mordisco
mordisco(
mohr
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dees
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koh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (act of biting)
a. bite
El mordisco que me dio el hámster me dejó una marca en el dedo.The bite from the hamster left a mark on my finger.
2. (taste)
a. bite
¿Me das un mordisco de tu bocadillo?Can I have a bite of your sandwich?
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(blemish after kissing)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. hickey
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Llevé un jersey de cuello alto para ocultar el mordisco que me hizo mi novia.I wore a turtleneck to hide the hickey my girlfriend gave to me.
b. lovebite
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Espero que mi madre no vea el mordisco que me hizo Tomás en el cuello.I hope my mother doesn't notice the lovebite Tomas made on my neck.
4. (gain)
a. profit
La localidad se llevó un buen mordisco del premio de la lotería.The town received a nice profit from the lottery prize.
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mordisco
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (con los dientes)
a. bite
dar o pegar un mordisco a algoto take a bite of something
¿me dejas darle un mordisco?can I have a bite?
a mordiscosby biting
2. (beneficio)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
un buen mordiscoa nice fat profit
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mordisco
1 (bocado) bite
el perro me dio un mordisco the dog bit me; le arrancó la oreja de un mordisco he took his ear off in one bite; deshacer algo a mordiscos to bite sth to pieces
2 (trozo) bite
3 (beso) love bite; hickey; (EEUU)
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