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"Gamer" is a form of "game", a noun which is often translated as "el juego". "Geek" is a noun which is often translated as "el/la geek". Learn more about the difference between "gamer" and "geek" below.
game(
geym
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (amusement)
a. el juego
(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 love all games, but hide-and-seek is my favorite.Me encantan todos los juegos, pero el escondite es mi favorito.
2. (sport)
a. el partido
(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).
We're getting together for a game of soccer.Nos vamos a reunir para jugar un partido de fútbol.
3. (games)
a. la partida
(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).
Anyone for a game of cards?¿A quién le apetece una partida de cartas?
4. (in a tennis match)
a. el juego
(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 won the set six games to three.Ganó el set por seis juegos a tres.
5. (style of play)
a. el juego
(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).
She trained hard and improved her game for the tournament.Entrenó mucho y mejoró su juego para el torneo.
6. (hunted animals)
a. la caza
(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).
Lions are one type of big game.Los leones son un tipo de caza mayor.
7. (business)
a. el negocio
(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's been in the finance game for a long time.Lleva mucho tiempo en el negocio de las finanzas.
8. (scheme)
a. el juego
(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's not playing her game any longer.Ya no le sigue el juego más.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
9.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(in the mood)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
That guy is always game for anything.Ese tipo siempre está dispuesto a hacer lo que sea.
We are going out for dinner. Are you game?Vamos a salir a cenar, ¿te apuntas?
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geek(
gik
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (enthusiast)
a. el geek
(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 geek
(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)
Miguel can help you with any technical problems. He's a computer geek.Miguel te puede resolver cualquier problema técnico. Es un geek de computadoras.
b. el friki
(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 friki
(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 sister is a real technology geek and buys all the latest gadgets.Mi hermana es una verdadera friki de la tecnología y se compra todos los últimos aparatos.
2. (socially awkward person)
a. el bicho raro
(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 other kids say Bertha's a geek, but I like her.Los otros niños dicen que Bertha es un bicho raro, pero a mí me cae bien.
b. el nerd
(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 nerd
(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)
We're making a geek club. Do you want to join?Estamos formando un club de nerds. ¿Quieres participar?
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