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pelotero

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el pelotero, la pelotera(
peh
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loh
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teh
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roh
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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. (sports)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. baseball player (of baseball)
Logré que un par de peloteros me autografiaran el guante de béisbol.I got a couple of baseball players to sign my mitt.
b. footballer (of soccer)
El árbitro entró al campo de fútbol seguido de los peloteros.The referee entered the soccer field, followed by the footballers.
c. ball player
En nuestro equipo de béisbol hay cuatro peloteros lesionados.There are four injured ball players in our baseball team.
2. (sports)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. ball boy (masculine)
Yo fui uno de los peloteros del partido que jugaron Federer y Nadal.I was one of the ball boys in the match between Federer and Nadal.
b. ball girl (feminine)
La pelotera le alcanzó una pelota al portero.The ball girl tossed a ball to the goalie.
3.
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)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(sycophant)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. bootlicker
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)
Ese pelotero le trajo una manzana a la maestra.That bootlicker brought an apple to the teacher.
b. creep
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Eres un pelotero de cuidado! Me estás adulando solo para que te haga un favor.You're such a creep! You're just flattering me to get me to do you a favor.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4.
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)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(adulating)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. fawning
¡No seas tan pelotero! El jefe no te dará un aumento si no te lo mereces.Stop being so fawning! The boss won't give you a raise unless you deserve it.
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pelotero
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (fam pey)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. fawning
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (fam pey)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. creep, crawler
3. (jugador de béisbol)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. baseball player
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peloteroa pelotera
adjective
1 (Latinoamérica) (jugador) ball player; [de fútbol] footballer; [de béisbol] baseball player
2 (lameculos) creep (muy_familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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