An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (inclined to show affection)
a. affectionate
Mi novio es muy mimoso y siempre me abraza y me da besos.My boyfriend is very affectionate and is always hugging and kissing me.
2. (inclined to receive affection)
a. affectionate
Este gatito es muy mimoso: en cuanto me acerco ronronea.This little kitty is so affectionate: as soon as he gets close to me, he starts purring.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. affectionate
2. (colloquial)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
el bebé está mimosothe baby wants a cuddle
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1 (cariñoso) affectionate
es muy mimosa con su novio she's very affectionate towards her boyfriend; ¡no te pongas tan mimoso! don't be so clingy!
2 (mimado) spoilt; pampered
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