baloney

baloney(
buh
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lo
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ni
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(nonsense)
a. las tonterías
(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).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I've never heard such baloney in my whole life!¡Jamás había escuchado tantas tonterías!
b. las macanas
(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).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(Southern Cone)
They talk a lot of baloney on that radio station.Dicen muchas macanas en esa emisora de radio.
c. las chorradas
(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).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Don't believe all that baloney she just told you.No te creas todas esas chorradas que te acaba de contar.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(culinary)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la mortadela
(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).
(F)
I just love that baloney with olives that they sell at the deli.Me encanta esa mortadela con aceitunas que venden en la charcutería.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used to express disbelief)
a. pamplinas
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
He told me he trained as an astronaut with NASA. - Baloney! He works as a mechanic in his uncle's garage!Me dijo que se había formado como astronauta con la NASA. - ¡Pamplinas! ¡Si trabaja de mecánico en el taller de su tío!
b. tonterías
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
We're going to thrash you guys in the game on Saturday. - Baloney!Les vamos a dar una paliza en el partido del sábado. - ¡Tonterías!
c. macanas
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(Southern Cone)
Angie told me she's seeing Hugh. - Baloney! Hugh is dating Carol.Angie me dijo que sale con Hugh. - ¡Macanas! Si Hugh está saliendo con Carol.
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baloney
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (colloquial)
a. la tonterías fpl, bobadas
(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).
(F)
(nonsense)
baloney [bəˈləʊnɪ]
noun
especially (US) tonterías (f); chorradas (f) (informal); (Esp)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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