bu
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bu(
boo
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (used to frighten)
a. boo
Nicolás se puso una sábana blanca sobre la cabeza y gritó "bu".Nicolas put a white sheet over his head and screamed "boo."
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(supernatural being)
a. bogeyman
Mi mamá solía decirme cuando era chico: "No te portes mal o el bu vendrá por tí".My mom used to tell me when I was young: "Don't misbehave or the bogeyman will get you."
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