USAGE NOTE
The word "culo" is considered offensive in some countries.
butt(
buht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(anatomy)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el trasero
(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).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The baby has a mosquito bite on his butt.El bebé tiene una picadura de mosquito en el trasero.
b. la cola
(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).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I sat on the grass and now my butt is wet.Me senté en el pasto y ahora tengo la cola mojada.
c. las nalgas
(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).
(F)
I slipped on the ice and fell on my butt.Resbalé sobre el hielo y me caí en las nalgas.
d. el culo
(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).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
She slapped him on the butt.Le dio una palmada en el culo.
e. las pompis
(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).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
My butt hurts from sitting down so long.Me duelen las pompis de estar sentada tanto tiempo.
f. el pompis
(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).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Those pants make your butt look huge.Esos pantalones te hacen el pompis enorme.
g. el fondillo
(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).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Ronnie kicked his brother in the butt.Ronnie le dio una patada a su hermano en el fondillo.
h. las pompas
(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).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Pull your pants up - I can see your butt!Sube el pantalón, ¡que se te ven las pompas!
2. (weaponry)
a. la culata
(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).
(F)
Be careful with the butt when shooting.Tengan cuidado con la culata cuando disparen.
3. (target)
a. el blanco
(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).
(M)
He has become the butt of all the jokes.Se ha convertido en el blanco de todas las bromas.
4. (cigarette end)
a. la colilla
(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).
(F)
There were lots of butts in the ashtray.Había muchas colillas en el cenicero.
5. (cask)
a. el tonel
(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).
(M)
They had an old wine butt in the cellar.Tenían un tonel antiguo de vino en la bodega.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
6. (to hit with the head)
a. darle un cabezazo a
He butted his head against the wall.Le dio un cabezazo a la pared.
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butt
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of rifle)
a. la culata
(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).
(F)
2. (of cigarette)
a. la colilla
(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).
(F)
to be the butt of a jokeser el blanco de una broma
3. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el trasero
(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).
(M)
(buttocks)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (hit with head)
a. dar or arrear un cabezazo a
butt [bʌt]
noun
1 (also butt-end) cabo (m); extremo (m); [of gun] culata (f); [of cigar] colilla (f)
2 (US) (cigarette) colilla (f)
3 especially (US) (bottom) trasero (informal) (m); culo (very_informal) (m)
to work one's butt off romperse los cuernos (informal)
modifier
butt cheeks (n) (US) nalgas (f)
It's a thrill when I can go out there and bend over and spread my butt cheeks and I know they're staring longingly at my holes
butt [bʌt]
noun
1 (Archery) (Shooting) (target) blanco (m)
the butts el campo de tiro al blanco
2 blanco (m)
she's the butt of his jokes ella es el blanco de sus bromas
butt [bʌt]
noun
(push with head) cabezazo (m); [of goat] topetazo (m);
transitive verb
[+goat] topetar; [+person] dar un cabezazo a
to butt one's head against dar un cabezazo contra; to butt one's way through abrirse paso a cabezazos
butt in
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
(interrupt) interrumpir; (meddle) meterse
I don't want to butt in
butt into
intransitive verb
[+conversation] meterse en; [+meeting] interrumpir;
butt out
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
(US) no entrometerse
She would have liked to tell him to butt out The time has come for parents to butt out of the adolescent's daily life
butt out! ¡no te metas donde no te importa!
butt [bʌt]
noun
(barrel) tonel (m); (for rainwater) tina (f); aljibe (m);
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