Example sentences for: pelado

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

  • 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.

  • Many Chicanos, who may not have known the appellation pelado, nonetheless became familiar with the comic vagabond through Mexican films.

  • See also Don Cacahuate; El Pelado; Tin Tan

  • Literally, “plucked,” or “bald,” el pelado was a designation used for a clownish performer, an improvised character type developed by performing theater groups in the 1920s, in Mexico and in the Southwest.

  • 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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