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colorado
-red
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colorado
-colored
Past participle ofcolorar.
Colorado
-Colorado
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colorado

colorado(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (color)
a. red
Estas montañas coloradas inspiraron el nombre del estado de Colorado.These red mountains inspired the name of the state of Colorado.
2. (blushing)
a. red
Se puso colorada cuando el profesor le preguntó si sabía la respuesta.She turned red when the teacher asked her if she knew the answer.
3. (off-color)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. dirty
Pepito fue castigado por decir chistes colorados en el patio de recreo.Pepito got in trouble for telling dirty jokes on the playground.
b. off-color
Nadie se rió cuando contó un chiste colorado en la cena parroquial.No one laughed when he told an off-color joke at the parish dinner.
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colorado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (color)
a. red
ponerse coloradoto blush, to go red
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (color)
a. red
colorado
adjective
1 (rojo) red
colorado como un tomate as red as a beetroot o beet; (EEUU)
poner colorado a algn to make sb blush
ponerse colorado to blush
2 (Latinoamérica) [+chiste] blue
1 (color) red
2 (Caribe) (escarlatina) scarlet fever
3
los Colorados Uruguayan political party
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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