bato
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bato(
bah
-
toh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (fool)
a. simpleton
Ese bato no sabe ni atarse los cordones.That simpleton can't even tie his shoes.
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(relative)
a. father
Mi bato me va a castigar si me descubre fumando.My father will punish me if he catches me smoking.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(young man)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. guy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Quién es ese bato? - Es mi cuate, Daniel.Who's that guy? - That's my buddy, Daniel.
b. lad
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Preguntémosle a ese bato si puede ayudarnos a empujar el carro.Let's ask that lad if he can help us push our car.
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bato los huevos
I beat the eggs
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