loro
masculine noun
1. parrot (animal)
2. chatterbox (informal) (charlatán)
3. sounds (informal) (aparato de música) (peninsular Spanish), = radio and/or cassette or CD player
4. (informal)
  • estar al loro -> to keep one's ears o eyes open; (alerta) (peninsular Spanish) to be well up (on what's happening) (enterado)
  • si no estamos al loro, no conseguiremos entradas -> if we're not quick off the mark we won't get tickets
  • ¡al loro con Luis! -> be careful with Luis!

loro [lo’-ro]
noun
1. Parrot. (m)
2. Portugal laurel. (Botany) (m)
3. Old bat (arpía). (m)
4. (Cono Sur) Thieves' look-out man. (m)
5. (Cono Sur. Med.) Bedpan. (m)
6. (Cono Sur) Sacar los loros, to pick one's nose. (m)
7. Estar al loro, to be on the alert. (m)

loro
1 (ave) parrot
2 (radio) radio; (radiocasete) radio-cassette
estar al loro (alerta) to be on the alert; (informado) to know the score (familiar)
hay que estar al loro you need to be on the alert; está al loro de lo que pasa he's in touch with what's going on; ¡al loro! watch out!
3 (charlatán) chatterbox (familiar)
mi hermana es un loro, no para de hablar my sister's a chatterbox, she never stops talking
4 (mujer fea) old bag (familiar); old bat (familiar)
5 (S. Cone) (en robo) thieves' lookout man
6 (S. Cone) (Med) bedpan
7 (S. Cone) (moco)
sacar los loros to pick one's nose
8 (Caribe) (cuchillo) pointed and curved knife
adjetivo
dark brown

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