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bolero

bolero(
boh
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leh
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roh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (music and dance)
a. bolero
En Argentina, vimos a gente bailar boleros por la calle.In Argentina, we saw people dancing boleros in the street.
2. (jacket)
a. bolero
Quiero algo parecido al bolero que lleva esta actriz.I'd like something similar to the bolero this actress is wearing.
b. bolero jacket
La chica llevaba puesto un bolero negro sobre un vestido naranja.The girl was wearing a black bolero jacket over an orange dress.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
3. (occupation)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. bootblack
El bolero sacó brillo a mis zapatos y lucen como nuevos.The bootblack polished my shoes till they look like new.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(untruthful peron)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. liar
No hagas caso a ese bolero. Miente más que habla.Pay no attention to that liar. He is lying all the time.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(untruthful)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. liar
¡Qué bolera eres! Eso es pura fantasía.What a liar you are! That's nothing but fantasy.
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bolero
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. bolero
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bolero
adjective
truant
bolero
(Música) bolero
bolero
(México) bootblack; shoeshine boy
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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