monster
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monster(
man
-
stuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (imaginary scary creature)
a. el monstruo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He slew the monster with his fabled sword.Dio muerte al monstruo con su legendaria espada.
2. (cruel person)
a. el monstruo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la monstruo
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm not a monster. I have feelings like anyone else.No soy un monstruo. Tengo sentimientos, igual que todo el mundo.
3. (badly behaved person)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The neighbor's dog is an absolute monster!¡El perro del vecino es una pesadilla!
Their two daughters are little monsters.Sus dos hijas son malvadas.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (enormous)
a. monstruoso
She has a monster zit on her nose.Tiene un grano monstruoso en la nariz.
b. gigantesco
I had a monster hamburger for lunch.Almorcé una hamburguesa gigantesca.
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monster
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el monstruo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (colloquial)
a. monstruoso(a) (enormous)
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monster [ˈmɒnstəʳ]
adjective
(enormous) enorme; gigantesco
noun
monstruo (m); (big animal, plant, thing) monstruo (m); gigante (m)
a real monster of a fish un pez verdaderamente enorme
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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