paletería
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paletería(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (establishment)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. popsicle shop
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La nueva paletería en el centro vende unas paletas de fruta deliciosas.The new popsicle shop downtown sells the most delicious fruit popsicles.
b. ice lolly shop (United Kingdom)
Cuando vayas a Miami, tienes que visitar mi paletería favorita.When you go to Miami, you need to go to my favourite ice lolly shop.
2.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(peasants)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. yokels
Pensamos que era una fiesta muy exclusiva, hasta que llegó una paletería y dañaron el ambiente.We thought it was a very exclusive party, until some yokels arrived and ruined the atmosphere.
3.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(boorishness)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. coarseness
Heriberto no puede ocultar su paletería y falta de roce social.Heriberto cannot hide his coarseness and lack of social interaction.
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paletería
(Culin) palate; sense of taste
paletería
collection of yokels; shower (muy_familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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paletería y nevería
popsicle and ice cream shop
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