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coco
masculine noun
1. coconut (fruto)
2. nut, head (informal) (cabeza)
  • está mal del coco he's soft o isn't right in the head
  • por más vueltas que le doy al coco no consigo entenderlo I've racked my brains but I still can't understand it
  • comerse el coco to worry (one's head)
  • comerle el coco a alguien to brainwash somebody (convencer)
3. bogeyman (informal) (fantasma)
  • si no te portas bien vendrá el coco if you're not good the bogeyman will come and get you
4. coccus (biology) (bacteria)
coco
1 (Botánica) (fruto) coconut; (árbol) coconut palm
2 (cabeza) nut (familiar); noggin (familiar); (EEUU) head
se ha dado un golpe en el coco he banged his head; he banged himself on the nut (familiar); no anda muy bien del coco she's not right in the head (familiar); tuve que romperme el coco para resolver el problema I had to rack my brains to come up with an answer to the problem
comer el coco a algn
la tele les ha comido el coco the TV has got them brainwashed; mira, tío, no me comas el coco hey, stop going on about it
comerse el coco to worry (one's head)
se come mucho el coco con los problemas ambientales no te comas el coco por lo que te de dijo
3 (prodigio) whizz (familiar)
mi hermano es un coco para las matemáticas my brother is a whizz at maths (familiar)
coco
1 (fantasma) bogeyman; boogeyman (familiar); (EEUU)
¡que viene el coco! the bogeyman's coming!
2 (persona fea)
es un coco he's an ugly devil; he's ugly as sin (familiar)
3
hacer cocos a algn (carantoñas) to make eyes at sb; (halagos) to coax sb; wheedle sb
coco
1 (bacteria) coccus
2 (insecto) weevil
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