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macizo
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macizo(
mah
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see
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soh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (firm)
a. solid
Se construyó un muro macizo al frente de la casa.A solid wall was built in front of the house.
2. (robust)
a. sturdy
Fernanda es alta y maciza.Fernanda is tall and sturdy.
b. well built
Javier está muy macizo por el ejercicio.Javier looks very well built because of all the exercise he does.
c. burly
Dos hombres macizos acompañaban al presidente.Two burly men accompanied the president.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(attractive)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. hunky
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Brad es el hombre más macizo que conozco.Brad is the hunkiest man I know.
b. hot
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Para mí es uno de los actores más macizos que hay.I think he's one of the hottest actors.
c. gorgeous
Todos mis amigos dicen que María está maciza.All my friends say María is gorgeous.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
4. (geology)
a. massif
Escribe su tesis sobre la composición de los macizos rocosos.He's writing his thesis on the composition of rocky massifs.
5. (mountainous area)
a. massif
Tenemos la intención de hacer senderismo en el macizo oriental de los Picos de Europa.We intend to go rambling in the eastern massif of the Picos de Europa.
6. (cluster of plants)
a. clump
Había un macizo de flores de colores en el centro del jardín.There was a clump of flowers of different colors in the middle of the garden.
7. (architecture)
a. solid area
La proporción de macizos y vanos de este edificio es muy elegante.The proportion of solid areas to openings in this building is very elegant.
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macizo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. solid
2. (colloquial)
a.
estar macizoto be hunky
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (geography)
a. massif
macizo de rosasrose bed
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macizo
adjective
1 (no hueco) solid
una mesa de roble macizo a solid oak table; macizo de gente solid with people
2 (fuerte) [+objeto] solidly made; [+persona] stout; well-built
3 (grande) massive
4 (atractivo) gorgeous (familiar)
está maciza she's gorgeous (familiar)
La criadita, que está maciza como ella sola, seduce a Naschy
1 (Geografía) massif
2 [de plantas] clump
3 (Archit) [de pared] stretch; section of a wall; (of a wall) [de edificios] group
4 (masa) mass
5 (Automóviles) solid tyre; solid tire; (EEUU)
adverb
(Centroamérica) (México) quickly; fast
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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