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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (having big ears)
a. big-eared
Se burlaban de mí por ser orejón y de Miguel por ser narigón.They made fun of me for being big-eared and of Miguel for being big-nosed.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (culinary)
a. dried peach
¿Tienes que recuperar energía? Tengo una bolsa con nueces, almendras, pasas de uva y orejones.Do you need an energy boost? I have a bag full of nuts, almonds, raisins, and dried peaches.
b. dried apricot
Si necesitas ingerir potasio, te recomiendo comer bananas o orejones.If you need potassium, I recommend you eat bananas or dried apricots.
3. (pull on the ears)
a. yank on the ear
En mi cumpleaños, mi abuela me dio diez orejones; uno por cada año.On my birthday, my grandmother gave me ten yanks on the ear; one for each year.
4. (obstinate child)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. stubborn child
Hace mucho frío, pero Pablo es un orejón y no quiere ponerse la chaqueta.It's very cold, but Pablo is a stubborn child and doesn't want to wear his jacket.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (illness)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. mumps
Los niños en la escuela fueron vacunados contra los orejones.Children in school were vaccinated against mumps.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. big-eared
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (dulce)
a. dried apricot/peach
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1 especialmente (Latinoamérica)
2 (Centroamérica) (México) (tosco) rough; coarse
3 (And) (distraído) absent-minded
1 (tirón) pull on the ear
2 [de fruta] strip of dried peach/apricot
3 (And) (Hist) Inca officer
4 (And) (Med) goitre; goiter; (EEUU)
5 (And) (vaquero) herdsman; (llanero) plainsman
6 (México) (marido) cuckold
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "orejón"
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último orejón del tarro
soy orejón
I have big ears
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