engreído
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engreído(
ehng
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greh
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doh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (cocky)
a. conceited
La cantante se volvió engreída y egocéntrica cuando alcanzó la fama.The singer became conceited and egocentric when she became famous.
b. bigheaded
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Marcos es engreído y arrogante. Siempre habla sobre sí mismo.Marcos is bigheaded and arrogant. He always talks about himself.
c. vain
No debes ser tan engreído como para pensar que todos están hablando de ti.You shouldn't be so vain as to think that everyone is talking about you.
2. (loving)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. affectionate
Diana es muy engreída y le encanta dar abrazos.Diana is very affectionate and loves giving hugs.
3. (pampered)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. spoiled
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Tatiana es engreída, como muchos hijos de padres ricos.Tatiana is spoiled, just like many other children with rich parents.
b. spoilt (United Kingdom)
Mis abuelos siempre me daban regalos, lo que me hacía sentir muy engreída.My grandparents always gave me presents, which made me me feel very spoilt.
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).
4. (vain person)
a. conceited person
Si no fueras un engreído, no estarías vanagloriándote.If you weren't a conceited person, you wouldn't be boasting.
b. bighead
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Jamás escucharás a un engreído como Lisandro hacer una autocrítica.You'll never hear self-criticism coming from a bighead like Lisandro.
5. (pampered person)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. spoiled brat
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Muchos engreídos son hijos únicos.Many spoiled brats happen to be only children.
b. spoilt brat (United Kingdom)
Emanuel es un engreído. Está acostumbrado a que le cumplan los caprichos.Emanuel is a spoilt brat. He's used to having his every whim indulged.
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engreído
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. conceited, full of one's own importance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. conceited person
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engreídoa engreída
adjective
1 (vanidoso) vain; stuck-up (familiar)
2 (Latinoamérica) (afectuoso) affectionate; (mimado) spoiled; spoilt
bighead (familiar); spoiled brat
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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