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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (cleaning tool)
a. feather duster
La estantería estaba llena de polvo así que le pasé el plumero.The bookcase was really dusty so I went over it with a feather duster.
2. (decoration)
a. plume of feathers
Del cierre del bolso colgaba un plumero de colores vivos.A colorful plume of feathers hung from the bag's zipper.
3. (holder for pens)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. penholder (cup)
Tira las plumas que no sirven porque en el plumero no caben más.Throw away the pens that are no good because the penholder is full.
b. pencil case (case)
En el plumero guardo goma de borrar, lápices de colores y sacapuntas.I keep an eraser, a sharpener, and colored pencils in my pencil case.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. feather duster
2. (fam fig)
se le ve el plumeroyou can see through him
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1 (para limpiar) feather duster
2 (adorno) plume
3 (penacho) bunch of feathers
se le ve el plumero you can see what his game is (familiar)
4 (portaplumas) penholder
5 (estuche) pencil case
6 (And) (fontanero) plumber
7 (S. Cone) (borla) powder puff
(homosexual) camp
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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