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porrón
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Usage note
This word must be preceded by the indefinite article in the sense shown in 2).
porrón(
poh
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rrohn
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(pain)
a. slow (adjective)
Andrés es un porrón pero no es mala persona y es trabajador.Andres is slow, but he's not a bad person, and he works hard.
b. stupid (adjective)
¡Eres un porrón! ¿Es que no te enteras de nada?You're stupid! Don't you get anything?
2. (container of beer)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
a. bottle of beer
Me bebí seis porrones y ahora me siento mareado.I drank six bottles of beer, and now I feel dizzy.
3. (pitcher with a long spout)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. porron
Los lugareños bebían el vino tinto directamente del porrón de cristal que se pasaban unos a otros.The locals were drinking red wine straight from the glass porron that they were passing around.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(large amount)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. loads
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(plural)
Necesito comprar un porrón de cosas antes del viaje.I need to buy loads of things before the trip.
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porrón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vasija)
a. glass wine jar used for drinking wine from its long spout
2. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
un porrón deloads of
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porrón
1 (recipiente) jar with a long spout for drinking from
2
un porrón de loads of (familiar); la película me gustó un porrón the film is the business (familiar); esa tía me gusta un porrón I fancy the pants off her (familiar)
3 (Arg) [de cerveza] bottle of beer
porrón
adjective
(lerdo) slow; stupid; (soso) dull; (torpe) sluggish;
porrón
(Ornitología) pochard
porrón moñudo tufted duck
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