momio(
moh
-
myah
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (culinary)
a. lean
Vete a la carnicería a por carne momia para el asado.Go to the butcher's shop for some lean meat to grill.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(untrendy)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. square
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Me escapé por la ventana porque el viejo momio no me dejaba salir.I escaped through the window because my square old man wouldn't let me go out.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(politics)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. reactionary
Aunque sea un diario momio, la información que publica es veraz.Even if it is a reactionary journal, the information published is true.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(sinecure)
a. cushy job
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Te pagan por ir a ver películas? ¡Vaya momio!Are you getting paid for watching movies? What a cushy job!
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).
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(politics)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. reactionary
Esos momios son unos mentirosos que se benefician del miedo del pueblo.Those reactionaries are just liars who take advantage of people's fear.
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momio
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. square, untrendy
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momio
(ganga) bargain; (extra) extra; (sinecura) cushy job (familiar); (trato) profitable deal
de momio free
adjective
[+carne] lean
momioa momia (Chile)
adjective
reactionary; right-wing
1 (carroza) square (familiar); fuddy-duddy (familiar)
2 (Política) reactionary; right winger
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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