scarecrow

scarecrow(
skehr
-
kro
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (dummy)
a. el espantapájaros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A crow was perched on the shoulder of the ineffective scarecrow.Un cuervo estaba posado en el hombro del inútil espantapájaros.
I'm thinking of putting a scarecrow out in the cornfield to scare the sparrows.Estoy pensando en poner un espantapájaros en el maizal para asustar a los gorriones.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(slovenly person)
a. el espantajo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The second applicant who came into the office was an absolute scarecrow in a worn-out, ill-fitting suit.El segundo aspirante que entró al despacho era un auténtico espantajo con un traje desgastado y mal entallado.
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scarecrow
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el espantapájaros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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scarecrow [ˈskɛəkrəʊ]
noun
espantapájaros (m); espantajo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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