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grosería
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grosería(
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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. (crude thing to say)
a. swearword
Los fanáticos insultaban al árbitro con groserías.The fans were insulting the referee and using swearwords.
b. vulgar remark
El camarero me soltó una grosería cuando le dije que llevábamos media hora esperando.The waiter made a vulgar remark when I told him we'd been waiting for half an hour.
c. rude remark
Ana le dio una bofetada a Cristóbal cuando oyó la grosería que él le susurró.Ana slapped Cristobal in the face when she heard the rude remark he whispered to her.
2. (impoliteness)
a. rudeness
Me pareció una grosería que nos hiciera esperar en la puerta bajo la lluvia.I thought it was pure rudeness making us wait in the rain at the door.
b. coarseness
Los invitados reprocharon la grosería con la que los trató el anfitrión.The guests reproached the coarseness with which the host treated them.
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grosería
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cualidad)
a. rudeness
2. (acción)
a. rude thing
3. (palabrota)
a. swear word
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grosería
1 (mala educación) rudeness; (ordinariez) coarseness; vulgarity; (tosquedad) roughness
2 (comentario) rude remark; vulgar remark; (palabrota) swearword
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