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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (tool)
a. brush (for applying paint, make-up or shaving soap)
Necesito una brocha más gruesa para pintar esta pared.I need a bigger brush to paint this wall.
b. paintbrush (for painting)
Cada quien tomó una brocha y empezamos a pintar.Everyone picked up a paintbrush and we started painting.
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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
Regionalism used in Honduras
a. hanger-on
¡Luisa es una brocha! Ya no sé ni cómo decirle que se vaya.What a hanger-on Luisa is! I just don't know how to tell her to go away.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. brush
brocha de afeitarshaving brush
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1 (para pintar) paintbrush; large paintbrush
pintor de brocha gorda painter and decorator; bad painter
brocha de afeitar shaving brush
3 (S. Cone) skewer; spit
4 (Centroamérica) (zalamero) creep (muy_familiar)
(Centroamérica) meddling; creeping (familiar); servile
hacerse brocha (Centroamérica) to play the fool
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