el picaflor
-the hummingbird
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picaflor

picaflor(
pee
-
kah
-
flohr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (animal)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. hummingbird
Un pequeño picaflor anda revoloteando alrededor de la orquídea.A little hummingbird is fluttering around the orchid.
En el jardín hay un picaflor alimentándose de las flores.There's a hummingbird in the garden feeding on the flowers.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(philanderer)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. womanizer
¡Eres un picaflor! Te vi coqueteando con al menos seis mujeres en la fiesta.You're such a womanizer! I saw you flirting with at least six women at the party.
b. Don Juan
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Martín es un picaflor y no quiere iniciar una relación seria.Martin is a Don Juan and doesn't want to be in a relationship.
c. flirt
Alicia, ¿conoces a Leandro? - Sí. ¡Ese picaflor sedujo a todas mis amigas!Alicia, do you know Leandro? - Yes. That flirt hit on all my friends!
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picaflor
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (ave)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. hummingbird
2. (persona)
a. flirt
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picaflor
(Latinoamérica)
1 (Ornitología) hummingbird
2 (tenorio) ladykiller (familiar); Don Juan; (mariposón) flirt; (amante) lover; boyfriend
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