john

john(
jan
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(toilet)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el meadero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The john is in the back, by the exit.El meadero está atrás, al lado de la salida.
b. el retrete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Hey, do you know where the john is in this bar?Oye, ¿sabes dónde está el retrete en este bar?
c. el váter
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
My new cellphone fell into the john.Mi nuevo móvil se cayó al váter.
2.
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's client)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el putero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
The cops arrested four johns tonight.La policía arrestó a cuatro puteros esta noche.
b. el cliente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The john claimed that the prostitute robbed him.El cliente afirmó que la prostituta le robó.
John
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
3. (name)
a. Juan
John was dreaming that he was riding on the back of a sky bison.Juan soñaba que viajaba montado a un bisonte volador.
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john
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a.
the johnel váter
john [dʒɒn]
noun
especially (US) (lavatory)
the john el váter (informal); el retrete; el baño; (LAm)
john [dʒɒn]
noun
(US) (prostitute's customer) putero (informal) (m); cliente (m) de prostituta
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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