mariposeo
mariposeo
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
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)
(philandering)
a. flirting
En esos ambientes de gente que sale y bebe tanto, suele haber mucho mariposeo.In those circles of people who go out and drink so much, there's usually a lot of flirting going on.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Lo suyo es el mariposeo.He's a flirt.
Me gustaba mucho Carlos, pero lo dejé porque le iba mucho el mariposeo.I really liked Carlos, but I left him because he was constantly flirting with other women.
2.
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)
(constant change)
a. flitting
Hoy en día se habla mucho del mariposeo cultural, que conlleva una amplitud de miras, pero también el riesgo de una falta de profundidad.There's a lot of talk these days about cultural flitting, which carries with it a broadness of vision, but also the risk of a lack of depth.
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Phrases with "mariposeo"
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mariposeo cognitivo
cognitive flitting
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