Translation of cavalier in Spanish:


caballero, n.

Pronunciation /ˌkævəˈlɪr/ /ˌkavəˈlɪə/

See Spanish definition of caballero


  • 1 literary

    (gallant gentleman)
    caballero masculine
    • Mr. Balanchine was at all times a cavalier, a real gentleman.
    • Established in 1786, this breathtaking cafe was a fashionable rendezvous place for cavaliers and ladies.
    • Hardly the Virginia cavalier of legend, Ashby was successful because he understood and appealed to the yeoman characteristics of the people of the Valley and the men whom he led.
    • There are groups with jolly ladies-in-waiting in colorful crinolines attended by adoring cavaliers, as well as court jesters.
    • But BRB showed us that they took them very seriously when on opening night no fewer than nine of the twelve fairies and their cavaliers were principal dancers.
  • 2Cavalier

    (in UK history)
    (partidario de Carlos I en la guerra civil inglesa) monárquico masculine
    (partidario de Carlos I en la guerra civil inglesa) monárquica feminine
    • Those loyal to Parliament were called Roundheads; those loyal to the king were Cavaliers.
    • On one side were the Royalists, on the other the Parliamentarians, or, as they are better known, the Cavaliers and Roundheads.
    • In the other corner, Cavaliers to Cheney's Roundheads, is the ‘realist’ wing of the Republicans.
    • It is as if the history of England had continued to be written since the seventeenth century as that of the conflict between Cavaliers and Roundheads.
    • We can understand the class dynamic of Cavaliers and Roundheads because elements of that conflict remain powerful to this day.
    • On one side was the king and those who supported him - the Royalist party, also called the Cavaliers.
    • The Cavaliers numbered about 6,500 and the Roundheads some 9,500.
    • However, the Cavaliers were made of sterner stuff.
    • In this, however, the Puritans and Cavaliers were in effect following Shakespeare's example.
    • The Convention contained a majority of former parliamentarians but old cavaliers in the 1661 Parliament tried to modify what had been done.
    • Five cavaliers were buried following battles in the vicinity in 1647, although no records exist of locals volunteering for either the Royalist or Parliamentary forces.
    • They romp about their Spanish colonial island in disguises, encounter Royalist cavaliers, and (of course!) fall in love.
    • Perhaps mental disintegration's forefather is the immoveable Warwick Armstrong, that roundhead in the age of cavaliers.
    • It was Fairfax who created and trained the New Model Army that thrashed the cavaliers.
    • He was a cavalier in an age of roundheads, grandson not just of one of the greatest trainers who ever lived but of Sir William Lyons, the founder of Jaguar cars.


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