gorilla
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gorilla(
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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. (animal)
a. el gorila
(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 gorila
(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).
She is one of the few people who have studied gorillas in the wild.Ella es una de las pocas personas que han estudiado los gorilas en su hábitat natural.
2. (violent-looking man)
a. el gorila
(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 had to get past the gorilla of a security guard.Tuvimos que hacer que el guardia de seguridad, que era un gorila, nos dejara pasar.
b. el matón
(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).
The drug baron went everywhere with his gorillas in tow.El capo de la droga iba a todas partes acompañado de sus matones.
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gorilla
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el gorila
(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).
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gorilla [ɡəˈrɪlə]
noun
1 (Zool) gorila (m)
2 (thug) gorila (m)
...the guy left in the room with the gorilla who's about to beat him up ...the gorilla who has kidnapped his girlfriend
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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