el jabón
-the soap
See the entry for jabón.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (cleaning product)
a. soap
Lavarse las manos con agua y jabón sigue siendo lo mejor para evitar infecciones.Washing your hands with water and soap is still the best way to avoid infections.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Southern Cone)
a. fright
Ver la sangre en el suelo le pegó jabón.The sight of blood on the floor gave her a fright.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. soap
2. (fam fig)
dar jabón a alguiento soft-soap somebody
jabón de afeitarshaving soap
jabón líquidoliquid soap
jabón de tocadortoilet soap
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1 (para lavar) soap
una pastilla de jabón a bar of soap
no es lo mismo jabón que hilo negro (And) (Caribe) they're as different as chalk and cheese
jabón de afeitar shaving soap
jabón de olor toilet soap
jabón de sastre tailor's chalk; French chalk
jabón de tocador toilet soap
jabón en escamas soapflakes
jabón en polvo soap powder; washing powder; (powdered) laundry detergent; (EEUU)
jabón líquido liquid soap
2 (adulación) flattery
dar jabón a algn to soft-soap sb
3 (reprimenda)
dar un jabón a algn to tell sb off
4 (Caribe) (S. Cone) (México) (susto) fright; scare
agarrarse un jabón to get a fright
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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