cutre

cutre(
koo
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treh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(cheap)
a. stingy
¡No seas cutre! Déjale una buena propina al mesero.Don't be so stingy! Leave the waiter a good tip.
b. tight-fisted
Victorio tiene un buen salario. No entiendo por qué es tan cutre.Victorio has a good salary. I don't understand why he's so tight-fisted.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(dingy)
a. shabby
Amanda vivía en un apartamento cutre que tenía muebles viejos y paredes con humedad.Amanda lived in a shabby apartment with old furniture and moldy walls.
b. seedy
Todas las habitaciones de hotel estaban reservadas, así que tuvimos que pernoctar en un motel cutre.All the hotel rooms were booked, so we had to spend the night in a seedy motel.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(badly made)
a. shoddy
La silla era tan cutre que se rompió cuando me senté en ella.The chair was so shoddy that it broke when I sat on it.
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cutre
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (de bajo precio, calidad)
a. cheap and nasty
2. (sórdido)
a. shabby, dingy
3. (tacaño)
a. tight, stingy
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cutre
adjective
1 [+persona] (tacaño) mean; stingy; (vulgar) vulgar; coarse
2 [+lugar] squalid; shabby
un sitio cutre a dive (familiar); a hole (familiar)
3 [+objeto] tacky (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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