Example sentences for: pelado

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

  • 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.

  • Many carpas (tent theaters) featured pelado or peladito characters, and the agringado (anglicized) and the pocho (half Mexican) were special targets of his comic wit and satire.

  • El Pelado (The Plucked One)

  • 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 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.


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