agarrado
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agarrado(
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gah
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(miserly)
a. stingy
No seas agarrado y déjale propina al mesero.Don't be stingy and tip the waiter.
b. cheap
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El chico con el que salí era tan agarrado que yo tuve que pagar por toda la comida.My date was so cheap that I had to pay for the whole meal.
c. tightfisted
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Ruy se corta el pelo él mismo y se niega a ir a un barbero porque es agarrado.Ruy cuts his own hair and refuses to see a barber because he is tightfisted.
d. tight
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Samuel es agarrado y siempre compra los productos más baratos.Samuel is tight and always buys the cheapest products.
2. (close)
a. cheek-to-cheek
La besé mientras bailábamos un lento agarrado.I kissed her while we were slow dancing a cheek.
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agarrado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (asido)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
me tenía agarrado de un brazo/del cuellohe had me by the arm/the throat
agarrados del brazoarm in arm
agarrados de la manohand in hand
2. (colloquial)
a. tight, stingy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (colloquial)
a. slow dance
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agarrado
adjective
1 mean; stingy
2
baile agarrado slow dance
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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