Meaning of rebozo in English:


Pronunciation /rɪˈbəʊzəʊ/

nounplural noun rebozos

  • A long scarf covering the head and shoulders, traditionally worn by Spanish American women.

    ‘Many rural women wear a shawl, called a rebozo, and a simple dress or a skirt and blouse.’
    • ‘Men and women wear the poncho, and women wear shawls called rebozos.’
    • ‘So you see women on the streets in the hot sun wearing Vietnamese straw-brimmed hats, and moms in rebozos cuddling their kids, and so on.’
    • ‘Rather than using colorful cloth rebozos to carry infants on their backs, they now use baby carriages.’
    • ‘Standing outside, his wife crossed herself as they passed and pulled her rebozo tight around her grey hair.’