hormiguero

hormiguero(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (biology)
a. ant's nest
El hormiguero se inundó tras las lluvias.The ant's nest was flooded after the rains.
b. anthill
Pisé un hormiguero, y estalló un frenesí de hormigas corriendo por todos lados.I stepped on an anthill, and there was a frenzy of ants running all over the place.
2. (throng of people)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
La localidad es un hormiguero de manifestantes.The town is swarming with protesters.
Este concierto atrae a un hormiguero de gente joven.This concert attracts a mass of young people.
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hormiguero
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a.
oso hormigueroanteater
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (general)
a. ants' nest, ant hill
Tokio es un hormiguero humanoTokyo is swarming with people
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hormiguero
adjective
ant-eating
oso hormiguero anteater
1 (Entomología) ants' nest; ant hill
2 [de gente]
aquello era un hormiguero it was swarming with people
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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