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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. (music)
a. Andalusian folk song
La cantante se ha dedicado a recuperar cantes antiguos y aparecen varios en su último CD.The singer has devoted herself to bringing back old Andalusian folk songs and several are featured on her new CD.
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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)
cante (jondo o hondo)flamenco singing
2. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
dar el canteto stick out a mile
1 (Música)
cante flamenco cante jondo Andalusian gipsy singing; Flamenco singing
2 (extravagancia)
dar el cante to make a fool of o.s.; con ese peinado vas a dar el cante you'll look really silly with that haircut; ser un cante to be ridiculous; no puedes salir con ese sombrero, es un cante you can't go out wearing that hat, it looks ridiculous
Todo es espontáneo. Lo que pasa es que siempre que te pones algo ceñido al cuerpo [es un cante.]
3 (soplo) tip-off (to the police)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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