A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (animal anatomy)
a. tail
El perro se acercó meneando la colita.The dog approached wagging its tail.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(male genitalia)
Regionalism used in Mexico
Regionalism used in Spain
a. weenie
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mami, me pica un poco la colita.My weenie's a little itchy, mom.
b. willy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(United Kingdom)
Ja, ja, ja. Migue dijo "colita" delante de la profe.Ha ha ha! Migue said "willy" in front of the teacher.
3. (hairdo)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. ponytail
Gloria se recogió el pelo hacia atrás con una colita.Gloria drew her hair back into a ponytail.
b. pigtail (two)
Su mamá le hizo dos colitas para ir a la escuela.Her mom had her hair done in two pigtails before going to school.
c. bunch (two) (United Kingdom)
Le gusta llevar el pelo con dos grandes colitas.She likes to wear her hair in big bunches.
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(Ven) (Automóviles) lift
hacer colita to hitchhike; thumb a lift
[de niño] willy (familiar); weenie (familiar); (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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