geriatric
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geriatric(
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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. (old person)
a. el anciano
(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 anciana
(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).
The majority of my clients are geriatrics.La mayoría de mis clientes son ancianos.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
(old person)
a. el vejestorio
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
Only geriatrics live in that neighborhood.Solo hay vejestorios viviendo en ese barrio.
b. el carcamal
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Geriatrics love to see movies during the day.A los carcamales les encanta ver películas durante el día.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (medicine)
a. geriátrico
The geriatric wing of the hospital is to the right.El ala geriátrica del hospital está a la derecha.
4. (related to old people)
a. anciano
Sean, do you want to play golf with me on my team? - Dad, golf is a geriatric game!Sean, ¿te gustaría jugar al golf conmigo en mi equipo? - Papá, ¡el golf es un juego para ancianos!
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
(related to old people)
a. vejestorio
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
Bill told me I couldn't wear this dress. - He's geriatric. Don't mind him.Bill me dijo que no podía ponerme este vestido. - Es un vejestorio, no le hagas caso.
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geriatric
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medicine)
a. el anciano(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 anciano(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).
2. (fam pej)
a. el vejestorio
(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 vejestorio
(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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (general)
a. geriátrico(a)
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geriatric [ˌdʒerɪˈætrɪk]
adjective
1 geriátrico
geriatric home residencia (f) geriátrica; centro (m) geriátrico; geriatric medicine geriatría (f)
2
geriatric judges jueces que son unos vejestorios
noun
1 (Med) persona (f) mayor
2 vejestorio (informal) (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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