mozo

el mozo, la moza(
moh
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soh
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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).
masculine or feminine noun
1.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(young person)
a. young boy (masculine)
Los mozos del pueblo se reunieron en la plaza para jugar un partido de fútbol.The young boys of the village gathered in the square to play a game of soccer.
b. young girl (feminine)
En las fiestas, me envalentoné y le pedí un baile a una moza que me gustaba.At the festival, I plucked up the courage to ask a young girl I liked to dance.
2. (server)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
(Southern Cone)
a. waiter (masculine)
Te recomiendo ese restaurante; la comida es buena y los mozos muy agradables.I highly recommend that restaurant. The food is good and the waiters are very pleasant.
b. waitress (feminine)
La moza nos tomó nota de las bebidas, pero no de la comida.The waitress took our drink orders, but not our food orders.
3. (military)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. conscript
No todos los mozos del reemplazo eran declarados aptos para el servicio militar.Not all draft conscripts were declared suitable for military service.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
4. (baggage carrier)
a. porter
Una vez en la estación, le pedí a un mozo que me llevara el equipaje a un taxi.When I arrived at the station, I asked a porter to take my luggage to a cab.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5. (not aged)
a. young
Yo en mis años mozos no me hubiera perdido una fiesta por nada en el mundo.I wouldn't have missed a party for anything in the world in my youth.
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mozo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (joven)
a. young
2. (soltero)
a. single, unmarried
ser buen mozoto be a handsome young man
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
3. (niño)
a. young boy, young lad
4. (niña)
a. young girl, young lass
5. (camarero)
a. waiter, waitress
6. (trabajador)
a. assistant (worker)
mozo de cordel o de cuerdaporter
mozo de estación(station) porter
7. (recluta)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. conscript
mozoa moza
adjective
1 (joven) young
en sus años mozos in his youth; in his young days
2 (soltero) single; unmarried
1 (joven) lad/girl
moza de partido
buena moza good-looking girl
2 (criado) servant
moza de taberna (España) barmaid
(camarero) waiter; (Ferro) etc porter
mozo de almacén warehouse assistant
mozo de caballos groom
mozo de café waiter
mozo de cámara cabin boy
mozo de cuadra stable boy
mozo de cuerda mozo de equipajes mozo de estación porter
mozo de hotel bellboy; bellhop; (EEUU)
mozo de laboratorio laboratory assistant
mozo de panadería baker's boy
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