Moco in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
moco
masculine noun
1. (piece of) snot, bogey ; mucus (medicine)
  • limpiarse los mocos to wipe one's nose
  • tener mocos to have a runny nose
  • llorar a moco tendido (informal) to cry one's eyes out
  • no ser moco de pavo (informal) to be something not to be sneezed at, to be no mean feat
  • tirarse el moco (informal) to brag
moco
1 mucus; snot (familiar)
limpiarse los mocos to blow one's nose; sorberse los mocos to sniff
regresó junto a su madre sorbiéndose ruidosamente los mocos
tener mocos to have a runny nose
llorar a moco tendido to cry one's eyes out
soltar el moco to burst into tears
tirarse el moco (mentir) to lie; (exagerar) to exaggerate; shoot a line (familiar); (jactarse) to brag
2 (Ornitología) crest
no es moco de pavo (es importante) it's no trifle; it's not to be sneezed at; (es grave) you can't laugh this one off
3 (mecha) snuff; burnt wick; (cera derretida) candle drippings
plural
; (p)
a moco de candil by candlelight
4 (Técnica) slag
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