manosear(
mah
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noh
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seh
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ahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to finger)
a. to handle
Como sigas manoseando esa figura, acabarás rompiéndola.If you don't stop handling that figure, you'll end up breaking it.
b. to rumple
Manoseaste tanto el libro que ya no parece nuevo.You've rumpled the book so much that it doesn't look new anymore.
c. to touch
Si no va usted a comprar esa prenda, será mejor que no la manosee tanto.If you're not going to buy that piece of clothing, you shouldn't touch it so much.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to touch sexually)
a. to grope
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No me gusta que me manosees en sitios públicos.I don't like you groping me in public places.
b. to paw
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Amparo denunció a uno de sus compañeros por estar siempre intentando manosearla.Amparo reported one of her colleagues for trying to paw her all the time.
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manosear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (tocar)
a. to handle (roughly)
2. (papel, tela)
a. to rumple
3. (persona)
a. to paw
4. (sexualmente)
a. to grope
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manosear
transitive verb
1 [+objeto] (tocar) to handle; paw (familiar); (desordenar) to rumple; (jugar con) to fiddle with; mess about with
2 (Latinoamérica) [+persona] to touch up (familiar); grope (familiar)
la besó en la boca, la manoseó por todo el cuerpo e intentó levantar su falda se metió en la cama con nosotros dos y nos chupó, nos manoseó me manoseó los pechos
3 [+tema] to overwork; repeat
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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