rabo

rabo(
rrah
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boh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (animal anatomy)
a. tail
La vaca intentó matar las moscas con el rabo.The cow swatted at the flies with its tail.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(buttocks)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. butt
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Cuando éramos chicos, si nos portábamos mal, nos pegaban en el rabo.When we were kids, we were slapped on the butt if we misbehaved.
b. arse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
¡Levanta el rabo de ahí y ayúdame!Get up off your arse and help me!
3. (botany)
a. stem
Quítale el rabo a la cebolla con un cuchillo.Remove the stem of the onion with a knife.
4.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g., joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society.
(vulgar)
(male genitalia)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. dick
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society.
(vulgar)
Mi hermano me pateó el rabo cuando me agaché a recoger la pelota.My brother kicked me in the dick when I bent down to pick up the ball.
b. cock
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g., joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society.
(vulgar)
La próxima vez que te vea con ella, ¡te rebano el rabo!Next time I see you with her, I'll cut your cock off!
c. prick
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g., joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society.
(vulgar)
Se compró esa mansión tan solo para compensar por el hecho de que tiene un rabo diminuto.He bought that mansion to compensate for the fact that he's got a tiny prick.
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rabo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de animal)
a. tail
rabo de bueyoxtail
irse o salir con el rabo entre las piernasto go off with one's tail between one's legs
2. (de hoja, fruto)
a. stem
3. (muy fam)
a. prick, cock
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rabo
1 (Zoología) tail
con el rabo entre las piernas with one's tail between one's legs
queda el rabo por desollar the hardest part is still to come
rabo cortado docked tail
rabo de buey oxtail
2 (pene) cock (vulgar); dick (vulgar)
rabo verde (Centroamérica) dirty old man (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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