quejica
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quejica(
keh
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hee
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kah
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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)
(complaining)
a. whining
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A muchos padres se les dificulta tratar con un adolescente quejica.Many parents find it hard to deal with a whining teenager.
b. whingeing (United Kingdom)
Renuncié a mi trabajo como recepcionista porque me harté de los turistas quejicas.I quit my job as a receptionist because I was fed up of whingeing tourists.
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).
2. (complainer)
a. moaner
¡No seas una quejica y come la comida!Don't be a moaner and eat your food!
b. whinger
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Aureliano es un quejica. Se quejó absolutamente de todo.Aureliano is a whinger. He complained about everything.
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quejica
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. whining, whingeing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. whinger
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quejica
adjective
moaning
moaner; grumbler
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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