rojo
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rojo(
rroh
-
hoh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (color)
a. red
El cielo se tornó rojo al atardecer.The sky turned red at sundown.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(politics)
a. red
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
No quiero ver esa propaganda roja.I don't want to see that red propaganda.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (color)
a. red
Ella cree que me veo mejor vestida de rojo, pero no estoy segura.She thinks I look best dressed in red, but I'm not sure.
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).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(politics)
a. red
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
Durante la Guerra Fría, a los izquierdistas se les llamaba rojos.During the Cold War, the leftists were called reds.
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rojo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. red
ponerse rojoto turn red
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (politics)
a. red
3. (color)
a. red
al rojo vivored hot
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rojoa roja
adjective
1 (color) red
rojo burdeos maroon; dark red; rojo cereza cherry red; rojo sangre blood-red; rojo teja brick-red
poner rojo a algn to make sb blush
ponerse rojo to turn red; blush
ponerse rojo de ira to go purple with rage
2 [+pelo] red
3 (Política) red; (España) (durante la Guerra Civil y con Franco) Republican
1 (color) red; red colour o color; (EEUU)
calentar al rojo vivo to make red-hot; la atmósfera está al rojo vivo the atmosphere is electric; la emoción está al rojo vivo excitement is at fever pitch; un semáforo en rojo a red light
2 (maquillaje)
rojo de labios lipstick
(Política) (de izquierdas) red; (republicano) Republican;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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