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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (weather)
a. picado
The sea was very choppy that day, and my brother felt seasick.Aquel día el mar estaba muy picado, y mi hermano se sintió mareado.
b. agitado
The lake can be quite choppy when it's windy.El lago puede estar muy agitado cuando hay viento.
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It's choppy today so it may be a rough crossing.Hoy el mar está picado, así que la travesía puede ser mala.
Luckily we had a cabin because it was choppier than we expected.Por suerte teníamos cabina ya que el mar estaba más agitado de lo que esperábamos.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sea, lake)
a. picado(a)
to be choppyestar picado(a)
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choppy [ˈtʃɒpɪ]
choppier (comparative)choppiest (superlative) [+sea, weather] picado; agitado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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