pimple
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pimple(
pihm
-
puhl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (zit)
a. el grano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Stephanie was distraught because a pimple appeared on her nose on the day of her class portrait.Stephanie estaba angustiada porque le apareció un grano en la nariz el día del retrato de la clase.
b. la espinilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Every time I eat chocolate, I get pimples.Cada vez que como chocolate, me salen espinillas.
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pimple
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el grano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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pimple [ˈpɪmpl]
noun
(gen) grano (m); (on face) espinilla (f)
she came out in pimples le salieron granos
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pimple I booze
The word pimple is the present subjunctive form of pimplar in the first person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation. See the full pimplar conjugation.
pimplar
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pimplar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to drink alcohol)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to booze
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Damián se pasa el día en los bares pimplando.Damian spends the whole day boozing in bars.
b. to get wasted
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Estás deprimido? Yo también. Vámonos a pimplar por ahí.You’re depressed? Me too. Let’s go get wasted somewhere.
c. to get hammered
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Le gusta pimplar, pero no es mal tipo.He likes to get hammered, but he's not a bad guy.
d. to tipple
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Dejó de pimplar y de fumar después de lo que le dijo su médico.He quit tippling and smoking after what the doctor told him.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to drink)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to down
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Me encontré a Carla pimplando gintonics en el bar del hotel.I found Carla downing gin and tonics at the hotel bar.
b. to knock back
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Los chicos pimplaban cervezas como descosidos mientras veían el partido de fútbol.The guys were knocking back beers like there was no tomorrow while they watched the soccer game.
pimplarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to get drunk)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to get wasted
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Cuando Paco se pimpla, se pone muy agresivo.When Paco gets wasted, he becomes very aggressive.
b. to get hammered
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Nos pimplamos en la fiesta y hoy tenemos resaca.We got hammered at the party, and today we have a hangover.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to drink; used transitively)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to down
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Te has pimplado una botella entera de vino tú solito?Did you down a whole bottle of wine all by yourself?
b. to knock back
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Berta tenía tanta sed que se pimpló tres cañas seguidas en solo cinco minutos.Berta was so thirsty she knocked back three glasses of beer in just five minutes.
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pimplar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. to booze
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
pimplarse una botellato down one bottle
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pimplar
intransitive verb
to booze (familiar)
Cada noche pimpla hasta que se cae de sueño.
pronominal verb
pimplarse
pimplarse una botella to down a bottle (familiar); quaff a bottle (familiar)
Se pimpló una botella de vino antes de llegar.
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