1 (Zoología) (hembra) female monkey; (especie) Barbary ape
mandar a algn a freír monas to tell sb where to go (familiar); tell sb to get lost (familiar)
aunque la mona se vista de seda (mona se queda) you can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear
2 (copión) copycat (familiar)
3 (borrachera)
coger o pillar una mona to get sloshed o plastered (familiar); dormir la mona to sleep it off
mona de Pascua Easter cake
5 (Latinoamérica) (droga) Colombian golden marijuana
andar o estar como la mona (S. Cone) (sin dinero) to be broke (familiar); (desgraciado) to feel terrible
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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