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peto
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peto(
peh
-
toh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (front part of a garment)
a. bib
El niño había manchado de helado el peto de su pantalón.The child had ice cream stains on the bib of his pants.
2. (clothing)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. overalls (plural)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El jardinero llevaba puesto un peto vaquero porque es cómodo y resistente.The gardener was wearing denim overalls because they are comfortable and hard-wearing.
b. dungarees (plural) (United Kingdom)
Los tirantes del peto tenían forma de X en la espalda.The shoulder straps of the dungarees formed an X-shape at the back.
3. (part of armor)
a. breastplate
El peto que llevaba el guerrero hizo que la lanza rebotara en su cuerpo.The breastplate the warrior was wearing deflected the spear from his body.
4. (bullfighting)
a. protective covering (for horse)
El asta del toro no atravesó al caballo gracias a que llevaba puesto un peto.The bull's horn didn't go into the horse because it was wearing a protective covering.
5. (sports)
a. chest guard
Hay deportes en los que necesitas ponerte un peto para protegerte.In some sports you need to wear a chest guard to protect you.
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peto
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de prenda)
a. bib
2. (de armadura)
a. breastplate
3. (sports)
a. breastguard
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peto
[de falda] bodice; [de pantalón] bib; (Mil) breastplate; (Taur) horse's padding
(pantalones con) peto dungarees
plural
; (p)
overalls
plural
; (p) (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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