el ladrón
-the thief
See the entry for ladrón.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (someone who steals)
a. thief
Un ladrón se robó mi maletín.A thief stole my suitcase.
b. robber
El ladrón se escapó con un millón de dólares en efectivo.The robber got away with a million dollars in cash.
c. burglar (from a building)
Un ladrón robó la tienda de joyería del centro comercial.A burglar robbed the jewelry store in the mall.
2. (electrical)
a. adapter
Necesito un ladrón para conectar varios aparatos en la cocina.I need an adapter to connect several appliances in the kitchen.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (given to stealing)
a. thieving
El candidato acusó al presidente actual de ser un político ladrón.The candidate accused the current president of being a thieving politician.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. thieving
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (persona)
a. thief
3. (de bancos)
a. robber
4. (de casas)
a. burglar
ladrón de guante blancogentleman burglar o thief
5. (para varios enchufes)
a. adapter
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ladrónona ladrona
¡al ladrón! stop thief!
ladrón de corazones ladykiller
ladrón/ona de guante blanco white-collar criminal
(Electricidad y Eléctronica) adaptor
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