el sargento
-the sergeant
See the entry for sargento.

sargento

el sargento, la sargento(
sahr
-
hehn
-
toh
)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (military)
a. sergeant
El sargento dio la orden de romper filas.The sergeant ordered his men to fall out.
2. (police officer)
a. sergeant
Tras varios años de servicio en el cuerpo de policía, ascendió a sargento.After several years' service in the police force, he was promoted to sergeant.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(authoritarian person)
a. dictator
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mi abuela era una auténtica sargento. Nos tenía a todos a raya.My grandmother was a real dictator. She kept a tight rein on all of us.
b. tyrant
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No soy un sargento; solo quiero que todo esté perfecto.I'm not a tyrant; I just want everything to be perfect.
Mi jefe es un sargento. Se pasa el día mangoneándonos.My boss is a tyrant. He won't stop bossing us around all day.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
sargento
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (military)
a. sergeant
2. (fam pey)
a. dictator, little Hitler
3. (herramienta)
a. small clamp
sargento
1 (Mil) sergeant
sargento de primera [de tierra] staff sergeant; [de aire] flight sergeant
staff sergeant. Graduación militar. En el Ejército de Tierra británico equivale a la española [sargento de primera;] en la Aviación estadounidense, a [cabo primero.] flight sergeant. Graduación del Ejército del Aire británico equivalente en el español a [sargento de primera.] Debe traducirse así.
2 (mandón) bossy person
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Examples
Machine Translators
Translate el sargento using machine translators
See Machine Translations
Want to Learn Spanish?
Spanish learning for everyone. For free.
SpanishDict Premium
Have you tried it yet? Here's what's included:
Cheat sheets
No ads
Learn offline on iOS
Fun phrasebooks
Learn Spanish faster
Support SpanishDict