An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (querulous)
a. whiny
¡Deja de ser tan quejoso y come la comida!Stop being so whiny and eat your food!
2. (lamentable)
a. plaintive
"Mamá, ven a ayudarme", gritó el niño enfermo en un tono quejoso."Mom, come help me," yelled the sick boy in a plaintive tone.
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
3. (querulous person)
a. whiner
Tu hermano es un terrible quejoso. Se la pasó toda la noche chillando.Your brother is such a whiner. He complained the whole evening.
b. complainer
"Los manifestantes son solo un montón de quejosos," dijo el hombre enojado desde su coche."The protesters are just a bunch of complainers," said the angry man from his car.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
estar quejoso de o porto be unhappy o dissatisfied with
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (fam pey)
a. whinger
3. (law)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. plaintiff
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[+persona] complaining; [+tono] plaintive
está quejoso de mí he is annoyed with me
Me dicen que está quejoso personalmente de mí, porque no le hago bastante caso
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