A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
la paella era un mazacotethe paella was a gooey mess
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1 (Culin)
el arroz se ha hecho un mazacote the rice is just one sticky mass
2 (hormigón) concrete
3 (Arte) (mezcla) mess; hotchpotch; hodgepodge; (EEUU) (monstruosidad) eyesore; monstrosity
4 (Centroamérica) (México) (dulce) sweet mixture
5 (lata) bore
6 (Caribe) (culo) arse (vulgar); ass (vulgar); (EEUU)
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