golosina

golosina(
goh
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loh
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (culinary)
a. candy
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mamá, ¿podemos comer golosinas después de la cena?Mom, can we eat candy after dinner?
Comes demasiadas golosinas, Hugo. Eso no es bueno para tus dientes.You eat too much candy, Hugo. That's not good for your teeth.
b. sweet (United Kingdom)
Mi abuela me compró golosinas y chocolates.My grandmother bought me sweets and chocolates.
2. (delicacy)
a. tidbit
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
En algunas culturas, la lengua de vaca es considerada una golosina.Cow tongue is considered a tidbit in some cultures.
b. titbit (United Kingdom)
En esta región, el salmón es una golosina y se come crudo.In this region, salmon is a titbit and is eaten raw.
3. (motivation)
a. incentive
El gobierno le dio una golosina al periodista para obtener su apoyo.The government gave the journalist an incentive to gain his support.
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golosina
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (dulce)
a. sweet (United Kingdom)
b. candy
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (exquisitez)
a. titbit, delicacy
golosina
1 (manjar) titbit; tidbit; (EEUU) dainty; (dulce) sweet; piece of candy; (EEUU)
2 (incentivo) incentive
encandiló al ministro Fraga Iribarne con la golosina del prestigio internacional
3 (bagatela) trifle; (cosa inútil) useless object
4 (deseo) desire; longing; (antojo) fancy
5 (gula) sweet tooth; liking for sweet things; (glotonería) greed
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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