Translation of bolero in Spanish:


bolero, n.

Pronunciation /bəˈlɛrˌoʊ/ /bəˈlɛːrəʊ/

nounplural boleros

  • 1

    bolero masculine
    • As the Baptists gather at the water's edge, Hernandez puts the camera down and joins the congregation in hymns whose melodies are borrowed from the rhythms of tropical music and bolero.
    • To what are we listening in a bolero, the music or the words?
    • It is a feast of boleros delivered with flair by Ferrer, who intuitively conjures up the elegance and languid energy of that post-war singing style.
    • He was very famous in the '50s and '60s - doing cha-cha-chas and boleros orchestrally.
    • In the 1960s, the music resembled the slow romantic Cuban bolero and the lyrics of the songs were poetic statements about the pains and pleasures of love.
    • In 2001 his album of Cuban and Mexican boleros, Nocturne, won a well-deserved Grammy for Best Latin Jazz Album.
    • As Haden rages against the machine, I see how the boleros of Nocturne are an answer to the saccharine junk we are sold everyday.
    • The album mixes up the rhythms, adding a couple of Cuban-flavoured boleros and even some Dominican bachata.
    • Seduced by the Afro-Cuban tradition in general and the bolero in particular, the Martels originally staged their duets in a Montmartre restaurant.
    • Her music is a reflection of her multicultural childhood in Mexico and her studies in anthropology in Minnesota, with its combination of Mexican folklore, boleros, borderland rancheras, opera, and American jazz and blues.
    • We head toward the thrum and trumpet call of a loud bolero and enter the bar just as the six-man combo breaks into a loud rendition of ‘Chan Chan,’ the song made famous by the Buena Vista Social Club album.
    • In this multi-layered video, the rosy romantic bolero heard on the soundtrack is interrupted when one of the lovers mentions how much she loves the particular song.
    • Yelena wanted to play a bolero and not many people know it.
    • The original, Marshall says, was a bolero.
    • From rumba to bolero, Felip will explore the energetic and sensual roots of Latin songs and rhythms.
    • On her latest album, she fuses African root beats with such disparate genres as meringue, salsa, calypso, bolero and ska.
    • On the bill is Maria Caridad Valdès, a 2001 Latin Grammy nominee who blends bolero, Cuban folk and jazz in an inimitable way.
    • Waltz rhythms are employed as well as tango patterns and even a touch of bolero.
  • 2

    bolero masculine
    torera feminine
    • The women's collection consisted of boleros, jackets, miniskirts, mini slip dresses, tank tops and T shirts, as well as trendy shoes with trendy round front edges.
    • Long coats cost about £400, jackets £300 and boleros less than £200.
    • You can see the bolero jacket matched with bell-bottom pants or a sensuous tuxedo with lace trousers.
    • Monday morning, however, Johnny found a new bolero jacket with bright red, green and yellow embroidery on the chair in his room.
    • A bolero jacket decomposed at the edges into layers of peach gauze, dotted with lace flower appliques and fur patches.
    • Ashton was now wearing the white shirt buttoned at the top; Audrey was wearing the bolero jacket with no shirt.
    • This consists of black pants, a colorful sash, white shirt, and a black bolero jacket.
    • The corseted dress was teamed with a bolero jacket and large hat.
    • The standout collection features lacy beaded boleros, silk-chiffon cocktail dresses and burnout velvet pants.
    • The collection included brightly dyed fox fur boleros, neat cardigans, or ribbon decorated sweaters worn with flowered skirts teamed with dainty accessories such as her heart shaped bag.
    • The sensual, flowing designs are accompanied by must-have boleros of muslin and lace.
    • They wore big felt hats, their brims curled upwards, embroidered bolero jackets and cream colored chamois breeches.
    • She looked spot on in her lime-green shift, with matching black bolero jacket, and black hat trimmed with green feathers, plus black choker.
    • However, mothers and grannies of the bride need not be alarmed, as wraps, boleros and capes are very much in vogue for the service at least.
    • A waist-length, brightly colored, handwoven woolen poncho is worn over the bolero, or sometimes thrown over the shoulder.
    • I want my beautiful bolero with the porcupine quills.
    • I've teamed it with the black bolero today to smarten it up.
    • Women among the Roma wear a traditional costume composed of a full, ankle-length skirt tied on the left side at the waist, a loose, low-cut blouse, a bolero vest, and an apron.
    • Thankfully Tahlia added a warm, gold bolero so I would not freeze to death.
    • Shrugs, scarves and petite boleros make a strong fashion statement.