bruja
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bruja(
broo
-
hah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (enchantress)
a. witch
La bruja hechizó al niño y lo convirtió en ogro.The witch cast a spell on the boy and turned him into an ogre.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(ugly old woman)
a. hag
Se ve guapa junto a su amiga que parece una bruja.She looks beautiful next to her friend who looks like a hag.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(unpleasant woman)
a. bitch
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Mi jefa es una verdadera bruja.My boss is a real bitch.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(out of money)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. broke
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Estoy bruja porque perdí todo mi dinero apostando.I'm broke because I lost all my money gambling.
b. skint
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Estoy bruja hasta el día que cobre.I'm skint until payday.
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bruja
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (hechicera)
a. witch, sorceress
2. (colloquial)
a. hag
3. (mujer mala)
a. (old) witch
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (sin dinero)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
estar brujato be broke o
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bruja
adjective
estar bruja (Caribe) (México) to be broke (familiar); be flat (familiar); (EEUU) ando bien bruja I'm skint (muy_familiar)
1 (hechicera) witch
2 (arpía) old hag (familiar); (México) woman
3 (Caribe) (S. Cone) (fantasma) spook (familiar); ghost; (puta) whore
4 (Ornitología) barn owl
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "bruja"
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la bruja de la casa de pan de jengibre
the witch in the gingerbread house
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