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goo(
gu
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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)
(sticky substance)
a. el pringue
(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)
, la pringue
(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 black treacly goo had built up on the oven racks.Un pringue negro meloso se había acumulado en las rejillas del horno.
b. la porquería
(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)
Don't come in until you get all the goo off your boots.No entres hasta quitar todo la porquería de tus botas.
c. la mugre
(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)
Why didn't you wash the baby's clothes right? They're still covered in goo.¿Por qué no lavaste bien la ropa del bebé? Todavía está llena de mugre.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(sentimentality)
a. el sentimentalismo
(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)
She writes novels that are unashamed goo.Escribe novelas que no intentan ocultar su sentimentalismo.
b. las cursilerías
(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)
He wrote me a letter full of goo that really put me off him.Me escribió una carta llena de cursilerías que no hizo más que quitarme las ganas de verlo.
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goo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (sticky substance)
a. la pringue
(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)
2. (sentimentality)
a. la cursilería
(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)
b. la cursiladas
(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)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
goo [ɡuː]
noun
1 (substance)
why do you put all that goo on your face? ¿por qué te pones tanto mejunje en la cara?; the rice had turned into a heap of goo el arroz quedó hecho un mazacote
2 (sentimentality) lenguaje (m) sentimental; sentimentalismo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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