mamerto
el mamerto, la mamerta
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).
1. (stupid person)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. idiot
¿Quién fue el mamerto que dejó el horno encendido toda la noche?Who was the idiot who left the oven on the whole night?
b. twit
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Ese mamerto solo tenía que hacer una cosa, y la hizo mal.That twit had only one job, and he ruined it.
2. (conceited person)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. cocky (adjective)
Además de ser un mamerto, Diego habla mal de sus amigos.Besides being cocky, Diego speaks badly of his friends.
3.
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)
(member of the Colombian Communist Party)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
a. Commie
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)
Los mamertos están protestando otra vez en contra del capitalismo.The Commies are protesting again against capitalism.
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mamertoa mamerta
twit (familiar); idiot
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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