pera
feminine noun
1. pear (fruta)
2. (rubber) bulb (de goma)
3. = light switch on cord
4. (expresiones)
  • partir peras -> to fall out
  • pedir peras al olmo -> to ask (for) the impossible
  • ser la pera (informal) -> to be the limit (peninsular Spanish)
adjective invariable
5. posh (informal) (peninsular Spanish)
  • niño pera -> spoiled o posh brat

pera [pay’-rah]
noun
1. Pear, the fruit of the pear-tree. (f)
2. A small tuft of hair left to grow on the chin (barba, barbilla). (f)
3. (coll.) A sinecure. (f)
4. Bulb (bocina). (f)
5. Bulb (bombilla). (f)
6. Cushy job (empleo). (f)
7. Punchball. (Ante Meridian & Latin American) (m)
  • Pedir peras al olmo -> to look for pears on elm-trees
  • Tocarse la pera -> to sit on one's backside

pera
1 (Botánica) pear
eso es pedir peras al olmo that's asking the impossible
esperar a ver de qué lado caen las peras to wait and see which way the cat will jump
hacerse una pera to wank (vulgar)
partir peras con algn to fall out with sb
poner a algn las peras a cuarto to tell sb a few home truths
ser la pera to be the limit
son la pera de buenos esto nos viene de pera
tirarse la pera (And) to play truant; play hooky; (EEUU)
tocarse la pera to sit on one's backside (doing nothing)
2 (barba) goatee; (Chile) (barbilla) chin;
3 [de atomizador, bocina] bulb
4 (Electricidad y Eléctronica) (bombilla) bulb; (interruptor) switch
5 (cabeza) nut (familiar); bonce (familiar); noggin (familiar); (EEUU)
6 peras (pechos) tits (vulgar)
"Lo mejor de Calvià son las [peras] de las germanas", explica sardónico un taxista de Son Ferrer, entusiasta convicto de la moda ubicua del top-less.
7 (empleo) cushy job (familiar)
8 (Latinoamérica) (Dep) punchball
pera
adjetivo:invariable
(pijo) posh (familiar)
un barrio pera a posh area; fuimos a un restaurante muy pera we went to a really swish o posh restaurant (familiar); niño o pollo pera spoiled upper-class brat
es un pollo pera
pera
fence (familiar); receiver (of stolen goods)

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