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pegote
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pegote(
peh
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goh
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teh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (viscous spill)
a. sticky mess
Por favor, limpia el pegote que dejaste en el mesón de la cocina.Please clean the sticky mess you left on the kitchen counter.
2. (tasteless element or object)
a. eyesore (visual)
Ese mural que pintaron en la pared del colegio es un pegote horroroso.That mural they painted on the school wall is an awful eyesore.
b. gratuitous (adjective)
La película no está mal, pero la escena de la persecución es simplemente un pegote.The movie isn't bad, but the chase scene is just gratuitous.
3. (leech)
a. hanger-on
No me fío de ese pegote; está aquí nada más para aprovechar.I don't trust that hanger-on; he's just here to mooch.
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pegote
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (masa pegajosa)
a. sticky mess
2. (chapucería)
a. botch
3. (mentira)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
tirarse pegotesto tell tall stories, to boast
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pegote
1 (Culin) sticky mess
2
echarse un pegote
tirarse pegotes
to brag (familiar); exaggerate; show off
3 (gorrón) hanger-on
4 (chapuza) botch; (parche) patch
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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