cojo
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cojo(
koh
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hoh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (unable to walk)
a. lame
El accidente lo dejó cojo.The accident left him lame.
2. (furniture)
a. wobbly
La mesa está coja. Tenemos que llevarla al carpintero.The table is wobbly. We need to take it to the carpenter.
3. (groundless)
a. weak
"No era su intención" me parece una defensa coja."He didn't mean to do it" strikes me as a weak defense.
b. faulty
Tu argumento es cojo. Tienes que darnos más detalles.Your argument is faulty. You need to give us more details.
c. shaky
Este razonamiento sigue estando cojo. Por favor, incluye ejemplos para apoyar tu teoría.This is still shaky reasoning. Please provide examples to support your theory.
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).
4.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(person unable to walk well)
a. lame person
Marty, hay un cojo intentando subir las escaleras. ¿Puedes echarle una mano?Marty, there's a lame person trying to go up the stairs. Can you give him a hand?
b. cripple
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
Mi tío ha sido un cojo desde que se cayó de su caballo.My uncle has been a cripple since he fell from his horse.
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cojo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (persona)
a. lame
2. (mueble)
a. wobbly
3. (razonamiento, frase)
a. faulty
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (general)
a. cripple
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cojoa coja
adjective
1 (de andar defectuoso) lame
está un poco cojo por la caída he's a bit lame from the fall; cojo de un pie lame in one foot; salió cojo del campo de juego he left the ground limping
2 (con una sola pierna, pata) one-legged
el típico pirata cojo the typical one-legged pirate
un pirata cojo con un loro en el hombro
se quedó cojo en la guerra he lost a leg in the war
3 [+mueble, objeto] wobbly
4 (incompleto) [+equipo, organización] weak; lame
su expulsión dejó cojo al equipo his sending-off left the team weak
la historia queda coja sin esa escena
1 [de andar defectuoso] lame person
2 (con una sola pierna) one-legged person
el cojo echa la culpa al empedrado a bad workman blames his tools
cojo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "cojo"
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si te cojo, te mojo
you look like a really good fuck
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