fruitcake
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fruitcake(
frut
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keyk
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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. (culinary)
a. el pastel de frutas
(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).
I know I'm in the minority, but I really love fruitcake. Especially if it's homemade.Sé que soy parte de la minoría, pero a mí de verdad me gusta el pastel de frutas. Especialmente si es casero.
Ugh, this fruitcake is so hard you could use it as a doorstop.Puaj, este pastel de frutas está tan duro que podría servir de tope para la puerta.
b. el pastel navideño
(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).
Oh great! You brought a fruitcake, too?¡Ay Dios! ¿Tú también trajiste un pastel navideño?
c. el pan dulce
(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).
(River Plate)
This is a really delicious fruitcake.Este pan dulce está realmente delicioso.
d. el plumcake
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
My mother has a great recipe for fruitcake.Mi madre tiene una receta buenísima para el plumcake.
e. el fruit cake
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Oh no! I burned the fruitcake!¡Ay no! ¡Se me quemó el fruit cake!
2. (eccentric person)
a. el chiflado
(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).
, la chiflada
(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).
Your brother is such a fruitcake, but he's kind of cute.Tu hermano es un chiflado, pero de cierto modo es guapo.
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fruitcake
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el bizcocho de frutas
(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).
2. (colloquial)
a. chiflado(a) (mad person)
b. el chalado(a)
(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).
la chalado(a)
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
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fruitcake [ˈfruːtkeɪk]
noun
1 (Cookery) tarta (f) de frutas
2 (eccentric person) chifladoachiflada (informal) (m) (f);a chiflada
This woman is a real fruitcake. She goes to garage sales and buys all the leftover clothes, then goes up to people's doors and says, Here, Elvis Presley wants you to have this coat
he's as nutty as a fruitcake está más loco que una cabra (informal); está loco de atar (informal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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