mascada
mascada(
mahs
-
kah
-
dah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(mouthful)
a. bite
Le ofrecí a Pedro probar mi bocadillo y le dio una mascada tan grande que me quedó solo la mitad.I offered Pedro a taste of my sandwich and he took such a huge bite that I barely had half of it left.
2. (silk neckerchief)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. silk handkerchief
Las mascadas dan un toque muy glamuroso al look de una mujer.Silk handkerchiefs give a very glamourous touch to a woman's look.
b. silk scarf
La mascada que llevaba al cuello no abrigaba nada, era solo decorativa.The silk scarf I was wearing around my neck was not warm at all, it was only decorative.
c. scarf
Ana aparece en la foto con una mascada roja a juego con sus labios.Ana has a red scarf that matches her lips in the picture.
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mascada
1 (Latinoamérica) (tabaco) plug of chewing tobacco
2 (Centroamérica) (ahorros) nest egg; (S. Cone) (ganancias) illicit gains
plural
; (p)
(tajada) rake-off (familiar); cut;
3 (And) (Centroamérica) (tesoro) buried treasure
4 (Centroamérica) (reprimenda) rebuke
5 (México) (pañuelo) silk handkerchief o scarf
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