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buzo

buzo(
boo
-
soh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (scuba diver)
a. diver
Los buzos se sumergieron en el lago equipados con su equipo de buceo.The divers dove into the lake equipped with scuba gear.
2. (protective clothing)
a. coverall
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El mecánico se manchó el buzo con grasa.The mechanic got grease stains all over his coverall.
b. boiler suit (United Kingdom)
Los obreros vestían buzo azul y casco amarillo.The workers wore blue boiler suits and yellow helmets.
c. overalls (plural)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Me quité el buzo y las botas de trabajo y me metí en la ducha.I took off my overalls and work boots and hopped in the shower.
d. overall (United Kingdom)
Los empleados tienen casilleros donde guardan su buzo, guantes y gafas.Employees have lockers where they keep their overall, gloves, and goggles.
3. (sports pants and top)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. tracksuit
Cuando salgo a correr en invierno, siempre me pongo un buzo.When I go running in the winter, I always wear a tracksuit.
4. (sports cotton top)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
Regionalism used in Paraguay
(Paraguay)
a. sweatshirt
Siempre llevas ese buzo. ¿No puedes ponerte algo diferente?You always wear that sweatshirt. Can't you wear something else?
5. (sweater)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
a. turtleneck
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
No me gusta llevar buzos porque siempre me siento como si me estuvieran estrangulando.I don't like wearing turtlenecks because I always feel like they're choking me.
b. polo neck (United Kingdom)
Los beatniks en la lectura de poesía llevaban buzos negros y estaban fumando cigarrillos.The beatniks at the poetry reading were all wearing black polo necks and smoking cigarettes.
6. (warm clothing)
Regionalism used in Uruguay
(Uruguay)
a. sweater
Le estoy tejiendo un buzo a mi novio.I'm knitting a sweater for my boyfriend.
b. jersey (United Kingdom)
El buzo azul es parte del uniforme.The blue jersey is part of the uniform.
c. jumper (United Kingdom)
Hace frío. Voy a llevarme un buzo.It's cold. I'll take a jumper with me.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(attentive)
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. alert
Escuché un ruido afuera. Manténte buzo.I heard a noise outside. Stay alert.
b. on one's toes
Tenemos que mantenernos buzos para que nadie nos vea.We need to keep on our toes so that no one sees us.
c. sharp
Ponte buzo y reporta cualquier movimiento.Stay sharp and report anything you see.
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buzo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (persona)
a. diver
2. (sudadera)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
a. sweatshirt
3. (chandal)
a. tracksuit
buzo
diver
buzo
(And) (S. Cone) (chándal) tracksuit; (mono) jumpsuit;
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