pegajoso
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pegajoso(
peh
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gah
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hoh
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soh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (adhesive)
a. sticky
El queso se derritió y se puso pegajoso.The cheese melted and became sticky.
2. (memorable)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. catchy
¡Tu nueva canción es muy pegajosa! No puedo parar de cantarla.Your new song is very catchy! I can't stop singing it.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(over-affectionate)
a. clingy
Me llama todo el tiempo y quiere verme todos los días. ¡Es muy pegajoso!He calls me all the time and wants to see me every day. He's so clingy!
b. clinging
Un amante pegajoso no es mejor que uno distante.A clinging lover is no better than a distant one.
4. (weather)
a. sticky
Hacía calor y estaba pegajoso.The weather was hot and sticky.
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pegajoso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (material, calor)
a. sticky
2. (colloquial)
a. clingy, clinging
3. (música)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. catchy
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pegajoso
adjective
1 (que se adhiere) [+superficie, suelo, manos] sticky; [+miel] sticky; gooey (familiar)
si haces cosas conplastilina se te quedan las manos pegajosas
la mesa está muy pegajosa the table is all sticky; hoy hace un calor pegajoso it's really sticky today
en Melilla el calor es muy pegajoso
2 [+persona] clingy (familiar)
este niño es muy pegajoso
3 (Latinoamérica) [+canción, melodía] catchy
4 (contagioso) contagious
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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