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trompo

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trompo(
trohm
-
poh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (toy)
a. spinning top
Cuando era pequeño, mi abuelo me hizo un trompo de madera.When I was a little boy, my grandfather made a wooden spinning top for me.
2. (automobile)
a. spin
El coche se deslizó en el hielo e hizo un trompo.The car skidded on the ice and went into a spin.
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trompo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (peonza )
a. spinning top
2. (giro)
a. spin
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trompo
1 (juguete) spinning top
ponerse como un trompo to stuff o.s. (familiar); eat to bursting point
trompo de música humming top
2 (Automóviles) 180 degree turn or skid
dar o hacer un trompo El escocés Alan mcnish ocupó el liderato de la prueba hasta la sexta vuelta, en la que dio un trompo a la entrada de la nueva recta y quedó eliminado El Mercedes (...) rozó el tercer pilar y se empotró en la columna 13. El coche hizo después un trompo.
3 (Dep) spin
4 (Latinoamérica) (desmañado) clumsy person; (bailador) rotten dancer (familiar)
5 (España) (dinero) 1000-peseta note
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