burdo
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burdo(
boor
-
doh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of poor quality)
a. clumsy
Las zapatillas que compré en el mercadillo son una burda copia de las de marca.The sneakers I bought at the street market are a clumsy copy of the designer's.
b. crude
Este cuadro es una burda imitación del original. No te dejes engañar.This painting is a crude imitation of the original. Don't be fooled.
2. (not smooth)
a. coarse
Se nota que estas prendas son baratas porque tienen un tacto muy burdo.You can tell these clothes are cheap because they have a very coarse feel to them.
b. rough
Hay que intercambiar las toallas, que estas están demasiado burdas.We have to change out the towels. These are too rough.
3. (rude)
a. coarse
Los modales de Juan durante la cena fueron tan burdos que nos hizo sentir muy incómodos.Juan's behavior during the dinner was so coarse that it made everyone very uncomfortable.
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burdo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (lenguaje, modales)
a. crude, coarse
2. (tela)
a. coarse
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burdo
adjective
1 [+persona] coarse; rough
2 [+excusa, mentira] clumsy
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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