patón

patón(
pah
-
tohn
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(having large feet)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. large-footed
El jugador de básquetbol es muy patón y no encuentra calzado fácilmente.The basketball player is very large-footed and can't find a pair of shoes easily.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(person who dances poorly)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Ay asere, ¡pero tú eres un patón! ¿Es que no tienes ritmo?Dude, you're a terrible dancer! Don't you have any rhythm?
Lo siento, mi vida. Yo no bailo; es que soy patón.Sorry, honey. I don't dance; it's just that I have two left feet.
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