fatuo
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fatuo(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (innane)
a. fatuous
Ángel demostró ser fatuo e ignorante al no aceptar el trato que le ofrecieron.By not accepting the deal, Angel proved to be fatuous and ignorant.
b. foolish
Solo una persona fatua podría creerse tales mentiras.Only a foolish person would swallow such lies.
2.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(vain)
a. conceited
Mariano era un hombre fatuo al que jamás le importó disimular su arrogancia.Mariano was a conceited man who made no effort to disguise his arrogance.
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).
3. (innane person)
a. fool
¡Fatuos! No saben lo que se están perdiendo.Fools! They don't know what they're missing.
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fatuo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (necio)
a. fatuous, foolish
2. (engreído)
a. conceited
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
fatuo
adjective
1 (necio) fatuous
2 (vanidoso) conceited
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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