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"Geek" is a noun which is often translated as "el/la geek", and "dork" is a noun which is often translated as "el ganso". Learn more about the difference between "geek" and "dork" below.
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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dork(
dawrk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(socially awkard person)
a. el ganso
(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 gansa
(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).
Do you like Carly? - She's kind of a dork sometimes, but she's nice.¿Te gusta Carly? - Es un poco gansa a veces pero es simpática.
b. el menso
(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 mensa
(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 dork backed his car into the lake instead of pulling the boat out.El menso metió el coche de reversa al lago en lugar de sacar la lancha.
c. el petardo
(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 petarda
(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).
Who is that dork in the picture with the blue hair?¿Quién es ese petardo en la foto con el cabello azul?
d. el baboso
(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 babosa
(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).
You're such a dork! Did you really dress up like Yoda the day of the final exam?¡Eres un baboso! ¿En serio te vestiste como Yoda el día del examen final?
Your dog looks like a dork with that big pink ribbon.Tu perro parece un baboso con ese moño gigante de color rosa.
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