banger

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banger(
bahng
-
guhr
)
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)
(culinary) (United Kingdom)
a. la salchicha
(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'll have the bangers and mash and a pint of the lager, if you please.Me gustarían las salchichas con puré de papas con una cerveza rubia, por favor.
2. (firecracker) (United Kingdom)
a. el petardo
(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).
(M)
One of the students has just set off a banger in the toilet.Uno de los alumnos acaba de encender un petardo en el baño.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(decrepit car) (United Kingdom)
a. el cacharro
(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).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
That banger's not going to make it the edge of town, much less get us all the way to London.Con ese cacharro no vamos a llegar al borde del pueblo y mucho menos hasta Londres.
b. la carcacha
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
This old banger broke down on the highway, and I had to walk until I found a mechanic.Esta vieja carcacha se descompuso en la carretera y tuve que caminar hasta encontrar un mecánico.
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banger
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. la salchicha
(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)
(sausage)
2. (firework) (United Kingdom)
a. el petardo
(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).
(M)
3. (colloquial)
a. (car)
old bangercacharro viejo, carraca f
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banger [ˈbæŋəʳ] (Britain)
noun
1 (sausage) salchicha (f)
2 (firework) petardo (m)
3 (old car) armatoste (informal) (m); cacharro (informal) (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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