goober
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goober(
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buhr
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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.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(nut)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el maní
(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).
We snacked on goobers and raisins during our hiking trip.En la excursión comimos un tentempié de maníes y pasas.
b. el cacahuete
(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).
I prefer goobers to almonds.Prefiero los cacahuetes a las almendras.
c. el cacahuate
(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).
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
(Nicaragua)
We ate salted goobers at the baseball game.Comimos cacahuates salados durante el partido de béisbol.
2. (botany)
a. el maní
(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).
We are going to try to grow goobers on our farm this year.Este año, vamos a tratar de cultivar maníes en nuestra chacra.
b. el cacahuete
(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).
It didn't rain very much this year and all of our goobers died.No llovió mucho este año y todos nuestros cacahuetes murieron.
c. el cacahuate
(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).
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
(Nicaragua)
The majority of our nation's goobers are grown in the South.La mayoría de los cacahuetes en esta nación se cultivan en el sur.
3.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(foolish person)
a. el tonto
(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 tonta
(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).
It still surprises me that they'd give a goober like John so much responsibility.Todavía me sorprende que le dieran tantas responsabilidades a un tonto como John.
b. el bobo
(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 boba
(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).
That poor goober didn't realize we were playing a trick on hiim.Ese pobre bobo no se dio cuenta de que lo estábamos engañando.
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