busybody
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busybody(
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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.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general)
a. el entrometido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la entrometida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Gloria is a busybody who tries to find out her neighbors' secrets.Gloria es una entrometida que trata de descubrir los secretos de su vecinos.
This is none of your business, Jake. Stop being a busybody.Este tema no te incumbe, Jake. Deja de ser un entrometido.
b. el metomentodo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la metomentodo
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Ellen is a busybody that tells strangers in restaurants what's wrong with their wine pairing.Ellen es una metomentodo que le dice a la gente que no conoce de los restaurantes por qué se ha equivocado con el maridaje.
c. el metiche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la metiche
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Quick! Go inside! Here comes the neighborhood busybody!¡Rápido, entra! Aquí viene el metiche del barrio.
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busybody
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
a. el metomentodo mf, entrometido(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la metomentodo mf, entrometido(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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busybody [ˈbɪzɪbɒdɪ]
noun
entrometidoaentrometida (m) (f);a entrometida
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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