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habladuría
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Usage note
This word is often used in the plural.
habladuría(
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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. (general)
a. rumor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Quisiera averiguar si lo que dicen de Pablo es habladuría o es cierto.I'd like to find out if what they're saying about Pablo is a rumor or if it's true.
b. rumour (United Kingdom)
Las habladurías en torno al candidato le hicieron perder credibilidad.The rumours around the candidate make him loose credibility.
c. gossip
No me gusta esparcir habladurías de gente que apenas conozco.I don't like to spread gossip about people I barely know.
d. talk
Eres pura habladuría y nada de acción.You are all talk and no action.
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habladuría
1 (rumor) rumour; rumor; (EEUU)
2 (injuria) nasty remark
3 (chisme) piece of gossip
4 habladurías gossip
singular
; (s)
scandal
singular
; (s)
tittle-tattle (familiar)
singular
; (s)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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