bilge
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (nautical)
a. el pantoque
(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)
The ship's bilge sprung a leak and needed pumping.El pantoque del barco empezó a gotear y hubo que bombearlo.
b. el agua del pantoque
(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)
(liquid)
Draining bilge in this area is prohibited by law.Vaciar las aguas del pantoque en esta zona está prohibido por ley.
2.
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)
The magazine is failing because no one wants to read that bilge.La revista está fallando porque nadie quiere leer esas tonterías.
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bilge
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
(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)
b. la 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)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
c. la pendejadas
(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)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
to talk (a lot of) bilgeno decir más que tonterías or
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bilge [bɪldʒ]
noun
1 (Náut) pantoque (m);(also bilge water) aguas (f) de pantoque
2 (nonsense) tonterías (f)
modifier
bilge pump (n) (Náut) bomba (f) de achique
He was in the control room monitoring activity round the ship on a video screen when he spotted water pouring in through the bow doors. At first he assumed it was rain water and turned on the bilge pumps
bilge water (n) aguas (f) de pantoque
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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