macaco
macaco
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal)
a. macaque
El macaco trepó por el árbol en unos segundos.The macaque climbed the tree in a few seconds.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(not attractive person)
a. ugly person
María está acostumbrada a salir con macacos porque no le importa el físico.Maria is used to date ugly people because she doesn't care about looks.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(person of Chinese origin)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
a. chink
"Esos macacos son muy sucios", dijo María."Those chinks are very dirty," said Maria.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(person of Brazilian origin) (Southern Cone)
a. Brazilian
Lo único que hacen los macacos es pasarse el día jugando al fútbol.All Brazilians do is play soccer all day.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(hideous)
a. ugly
De adolescente, Pedro era muy macaco. Ahora es guapísimo.Pedro was very ugly when he was a teenager. Now he is cute.
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macaco
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. macaque
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macaco
adjective
1 (Latinoamérica) (deforme) deformed; misshapen; (feo) ugly
2 (Centroamérica) (Caribe) (tonto) silly
1 (Zoología) macaque
2 (S. Cone) Brazilian
3 (Caribe) big shot (familiar); bigwig
4 (México) bogey
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