moco
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moco(
moh
-
koh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (secretion)
a. mucus
El moco protege a ciertos órganos de infecciones.Mucus protects certain organs from infections.
2. (nasal dischargge)
a. booger
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El niño tenía un moco en la nariz.The kid had a booger in his nose.
b. bogey
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Límpiate la nariz. Tienes un moco.Clean your nose. You have a boogey.
c. snot
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Se limpió el moco que le salía de la nariz.He wiped the snot dripping from his nose.
3. (wick)
a. snuff
La vela ya es moco en su mayoría.The candle is mostly snuff now.
4. (material)
a. melted wax
El moco que cayó de la vela aún estaba caliente.The melted wax from the candle was still hot.
5. (animal anatomy)
a. snood
El moco del pavo se agranda durante el cortejo.The turkey's snood grows bigger during courtship.
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moco
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. (piece of) snot, bogey
2. (medicine)
a. mucus
limpiarse los mocosto wipe one's nose
tener mocosto have a runny nose
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
llorar a moco tendidoto cry one's eyes out
4. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
no ser moco de pavoto be something not to be sneezed at, to be no mean feat
5. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
tirarse el mocoto brag
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moco
1 mucus; snot (familiar)
limpiarse los mocos to blow one's nose; sorberse los mocos to sniff
regresó junto a su madre sorbiéndose ruidosamente los mocos
tener mocos to have a runny nose
llorar a moco tendido to cry one's eyes out
soltar el moco to burst into tears
tirarse el moco (mentir) to lie; (exagerar) to exaggerate; shoot a line (familiar); (jactarse) to brag
2 (Ornitología) crest
no es moco de pavo (es importante) it's no trifle; it's not to be sneezed at; (es grave) you can't laugh this one off
3 (mecha) snuff; burnt wick; (cera derretida) candle drippings
plural
; (p)
a moco de candil by candlelight
4 (Técnica) slag
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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