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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (conceited)
a. arrogant
¿Crees que Lalo es soberbio? - No, creo que solo es un poco seco.Do you think Lalo's arrogant? - No, I just think he's a bit terse.
Elsa se cree la mejor. Es soberbia a más no poder.Elsa thinks she's above everyone else. She's as arrogant as they come.
b. haughty
No me cae bien por ser tan soberbio.I don't like him because he's so haughty.
2. (unforgiving)
a. proud
No seas tan soberbia y pídele perdón.Don't be so proud and tell him you're sorry.
3. (impressive)
a. magnificent
La banda sonora de la película es soberbia.The movie soundtrack is magnificent.
b. superb
A la ceremonia le siguió un soberbio banquete.The ceremony was followed by a superb banquet.
c. grand
El caballo del general era un animal soberbio.The general's horse was a grand animal.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(really big)
a. real
El equipo visitante les dio una paliza soberbia.The visiting team gave them a real thrashing.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (arrogante)
a. proud, arrogant
2. (magnífico)
a. superb, magnificent
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (persona)
a. arrogant o proud person
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1 [+persona] (orgulloso) proud; (altanero) haughty; arrogant
2 (magnífico) magnificent; grand
¡soberbio! splendid!
3 (enojado) angry; (malhumorado) irritable
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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