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"Gibberish" is a noun which is often translated as "el galimatías", and "galimatias" is a noun which is also often translated as "el galimatías". Learn more about the difference between "gibberish" and "galimatias" below.
gibberish
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el galimatías
(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 can't read the graffiti; it just looks like gibberish to me.No puedo leer el graffiti; me parece puro galimatías.
Is this supposed to be art? It just looks randomly painted gibberish.¿Se supone que esto es arte? Parece galimatías pintadas al azar.
b. el guirigay
(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 singer doesn't enunciate her words, so it sounds like gibberish.La cantante no enuncia las letras y por eso suena a guirigay.
c. la tonterías
(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 senator's speech all sounded very grand, but it was just a bunch of gibberish and empty promises.El discurso del senador sonó muy grandioso, pero no fue nada más que tonterías y promesas vacías.
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galimatias
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el galimatías
(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)
What did he say? - No clue. It sounded like galimatias.¿Qué dijo? - Ni idea. Me sonó a galimatías.
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