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"Bitch" is a noun which is often translated as "la perra", and "dog" is a noun which is often translated as "el perro". Learn more about the difference between "bitch" and "dog" below.
bitch
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. la perra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(female dog)
My bitch has had two litters.Mi perra ha tenido dos camadas.
2.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(unpleasant woman)
a. la perra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Our stepmother is a real bitch. She never lets us see our father.Nuestra madrastra es una verdadera perra. Nunca nos deja ver a nuestro padre.
b. la cabrona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
That bitch has been spreading lies about me.Esa cabrona ha estado diciendo mentiras sobre mí.
c. la bruja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
She's such a bitch when she's hungry.Es una bruja cuando tiene hambre.
d. la zorra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Get away from my boyfriend, bitch!¡Aléjate de mi novio, zorra!
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(complaint)
a. la queja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have a bitch against my union.Tengo una queja de mi sindicato.
b. el fastidio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Waking up early Saturday morning is a bitch.Es un fastidio madrugar un sábado.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to complain)
a. quejarse
Stop bitching about everything.Deja de quejarte por todo.
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dog(
dag
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el perro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la perra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My dog is a German Shepherd.Mi perro es un pastor alemán.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(wicked person)
a. el bribón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la bribona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My coworker is a lazy dog; I'm always having to do his work.Mi colega es un bribón perezoso; siempre le tengo que estar haciendo el trabajo.
b. el canalla
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la canalla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
That dog started cheating on his girlfriend almost as soon as they started going out.Ese canalla le pegó cuernos a su novia prácticamente tan pronto empezaron a salir.
3.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(unattractive woman)
a. el adefesio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Claire would spend hours primping because she didn't want to look like a dog.Claire pasaba horas arreglándose porque no quería parecer un adefesio.
b. el bagre
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Matt gave Bob a thrashing for calling his sister a dog.Matt le dio una golpiza a Bob por llamar bagre a su hermana.
c. el callo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Rosalia might not be the most beautiful girl in the world, but she's not a dog either.Puede que Rosalía no sea la chica más guapa del mundo, pero tampoco es un callo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to follow)
a. seguir
The neighborhood bullies dogged him all the way to his house.Los matones del vecindario lo siguieron el camino entero hasta llegar a su casa.
5. (to plague)
a. perseguir
He has been dogged by scandal his entire career.El escándalo lo ha perseguido durante su carrera entera.
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