A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (tool)
a. brush (for applying paint, make-up or shaving soap)
Necesito una brocha más gruesa para pintar esta pared.I need a bigger brush to paint this wall.
b. paintbrush (for painting)
Cada quien tomó una brocha y empezamos a pintar.Everyone picked up a paintbrush and we started painting.
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
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
Regionalism used in Honduras
a. hanger-on
¡Luisa es una brocha! Ya no sé ni cómo decirle que se vaya.What a hanger-on Luisa is! I just don't know how to tell her to go away.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. brush
brocha de afeitarshaving brush
1 (para pintar) paintbrush; large paintbrush
pintor de brocha gorda painter and decorator; bad painter
brocha de afeitar shaving brush
3 (S. Cone) skewer; spit
4 (Centroamérica) (zalamero) creep (muy_familiar)
(Centroamérica) meddling; creeping (familiar); servile
hacerse brocha (Centroamérica) to play the fool
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