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güey

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güey(
gwehee
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(form of address for a man)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. dude
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Estudiaste para el examen? - Claro, güey. No quiero reprobar.Did you study for the test? - Of course, dude. I don't want to fail.
¡Híjole, güey! Ya te cayó el chahuiztle.Uh-oh, dude! You're in for it now.
b. man
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Apúrate, güey! Vamos a llegar tarde.Hurry up, man! We're gonna be late.
c. mate
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
¡Tranquilo, güey! Solo estaba bromeando.Relax, mate! I was only joking with you.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(man)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. guy
Nunca me cayó bien ese güey.I've never liked that guy.
b. dude
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Te crees lo que dijo ese güey?Can you believe what that dude said?
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(fool)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. idiot
Eres un güey. ¿Cómo se te ocurre publicar esa foto en tu blog?You're an idiot. How could you upload that photo to your blog?
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güey
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (muy fam)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. jerk
b. plonker (United Kingdom)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
2. (general)
a.
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