A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (fierce animal)
a. wild beast
El jardín estaba habitado por las fieras más extrañas que imaginarse puedan.The garden was inhabited by the strangest wild beasts you could ever imagine.
Los aldeanos intentaron ahuyentar a la fiera con antorchas y palas.The villagers tried to scare off the wild beast with torches and shovels.
b. wild animal
El tigre y las otras fieras que se habían escapado fueron capturadas de nuevo.The tiger and the other wild animals that had escaped were recaptured.
2. (angry person)
a. wild
Se pone como una fiera a la menor crítica.He goes wild at the slightest criticism.
b. furious
Llegó hecha una fiera, gritándole a todo mundo.She was furious when she arrived, yelling at everyone.
3. (aggressive person)
a. dragon
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Es una fiera cuando se trata de defender a sus hijosShe's a dragon when it comes to protecting her children.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(person who excels)
a. beast
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Está mal que yo lo diga, pero soy una fiera jugando al futbol.I shouldn't say this, but I'm a beast when it comes to playing soccer.
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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. (animal)
a. wild animal
estar/ponerse hecho una fierato be/go wild with anger
2. (persona; genial)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. demon
es un fiera jugando al tenishe's a demon tennis player
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1 (Zoología) wild beast; wild animal
como una fiera enjaulada like a caged animal
hecho una fiera
estar hecho una fiera
entró hecha una fiera she came in absolutely furious; ponerse hecho una fiera to be furious; be beside o.s. with rage
2 (Taur) bull
fiera sarda (And) expert; top man
es una fiera para el deporte he's a sports fiend; es un fiera para el trabajo he's a demon for work
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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