mandanga

mandanga
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(gibberish)
a. nonsense
Déjense de mandangas y díganme la verdad. ¿Por qué no quieren venir?Stop the nonsense and tell me the truth. Why don't you want to come?
b. trash
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
No puedo hacerlo. - No me vengas con mandangas. ¡Claro que puedes!I can't do it. - Don't give me that trash. Of course you can!
c. rubbish
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Toda esta mandanga solo nos distrae de nuestro objetivo principal.All this rubbish just distracts us from our main objective.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(low speed)
a. sluggishness
Haces las cosas con mucha mandanga. No me extraña que nunca acabes nada.You do things with so much sluggishness. I'm not surprised you never finish anything.
b. slowness
La mandanga con que se mueve la gente aquí se debe al calor.The slowness people move with here is due to the heat.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(drug)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
a. pot
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Siempre le compro la mandanga a ese camello.I always buy my pot from that pusher.
b. weed
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Habían fumado mandanga y estaban colocados.They'd smoked weed and were stoned.
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mandanga
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a.
mandangasnonsense
2. (hachís)
a. dope, shit
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mandanga
1 (cachaza) slowness
¡qué mandanga tienes! you take your time, don't you!
2 (cuento) tale; story; (excusa) excuse; (paparrucha) rubbish (familiar)
en el hotel mucha mandanga de salsas y menjunjes, y poca comida Parece que vuelve a ponerse de moda la política de adhesiones; la recogida de firmas y toda esa [mandanga] para apoyar a causas concretas.
¡no me vengas con mandangas! don't give me that rubbish! (familiar); who are you trying to kid? (familiar); hay que dejarse de mandangas y decirlo bien claro you have to stop beating about the bush and say it straight out; deberían obligarle a dimitir sin más mandangas he should be forced to resign, no two ways about it (familiar)
Al político que alienta el guerracivilismo deben quitarle el carnet sin más mandangas
¡tiene mandanga! this is too much!
3 (golpe) bash (familiar)
4 (droga) pot (familiar); grass (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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