lout
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (coarse man)
a. el patán
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Mariana doesn't want her brother hanging around with all those louts causing trouble.Mariana no quiere que su hermano ande con todos esos patanes que causan problemas.
b. el gamberro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I don't approve of Rodrigo's friends. They're a bunch of louts.No me gustan los amigos de Rodrigo. Son un grupo de gamberros.
c. el gandalla
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Some drunken louts are always hanging around that parking lot after the games.Unos gandallas borrachos siempre están holgazaneando en ese estacionamiento después de los partidos.
d. el jallán
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
You're just a lazy lout. Get out!Eres un jallán y un vago. ¡Fuera de aquí!
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lout
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el salvaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. el gamberro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
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lout [laʊt]
noun
gamberro (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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