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pelaje
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pelaje(
peh
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lah
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heh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal hair)
a. fur
Este gorro es así de suave porque está hecho con pelaje de conejo.This cap is so soft because it's made out of rabbit fur.
b. coat
Mi cachorro labrador tiene un pelaje espeso y sedoso.My labrador puppy has a thick and silky coat.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(aspect)
a. look
Voy a llamar a la policía; hay unos hombres de muy mal pelaje rondando la casa.I'm going to call the police; there are some guys with a sketchy look about them prowling about the house.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(ilk)
a. sort
Sus amigos son todos del mismo pelaje: unos holgazanes.His friends are all the same sort: a bunch of bums.
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pelaje
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de gato, oso, conejo)
a. fur
2. (de perro, caballo)
a. coat
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pelaje
1 (Zoología) fur; coat
2 (apariencia)
tenía muy mal pelaje he looked very suspicious o dodgy
la gente que va a esos sitios tienen un pelaje que no me gusta nada
no me gusta nada el pelaje de esa gente I don't like the look of them at all; ¡qué pelaje llevas! pareces un pedigüeño just look at you! you look like a right tramp!; y otros de ese pelaje and others of that ilk; de todo pelaje of every kind
3 (pelo) mop of hair (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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