loaded
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loaded
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (full)
a. cargado
The truck is loaded and ready to go.El camión está cargado y listo para partir.
2. (biased)
a. capcioso
The campaign poll asked loaded questions to steer the answers toward their candidate.La encuesta de campaña hacía preguntas capciosas para orientar las respuestas hacia su candidato.
b. con una fuerte carga emotiva
Loaded words prevent you from thinking properly.Las palabras con fuerte carga emotiva te impiden pensar bien.
3. (for cheating)
a. cargado
He was thrown out of the casino when they figured out he was using loaded dice.Lo echaron del casino cuando descubrieron que estaba usando dados cargados.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(very rich)
a. forrado
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Alejandra won the lottery and now she's loaded.Alejandra ganó la lotería y ahora está forrada.
b. podrido en plata
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Nico is so loaded that he's got five cars.Nico está tan podrido en plata que tiene cinco coches.
c. podrido de dinero
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I can't believe you're going out with Mason. He's so boring. - He may be, but he's also loaded.No puedo creer que estás saliendo con Mason. Es tan aburrido. - Puede ser, pero también está podrido de dinero.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(drunk)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. tomado
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Isaac and his friends were loaded at his sister's wedding.Isaac y sus amigos estaban tomados en la boda de su hermana.
b. mamado
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(River Plate)
Mauro was loaded when he tried to back the car out of the garage.Mauro estaba mamado cuando intentó retroceder el coche para sacarlo de la cochera.
c. pedo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The girls left the club loaded at 3 am.Las muchachas estaban pedas cuando salieron del antro a las 3 am.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(on drugs)
a. colocado
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Dan is always loaded when he goes out with his friends.Dan siempre está colocado cuando sale con sus amigos.
b. puesto
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I was so loaded I don't remember anything.Iba tan puesta que no me acuerdo de nada.
7. (with bullets)
a. cargado
The man threatened them with a gun that wasn't loaded.El hombre los amenazó con un arma que no estaba cargada.
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loaded
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (lorry, gun)
a. cargado(a)
2. (dice)
a. trucado(a)
to be loadedestar cargado(a)
a loaded questionuna pregunta capciosa
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(rich)
to be loadedestar forrado(a)
4. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. mamado(a) (drunk)
b. hasta atrás
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
5. (on drugs)
a. colocado(a)
b. falopeado(a) (River Plate)
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loaded [ˈləʊdɪd]
adjective
1 [+gun, camera, vehicle] cargado
he was pointing a loaded gun at my head
2 [+remark, question] lleno de implicaciones; cargado de implicaciones
a loaded [question]
3 (weighted) [+dice] cargado
4 (rich)
to be loaded estar forrado de dinero (informal); estar podrido de dinero (informal)
5 (drunk)
to be loaded estar como una cuba (informal); estar tomado (informal); (LAm)
6
to be loaded for bear (US) estar preparado para el ataque
We could notify the mainland police and they could conduct the search, and go charging in there with guns and bullhorns, loaded for bear A young squadron commander named Joshua Painter led the briefing. He had eight aircraft loaded for bear I got a whiff of her perfume and guessed my estimate was dead right. She was loaded for bear Henry Kravis wanted RJR Nabisco, and he wanted it badly. `Henry came right through the phone," Hill recalled later. `He was loaded for bear."
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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