ape
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el simio
(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).
Humans and apes share many characteristics.Los humanos comparten muchas características con los simios.
b. el mono
(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).
We went to see the apes at the zoo.Fuimos a ver los monos al zoológico.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(oafish person)
a. el bruto
(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).
, la bruta
(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).
Her boyfriend is a real ape - so clumsy and boorish.Su novio es un verdadero bruto: tan torpe y tosco.
b. el patoso
(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).
, la patosa
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I'm not going out with that chauvinist ape!¡No voy a salir con ese patoso machista!
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to imitate)
a. imitar
He felt he had to ape their ways to be accepted by the group.Sentía que tenía que imitar sus modales para ser aceptado por el grupo.
b. remedar a
Children often ape their elders.Los niños a menudo remedan a sus mayores.
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ape
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el simio
(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).
2. (lose one's temper)
a. ponerse hecho(a) una furia (por)
3. (enthuse)
a. ponerse como loco(a; por or con)
b. despendolarse (por or con)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (imitate)
a. imitar, remedar
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ape [eɪp]
noun
1 (Zool) mono (m); simio (m); antropoide (m)
to go ape (US) (lose one's temper) ponerse como un energúmeno (informal); ponerse hecho una fiera (informal)
When she picked up a record, he went apeshit because he was worried she might bend the sleeve
(go crazy) ponerse como una moto (very_informal)
2 (person)
you (great) ape! ¡bestia! (informal)
transitive verb
imitar; remedar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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