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usage note
The plural of "cod" is "cod".
masculine noun
1. cod
  • bacalao a la vizcaína (cooking) = Basque dish of salt cod cooked in a tomato and red pepper sauce
  • bacalao al pil-pil (cooking) = Basque dish of salt cod cooked with olive oil and garlic
  • bacalao salado salt cod
  • partir o cortar el bacalao (informal figurative) to call the shots (peninsular Spanish)
1 (pez) cod; codfish
cortar el bacalao to be the boss; have the final say; run the show
¡te conozco, bacalao! I've rumbled you! (familiar)
ser un bacalao to be as thin as a rake
2 (S. Cone) miser; scrooge (familiar)
3 (España) cunt (vulgar)
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