glutton
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glutton(
gluh
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duhn
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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. (excessive eater)
a. el glotón
(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 glotona
(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).
I use my bike for daily transportation, so I can afford to be a glutton.Yo uso mi bicicleta para el transporte diario, por lo que me puedo permitir ser un glotón.
b. el comilón
(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 comilona
(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).
Paco is a glutton. He doesn't care that the food isn't very good here. He likes it because it's a buffet.Paco es un comilón. No le importa que la comida no es muy buena aquí. Le gusta porque es un bufé.
c. el comelón
(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 comelona
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
When I go to my grandmother's house I become a glutton because of all of her irresistible dishes.Cuando voy a casa de mi abuela me convierto en un comelón por todos sus platillos irresistibles.
2. (one with a great capacity for)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Elena is a glutton for travel. She saves half her income for tickets and hotels.Elena no se cansa de viajar; ahorra la mitad de sus ingresos para pasajes y hoteles.
If you wish to become a researcher, you must be a glutton for study.Si deseas convertirte en investigador, debes ser un estudioso incansable.
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glutton
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (greedy person)
a. el glotón(ona)
(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 glotón(ona)
(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. (fig)
a.
she's a glutton for worknunca se harta de trabajar
3. (fig)
a.
you're a glutton for punishmenteres masoquista
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glutton [ˈɡlʌtn]
noun
glotónonaglotona (m) (f);ona glotona comilónonacomilona (informal) (m) (f);ona comilona
glutton for work trabajadoratrabajadora (m) (f) incansable;a trabajadora glutton for punishment masoquista (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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