el pavo
-the turkey
See the entry for pavo.


el pavo, la pava(
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. (animal)
a. turkey
Jorge cría pavos en su granja.Jorge raises turkeys on his farm.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
a. silly
El concierto estaba lleno de adolescentes pavos.The concert was full of silly teenagers.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (fam pey)
a. wet, drippy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (ave)
a. turkey
pavo realpeacock, peahen
3. (fam pey)
a. drip
1 (Ornitología) turkey
comer pavo to be a wallflower at a dance; (at a dance) (Latinoamérica) to be disappointed
estar en la edad del pavo to be at an awkward age
ir de pavo (Latinoamérica) to travel free; get a free ride
tener mucho pavo to blush a lot
tener un pavo encima
esta niña tiene un pavo encima que no se aclara it looks like she'll never grow out of being a giggling teenager
tiene tal pavo encima que es incapaz ni de contestar cuando le preguntan a ver si espabila con la edad y se le quita el pavo que tiene encima
subírsele el pavo a algn
se le subió el pavo he went bright red
pavo real peacock
2 (España) (tonto) silly thing; idiot
3 (moneda) five-peseta coin
4 (primo) sucker (muy_familiar)
5 (Chile) (polizón) stowaway
6 (And) (cometa) large kite
7 (And) (espadón) big shot (familiar); (sospechoso) evil-looking person
8 (Caribe) (reprimenda) telling-off (familiar)
9 (hombre) bloke (muy_familiar); (Caribe) (joven) youngster; kid (familiar)
10 (síndrome de abstinencia) cold turkey (familiar)
¡no seas pavo! don't be silly!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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