güero
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “huero.”
güero(
gweh
-
roh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(golden-haired)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. fair-haired
Mi madre es güera, pero yo soy morocha.My mother is fair-haired, but I'm a brunette.
b. blond (masculine)
El carro es del hombre güero que está sentado allí.That car belongs to the blond man sitting over there.
c. blonde (feminine)
Mi hija es la niña güera hablando con la pelirroja.My daughter is the blonde girl talking to the redhead.
2. (putrid)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. bad
Me descompuse porque comí una manzana güera.I got sick because I ate a bad apple.
b. rotten
Estos tomates están güeros; no podemos comerlos.These tomatoes are rotten; we can't eat them.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(golden-haired person)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. blond (masculine)
Los niños jamás habían visto a un güero y me preguntaron si mi cabello era de oro.The children had never seen a blond before, and asked me if my hair was made of gold.
b. blonde (feminine)
Daniel está en pareja con una güera alta de Suecia.Daniel is dating a tall blonde from Sweden.
c. fair-haired man (masculine)
Nunca estuve en pareja con un güero. Todos mis novios fueron morochos.I never dated a fair-haired man. All my boyfriends had brown hair.
d. fair-haired woman (feminine)
Buscamos a una güera que haga de Marilyn Monroe en la obra.We are looking for a fair-haired woman to play Marilyn Monroe in the play.
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güero
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. blond, f blonde, fair-haired
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güero
huero
adjective
(Centroamérica) (México) (rubio) blond(e); fair; (de tez) fair; light-skinned;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "güero"
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¿Qué onda, güero?
What's up, blondie?
chile güero
banana pepper
güero chulo
cute blond
güero loco
crazy blond guy
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