alegre
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alegre(
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leh
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greh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (feeling)
a. happy
La Navidad es una época del año especialmente alegre y divertida.Christmastime is an especially happy and fun time of year.
Elaine es una persona muy alegre.Elaine is a very happy person.
b. cheerful
Pedro tiene tantos amigos porque es súper alegre.Pedro has so many friends because he is so cheerful.
2. (color)
a. bright
Han elegido unos colores muy alegres para decorar la sala.They have chosen very bright colors to decorate the living room.
3. (merry)
a. lively
¡Qué fiesta más alegre dieron tus amigos!Your friends threw such a lively party!
4. (lightly drunk)
a. tipsy
En cuanto bebe una copa de vino, se pone alegre.As soon as he drinks a glass of wine, he gets tipsy.
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alegre
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (contento)
a. happy
2. (irreflexivo)
a. happy-go-lucky
una mujer de vida alegrea loose woman
3. (que da alegría)
a. cheerful, bright
4. (borracho)
a. tipsy
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alegre
adjective
1 (feliz) [+persona] happy; [+cara, carácter] happy; cheerful
recibimos una alegre noticia we received some happy news; estar alegre (por algo) to be happy (about sth); ser alegre to be cheerful o happy; María es muy alegre María's a very cheerful o happy person
los días alegres de mi infancia
2 (luminoso) [+día, habitación, color] bright
3 [+música, fiesta] lively
4 (borracho)
estar alegre to be merry o tipsy (familiar)
5 (irresponsable) thoughtless
6 (inmoral) [+vida] fast; [+chiste] risqué; blue
mujer de vida alegre
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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