Translation of highwayman in Spanish:

highwayman

salteador de caminos, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhʌɪweɪmən//ˈhaɪˌweɪmən/

noun

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    salteador de caminos masculine
    bandolero masculine
    • This was a reference to the place's reputation in the past as a dangerous spot for highwaymen and brigands.
    • Although known as a highwayman and a robber, he was sentenced to death for horse stealing, and hanged on April 19, 1739.
    • The two had met on the road a few months before, and shared some adventures involving various bands of brigands and highwaymen.
    • Eighteenth century playwrights and novelists often made their hero a criminal, a highwayman or confidence trickster.
    • At first glance, the highwaymen and payroll robbers of early twentieth-century Chicago seem cool, deliberate, and calculated.