los huasos
-the peasants
See the entry for huaso.

huaso

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "guaso."
el huaso, la huasa(
wah
-
soh
)
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. (agricultural worker)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. peasant
Los huasos trabajaban de sol a sol labrando la tierra.The peasants worked tilling the land from dawn to dusk.
2. (cowhand)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. cowboy (masculine)
En verano, los huasos conducían el ganado hacia los pastos de las regiones más altas.In the summer, the cowboys led the cattle to the pastures of the higher regions.
b. cowgirl (feminine)
Una huasa le echó el lazo a uno de los caballos.A cowgirl lassoed one of the horses.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(yokel)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. country bumpkin
Presumen de ser muy finos, pero son unos huasos.They like to think that they're very refined, but they're country bumpkins.
b. hick
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Se nota que creció en un pueblo y que acaba de llegar a la ciudad. Es un huaso.You can tell he grew up in a small village and has just arrived in the city. He's a hick.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(ill-mannered person) (Southern Cone)
a. uncouth person
Si hay algo que no soporto, es a un huaso. Me saca de quicio la gente sin modales.If there's one thing I can't stand, is an uncouth person. People with no manners drive me crazy.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(ill-mannered)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. uncouth
María es muy educada, pero su esposo es muy huaso.Maria is very polite, but her husband is very uncouth.
b. coarse
Es graciosa, pero muy huasa. No tiene educación ninguna.She's funny, but very coarse. She has no manners whatsoever.
c. crude
Siempre está diciendo palabrotas. Usa un lenguaje muy huaso.He's alsways swearing. He uses such crude language.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(timid)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. shy
¡Qué huasa es! ¿Viste lo colorada que se puso cuando le pregunté si tiene novio?She's so shy! Did you notice how she blushed when I asked her whether she has a boyfriend?
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huaso
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (colloquial) (Andes)
a. peasant
huasoa huasa
(Chile)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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