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Feminine singularofprieto(noun)
prieta
-tight
Feminine singularofprieto(adjective)

prieto

prieto(
pryeh
-
toh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (firm)
a. tight
El vestido me quedaba tan prieto que no podía respirar.The dress was so tight that I couldn't breathe.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(dusky)
a. dark
Los libros prietos son de historia y los amarillos de arte.The dark ones are history books and the yellow ones are art books.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(referring to someone with dark skin)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
(Nicaragua)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. dark-skinned
A mi amigo prieto le quedan bien las prendas blancas.White clothes look great on my dark-skinned friend.
b. swarthy
Lo confundieron por un pirata por su tez prieta.They confused him with a pirate because of his swarthy complexion.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(referring to someone who is black)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
a. black
En Nueva Orleans visité una iglesia donde todos eran personas prietas y yo era el único blanco.In New Orleans I visited a church where there were only black people and I was the only white person.
b. of color
Muchas personas prietas se enfrentan a la desgracia del racismo cada día.Many people of color face the disgrace of racism every day.
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).
masculine or feminine noun
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(person with dark skin)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
(Nicaragua)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. dark-skinned person
Hay quienes creen que los prietos no se tienen que poner protector solar, pero eso es una falsedad.There are people that think that dark-skinned people don't need to wear sunblock, but that's a lie.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(black person)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
a. black
Mi bisabuela era prieta y mi bisabuelo español.My great-grandmother was black and my great-grandfather was Spanish.
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prieto
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (ceñido)
a. tight
íbamos muy prietos en el cochewe were really squashed together in the car
2. (colloquial)
a. dark-skinned
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prieto
adjective
1 (apretado) tight
no hagas el nudo tan prieto don't tie the knot so tight; de carnes prietas firm-bodied; un siglo prieto de historia a century packed full of history; a century rich in history
2 (oscuro) blackish; dark; especialmente (México) dark; swarthy
(Latinoamérica) (dado) loaded dice
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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