Friday, August 10, 2012

word of the day: pelotero

The word of the day is pelotero:

pelotero [pay-lo-tay'-ro]
1. Ball-maker. (m)
2. Ball player, sportsman, footballer, baseball player. (Ante Meridian & Latin American) (m) (

"You start three novels: one about a pelotero, one about a narco, and one about a bachatero - all of them suck pipe."

 - Junot Díaz, "The Cheater's Guide to Love", New Yorker 23 July 2012

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