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"Divertido" is an adjective which is often translated as "fun", and "gracioso" is an adjective which is often translated as "funny". Learn more about the difference between "divertido" and "gracioso" below.
divertido(
dee
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behr
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tee
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doh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (enjoyable)
a. fun
Su fiesta de cumpleaños fue muy divertida.Her birthday party was really fun.
b. entertaining
La película que vimos era bastante divertida.The movie we watched was quite entertaining.
2. (causing laughter)
a. funny
Nos contó un chiste tan divertido que no podíamos parar de reír.She told us such a funny joke that we could not stop laughing.
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gracioso(
grah
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syoh
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soh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (hilarious)
a. funny
Dicen que la película que vamos a ver es muy graciosa.They say the movie we're going to see is really funny.
b. amusing
Los chistes de tu hermano son muy graciosos.Your brother's jokes are very amusing.
2. (pretty)
a. cute
¡Tu bebé es tan gracioso!Your baby is so cute!
b. attractive
¡Qué sonrisa más graciosa tiene esa muchacha!What an attractive smile that girl has!
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
3. (funny person)
a. fool
El gracioso contó chistes para divertir al rey.The fool told jokes to amuse the king.
b. clown
Esa graciosa nunca sabe cuándo tomar las cosas en serio.That clown never knows when to take things seriously.
c. comedian
¿Tienes algún gracioso en tus clases este semestre?Do you have any comedians in your classes this semester?
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