el currito, la currita
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
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in Spain
a. odd-jobman
Con lo que le pagan al currito, no le alcanza ni para pagar la renta.With the amount the odd-jobman gets paid, he can't even afford to pay the rent.
b. drudge
Apenas le pagan a la currita, pero es el único trabajo que consiguió.The drudge barely gets paid, but it's the only job she got.
c. lackey
Aunque su trabajo parece de poca importancia, el currito sabe todo lo que pasa en la compañía.Although his work seems menial, the lackey knows everything that happens in the company.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. (ordinary) worker
working man; working bloke (familiar)
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