el mequetrefe, la mequetrefe
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).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general)
a. good-for-nothing
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No quiero tener a Hugo en mi equipo de trabajo. ¡Es un mequetrefe!I don't want Hugo on my work team. He's a good-for-nothing!
b. putz
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
No voy a permitir que me hija se case con un mequetrefe como tú.I'm not going to let my daughter marry a putz like you.
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mequetrefe
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
a. good-for-nothing
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mequetrefe
(inútil) good-for-nothing; (curiosón) busybody;
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