masculine noun
1. (animal anatomy) 
a. tail 
La vaca intentó matar las moscas con el rabo.The cow swatted at the flies with its tail.
2. (colloquial) (buttocks) (Latin America) 
a. butt (colloquial) (United States) 
Cuando éramos chicos, si nos portábamos mal, nos pegaban en el rabo.When we were kids, we were slapped on the butt if we misbehaved.
b. arse (colloquial) (United Kingdom) 
Mi amigo me puso su rabo en la cara cuando estaba tomando sol.My friend put his arse in my face while I was sunbathing.
3. (botany) 
a. stem 
Quítale el rabo a la cebolla con un cuchillo.Remove the stem of the onion with a knife.
4. (slang) (vulgar) (male genitalia) (Spain) 
a. dick (colloquial) (vulgar) 
Mi hermano me pateó el rabo cuando me agaché a recoger la pelota.My brother kicked me in the dick when I leaned to pick up the ball.
b. cock (slang) (vulgar) 
La próxima vez que te vea con ella, ¡te rebano el rabo!Next time I see you with her, I'll slice off your cock!
c. prick (slang) (vulgar) 
Se compró esa mansión tan solo para compensar por el hecho de que tiene un rabo diminuto.He bought that mansion to compensate for the fact that he's got a tiny prick.
1. (de animal) 
a. tail 
rabo de bueyoxtail
irse o salir con el rabo entre las piernasto go off with one's tail between one's legs
2. (de hoja, fruto) 
a. stem 
3. (muy fam) 
a. prick, cock 
1 (Zoología) tail
con el rabo entre las piernas with one's tail between one's legs
queda el rabo por desollar the hardest part is still to come
rabo cortado docked tail
rabo de buey oxtail
2 (pene) cock (vulgar); dick (vulgar)
rabo verde (Centroamérica) dirty old man (familiar)
Phrases with "rabo"
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rabo del ojo
corner of one's eye
de cabo a rabo
from beginning to end
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