respingón

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respingón
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (pointing upward)
a. turned-up
Carmen tiene muchas pecas y la nariz respingona.Carmen has many freckles and a turned-up nose.
b. snub
Me parecen tan graciosos los hoyuelos y la nariz respingona de esa niña.I find that little girl's dimples and snub nose so cute.
c. pert
Yo quisiera tener un culo respingón como el de esa modelo. ¡Le queda tan bien el bikini!I wish I had a pert butt like that model's. The bikini looks so good on her!
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(irritable)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. touchy
Pedro es muy respingón. Siempre se queja por todo.Pedro is very touchy. He's always complaining about everything.
b. ornery
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¡Qué mujer tan respingona! Todo le parece mal.What an ornery woman! She's never happy with anything.
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respingón
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (nariz)
a. snub
2. (trasero)
a. pert
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
respingón
adjective
turned-up
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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