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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (face)
a. ugly mug
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Aquí viene Lorna con ese careto suyo.Here comes Lorna with that ugly mug of hers.
2. (animal)
Regionalism used in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica)
a. white-headed capuchin
Los caretos son monos muy inteligentes.White-headed capuchins are very intelligent monkeys.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (having an unclean face)
a. with a dirty face
En una esquina del cuadro hay un grupo de niños caretos jugando canicas.In a corner of the painting, there's a group of children with dirty faces playing marbles.
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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. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. mug
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ugly mug (muy_familiar)
¡vaya careto que tiene! what an ugly mug! (muy_familiar)
cuando me levanto por las mañanas tengo un careto espantoso
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