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fleco
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Usage note
This word is often used in the plural in senses 1) and 2).
fleco(
fleh
-
koh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (single filament)
a. thread
Deja que corte ese fleco suelto que asoma bajo tu suéter.Let me cut that hanging thread that's sticking out from under your sweater.
2. (unaddressed issue)
a. loose end
Todavía quedan algunos flecos por resolver. Por ejemplo, ¿quién se encargará de realizar las compras?There are still some loose ends to be solved. For instance, who's going to do the buying?
3. (hairstyle)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. bangs
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Le dije al peluquero que me cortara las puntas del cabello y un poco el fleco.I told the hairdresser to cut the ends of my hair and a bit of my bangs.
b. fringe (United Kingdom)
Tengo que cortarme el fleco. Ya me cubre los ojos.I need to have my fringe cut. It's covering my eyes.
flecos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (ornamental border)
a. fringe
No estoy del todo seguro pero me parece que los jeans con flecos ya no están de moda.I'm not entirely sure but I think jeans with fringe are out of style now.
5. (clothing)
a. frayed edge
Me gustan los flecos en los agujeros de tus jeans.I like the frayed edges of the holes in your jeans.
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fleco
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (adorno)
a. fringe
con flecosfringed
2. (de tela gastada)
a. frayed edge
3. (flequillo)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. fringe
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fleco
1 (México) (flequillo) fringe; bangs
plural
; (p) (EEUU)
2 flecos (adorno) fringe
singular
; (s)
chaqueta larga con flecos y bordados una falda maxi terminada en flecos
una cazadora de ante con flecos a fringed suede jacket
(borde deshilachado) frayed edge
singular
of cloth; (s) (of cloth)
(detalles pendientes) loose ends
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