mogollón
mogollón(
moh
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goh
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yohn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(large amount)
a. load
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Tengo un mogollón de trabajo que hacer esta semana.I have a load of work to do this week.
b. loads
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Tengo un mogollón de libros y ropa para donar.I have loads of books and clothes to donate.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(bustle)
a. commotion
Vayamos temprano al supermercado así evitamos el mogollón.Let's go to the supermarket early so we avoid all the commotion.
b. fuss
En la heladería había un mogollón porque estaban dando helado gratis.There was a fuss in the ice-cream parlor because they were giving away free ice-cream.
c. row
No aguanto el mogollón en las tiendas cuando hay rebajas.I can't stand the row in the stores when the sales are on.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(a lot)
a. loads
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Compré más comida porque mi hermano come mogollón.I bought more food because my brother eats loads.
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mogollón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
mogollón detons of, loads of
2. (lío)
a. row, commotion
entraron/salieron a mogollóneveryone rushed in/out at once
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (general)
a. loads
b. heaps (United Kingdom)
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mogollón
1 (gran cantidad) loads
plural
; (p)
masses
plural
; (p)
(un) mogollón de gente gente a mogollón loads o masses of people
tengo (un) mogollón de discos I've got loads o masses of records
2 (confusión) commotion; upheaval; (lío) fuss; row
hay mucho mogollón aquí it's a bit wild here
3
de mogollón (gratis) colarse de mogollón en un sitio to get into a place without paying; comer de mogollón to scrounge a meal (familiar); lograr un puesto de mogollón to wangle a job (familiar)
Otro vocablo que ha cambiado no hace muchos años de acepción es el de mogollón, con el que antes se designaba a la gorronería y al entremetimiento, y que hoy quiere decir abundancia (del corpus)
adverb
(mucho)
me gusta mogollón I think it's great o fantastic (familiar)
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