invertido
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (flipped)
a. inverted
En el libro utilizan el pentáculo invertido como símbolo diabólico.In the book they use the inverted pentagram as a satanic symbol.
b. reversed
El fotógrafo consiguió la imagen invertida utilizando un espejo.The photographer made the reversed image by using a mirror.
c. upside-down
La hoja invertida en el libro fue un error de imprenta.The upside-down sheet in the book was a printing error.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
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)
(attracted to people of one's own sex)
a. homosexual
Antiguamente a las personas invertidas se las consideraba un problema social.In the past homosexual people were considered a social problem.
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).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
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)
(person attracted to people of their own sex)
a. homosexual
Mis abuelos dicen que soy un invertido y mis padres, simplemente gay.My grandparents say I am a homosexual and my parents simply say I am gay.
b. invert
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)
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)
El invertido de mi antiguo colegio ahora está felizmente casado.The invert from my old school is now happily married.
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invertido
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (al revés)
a. reversed, inverted
2. (sentido, dirección)
a. opposite
3. (dinero)
a. invested
4. (homosexual)
a. homosexual
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (general)
a. homosexual
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invertidoa invertida
adjective
1 (al revés) [+imagen, objeto] inverted; upside-down
Con la botella siempre invertida se procede a congelar parte del cuello
[+orden] reversed
escritura invertida mirror writing; la pirámide invertida the inverted pyramid
la pirámide invertida, por grupos de edades
2 (homosexual) homosexual
invert (anticuado); homosexual
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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