groovy
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groovy(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(cool)
a. estupendo
We're planning to go to the beach tomorrow. - Groovy! I'll come along.Estamos pensando ir a la playa mañana. - ¡Estupendo! Yo me apunto.
b. bárbaro
The party was groovy, and it went on until six in the morning.La fiesta estuvo bárbara y no acabó hasta las seis de la madrugada.
c. chévere
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I was very jealous because she always hung out with really groovy people.A mí ella me daba mucha envidia porque siempre andaba con gente súper chévere.
d. padre
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I love that band's music. It's really groovy.Me encanta la música de esa banda. Es padrísima.
e. guay
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Richie took me to a really groovy new club downtown.Richie me llevó a un club nuevo muy guay que está en el centro.
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groovy
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (colloquial)
a. chachi
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
b. padre
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
c. bárbaro(a) (River Plate)
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groovy [ˈɡruːvɪ]
adjective
groovier (comparative)grooviest (superlative) (marvellous) estupendo (informal); total (informal); guay (informal); (Esp)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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