matamoscas
Usage note
The adjective "matamoscas" is invariable, which means its form does not change according to the gender or number of the noun it describes.
matamoscas(
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mohs
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (utensil)
a. fly swatter
Agitó el matamoscas con tanta fuerza que lo rompió.He waved the fly swatter so hard that it broke.
b. fly swat
John agarró el matamoscas y mató la mosca en la mesa.Jonh grabbed the fly swat and squashed the fly on the table.
2. (insecticide)
a. fly spray
Este matamoscas no contiene ningún producto químico peligroso.This fly spray doesn't contain any dangerous chemicals.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (used to combat flies)
a. fly
Las trampas matamoscas son un medio efectivo para acabar con las moscas.Fly traps are an effective way to get rid of flies.
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matamoscas
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pala)
a. flyswat
2. (espray)
a. flyspray
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matamoscas
(paleta) fly swat; (papel) flypaper; (aerosol) fly spray;
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