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carromato
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carromato(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (vehicle drawn by horses)
a. covered wagon
Desde lo alto del risco, el jefe indio divisó una caravana de colonos que cruzaban el valle en sus carromatos.From the top of the crag, the Indian chief sighted a caravan of settlers crossing the valley in their covered wagons.
b. wagon
Por el camino venía un carromato tirado por dos caballos.A wagon drawn by two horses was coming up the road.
2.
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)
(old car)
a. old heap
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Su auto es un carromato. Nadie entiende cómo funciona todavía.Their car is an old heap. No one understands how it can still work.
b. old banger
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
¿Por qué no llevas ese carromato al chatarrero y te compras un coche en condiciones?Why don't you take that old banger to the scrapyard and buy a proper car?
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carromato
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. wagon
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carromato
covered wagon; caravan; gypsy caravan
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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