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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(female person)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. woman
Esas viejas son insoportables.Those women are insufferable.
b. girl
La vieja ni siquiera me saludó.The girl didn't even say hello to me.
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1 (anciana) old woman
la vieja (madre) my mum (familiar); (esposa) my old woman (familiar)
3 (S. Cone) (petardo) cracker; squib
4 (México) [de cigarro] cigar stub
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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