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negro

black

adjective

Negro
[ˈniːgrəʊ]
1. (Old-fashioned)
sustantivo (pl Negroes)
2. negro(a) (sustantivo masculino o femenino)
adjetivo
3. negro(a)
  • Negro spiritual -> espiritual (m) negro (song)

negro [ni-grou]
sustantivo
1. Negro, colored man.

Negro [ˈniːɡrəʊ] (US)
adjective
negro
noun
Negroes (plural) negro (m)
modifier
Negro spiritual (n) espiritual (m)

negro, -a
adjective
1. black (color)
2. tanned (bronceado, moreno)
  • estar negro, -a -> to have a deep tan
3. brown (pan)
4. awful, rotten (suerte) ; black, gloomy (porvenir)
  • llevo una tarde negra -> I'm having a terrible afternoon
  • pasarlas negras -> to have a hard time
  • ver(lo) todo negro, -a -> to be pessimistic
5. furious, fuming (informal) (furioso)
  • me pone negro, -a que nunca me avisen de nada -> it makes me mad that they never tell me anything
6. black, dark (tabaco)
7. (Cine)
  • cine negro, -a -> film noir
masculine or feminine noun
8. black man, (f) black woman
  • trabajar como un negro, -a (informal figurative) -> to work like a slave
masculine noun
9. black (color)
10. black o dark tobacco (tabaco)

negro [nay’-gro, grah]
noun
1. Negro, a blackamoor; Negress. (m & f)
  • Negro de humo -> lamp-black
  • Negro de plomo -> ochre-black
  • Negro de carbón -> blue-black
2. The least of anything. 3. (Carib.) Black coffee. (Metaphorical) (m & f)

negroa negra
adjetivo
1 [+color, pelo] black; [+ojos, tabaco] dark; [+raza] black; Negro (anticuado)
más negro que el azabache jet-black
negro como boca de lobo
negro como un pozo
pitch-black; pitch-dark
2 (moreno) [+piel] dark; swarthy; (por el sol) tanned; brown
ponerse negro to go brown; tan
3 (sucio) filthy; black
lávate las manos que las tienes negras
4 [+estado de ánimo, humor] black; gloomy; [+suerte] terrible; atrocious
la cosa se pone negra it's not going well; it looks bad; lo ve todo negro he always sees the negative side of things; he's terribly pessimistic about everything; ve muy negro el porvenir he's very gloomy about the future
pasarlas negras to have a tough time of it
verse negro to be in a jam (familiar)
verse negro para hacer algo to have one's work cut out to do sth; nos vimos negros para salir del apuro we had a tough time getting out of it
vérselas negras to find o.s. in trouble
5 (enfadado) cross; peeved (familiar)
estoy negro con esto I'm getting desperate about it; poner negro a algn to make sb cross; upset sb; ponerse negro to get cross; cut up rough
6 (ilegal) black
dinero negro hot money; economía negra black economy; mercado negro black market
7 (Política) fascist
terrorismo negro fascist terrorism
1 (color) black
en negro (Fotografía) in black and white
negro de humo lampblack
2 (Caribe) (café) black coffee
1 (persona) black; coloured person (anticuado); Negro (anticuado)
¡no somos negros! we won't stand for it!; you can't do that to us!
sacar lo que el negro del sermón
trabajar como un negro to work like a dog; slave away (familiar)
2 (escritor) ghostwriter
3
mi negro (And) (S. Cone) (cariño) darling; honey

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