fu

fu(
foo
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
1. (used to express disgust)
a. ugh
¡Fu! Esta leche apesta. Tienes que tirarla.Ugh! This milk smells bad. You need to throw it away.
2. (used to imitate a cat's hiss)
a. hiss
El gato hizo fu y el perro salió corriendo.The cat went hiss and the dog ran away.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(killjoy)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. party pooper
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(noun)
¿Puedes bajar el volumen? - Vamos, Carlos. ¡No seas fu!Can you turn the volume down? - Come on, Carlos. Don't be a party pooper!
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(of poor quality)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. shoddy
Ahora no tengo mucho dinero, así que solamente me puedo comprar ropa fu.I don't have much money now, so I can only afford shoddy clothes.
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fu
[de gato] spit; hiss
ni fu ni fa (ni una cosa ni otra) neither one thing or the other
setenta y tantos folios, un relato algo extenso, eso es todo, no hay que darle vueltas, tal como está el argumento no vas a poder hincharlo demasiado, de modo que desde el punto de vista de la longitud va a quedar una cosa que ni fu ni fa, impublicable autonomamente
(ni bonito ni feo) so-so
trajes y chalecos, tejidos aterciopelados con algún que otro estampado y muy bonitos nikies sin mangas con estampados, camisas que ni fu ni fa No sabe no contesta, que en cristiano significa peché-peché, ni fu ni fa
interjection
ugh!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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