Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A desperate man.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • David, I'm so glad to know that ya'll are okay. got an email from hilary saying ana and crew are in perdido. are you/fly. going to virginia?

    Happy Birthday, Annou!

  • Properly it is the Span. "perdido," a youth cast off (Khala ') by his friends; though not so strong a term as "Harfúsh" = a blackguard.

    Arabian nights. English

  • To punish this daring, the Jinkomba brought a man masked like a white, with beard and whiskers, who is supposed to strike the stranger with awe: it was all in vain, I had learned to trill the R as roundly as themselves, and they presently left me as a "perdido," an incorrigible.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo Volume 2

  • Hence perhaps a castaway, a "perdido," one careless of his life.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Las telefónicas han perdido su mayor elemento de retención de clientes: ¡Ya los números telefónicos NO son su propiedad!

    Global Voices in English » Dominican Republic: Switching Companies While Keeping Mobile Number

  • Não tiveram pra onde ir, ninguém veio buscar. entre uma conversa e outra, um vacilão falando que tinha muito oportinista na favela, muito cara que pegou casa sem precisar, pois já tinha seu barraco, logo foi calado pela multidão que beirava o córrego, com gritos um tiozinho chegou e falou que ninguém tava brincando de ter lucro ali não, que ninguém tava fingindo que precisava morar, que ele havia perdido tudo pro trator.

    Global Voices in English » Brazil: Outrage at violent São Paulo eviction

  • Anyways, another uncle of mine lived not far from there close to perdido key. we went to the beach one day for a long time.

    Gearing Up for the Striper Surf

  • They fish under the perdido pass bridge and beside the jetties.

    inshore or offshore at Gulf Shores?

  • Hillary Clinton, evidentemente, ha perdido. perro loco. usted ir a casa belicista.

    West Virginia Gov. not ready to call race for Obama

  • Com o intuito de promover e comunicar o blog www. feriasfrustradas.com.br - blog onde as pessoas colocam histórias de férias que tenham corrido mal a "melhor" é premiada - foram colocadas diversas garrafas em praias brasileiras, nesta garrafa continha uma carta com a história de um homem perdido numa ilha isolada, este pedia que a sua história de umas férias falhadas fosse inscrita no blog para assim ganhar o prémio e ser resgatado.

    Férias Frustradas / Frustrated Vacations

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