muñeca
muñeca(
moo
-
nyeh
-
kah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (anatomy)
a. wrist
El tenista se lesionó la muñeca durante el partido.The tennis player got his wrist injured during the match.
2. (toy)
a. doll
Mi madre le regaló a mi hija una muñeca por su cumpleaños.My mother gave my daughter a doll for her birthday.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(woman)
a. chick
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Quién es esa muñeca que está bailando con él?Who's that chick dancing with him?
b. doll
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Me sirves otra copa, muñeca?Can you pour me another drink, doll?
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(term of endearment)
a. darling
Hola muñeca, ¿te apetece que quedemos para tomar un café?Hi darling, do you fancy meeting for a coffee?
5. (influence) (Southern Cone)
a. pull
No puedo ayudarte porque no tengo muñeca en el departamento.I can't help you because I have no pull in the department.
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muñeca
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. wrist
2. (juguete)
a. doll
muñeca de traporag doll
3. (colloquial)
a. darling
b. doll
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
4. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
tener muñecato have friends in high places
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muñeca
1 (Anatomía) wrist
2 (juguete) doll
muñeca de trapo rag doll
muñeca rusa Russian doll
3 (chica) doll (muy_familiar); chick (muy_familiar); (EEUU)
4 (trapo) polishing rag
5 (And) (S. Cone) (mutualidad) friendly society; benefit society; (EEUU)
6 (S. Cone) (influencia) pull; influence
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Phrases with "muñeca"
Here are the most popular phrases with "muñeca." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
muñeca de la mano
wrist
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