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antro
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antro(
ahn
-
troh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(sleazy place)
a. dive
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
Nos metimos en un antro lleno de humo donde sonaba música heavy.We went into some dive full of smoke where they were playing heavy metal.
b. dump
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Los estudiantes más pobres vivían en antros infestados de cucarachas.The poorer students lived in dumps infested with cockroaches.
2.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(cave)
a. cavern
Los enanos vivian en los profundos antros de la montaña, donde no penetraba la luz.The dwarves lived deep in the mountain caves, where no light came.
3. (discotheque)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. club
Me gusta mucho la música que ponen en ese antro.I really like the music they play at that club.
b. nightclub
El sábado por la noche cenaremos en un restaurante y después iremos a un antro.On Saturday night we'll have dinner at a restaurant and then we'll go to a nightclub.
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antro
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fam pey)
a. dive, dump
un antro de depravacióna den of iniquity
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antro
(cueva) cavern; (local) dive (familiar)
antro de corrupción den of iniquity
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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