bacán
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bacán(
bah
-
kahn
)
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)
(terrific)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
a. awesome
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
b. cool
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
2. (terrific)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
a. awesome
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
b. cool
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
3.
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)
(wealthy person) (River Plate)
b. moneybags
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. ghetto).
(pejorative)
c. fat cat
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
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)
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(awesome person)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
a. awesome guy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(masculine)
b. awesome girl
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(feminine)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
5.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
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)
(old rich man) (River Plate)
a. sugar daddy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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bacán
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (bueno)
a. cool, wicked
2. (caro) (River Plate)
a. steep
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (rico) (River Plate)
a. toff
como un bacánlike a real gentleman
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bacán
adjective
posh (familiar); classy (familiar)
(rico) wealthy man; (protector) sugar daddy (familiar); (señorito) playboy; (elegante) toff (familiar); dude; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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