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compadre

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compadre(
kohm
-
pah
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dreh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (religious, relating to someone's role with one's own children)
a. son's godfather
Salió a tomar algo con su compadre.He went out for a drink with his son's godfather.
b. daughter's godfather
Hace tiempo que no vi a mi compadre.It's ages since I saw my daughter's godfather.
2. (religious, relating to one's role with other people's children)
a. godson's father
¿Cuándo fue la última vez que vimos al compadre?When was the last time we saw our godson's father?
b. goddaughter's father
Voy a llamar al compadre y decirle que se pase a vernos un día.I'm going to call our goddaughter's father and tell him to come by and see us one day.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(friend)
a. buddy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Voy a salir con mis compadres este viernes por la noche.I'm going out with my buddies on Friday night.
b. mate
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Me divertí con mis compadres en el partido de fútbol.I had a good time with my mates at the football match.
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compadre
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (colloquial)
a. mate (United Kingdom)
b. buddy
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
compadre
1 (padrino) godfather
2 especialmente (Latinoamérica) (amigo) friend; pal (familiar); buddy (familiar); especialmente (EEUU) (en oración directa) friend
3 (S. Cone) (jactancioso) braggart; loudmouth; (engreído) show-off (familiar); (matón) bully
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