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baboso
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baboso(
bah
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boh
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soh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (gooey)
a. slimy
El caracol dejó un rastro baboso.The snail left a slimy trail.
2. (salivating)
a. drooling
El niño baboso solo tenía dos meses de edad.The drooling baby was only two months old.
b. slobbering
¡Ese perro baboso se comió todas las hamburguesas!That slobbering dog ate all the hamburgers!
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(creepy)
a. slimy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Otra vez te está molestando ese señor baboso?Is that slimy guy bothering you again?
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(not serious)
a. silly
No aguanto escuchar a esas niñas babosas ni un minuto más.I can't stand listening to those silly girls for one more minute.
5. (adoring)
a. fawning
El adulador baboso siempre andaba tras el presidente.The fawning sycophant was always following the president around.
b. lovestruck (romantic)
Mi hermano baboso hace todo lo que le pide su novia.My lovestruck brother does anything his girlfriend asks him to do.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(pervert)
a. creep
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Por favor no invites a ese baboso.Please don't invite that creep.
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).
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(fool)
a. idiot
Ese baboso no cerró la puerta de la casa.That idiot didn't close the door to the house.
b. airhead
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Oye babosa! Ponte las pilas, que ya nos vamos.Hey airhead! Get ready; we're leaving now.
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baboso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (niño)
a. dribbling
2. (adulto, animal)
a. slobbering
3. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. daft, stupid
4. (colloquial)
a. slimy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (persona despreciable)
a. creep
6. (tonto)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. twit, idiot
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babosoa babosa
adjective
1 (con baba) [+adulto] drooling; slobbering; [+niño] dribbling; [+perro] slobbering; [+caracol] slimy
2 [+persona] (sentimental) slushy; (sensiblero) mushy; foolishly sentimental; (adulador) fawning; snivelling; (sucio) dirty
3 (Latinoamérica) (tonto) silly
4 (Centroamérica) rotten (familiar); caddish (familiar)
(México) (Centroamérica) fool; idiot; drip (familiar);
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