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fantoche

fantoche(
fahn
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toh
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cheh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(boaster)
a. braggart
Marta es muy modesta pero siempre le atraen los fantoches narcisistas.Marta is very modest but she is always attracted to narcissistic braggarts.
b. loudmouth
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Pedro es un típico fantoche que se la pasa jactándose de lo ricos que son sus padres.Pedro is a typical loudmouth bragging about how rich his parents are.
2. (spectacle)
a. sight
Tu hermano parece un fantoche con esa ropa de colores chillones.Your brother is quite the sight in those gaudy clothes.
3. (doll)
a. puppet
Los niños la pasaron muy bien viendo el espectáculo del fantoche.The children had a good time watching the puppet show.
b. marionette
Aún recuerdo el día en que me enteré de que los fantoches eran muñecos que alguien movía desde arriba.I can still remember the day when I found out that marionettes were toys moved by someone from above.
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fantoche
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (títere)
a. puppet
2. (mamarracho)
a. (ridiculous) sight
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fantoche
1 (títere) puppet; marionette
2 (persona) (mediocre) mediocrity; nonentity; (presumido) braggart; loudmouth (familiar)
adjective
puppet
régimen fantoche puppet régime
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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