chapucero
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chapucero(
chah
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poo
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seh
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roh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sleazy)
a. shoddy
Lamentablemente, el trabajo chapucero en la construcción de vivienda es habitual.Unfortunately, shoddy workmanship in house construction is common.
b. sloppy
La reparación que le hiciste a la mesa es bastante chapucera.That repair you did to the table is quite sloppy.
c. botched
Una instalación chapucera puede arruinar cualquier proyecto.A botched installation can ruin any project.
2. (careless)
a. slapdash
Tu maestra no va a aceptar un trabajo tan chapucero.Your teacher won't accept such a slapdash piece of work.
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. (careless worker)
a. bungler
Esos albañiles son un puñado de chapuceros. ¡La pared no está recta!Those masons are a bunch of bunglers. The wall is not straight!
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chapucero
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (trabajo)
a. shoddy, sloppy
2. (persona)
a. bungling
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (general)
a. bungler
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chapuceroa chapucera
adjective
1 [+trabajo] shoddy; slapdash
2 [+persona] sloppy; slapdash
bungler
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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