preppy
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “preppie.”
preppy(
preh
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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)
(eager to flaunt one's wealth)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. fresa
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
Drew and his friends don't like to shop at preppy clothing stores like that.A Drew y a sus amigos no les gusta comprar en tiendas así tan fresas.
b. cheto
Regionalism used in Paraguay
(Paraguay)
(River Plate)
Buffy has always hung with the stylish, preppy crowd.Buffy siempre se ha llevado con la gente cheta y elegante.
c. pijo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Trey wouldn't go for a girl like that because she doesn't fit his idea of a preppy rich girl.Trey no iría tras una chica así porque no encaja con su idea de una chica rica y pija.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(person eager to flaunt own wealth)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el fresa
(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).
, la fresa
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
I don't really feel like going to a party with a bunch of preppies. They're all so stuck up.No tengo ganas de ir a una fiesta con un bonche de fresas. Son todos muy creídos.
b. el cheto
(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).
, la cheta
(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).
Regionalism used in Paraguay
(Paraguay)
(River Plate)
Brendan always got along with the jocks, the nerds, the preppies; everyone liked him.Brendan siempre se llevó bien con los deportistas, los nerds, los chetos; les caía bien a todos.
c. el pijo
(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).
, la pija
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Your brother is kind of an obnoxious preppy, but he has a good heart.Tu hermano es un pijo algo pesado, pero es bueno de corazón.
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preppy
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. pijo(a)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
b. fresa
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
c. con)cheto(a (River Plate)
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