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crío

el crío, la cría(
kree
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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).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (youngster)
a. kid
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Los críos se sentaban sobre el regazo de Papá Noel y le pedían un regalo de Navidad.The kids sat on Santa's lap and told him what they wanted for Christmas.
b. child
No tuve la oportunidad de aprender a andar en bicicleta cuando era un crío.I didn't have the opportunity to learn how to ride a bike when I was a child.
c. baby
Mañana voy al bautismo del crío de mi prima.Tomorrow I'm going my cousin's baby's baptism.
d. boy (masculine)
Los tres críos de los Aranda son buenos jugadores de fútbol.The three Aranda boys are great soccer players.
e. girl (feminine)
Jorgelina les enseñó a las crías a trenzarse el cabello.Jorgelina taught the girls how to braid their hair.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
(immature person)
a. baby
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Eres un crío! ¿Cuándo vas a aprender a hacer las cosas por tu cuenta?You are such a baby! When are you going to learn to do things for yourself?
b. child
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No seas crío, abuelo. Por favor, toma tu medicina ahora.Stop being a child, Grandpa. Please, take your medication now.
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crío
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (niño)
a. kid
esperan el crío para diciembrethe baby is due in December
mi abuelo está hecho un críomy grandfather doesn't look his age at all
¡no seas crío!don't be such a baby!, don't be so childish!
críoa cría
kid (familiar); child; little brat (familiar)
¡no seas crío! grow up!; don't be such a baby!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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