calvo
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calvo(
kahl
-
boh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (without hair)
a. bald
A los 30 ya se estaba quedando calvo, así que decidió raparse la cabeza.At thirty he was already going bald, so he decided to shave his head.
2. (barren)
a. bald
A lo lejos se ven los picos calvos de las montañas.In the distance, you can see the bald peaks of the mountains.
b. bare
El césped se ha quedado calvo en las zonas donde excavaba el perro.The lawn has gone bare in the areas where the dog was digging.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
3. (person without hair)
a. bald person
Algunos calvos han perdido el pelo por el estrés.Some bald people have lost their hair because of stress.
b. bald man (masculine)
Dicen que los calvos son más atractivos para las mujeres.They say that bald men are more attractive to women.
c. bald woman (feminine)
La calva era la más bonita de todas las actrices.The bald woman was the most beautiful of all the actresses.
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calvo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. bald
ni tanto ni tan calvoneither one extreme nor the other
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. bald person
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calvo
adjective
1 [+persona] bald; [+piel] bald; hairless
un señor calvo con gafas a bald man with glasses
un tipo de unos treinta años, medio calvo
quedarse calvo to go bald
más calvo que una bola de billar as bald as a coot
2 [+terreno] bare; barren
bald man
el calvo le dio un puñetazo al tío de la barba buscaban a un calvo que habían dibujado previamente en una ficha
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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es calvo
he's bald
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