mimo(
mee
-
moh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (show of affection)
a. cuddle
A mi bebé le encantan los mimos.My baby loves cuddles.
b. caress
Los mimos son muy agradables cuando te sientes mal.Caresses are very nice when you're not feeling well.
2. (performer)
a. mime
Guillermo estudió para ser mimo en la academia de teatro.Guillermo studied to be a mime at theater school.
b. mime artist
Contrataron a un mimo y a un mago para entretener a los invitados.They hired a mime artist and a magician to entertain the guests.
3. (indulgence)
a. pamper
Ella le da demasiado mimo a su perrito.She pampers her little dog too much.
4. (gentleness)
a. care
La mercancía se trata con mucho mimo antes de entregarse.The merchandise is treated with care before it is delivered.
5. (theater)
a. mime
Marcel dedicó su vida al mimo y siguió mimando hasta su muerte.Marcel dedicated his life to mime, and continued to perform until his death.
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mimo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (zalamería)
a. mollycoddling
2. (cariño)
a. show of affection
hacerle mimos a alguiento kiss and cuddle somebody
3. (theater)
a. mime
hacer mimoto perform mime
4. (theater)
a. mime artist
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mimoa mima
(Teat) mime
1 (Teat) mime
2 (copia)
hacer mimo de algo to mime sth
3 (caricia) cuddle
una casa diseñada con mimo a house designed with loving care; manejó el balón con mimo he caressed the ball; escribe con mimo she's very careful in the way she writes
prepara con mimo el decisivo partido del día 27
dar mimos a algn (consentir) to spoil o pamper sb
[hacer] mimos a algn
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