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tonel
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tonel
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (keg)
a. barrel
En la bodega guardan miles de toneles de madera llenos de vino.They keep thousands of wooden barrels full of wine in the wine cellar.
b. cask
Estos toneles están hechos con roble.These casks are made of oak.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(fat person)
a. fatty
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Ahora, mis antiguas compañeras de clase y yo estamos todas hechas unos toneles.These days, my former classmates and I are all fatties.
b. butterball
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mi compañera engordó tanto que ahora parece un tonel.My workmate put on so much weight that she looks a real butterball.
c. tubby
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(adjective)
Mario está hecho un tonel porque tiene un problema de tiroides.Mario has become really tubby because of a thyroid problem.
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tonel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (recipiente)
a. barrel
estar/ponerse como un tonelto be/become (like) an elephant o a whale
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tonel
1 (barril) barrel; cask
2 (persona) fat lump (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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