pantera

USAGE NOTE
The adjective "pantera" is invariable: its form does not change according to the gender and number of the person or people it describes.
pantera(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (animal)
a. panther
La pantera cazó una anaconda.The panther caught an anaconda.
2. (mineral)
a. yellow agate
Jorge me regaló un juego de joyería hecho con pantera.Jorge gave me a yellow agate jewelry set.
3. (bold person)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. daring person
Susana es una pantera. No le tiene miedo a nada.Susana is a daring person. She isn't afraid of anything.
b. risk-taker
Necesitamos contratar a una pantera para este puesto.We need to hire a risk-taker for this job.
4. (productive person)
Regionalism used in Uruguay
(Uruguay)
a. effective person
Kevin es la pantera del departamento de ventas.Kevin is the most effective person in the sales department.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(anatomy)
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
a. leg
Me lastimé la pantera jugando fútbol.I hurt my leg playing football.
b. foot
Tengo la pantera izquierda lastimada desde el domingo pasado.I've had an injured left foot since last Sunday.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
6. (bold)
a. daring
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Salvador es el hombre más pantera que conozco.Salvador is the most daring man I know.
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pantera
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. panther
pantera negrablack panther
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pantera
1 (Zoología) (gen) panther; (Caribe) (jaguar) jaguar
2 (México) (matón) heavy (familiar); (atrevido) risk-taker
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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