marero
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (coming from the sea)
a. sea
Hace mucho frío cuando sopla el viento marero.It gets really cold when the sea wind blows.
2. (gangster)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
a. gangbanger (noun)
No te metas con Enrique. Es marero.Don't mess with Enrique. He's a gangbanger.
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).
3. (member of a gang)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
a. gangbanger
La policía arrestó a dos mareros que vendían droga en el barrio.The police arrested two gangbangers who were selling drugs in the neighborhood.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning
Did this page answer your question?