manubrio
manubrio(
mah
-
noo
-
bryoh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (turning device)
a. handle
Al darle vueltas al manubrio de la caja musical, escucharás una melodía muy alegre.You'll hear a happy little melody when you turn the music box's handle.
b. crank
El manubrio del organillo está estropeado y no puedo hacerlo sonar.The crank of the barrel organ is broken and I cannot make it sound.
2. (steering bar)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. handlebars
Agarra el manubrio fuerte o te caerás de la bici.Hold on to the handlebars or you'll fall off the bike.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(male genitalia)
a. dick
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Dicen las que se han acostado con Javier que tiene el manubrio grande.Those who have slept with Javier say he has a big dick.
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manubrio
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (manivela)
a. crank
2. (de bicicleta)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. handlebars
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manubrio
1 (Mecánica) (manivela) handle; crank; (torno) winch
2 (Música) barrel organ
3 (Latinoamérica) [de bicicleta] handlebar; handlebars
plural
; (p)
4 (Par) (Automóviles) steering wheel
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