maniático
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to mania)
a. maniacal
Pablo creció con una madre maniática y controladora.Pablo grew up with an maniacal and controlling mother.
b. fanatical
Con un padre maniático del orden, era muy estresante para Fernando estar en su casa.With a father, fanatical about order, it was very stressful for Fernando to be home.
c. obsessive
Olivia tiene la costumbre maniática de lavarse las manos cada vez que saluda a alguien.Olivia has the obsessive habit of washing her hands every time she shakes hands with someone.
d. fussy
Todos los comedores maniáticos en la cena casi volvieron loca a la anfitriona.All of the fussy eaters at the dinner party nearly drove the hostess crazy.
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. (obsessive person)
a. maniac
Es muy difícil complacer a Diana con la comida, porque es una maniática para lo que come.It's really hard to please Diana with a meal, because she's a maniac when it comes to what she eats.
b. fanatic
Carlos es un maniático de la NFL. Definitivamente, su pasión es el football.Carlos is a NFL fanatic. His passion is definitely football.
c. fussy person
Los maniáticos son pésimos compañeros de cuarto. Todo se tiene que hacer a su manera.Fussy people are terrible roommates. Everything must be done their way.
3. (lunatic)
a. maniac
Se dice que un maniático asesinó a los habitantes del ahora pueblo fantasma.It is said that a maniac murdered the inhabitants of what now is a ghost town.
b. crank
¿Puedes creer que aquel maniático está tratando de construir un parque de diversiones en su patio trasero?Can you believe that crank is trying to build an amusement park in his backyard?
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maniático
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. fussy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. fussy person
es un maniático del fútbolhe's football-crazy
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maniáticoa maniática
adjective
1 (con manías) maniac; maniacal; (fanático) fanatical; (obsesionado) obsessive
2 (loco) crazy; (excéntrico) eccentric; cranky (familiar); (delicado) fussy
3 (terco) stubborn
(obsesionado) maniac; (fanático) fanatic; (excéntrico) crank (familiar)
solo piensa en no pisar las rayas de las aceras, es un maniático his only concern is not to step on the lines on the pavement, he's obsessed; maniático de la ecología ecology fanatic; ecology freak (familiar); es un maniático de la puntuación he is obsessive about punctuation; es un maniático del fútbol he's football-crazy
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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