comelón

comelón(
koh
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meh
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lohn
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (who eats a lot)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. greedy
Mi perro comelón se come cualquier cosa que le pongas delante.My greedy dog will eat anything that you put in front of him.
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
2. (person who eats a lot)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. big eater
Somos unos comelones. En una hora nos hemos comido todo lo que compramos ayer.We are such big eaters. In one hour we ate everything we bought yesterday.
b. pig
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No seas tan comelón. Deja de comer y escúchame.Stop being such a pig. Stop eating and listen to me.
c. glutton
Los comelones no siempre comen porque tienen hambre. A veces también es por ansiedad.Gluttons don't always eat because they are hungry. Sometimes it is due to anxiety.
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