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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (slothful)
a. lazy
Levántate y empieza a estudiar para el examen, niño holgazán.Get up and start studying for the exam, you lazy boy.
b. idle
El plomero es un poco holgazán, pero hace un buen trabajo.The plumber is somewhat idle, but he does a great job.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (slothful person)
a. idler
Deja de ser un holgazán y ven a darme una mano con las bolsas.Stop being an idler and come give me a hand with the bags.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. idle, good-for-nothing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. good-for-nothing
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holgazánana holgazana
idle; lazy
idler; loafer; layabout (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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