A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (dirtiness)
a. filth
La mugre cubría las paredes y el polvo se acumulaba en los muebles.Filth covered the walls and dust gathered on the furniture.
b. dirt
El bebé se ensució con la mugre del suelo.The baby got filthy from the dirt on the floor.
c. muck
Hazme el favor de quitarte esa mugre de los zapatos.Can you please clean the muck off your shoes?
d. grease (fat)
La cocina estaba llena de mugre que me tomó varias horas quitar.The cooker was full of grease that took me several hours to clean.
e. grime (fat)
Para limpiar la mugre del horno, utiliza este producto.Use this product to clean the grime in the oven.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. filth, muck
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(suciedad) dirt; (inmundicia) filth; (grasa) grime; grease
sacarse la mugre (S. Cone) (trabajar) to work like a dog (familiar); (sufrir un percance) to have a nasty accident
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