dungarees

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dungarees(
duhng
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (workwear)
a. el overol
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The mechanic took a wrench out of the pocket of his dungarees.El mecánico sacó una llave inglesa del bolsillo de su overol.
b. mameluco
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
He took off his grease-stained dungarees and put them to wash.Se quitó el mameluco manchado de grasa y lo puso a lavar.
c. el mono
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
A cleaner in a pair of faded dungarees was mopping the floor.Un limpiador vestido con un mono desteñido fregaba el piso.
2. (casualwear)
a. el pantalón de peto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The fashion designer has included dungarees in his latest collection.El diseñador de modas incluyó pantalones de peto en su última colección.
b. el peto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The baby looks so cute in those pink dungarees.La bebé se ve preciosa con ese peto rosado.
c. el jardinero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(River Plate)
Mom made me some dungarees when I was 12 that I absolutely hated.Cuando tenía 12 años, Mamá me hizo un jardinero que detestaba.
3.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(jeans)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. los vaqueros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Carl was wearing his usual dungarees and plaid shirt.Carl llevaba sus vaqueros de costumbre con camisa escocesa.
b. los jeans
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Don't think you're going to the restaurant in those dungarees.No creas que vas a ir al restaurante con esos jeans.
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dungarees
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el (pantalón de) peto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
a pair of dungareesunos pantalones de peto
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dungarees [ˌdʌŋɡəˈriːz]
plural noun
(for work) mono (m); overol (m); (LAm) (casual wear) pantalón (m) de peto;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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