cochino

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cochino(
koh
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chee
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noh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(not clean)
a. filthy
Como no arregles esta habitación cochina, te quedas todo el fin de semana en casa.If you don't tidy up this filthy room, you're going to stay home all weekend.
b. dirty
Yo no me puedo dormir en un hotel así. Está muy cochino.I can't sleep in a hotel like that. It's really dirty.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(unpleasant)
a. rotten
Pasé un día muy cochino recogiendo las placas del carro porque había una cola muy larga y hacía mucho frío.I had a really rotten day picking up the tags for my car because there was such a long line and it was really cold.
b. lousy
Trabajo día y noche para este trabajo, y todo por un sueldo realmente cochino.I work day and night for this job, and all for a really lousy salary.
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
3. (animal)
a. pig
Los cochinos están muy felices de revolcarse en el lodo.The pigs are very happy to roll around in the mud.
b. hog
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Hoy ha llegado el día de sacrificar los cochinos.Today's the day to slaughter the hogs.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(dirty person)
a. slob
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No se lava las manos después de ir al baño. Es un cochino.He won't wash his hands after going to the bathroom. He's a slob.
b. filthy pig
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No permitiré que ese cochino siga engañándome con su secretaria.I won't allow that filthy pig to keep cheating on me with his secretary.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(rude person)
a. swine
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Lárgate de aquí, cochino! No queremos gentuza como tú por aquí.Get out of here, swine! We don't want riffraff like you around here.
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cochino
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (sucio)
a. filthy
2. (colloquial)
a. bloody
¡está obsesionado con el cochino dinero!with him it's always money, money, money!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
3. (animal)
a. pig, sow
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cochinoa cochina
adjective
1 (sucio) filthy; dirty
2 [+trabajo, sueldo, vacaciones] rotten (familiar); lousy (familiar); [+mentira] filthy (familiar); rotten (familiar); [+tiempo] rotten (familiar); lousy (familiar); filthy (familiar)
esta vida cochina this rotten o miserable life (familiar)
1 (animal) pig; hog; especialmente (EEUU)
cochino de leche sucking pig; suckling pig
2 (mala persona) swine (familiar)
3 (guarro) filthy pig (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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