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1.
someone who you hold deep admiration for or is captain of a ship or some other thing that you can be captain of
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by el capitano December 12, 2004
 
2.
Exceedingly and visibly hung over, to the point of being unable to function.
Yeah, man, I was feeling pretty shitty at work the next day, but Tom was el capitano - passed out in his own vomit in the back room.
by the_amadaun September 26, 2005