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gob

gob(
gab
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(lump)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el pegote
(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).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I stepped on a gob of chewing gum.Pisé un pegote de chicle.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(mouth) (United Kingdom)
a. la bocaza
(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).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
He never stops running his gob.Nunca deja de irse de bocaza.
b. la pico
(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).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Shut your gob! You don't know what you're talking about.¡Cierra el pico! No sabes de qué hablas.
c. la jeta
(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).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Sam got punched right in the gob.Sam recibió un puñetazo justo en la jeta.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(spit) (United Kingdom)
a. el escupitajo
(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).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
That's disgusting! You just dropped a gob on the floor.¡Guácala! Dejaste caer un escupitajo en el piso.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(US Navy sailor)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el marinero
(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).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
That gob over there just got back from Japan.Ese marinero de allá acaba de regresar de Japón.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to spit) (United Kingdom)
a. escupir
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
He gobbed on her face.Le escupió en la cara.
b. echar un lapo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Nico gobbed on his food to claim it.Nico echó un lapo en su comida para reclamarla.
c. echar un pollo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I had a cold and gobbed into the sink.Estaba constipado y eché un pollo en el lavabo.
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gob
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (very fam)
a. el pico
(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).
(M)
(mouth)
shut your gob!¡cierra el pico!
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. escupir, echar lapos (spit)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
gob [ɡɒb]
noun
1 (spit) salivazo (m)
2 (Britain) (mouth) bocaza (informal) (f)
transitive verb
(Britain) escupir
intransitive verb
(Britain) escupir
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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