An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sleepy)
a. drowsy
Estoy muy modorro porque anoche no pude pegar un ojo.I'm very drowsy because last night I couldn't sleep a wink.
2. (botany)
a. squashy
No comas las fresas. Están modorras y saben mal.Don't eat the strawberries. They're squashy and taste bad.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
a. stupid
¿Eres modorro o qué? No le des demasiada comida al pez o se morirá.Are you stupid or what? Don't overfeed the fish or it will die.
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1 (soñoliento) drowsy
2 (tonto) dull; stupid
3 [+fruta] soft; squashy
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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