bigote

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bigote(
bee
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goh
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teh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (facial hair)
a. mustache
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Durante el mes de noviembre, miles de hombres alrededor del país se dejan crecer el bigote.During the month of November, thousands of men around the country grow a mustache.
Mi padre siempre llevaba bigote.My father always had a mustache.
b. moustache
El hombre se retorció el bigote pensativamente.The man twirled his moustache pensively.
2. (animal anatomy)
a. whisker
El gato limpió sus bigotes.The cat cleaned its whiskers.
b. feeler (shrimp)
Quítale los bigotes a ese camarón antes de comerlo.Pull the feelers off before eating that shrimp.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(fantastic; used with "de")
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. wonderful
El carnaval fue de bigotes.The carnival was wonderful.
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bigote
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. mustache
2. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
de bigotesfantastic
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bigote
1 (also bigotes) moustache; mustache; (EEUU)
bigote de cepillo toothbrush moustache
bigote de [morsa]
chuparse los bigotes (S. Cone) to lick one's lips
de bigote terrific (familiar); marvellous; awful
menear el bigote to eat; scoff (familiar)
2 (Zoología) whiskers
plural
; (p)
bigotes de morsa walrus moustache
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