WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
(kä′pē ə dôr′; Sp. kä pe ä ᵺôr′),USA pronunciation
- Sporta person who assists a matador by harassing or distracting the bull with a red cape, or capa.
- Spanish, equivalent. to cape(ar) to bait with a cape (verb, verbal derivative of capa cape1) + -ador -ator