antro

antro(
ahn
-
troh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g., redneck).
(pejorative)
(sleazy place)
a. dive
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Nos metimos en un antro lleno de humo donde sonaba música heavy.We went into some dive full of smoke where they were playing heavy metal.
b. dump
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g., redneck).
(pejorative)
No te conviene caminar solo por esa zona de la ciudad. Está lleno de antros y personajes sospechosos.You don't want to walk on your own in that area of the city. It's full of dumps and suspicious characters.
2.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g., sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(cave)
a. cavern
Los enanos vivían en los profundos antros de la montaña, donde no penetraba la luz.The dwarves lived deep in the mountain caverns, where no light came.
3. (discotheque)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. club
Me gusta mucho la música que ponen en ese antro.I really like the music they play at that club.
b. nightclub
El sábado por la noche cenaremos en un restaurante y después iremos a un antro.On Saturday night we'll have dinner at a restaurant and then we'll go to a nightclub.
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antro
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (fam pey)
a. dive, dump
un antro de depravacióna den of iniquity
antro
(cueva) cavern; (local) dive (familiar)
antro de corrupción den of iniquity
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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