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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (snooping)
a. nosy
Miguel es muy mirón y siempre se entera de los cotilleos de los vecinos.Miguel is very nosy and is always finding out gossip about the neighbors.
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. (spectator)
a. onlooker
Había un montón de mirones viendo el espectáculo callejero.There was a host of onlookers watching the street show.
3. (scopophiliac)
a. voyeur
Álvaro es un mirón que disfruta viendo a las parejas besarse.Alvaro is a voyeur who enjoys watching couples kiss.
b. peeping Tom
Denuncié a mi vecino porque era un mirón. ¡Lo pillé espiándome mientras me desvestía!I informed against my neighbor because he was a peeping Tom. I caught him looking at me as I undressed!
4. (meddling person)
a. busybody
¡Deja de ser una mirona y ponte a hacer tu trabajo!Stop being such a busybody and get to work!
b. nosy-parker
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(United Kingdom)
¡Eres una mirona! Métete en tus asuntos y deja de observar lo que hago.You are such a nosy-parker! Just mind your own business and stop looking at what I do.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (curioso)
a. nosy
2. (con lascivia)
a. peeping
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (espectador)
a. onlooker
4. (curioso)
a. busybody
b. nosy parker (United Kingdom)
5. (voyeur)
a. peeping Tom
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mirónona mirona
nosey (familiar); curious
(espectador) onlooker; (mirón) nosey-parker (familiar); (voyer) voyeur; peeping Tom
estar de mirón to stand around watching; stand around doing nothing; ir de mirón to go along just to watch
los mirones son de piedra those watching the game are not allowed to speak
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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