mamarracho
mamarracho(
mah
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mah
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rrah
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(ugly thing)
a. mess
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Vaya mamarracho te hizo el peluquero en el pelo! Exígele que te devuelva el dinero.What a mess the hairdresser made of your hair! Demand your money back!
b. sight
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La cocina era un mamarracho, no vuelvo a dejar a los niños cocinar.The kitchen was a sight. I'm not letting the children cook again!
c. monstrosity
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El vestido que Lucía lució en la fiesta era un completo mamarracho.The dress Lucia wore to the party was a total monstrosity.
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).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(ridiculous person)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Vas hecha un mamarracho, ve a cambiarte de ropa.What you're wearing is awful! Go change your clothing!
Pareces un mamarracho con esa boa de plumas.You look terrible with that that feather boas.
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).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(jerk)
a. idiot
¡Si ese mamarracho vuelve a acercarse a mi hija, no respondo de mis actos!If that idiot approaches my daughter again, I won't be accountable for my actions!
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mamarracho
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fantoche)
a. sight, mess
2. (imbécil)
a. idiot
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mamarrachoa mamarracha
(persona) sight (familiar)
estaba hecho un mamarracho he looked a sight o a complete mess (familiar)
(objeto) monstrosity (familiar); sight (familiar); (obra, trabajo) mess; botch; (cuadro) daub;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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