patán

patán(
pah
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tahn
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (boorish)
a. uncouth
Quisiera que aprendieras buenos modales y dejaras de ser tan patán.I wish you'd learn some good manners and stop being so uncouth.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(coarse man)
a. lout
La fiesta estaba llena de patanes borrachos y decidí irme.The party was full of drunken louts and I decided to leave.
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)
(uneducated countryman)
a. yokel
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)
Contrató a un patán para que le cuidara la casa de campo.He hired some yokel to watch over his farmhouse.
b. bumpkin
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)
Qué vas a hacer en ese pueblo, si ahí solo viven patanes.What are you going to do in that town? Only bumpkins live there.
c. redneck
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Le vendí el tractor a un patán.I sold the tractor to a redneck.
d. hick
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
En el bar había un par de patanes emborrachándose.There were a couple of hicks getting drunk at the bar.
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patán
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. uncivilized, uncouth
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (general)
a. bumpkin
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patán
rustic; yokel; hick (familiar); (EEUU) lout;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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