marimacho
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Usage note
This word may be treated as a feminine or masculine noun without its meaning changing.
el marimacho, la marimacho(
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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).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(mannish woman)
a. tomboy
Ese marimacho del gimnasio se llama Laura y es culturista.That tomboy at my gym is called Laura and she's a body builder.
b. butch
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
Mis amigas son todas muy femeninas y yo soy la marimacho del grupo.My girlfriends are all very feminine and I am the butch of the group.
c. butch woman
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
Los marimachos de este bar son muy populares entre mis amigas lesbianas.The butch women in this bar are very popular with my lesbian friends.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(mannish)
a. butch
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
Hay un chico en mi clase que dice que soy marimacho por no llevar nunca faldas o vestidos.There's a guy in my class who says I'm butch because I never wear skirts or dresses.
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marimacho
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
a. tomboy
2. (mujer)
a. butch woman
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marimacho
adjective
butch (familiar); mannish
mannish woman; butch woman (familiar) (peyorativo)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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