)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does desperado mean? 

  The noun DESPERADO has 1 sense:

1. a bold outlaw (especially on the American frontier)

  Familiarity information: DESPERADO used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A bold outlaw (especially on the American frontier)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


desperado; desperate criminal

Hypernyms ("desperado" is a kind of...):

criminal; crook; felon; malefactor; outlaw (someone who has committed (or been legally convicted of) a crime)

Domain region:

America; the States; U.S.; U.S.A.; United States; United States of America; US; USA (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776)

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