goloso

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goloso(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (fond of sweet things)
a. sweet-toothed
Guillermina es muy golosa y le encanta el chocolate.Guillermina is really sweet-toothed and she loves chocolate.
b. with a sweet tooth
Esta pastelería hará las delicias de cualquier persona golosa.Anyone with a sweet tooth will love this cake shop.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Mi abuela es muy golosa.My granny has a real sweet tooth.
¿Dos chocolatinas? ¡Qué goloso eres!Two chocolate bars? What a sweet tooth you have!
2. (desirable)
a. appealing
Lo de pasar un año dando la vuelta al mundo es una idea de veras golosa.The idea of spending a year traveling around the world is certainly an appealing one.
b. attractive
Se trata de una oferta tan golosa que sencillamente no puedes rechazarla.It's such an attractive offer that you just can't turn it down.
3. (toothsome)
a. inviting
Los bocadillos se veían muy golosos.The snacks looked very inviting.
b. appetizing
¡Qué goloso platillo preparaste!You made a very appetizing dish!
4. (voracious)
a. gluttonous
Está muy flaco a pesar de lo goloso que es.He's very skinny despite being so gluttonous.
b. greedy
Qué hombre tan goloso. Siempre está comiendo.What a greedy man. He's always eating.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
5. (person who likes sweet things)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Mi padre es un goloso y siempre está haciendo pasteles.My father has a sweet tooth and is always making cakes.
A los golosos les va a encantar esta repostería.This confectionery will delight anyone with a sweet tooth.
6. (excessive eater)
a. glutton
Ese goloso se acabó toda la comida.That glutton finished all the food.
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goloso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. sweet-toothed
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (general)
a. sweet-toothed person
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goloso
adjective
1 (de lo dulce) sweet-toothed
2 greedy
3 (apetecible) attractive; inviting
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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