menso(
mehn
-
soh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(dumb)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. stupid (stronger)
No seas menso. No dejes pasar esta oportunidad.Don't be stupid. Don't miss out on this opportunity.
b. silly (milder)
Qué menso eres, pero sí me hiciste reír.You're so silly, but you really made me laugh.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(dumb person)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. fool
No hagas lo que te dijo; es un menso.Don't do what he told you. He's a fool.
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