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ramalazo
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ramalazo(
rrah
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mah
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lah
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soh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (blow)
a. lash
El hombre todavía llevaba por la espalda las cicatrices de los ramalgazos que le dieron en el calabozo.The man still bore the scars on his back from the lashes they gave him in the dungeon.
2. (episode)
a. fit
A Deborah le dio un ramalazo de pánico, y todo el cuerpo le comenzó a temblar.Deborah went into a fit of panic, and her whole body began to shake.
3. (weather)
a. gust (wind)
Un ramalazo de viento se llevó el tejado del cobertizo.A gust of wind blew the roof off the shed.
b. blast (rain)
Estaba nublado, y un repentino ramalazo de lluvia nos empapó.It was cloudy, and then a sudden blast of rain soaked us.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(femininity in a male)
a. effeminate tendencies
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)
(plural)
El ramalazo de Jorge no quiere decir que sea gay.Jorge's effeminate tendencies don't mean that he's gay.
5. (pang)
a. stab
Siento un ramalazo de dolor en el estómago.I'm feeling a stab of pain in my stomach.
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ramalazo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
a. giveaway sign
tener ramalazoto be limp-wristed
2. (ataque)
a. fit
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ramalazo
1 (azote) lash
2 [de depresión, locura] fit
me dio un ramalazo de dolor I felt a sudden stab of pain
tener ramalazo to be effeminate
3 (ráfaga) [de viento] gust; [de lluvia] blast
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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