Quick answer
"Cranky" is an adjective which is often translated as "malhumorado", and "stud" is a noun which is often translated as "la tachuela". Learn more about the difference between "cranky" and "stud" below.
cranky(
kreyng
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ki
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(upset)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. malhumorado
She gets awfully cranky if she doesn't have a second cup of coffee in the afternoon.Se pone bastante malhumorada si no toma una segunda taza de café por la tarde.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(eccentric) (United Kingdom)
a. maniático
My roommate can be a bit cranky about the decoration in the apartment.Mi compañero puede ponerse un poco maniático con la decoración del apartamento.
b. raro
He's got really cranky ideas about food and health.Tiene ideas muy raras acerca de la comida y la salud.
c. estrafalario
She got in a cranky situation after telling Peter how she felt for him.Se puso en una situación estrafalaria después de decirle a Peter lo que sentía por él.
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stud(
stuhd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (decorative nail)
a. la tachuela
(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).
The guy working at the skate shop was wearing a belt with studs on it.El tipo que trabaja en la tienda de skating llevaba un cinturón con tachuelas.
b. el tachón
(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).
I like those pink shoes with the studs.Me gustan esas zapatillas rosa con tachones.
c. el estoperol
(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).
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
He was wearing an awesome black leather jacket with studs.Llevaba una padrísima chamarra negra de piel con estoperoles.
2. (snap fastener)
a. el corchete
(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).
He bought a nice shirt with contrasting studs on the front.Compró una bonita camisa con corchetes de color contrastante en la delantera.
b. el broche
(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).
Studs can be difficult to close.A veces los broches son difíciles de cerrar.
3. (for collars and shirtfronts)
a. el botón
(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).
My father gave me a set of studs to wear on my shirt for my wedding.Mi padre me regaló un juego de botones para llevar en la camisa para mi boda.
4. (on athletic shoes) (United Kingdom)
a. el taco
(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).
(for greater traction)
He dug his studs into the ground and got ready to run.Clavó los tacos en la tierra y se preparó para correr.
b. el tapón
(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).
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Uruguay
(Uruguay)
His cleats have detachable rubber studs.Sus botines tienen tapones de goma que pueden quitarse.
5. (automotive)
a. el taco
(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).
(on a tire)
The studs on these tires are worn out, so I'll probably have to replace them.Los tacos de estos neumáticos están gastados, así que quizá tenga que reemplazarlos.
6. (architecture)
a. el puntal
(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).
The mounting hardware should be secured to the studs inside a wood panel.Las piezas de montaje deben fijarse a los puntales que están dentro de un panel de madera.
b. el pie derecho
(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).
When putting a mirror up on the wall, be sure to attach it to the stud.Al montar un espejo en la pared, asegúrese de fijarlo al pie derecho.
7. (male horse)
a. el semental
(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).
At what age can a stud breed?¿A qué edad puede procrearse un semental?
b. el padrillo
(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).
(Southern Cone)
He bought a magnificent stud for breeding.Compró un padrillo magnífico para cría.
8.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(attractive man)
a. el semental
(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).
You need to introduce me to your brother. He is such a stud!Tienes que presentarme a tu hermano. ¡Qué semental!
9. (farm for breeding)
a. la cuadra
(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 grandfather made his money with a stud of racing horses.Mi abuelo ganó su fortuna con una cuadra de caballos de carrera.
b. el haras
(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).
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
He had worked in his father's stud and had firsthand knowledge of horse breeding.Había trabajado en el haras de su padre y tenía conocimiento directo sobre cría de caballos.
10. (for demarcating a road)
a. el captafaros
(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).
Percy Shaw was an English inventor best known for inventing road studs in 1934.Percy Shaw fue un inventor inglés conocido por inventar los captafaros en 1934.
b. el ojo de gato
(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).
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Uruguay
(Uruguay)
Studs are the road reflectors which help drivers see the road in the fog or at night.Los ojos de gato son los reflectores viales que ayudan a los conductores a ver el camino cuando hay niebla o de noche.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
11. (to decorate with studs)
a. tachonar
The swordsmith studded the dagger with precious stones.El espadero tachonó la daga con piedras preciosas.
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