orejones

orejones
plural noun
1. (illness) (Mexico) 
a. mumps 
Los niños en la escuela fueron vacunados contra los orejones.Children in school were vaccinated against mumps.
orejón
adjective
2. (having big ears) 
a. big-eared 
Se burlaban de mí por ser orejón y de Miguel por ser narigón.They made fun of me for being big-eared and of Miguel for being big-nosed.
masculine noun
3. (culinary) 
¿Tienes que recuperar energía? Tengo una bolsa con nueces, almendras, pasas de uva y orejones.Do you need an energy boost? I have a bag full of nuts, almonds, raisins, and dried peaches.
Si necesitas ingerir potasio, te recomiendo comer bananas o orejones.If you need potassium, I recommend you eat bananas or dried apricots.
4. (pull on the ears) 
En mi cumpleaños, mi abuela me dio diez orejones; uno por cada año.On my birthday, my grandmother gave me ten yanks on the ear; one for each year.
5. (obstinate child) (Mexico) 
Hace mucho frío, pero Pablo es un orejón y no quiere ponerse la chaqueta.It's very cold, but Pablo is a stubborn child and doesn't want to wear his jacket.
orejón
adjective
1. (general) 
a. big-eared 
Noun
2. (dulce) 
a. dried apricot/peach 
orejón
adjective
1 especialmente (Latinoamérica)
2 (Centroamérica) (México) (tosco) rough; coarse
3 (And) (distraído) absent-minded
1 (tirón) pull on the ear
2 [de fruta] strip of dried peach/apricot
3 (And) (Hist) Inca officer
4 (And) (Med) goitre; goiter; (EEUU)
5 (And) (vaquero) herdsman; (llanero) plainsman
6 (México) (marido) cuckold
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