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el forro
-the lining
See the entry for forro.
él/ella/usted forró
-he/she/you covered
Preteriteél/ella/ustedconjugation offorrar.

forro

forro(
foh
-
rroh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (covering)
a. lining (of clothing)
La chaqueta negra me encanta, pero no me gusta que tenga forro rojo.I like the black jacket, but I don't like that it has a red lining.
b. upholstery (of a seat)
Alguien quemó el forro de la silla con un cigarrillo.Somebody burnt the upholstery of the chair with a cigarette.
c. cover (of a book)
El forro de cuero del libro estaba viejo y gastado.The leather cover of the book was old and worn.
d. jacket (of a book)
Hice el forro del libro con papel de envoltorio que tenía de sobra.I made the book jacket using gift wrap I had left over.
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(contraceptive) (River Plate)
a. condom
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Fui a la farmacia a comprar forros.I went to the pharmacy and bought condoms.
b. rubber
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El forro se rompió antes de que me viniera.The rubber broke before I came.
c. johnny
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
No vamos a tener sexo sin forro.We're not having sex without a johnny.
3. (bicycle wheel)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. tire
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mi bicicleta tiene un forro pinchado.My bicycle has a flat tire.
b. tyre (United Kingdom)
El forro de adelante de mi bicicleta está gastado.The front tyre of my bicycle is bald.
4.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(anatomy)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. foreskin
Yo no estoy circuncidado; todavía tengo el forro.I'm not circumcised; I still have my foreskin.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(attractive woman)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. stunner
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡La novia de Pablo es un forro! - Sí. Creo que trabaja como modelo.Pablo's girlfriend is a stunner! - Yes. I think she works as a model.
6. (cheat)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
a. swindle
Ojalá nunca hubiera entrado a esa partida de póquer. Me metieron un verdadero forro.I wish I hadn't joined that poker game. It was a real swindle.
b. fraud
Leo jugó usando dados cargados y nadie sospechó de su forro.Leo was using loaded dice and nobody noticed the fraud.
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
7.
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)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(mean person)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
a. asshole
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)
¿Fuiste al recital sin avisarme? Sos un forro.You went to the concert without me? You're an asshole.
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forro
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de libro)
a. cover
2. (de ropa)
a. lining
3. (de asiento)
a. upholstery
4. (colloquial)
a.
¡ni por el forro!no way!
tela de forrolining material
forro polarfleece jacket
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forro
1 (gen) lining; [de libro] cover; (Automóviles) upholstery
con forro de piel fur-lined
ni por el forro not in the least; not a bit
no nos parecemos ni por el forro we are not in the least alike; we are not a bit alike
limpiar el forro a algn (Latinoamérica) to bump sb off (muy_familiar)
pasarse algo por el forro de las narices not to give a damn about sth (familiar); not to give a toss about sth (muy_familiar)
forro acolchado padded lining
forro polar fleece; Polartec;&trade
2 (Técnica) (gen) lining; [de tubería] lagging
forro de freno (Automóviles) brake lining
3 (S. Cone) (preservativo) rubber (familiar); condom
4 (Chile) [de bicicleta] tyre; tire; (EEUU)
5 (Latinoamérica) (fraude) swindle; fraud
6 (S. Cone) (talento) aptitude
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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