muermo
muermo
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(boring person or thing)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. bore
Tu hermano es un muermo. Si él viene, no nos divertiremos.Your brother's a bore. If he comes, we won't enjoy ourselves at all.
b. boring (adjective)
Las clases de matemáticas son un auténtico muermo.Math classes are really boring.
c. drip
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(person)
Magda dice que su primo es un muermo y que no quiere invitarlo a su fiesta.Magda says her cousin's a drip and she doesn't want to invite him to her party.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(ennui)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. boredom
Los domingos por la noche suelo sumirme en el muermo más absoluto.On Sundays nights I usually find myself sunk in the depths of boredom.
3.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(fatigue and lack of energy)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. tiredness and limpness
Qué muermo me entró, quizás por el alcohol que bebí.I suddenly found myself overcome by tiredness and limpness, perhaps because of all the alcohol I'd drunk.
4. (medicine)
a. glanders
El veterinario no sabe cómo se contagió de muermo el caballo de Ana.The veterinarian doesn't know how Ana's horse caught glanders.
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muermo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
ser un muermoto be boring
tener un muermoto be bored
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muermoa muerma (España)
adjective
(pesado) boring; (aburrido) wet (familiar);
(pesado) crashing bore (familiar); (aburrido) drip (familiar); wet fish (familiar)
¡no seas muermo!
1 (aburrimiento) boredom; (depresión) the blues (familiar)
plural
; (p)
2 (asunto) bore
3 [de droga] bad trip (familiar)
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