Example sentences for: pelado

How can you use “pelado” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Similar to Charlie Chaplin, and later developed by the Mexican actor Cantinflas, el pelado was a homeless type who in dialogue could state the unthinkable and mock everything and everybody.

  • The figure of el pelado (the clown) distinctly exemplifies the rascuache outlook, the underdog figure, who is both victim and hero at the same time, a Cantinflas archetype.

  • See also Don Cacahuate; El Pelado; Tin Tan

  • But it is clear that Pedro de Urdemalas is a Hispano precursor to Don Cacahuate, el pelado, Tin Tan, Cantinflas, and an antecedent of Chicano joking behavior.

  • The pelado was a verbal artist who, according to Samuel Ramos, “has created a dialect of his own, a diction which abounds in ordinary words, but he gives these words a new meaning.


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