slammer

USAGE NOTE
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 1).
slammer(
slah
-
muhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(prison)
a. la cana
(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).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
If they catch you, you're going to spend at least 20 years in the slammer.Si te agarran, vas a pasar 20 años en la cana como mínimo.
b. el bote
(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 word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
Life wasn't easy for me when I got out of the slammer.La vida no era fácil para mí cuando salí del bote.
c. la chirona
(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).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Sometimes people judge me when they find out I was in the slammer.A veces la gente me juzga cuando se entera de que yo estaba en chirona.
2. (beverage)
a. el slammer
(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)
I have tequila. Do you want me to make you a slammer?Tengo tequila. ¿Quieres que te haga un slammer?
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slammer [ˈslæməʳ]
noun
trena (very_informal) (f); talego (very_informal) (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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