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pringue

el pringue, la pringue
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).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (oil or dirt)
a. grease
¿Cómo se te ocurrió poner la carne directamente sobre la bandeja del horno? Ahora no sé cómo vamos a limpiar ese pringue.Whatever made you put the meat directly on the baking tray? I don't know how we're going to get rid of that grease now.
b. goo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Cuando acabes de lavar los platos, limpia la encimera. Está llena de pringue.When you're done with the dishes, clean the counter. It's covered in goo.
2. (culinary)
a. fat
No comas tanto chorizo. Vas a engordar. Tiene mucho pringue.Don't eat so much chorizo. You're going to put on weight. It has a lot of fat.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
3. (spatter)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
a. splash
Hay un pringue de pintura en la alfombra.There's a splash of paint on the carpet.
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pringue
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (suciedad)
a. muck, dirt
2. (grasa)
a. grease
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pringue
1 (grasa) grease; dripping
2 (mancha) grease stain; grease spot; (suciedad) dirt
3 (molestia) nuisance
es un pringue tener que ... it's a bind having to ... (familiar)
4 (Centroamérica) (México) (salpicadura) splash of mud etc; (of mud etc)
5 (And) (quemadura) burn
6 (dinero) dosh (muy_familiar); money
7 (policía) Crime Squad
la Brigada de Investigación Criminal (la Pringue,en el argot) una estafa, un enjuague, un trapicheo, un trinque, un pringue, Si fuesen de la pringue (hampa), sabrían que un choro (ladrón).. La pringue (chorizo, tocino, morcilla, acompañamiento del cocido autóctono
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