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mango

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mango(
mahng
-
goh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (fruit)
a. mango
Compré mangos y kiwis en el mercado.I bought mangos and kiwis at the market.
2. (botany)
a. mango tree
El mango no sobrevivió el repentino clima frío.The mango tree didn't survive the sudden cold weather.
3. (flavor)
a. mango
Mi gusto preferido de helado es el mango.Mango is my favorite ice-cream flavor.
4. (object to grip)
a. handle
Tomaste el cuchillo con las manos sucias. Ahora el mango está pegajoso.You grabbed the knife with your dirty hands. Now the handle is sticky.
5.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(currency) (River Plate)
a. peso
La cerveza de litro cuesta 25 mangos.A liter bottle of beer costs 25 pesos.
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).
masculine or feminine noun
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(attractive person)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. hunk
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(masculine)
Laura está de novia con un nadador profesional. ¡Es todo un mango!Laura is dating a professional swimmer. He's a total hunk!
b. stunner
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(feminine)
¿Quién es esa manga que está junto a la barra? Tiene muy buen cuerpo.Who's that stunner standing by the bar? She has a great body.
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mango
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (asa)
a. handle
2. (árbol)
a. mango tree
3. (fruta)
a. mango
4. (colloquial) (River Plate)
a. cash
no tener un mangonot to have a bean, to be skint
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mango
1 (Botánica) mango
2 (S. Cone) dough (muy_familiar); dosh (muy_familiar)
3 (México) good-looking lad
mango
1 (asa) handle
mango de escoba (para barrer) broomstick; (Aeronáutica) joystick
mango de pluma penholder
2 (Arg) (dinero) dough (muy_familiar); dosh (muy_familiar)
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