patoso
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patoso(
pah
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toh
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soh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(awkward)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. clumsy
Prefiero no llevar la bandeja yo porque soy muy patosa. Seguro que la voy a tirar.I'd rather not carry the tray. I'm so clumsy I'm bound to drop it.
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).
2. (awkward person)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. clumsy oaf
¿Cómo va a poder bailar cueca ese patoso?How is that clumsy oaf going to be able to dance the cueca?
3. (presumptuous person)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. smart Aleck
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Se cree gracioso, pero a nadie le gusta un patoso como él.He may think he's being funny, but nobody likes a smart Aleck like him.
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patoso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. clumsy
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
patosoa patosa
adjective
1 (torpe) clumsy
2 (molesto) troublesome
ponerse patoso to make trouble
1 (torpe) clumsy oaf
2 (sabihondo) clever Dick (familiar); smart Aleck (familiar)
3 (agitador) troublemaker
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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