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fregona

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fregona(
freh
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goh
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nah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (cleaning device)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. mop
Empapé la fregona con agua enjabonada para pasársela al suelo de la cocina.I soaked the mop in the soapy water to clean the kitchen floor.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
(maid)
a. slave
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
Mi familia me trata como una fregona y me paso el día limpiando.My family treats me like a slave and I spend the day cleaning.
b. drudge
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
Dejé el puesto porque era solo una fregona y me pagaban una miseria.I quit the job because I was just a drudge and they paid me a pittance.
c. skivvy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
(United Kingdom)
Contraté a una fregona porque odio tener que limpiar la casa yo misma.I've hired a skivvy because I hate doing the cleaning myself.
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fregona
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (utensilio)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. mop
2. (fam pey)
a. skivvy
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fregona
1 (utensilio) mop
2 (persona) kitchen maid; dishwasher; slave; skivvy (familiar); (Caribe) (sinvergüenza) shameless hussy
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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