skunk
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skunk(
skuhngk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. la mofeta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Skunks are omnivores, meaning they eat both plant and animal material.Las mofetas son omnívoros, lo cual significa que comen material vegetal y animal.
b. el zorrillo
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Be careful not to agitate a skunk or it will spray you.Ten cuidado de no agitar un zorrillo o te rociará.
c. el zorrino
(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).
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Someone must have hit a skunk with their car, because it stinks.Alguien tiene que haber atropellado un zorrino con el coche, porque apesta.
2. (unsavory person)
a. el canalla
(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).
, la canalla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(colloquial)
You're a skunk, and I want nothing to do with you.Eres un canalla, y no quiero nada que ver contigo.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(cannabis)
a. la marihuana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
If you want some skunk, my dealer could probably get you some.Si quieres algo de marihuana, mi traficante probablemente te la puede conseguir.
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skunk
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. la mofeta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (fam pej)
a. el miserable
(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).
la miserable
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(person)
b. el perro
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
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skunk [skʌŋk]
noun
skunk skunks (Zool) mofeta (f); zorrillo (m) (informal); (LAm)
you skunk! ¡canalla!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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