Translation of lamplighter in Spanish:


farolero, n.

Pronunciation /ˈlamplʌɪtə//ˈlæmpˌlaɪdər/


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    farolero masculine
    • The poignant opening is a description of him as a child, fascinated by moving light, watching the lamplighter come up the street lighting the lamps.
    • A bit before the sun broke upon the horizon, the lamplighter put out the lamps that lined the streets.
    • Elevator operators, typesetters, and airplane navigators have followed milkmaids and lamplighters into oblivion.
    • At dusk the lamplighter would go along on his bicycle carrying matches and a ladder over his shoulder.
    • These days they want to know about the history of people who were not kings or queens, but weavers and miners, felling hands and lamplighters.