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"Zumba" is a noun which is often translated as "Zumba", and "trabuco" is a noun which is often translated as "blunderbuss". Learn more about the difference between "zumba" and "trabuco" below.
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (activity)
a. Zumba
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
En el gimnasio también enseñan a bailar salsa y zumba.At the gym, they have classes for salsa and Zumba.
2. (taunt)
a. teasing
Dejen ya toda esa zumba. ¿No ven que están hiriendo sus sentimientos?Please stop with all the teasing. Can't you see you're hurting his feelings?
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(thrashing)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. beating
Cállate o te daré una zumba de la que nunca te olvidarás.Shut up or I'll give you a beating you'll never forget.
b. hiding
La zumba que recibió fue tan severa que apenas pudo sentarse por unos días.The hiding he got was so bad that he could barely sit for days.
4. (intoxication)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. drunkenness
Cuando se te vaya la zumba, vas a tener una resaca terrible.When your drunkenness fades, you'll have a terrible hangover.
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trabuco
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (weaponry)
a. blunderbuss
El pirata estaba armado con un alfanje y un trabuco.The pirate was armed with a cutlass and a blunderbuss.
2.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(transvestite)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
a. drag queen
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡"Fernanda" es un trabuco! ¿No viste el pedazo de nuez de Adán que tiene?"Fernanda" is a drag queen! Didn't you see her huge Adam's apple?
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