ghoul
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ghoul(
gul
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mythology)
a. el espíritu maligno
(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).
(evil spirit)
Go to sleep. There's no such thing as a ghoul.Duérmete. Los espíritus malignos no existen.
My cousins told me there's a ghoul that haunts that mausoleum.Mis primos me dijeron que hay un espíritu maligno que ronda ese mausoleo.
b. el demonio necrófago
(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).
(phantom that feasts on the dead)
Why do so many people dress up as ghosts and ghouls on October 31st?¿Por qué tantas personas se disfrazan de fantasmas y demonios necrófagos el 31 de octubre?
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
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)
(ghoulish person)
a. el morboso
(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 morbosa
(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).
Look at all those ghouls slowing down to get a better look at the road traffic accident.Mira como todos esos morbosos reducen la velocidad para ver mejor el accidente de tráfico.
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ghoul
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (evil spirit)
a. el espíritu maligno
(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. (fig)
a. el espíritu macabro
(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).
(morbid person)
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ghoul [ɡuːl]
noun
(malevolent spirit) demonio (m) necrófago; (person) morbosoamorbosa (m) (f);a morbosa
he's a ghoul scientists are slicing and splicing genes with as much surgical fervor as the ghouls who cut and maim animals in laboratories they tend to drop rotting flesh and eyeballs on the carpet. You might expect the creator of these grisly images to be a bit of a ghoul himself
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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