fairy
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Words labeled “extremely offensive” are profoundly insulting and are used to discriminate or offend.
fairy(
feh
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ri
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (supernatural being)
a. el hada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When I was very young, I thought fireflies were fairies.Cuando era muy joven, pensé que las luciérnagas eran hadas.
2.
A word or phrase that is gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
(homosexual man)
a. el marica
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
Josh was always called a fairy at school but he's now a talented designer.A Josh siempre lo llamaban marica en la escuela pero ahora es un diseñador con talento.
b. el maricón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
There's no way I'm going to that club. It's for fairies!Yo no pienso ir a ese club. ¡Es para maricones!
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fairy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la hada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
fairy godmotherhada madrina
fairy lightslucecitas de colores
fairy story or talecuento m de hadas
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(lie)
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fairy [ˈfɛərɪ]
noun
1 (creature) hada (f)
2 (homosexual) maricón (very_informal) (m); marica (informal) (m)
modifier
fairy cycle (n) bicicleta (f) de niño
fairy footsteps (n) pasos (m) ligeros
fairy godmother (n) hada (f) madrina
fairy lights (n) bombillas (f) de colorines
fairy queen (n) reina (f) de las hadas
fairy story fairy tale (n) cuento (m) de hadas; (lie) cuento (m); patraña (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "fairy"
Here are the most popular phrases with "fairy." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
fairy-tale
de cuento de hadas
fairy tale
el cuento de hadas
fairy godmother
el hada madrina
tooth fairy
el Ratoncito Pérez
fairy lights
las guirnaldas de luces
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