ho
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Usage note
The plural of “ho” is “hos” or “hoes.” This word may also be spelled “hoe” in the sense shown in 2).
ho
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (used to attract attention)
a. a la vista
The sailor spotted land from the crow's nest and shouted, "Land ho!"El marinero divisó tierra desde la vigía y gritó: "¡Tierra a la vista!"
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2.
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)
(prostitute)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la puta
(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).
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 word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
You shouldn't go out with Jo. She's a ho. She's had sex with half the guys in school.No deberías salir con Jo, es una puta,. Se ha acostado con la mitad de los chicos de la escuela.
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HO
abreviación
1 (Comm) etchead office
2 (Britain) (Pol) Home Office
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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