Example sentences for: pelado

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

  • See also Don Cacahuate; El Pelado; Tin Tan

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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