piropear
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piropear(
pee
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roh
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peh
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ahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to catcall (aggressive and possibly offensive)
Gracias a la campaña de concientización, cada vez menos hombres piropean a las mujeres en la calle.Thanks to the awareness campaign, fewer men are catcalling women in the street.
b. to make flirtatious comments to
Mi marido me piropeó porque tenía puesto un vestido nuevo.My husband made flirtatious remarks to me because I was wearing a new dress.
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piropear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (colloquial)
a. to make flirtatious comments to, to wolf-whistle at
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piropear
transitive verb
to compliment; pay an amorous compliment to; make a flirtatious remark to
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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