[ UK /bɒlˈe‍əɹə‍ʊ/ ]
[ US /boʊˈɫɛɹoʊ/ ]
  1. music written in the rhythm of the bolero dance
  2. a short jacket; worn mostly by women
  3. a Spanish dance in triple time accompanied by guitar and castanets
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How To Use bolero In A Sentence

  • The battery-operated doll comes complete with walkie-talkie and a wardrobe choice of military fatigues or bolero jacket and gold trousers.
  • Fontana of Italy, in a feat never before attempted in pongee, novelty cottons, shantung, or faille, is performing the incredibly difficult REVERSE BOLERO with this pattern. August 2009
  • 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.
  • You can see the bolero jacket matched with bell-bottom pants or a sensuous tuxedo with lace trousers.
  • The dominant dance form was escuela bolera which dated from the early 19th century and fused Spanish dance forms like the bolero and the cachucha with elements from French ballet.
  • Yelena wanted to play a bolero and not many people know it.
  • Dancers throw themselves against the wall, and over it, in a kind of athletic abandon; the driving rhythm of Ravel's Bolero impels them, and they dance like dervishes, pouring energy into every gesture.
  • Shrugs, scarves and petite boleros make a strong fashion statement.
  • In the late 1950's Ros got a smart idea of recording Broadway musical melodies arranged to different Latin rhythms: the mambo, cha cha cha, rumba, samba, baion, bolero, valse creole, meringe, guaracha, and the conga. - Articles related to Detained Salvadoran wanted in Cuba: Chavez
  • 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.
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