A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (banter)
a. taunt
El atleta tuvo que soportar las burlas racistas del público.The athlete had to endure the racist taunts of the crowd.
b. gibe
La nueva versión es una burla de la película original.The remake is a gibe at the original movie.
c. jibe
Nunca haría burla del aspecto de alguien.I would never have a jibe at the way someone looks.
2. (leg-pulling)
a. joke
Sus burlas siempre me hacen reír.His jokes always make me laugh.
3. (deceit)
a. trick
El enemigo se creyó la burla y fue arrinconado por nuestras tropas.The enemy fell for the trick and was cornered by our troops.
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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. (mofa)
a. taunt
hacer burla deto mock
2. (broma)
a. joke
3. (engaño)
a. trick
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1 (mofa) gibe; taunt
hacer burla de algn to make fun of sb; mock sb; hace burla de todo he makes fun of o mocks everything
2 (broma) joke
fue una burla cruel it was a cruel trick
3 burlas joking
; (s)
; (s)
de burlas in fun; tongue in cheek; gastar burlas con algn to make fun of sb; entre burlas y veras half-joking(ly)
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