A bullfight in progress.
bullfight definition by Webster's New World
a spectacle in which a bull is first provoked in various ways and then maneuvered into position by a matador, whose task is to kill it with the thrust of a sword: it is one of a series in a public program called a corrida, popular in Spain and Spanish America
bullfight definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A public spectacle, performed especially in Spain, Portugal, and parts of Latin America, in which a fighting bull is engaged in a series of traditional maneuvers culminating usually with the ceremonial execution of the bull by sword. In Portugal the bull is often fought from horseback and is not killed.
- bullˈfightˌer noun
- bullˈfightˌing noun