fresca

fresca(
frehs
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kah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (cool time of day)
a. cool
Si queremos evitar el calor, habrá que empezar la caminata temprano con la fresca.If we want to avoid the heat, we'll have to start our hike early in the cool of the morning.
b. fresh air
Por las noches salen al balcón a tomar la fresca.At night, they go out on the balcony to get some fresh air.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(insolent remark)
a. cheek
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Le soltó una fresca a la maestra, por eso la sacó de la clase.She gave the teacher cheek, so she told her to leave the class.
3.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(loose woman)
a. easy girl
Sus vecinas dicen que es una fresca.Her neighbors say she's an easy girl.
Fresca
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
4.
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(beverage)
a. Fresca
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
¿Quieres una Coca-Cola o una Fresca? - Una Fresca, por favor.Do you want a Coke or a Fresca? - A Fresca, please.
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fresca
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (insolencia)
a.
soltarle una fresca o cuatro frescas a alguiento tell somebody a few home truths
2. (pejorative)
a. loose woman
fresca
1
la fresca: saldremos temprano, con la fresca we'll leave early, while it's still cool; we'll leave early, in the cool of the morning; charlaban en la calle, sentados a la fresca they were sitting in the street chatting in the cool air
sestear a la fresca algunos transeúntes bien vestidos paseaban a la fresca, bajo la luz de los faroles Había viejos y chiquillos sentados a la fresca
salir a tomar la fresca to go out for a breath of (fresh) air
2 (insolencia)
decir o soltar cuatro frescas a algn to give sb a lot of cheek (familiar)
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