meloso
meloso(
meh
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loh
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soh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (honeyed)
a. sweet
A Inés le gusta el sabor meloso del melón, pero los cítricos no le gustan mucho.Ines likes the sweet flavor of melon, but she doesn't like citrus fruits much.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(corny)
a. sickly-sweet
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Las flores, el peluche, y los cincuenta globos que me mandó fue demasiado meloso para mi gusto.The flowers, the teddy bear, and the fifty balloons that he sent me was too sickly-sweet for my taste.
b. schmaltzy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(song)
Karla ha estado cantando esa canción melosa todo el día.Karla has been singing that schmaltzy song all day.
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meloso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (como la miel)
a. honey
2. (fig)
a. sweet
3. (empalagoso)
a. sickly
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meloso
adjective
1 (dulce) sweet
2 (empalagoso) [+persona, voz] sickly-sweet; [+canción, música] schmaltzy; sickly-sweet
esa sacristanil y melosa versión de # Casablanca" para matronas menopáusicas Muy sonriente, meloso como nunca
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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