dejo

Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
dejo(
deh
-
hoh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (lingering taste)
a. aftertaste
¡Puaj! Este vino tiene un dejo pero muy raro.Ugh! This wine has a really weird aftertaste.
2. (intonation)
a. accent
Se nota en seguida por el dejo con el que habla que es argentina.You can immediately tell from the accent with which she speaks that she's Argentinian.
b. lilt
Le daba cierto placer oírlo hablar con su dejo irlandés.It gave her a certain pleasure to hear him speak with his Irish lilt.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
dejo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (acento)
a. accent
2. (sabor)
a. aftertaste
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
dejo
1 (sabor) aftertaste
tiene un dejo raro it has an odd aftertaste
2 [de arrogancia, laxitud] touch
3 (Lingüística) accent; trace of accent
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Word Forms
Loading word forms
Examples
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
Fun and interactive
Easy to use
Highly effective
Works on any device
Start Learning
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS