imbécil
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el imbécil, la imbécil(
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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).
1. (fool)
a. imbecile
Solo a un imbécil se le ocurriría votarlo para presidente.Only an imbecile would vote for him for president.
b. idiot
¿Quién fue el imbécil que rompió el televisor?Who was the idiot that broke the television set?
c. moron
Oye, imbécil. No vuelvas a estacionar frente a mi garaje.Hey, moron. Don't park in front of my garage again.
2.
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)
(medicine)
a. imbecile
A word or phrase that is gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
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)
Los imbéciles van a una clase especial porque tienen necesidades de aprendizaje diferentes.The imbeciles are going to a special class because they have different learning needs.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (fool)
a. stupid
¿No entiendes lo que te digo? ¿Eres imbécil o qué?You don't understand what I'm saying? Are you stupid or what?
b. silly
Ese niño imbécil casi incendió la casa.That silly little boy almost set the house on fire.
4.
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)
(medicine)
a. imbecilic
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)
Como la madre del niño imbécil murió, lo pusieron en un orfanato.The mother of the imbecilic child died and he ended up in an orphanage.
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imbécil
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. stupid
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. idiot
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imbécil
adjective
1 (idiota) silly; stupid
2 (Med) imbecile
1 (idiota) imbecile; idiot
¡imbécil! you idiot!
2 (Med) imbecile
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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