merengue(
meh
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rehn
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geh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (culinary)
a. meringue
Mi mamá hace el mejor merengue de limón que hayas probado.My mom makes the best lemon meringue you've ever tasted.
2. (music and dance)
a. merengue
La música de ese grupo es una mezcla de reggae, bachata y merengue.The group's music is a mix of reggae, bachata, and merengue.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(commotion) (Southern Cone)
a. mess
Se formó un merengue en la fiesta y nos echaron a todos.There was a big mess at the party and they kicked us all out.
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).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(weakling)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. wimp
No tiene fuerzas para aguantar eso; es un merengue.He's not strong enough to overcome that; he is a wimp.
b. weed
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
Se deja manipular por su mujer, el pobre merengue.He lets his wife manipulate him, the poor weed.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(sports)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. Real Madrid FC
El equipo merengue es el favorito para ganar la Copa de Europa.Real Madrid FC is the favorite to win the European Cup.
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merengue
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. meringue
2. (baile)
a. merengue
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. relating to Real Madrid Football Club
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merengue
adjective
of/relating to Real Madrid F.C.
1 (Culin) meringue
2 (persona) (blandengue) wimp (familiar); weed (familiar); (Latinoamérica) (enfermizo) sickly person
3 (And) (Caribe) (baile) merengue
4 (S. Cone) (alboroto) row; fuss
5
los merengues Real Madrid F.C.
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Phrases with "merengue"
Here are the most popular phrases with "merengue." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
tocar merengue
to play merengue
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