carretero

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el carretero, la carretera(
kah
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rreh
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teh
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roh
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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).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (cart maker)
a. cartwright
El carretero utiliza materiales muy resistentes para sus carretas.The cartwright uses very solid materials for the carts he makes.
2. (person who drives a cart)
a. cart driver
El carretero dirigió a los bueyes hacia la entrada del establo.The cart driver led the oxen towards the entrace of the stable.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(rude person)
a. boor
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Manuel es un auténtico carretero y yo solo invitaré a mis fiestas a gente que sepa comportarse.Manuel is a real boor and I will only invite people who can behave themselves to my parties.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (related to the road)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. road
El hombre que conducía el carro se vio envuelto en un aparatoso accidente carretero.The man who was driving the car found himself involved in a dramatic road accident.
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carretero
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. road
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
un accidente carreteroa road accident
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (fig)
a.
fumar como un carreteroto smoke like a chimney
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carretero
adjective
camino carretero vehicular road
1 (transportista) cartwright; wheelwright
fumar como un carretero to smoke like a chimney
jurar como un carretero to swear like a trooper
2 (Latinoamérica) road
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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