el loquero
-the shrink
See the entry for loquero.

loquero

el loquero, la loquera(
loh
-
keh
-
roh
)
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
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(profession)
a. shrink
Gabriel está yendo con un loquero porque se sentía muy deprimido.Gabriel is seeing a shrink because he was feeling very depressed.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(psychiatric nurse)
a. nurse
La loquera pasó a las habitaciones a repartir los medicamentos.The nurse went by the rooms to hand out the pills.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(psychiatric institution)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
a. loony bin
Bertha se internó en el loquero para combatir sus fobias.Bertha went into a loony bin to combat her phobias.
b. madhouse
Internaron al pobre señor en el loquero en contra de su voluntad.The poor man was committed to a madhouse against his will.
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loquero
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (manicomio)
a. loony-bin, madhouse
2. (alboroto)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. commotion, uproar
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loqueroa loquera
(enfermero) psychiatric nurse
loquero
1 (Arg) (bullicio) row; racket
2 (S. Cone) (manicomio)
esta oficina es un loquero this office is a madhouse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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