An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (wrinkled)
a. furrowed
Me quedé mirando las cejas levantadas y el ceño fruncido del anciano.I kept staring at the old man's raised eyebrows and furrowed brow.
2. (pleated)
a. gathered
La blusa que compré tiene las mangas fruncidas.The blouse I bought has gathered sleeves.
3. (prim)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. affected
Mi tío es un hombre fruncido. Siempre intenta mostrar que es más refinado que nosotros.My uncle is an affected man. He always tries to show that he's more refined than the rest of us.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
4. (sewing)
a. gathers (plural)
Le pedí al sastre que le quite el fruncido a la falda.I asked the tailor to remove the gathers on the skirt.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (tela)
a. gathered
con el ceño fruncidowith a frown, frowning
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (en tela)
a. gathering
1 (Cos) [+tela] gathered
2 (S. Cone) (remilgado) prudish; demure; (afectado) affected
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