barney

USAGE NOTE
The plural of “barney” is “barneys.”
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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)
(argument) (United Kingdom)
a. la bronca
(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 had a great barney with the butcher over the cuts he gave me.Tuve una gran bronca con el carnicero por los cortes que me dio.
b. la gresca
(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 thought I heard the neighbors having a barney, so I called the bobbies.Me pareció oír a los vecinos tener gresca, así que llamé a la policía.
c. la agarrada
(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)
The player had a barney with the referee and got a red card.El jugador tuvo una agarrada con el árbitro y le sacó una tarjeta roja.
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barney [ˈbɑːnɪ]
noun
(Britain) (quarrel) bronca (f); agarrada (informal) (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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