manso

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manso(
mahn
-
soh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (domesticated)
a. tame
Juanita aprendió a montar a caballo en un poni manso en la granja de sus abuelos.Juanita learned to ride a horse on a tame pony on her grandparents' farm.
b. docile
No le tengas miedo al burro. Es muy manso.Don't be afraid of the donkey. It's very docile.
2. (mild)
a. meek
La mujer de Arturo aparentará ser mansa y calladita, pero es ella quien toma todas las decisiones importantes en esa relación.Arturo's wife may seem meek and quiet but she's the one who takes all the important decisions in that relationship.
b. gentle
Espero que este curso nos toque una maestra más mansa que la anterior.I hope the teacher we get this semester is more gentle than the last one.
c. calm
Cuando entró en la empresa, Jorge parecía manso, pero se altera por cualquier problema.When he first joined the company, Jorge seemed calm but he gets stressed over any little problem.
d. peaceful
El padre de Rubén es de un carácter muy manso.Ruben's father has a very peaceful nature.
3. (placid)
a. calm
El río, aparentemente manso, guardaba un secreto siniestro en su negra profundidad.The river, apparently calm, bore a sinister secret in its black depths.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(tremendous)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. huge
Sara compró uno de esos mansos autos japoneses.Sara bought one of those huge Japanese cars.
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manso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (tranquilo)
a. calm
2. (dócil)
a. docile
3. (domesticado)
a. tame
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manso
adjective
1 [+persona] meek; gentle
2 [+animal] tame
3 (Chile) (tremendo) huge; tremendous
(España) mattress
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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