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coscorrón
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coscorrón(
kohs
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koh
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rrohn
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(light blow to the head)
a. bump on the head
¡Menudo coscorrón! ¿Te has hecho daño?That was quite a bump on the head! Are you OK?
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Mi padre estaba tan enojado que empezó a darse coscorrones en la pared.My father was so annoyed that he started banging his head on the wall.
Al levantarme, me di un coscorrón en una viga baja.When I stood up, I bumped my head on a low beam.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(knuckle tap)
a. clout over the head
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Cuando era niño, el maestro me dañó el oído al darme un coscorrón.When I was a little boy, the teacher damaged my hearing by giving me a clout over the head.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Mi madre se quejó al director porque el profe de química me dio un coscorrón.My mother complained to the principal because the chemistry teacher had smacked me over the head.
Hace unos años los profesores daban coscorrones a los malos estudiantes.Years ago, teachers used to clout naughty students over the head.
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coscorrón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. bump on the head
se dio un coscorrónhe bumped his head
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coscorrón
1 (golpe) bump on the head
2 (contratiempo) setback; knock
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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