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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A bold, reckless criminal or outlaw, esp. in the early days of the American West.

Usage examples (36)
  • All are fearful areas, unpopulated and places of last resort for bandits and other desperadoes
  • If LTC Shaffer such a "desperado," why did he get a security clearance in the first place and why did it keep getting renewed?
  • Little danger but the Edition will sell; Fraser knows his own Trade well enough, and is as much a "desperado" as poor Attila
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