butch
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butch(
booch
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
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)
(manly)
a. machote
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I've always preferred slim, sensitive guys to butch, macho ones.Siempre me han gustado más los hombres delgados y sensibles que los machotes.
b. macho
Harold thinks himself a very butch guy, wearing string vests.Harold se cree un tipo muy macho llevando camisetas de malla.
c. de machote
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(invariable)
Although he likes to present a butch image, Tony's feminine side is an important part of his character.Aunque le gusta dar una imagen de machote, el lado femenino de Tony forma una parte importante de su carácter.
d. de macho (invariable)
Don't let Dave's butch looks fool you. He's a coward.Que no te engañe el aspecto de macho de Dave, es un cobarde.
2.
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)
(not feminine)
a. marimacho (masculine)
Elizabeth likes butch women.A Elizabeth le gustan las mujeres marimachos.
b. hombruno
Sally has short brown hair and a butch appearance.Sally tiene el pelo castaño corto y un aspecto hombruno.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
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)
(lesbian)
a. el marimacho
(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 marimacho
(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).
I went to a gay bar where I met Kim, a really good-looking butch in a gray jacket and a pink tie.Fui a un bar gay donde conocí a Kim, una marimacho muy guapa que llevaba una chaqueta gris con una corbata color rosa.
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butch
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (colloquial)
a.
she looks rather butchtiene pinta de marimacho
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butch [bʊtʃ]
adjective
[+woman] marimacho; [+man] macho;
noun
(woman) marimacho (m) (f); (man) macho (m);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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