An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (from the street)
a. street
Todos los viernes ponen un mercado callejero cerca de mi casa.Every Friday they set up a street market close to my house.
b. stray (animal)
Encontramos un gatito callejero y lo adoptamos.We found a stray cat, and we adopted it.
2. (wanderer)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Es casi media noche y Ricardo aún no llega a casa. Es muy callejero.It's almost midnight and Ricardo isn't home yet. He loves to be out and about.
¡Andas muy callejera! Nunca estás en tu casa cuando vengo a visitarte.You're always out! You're never home when I come to visit you.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
3. (street guide)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. street map
Necesitamos conseguir un callejero de cada ciudad que vamos a visitar.We need to get a street map of each city we will be visiting.
b. street plan
Según el callejero, el museo queda a nueve calles de aquí.According to the street plan, the museum is nine blocks from here.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
hace mucha vida callejerahe likes going out a lot
disturbios callejerosstreet riot
perro callejerostray dog
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (guía)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. street map
1 (gen) street
accidente callejero street accident; disturbios callejeros street riots; mercado callejero street market
2 [+persona]
son muy callejeros they are always out and about
1 (guía) street directory; street plan
2 (Automóviles) runabout
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