majadero
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majadero(
mah
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hah
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deh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(headstrong)
a. stupid
Deja de ser majadero y reconoce que estás equivocado.Stop being stupid and admit that you're wrong.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(complaining)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. whiny
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡No seas tan majadero! Te quejaste durante todo el viaje.Stop being so whiny! You've been complaining the entire trip.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (culinary)
a. pestle
Coloca las semillas de mostaza en un mortero y machácalas con el majadero.Place the mustard seeds in a mortar and crush them with the pestle.
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).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(headstrong person)
a. idiot
Ese majadero se negó a llevar el paraguas aunque está lloviendo.That idiot refused to bring his umbrella even though it's raining.
b. fool
Serías un majadero si no admitieras que necesitas ayuda.You'd be a fool if you didn't admit that you needed help.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(complaining child)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. whiner
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El majadero de tu hermano se quejó hasta del clima.That whiner you have for a brother complained even about the weather.
b. whinger
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(Australia) (United Kingdom)
No soy un majadero por decir que la comida está fría.Saying that the food is cold doesn't make me a whinger.
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majadero
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. idiot
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majaderoa majadera
adjective
(tonto) silly; stupid
(tonto) idiot; fool
¡majadero! you idiot!
1 (Técnica) pestle
2 (Cos) bobbin
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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