teasing
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teasing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of joking)
a. las burlas
(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).
Come, it was just a joke! Can't you take a little bit of teasing?¡Vamos, era nada más que una broma! ¿Es que no puedes aguantar unas pocas burlas?
b. la guasa
(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).
There was some teasing about his hat.Hubo un poco de guasa con su sombrero.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (involving jokes)
a. burlón
She held the toy just beyond her little brother's grasp, waving it about in a teasing way.Sostenía el juguete justo fuera del alcance de su hermano, agitándolo de manera burlona.
b. guasón
"I've got more than you!," he said in a teasing voice."¡Tengo más que tú!", dijo él con voz guasona.
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teasing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el burlas fpl, pitorreo
(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).
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teasing [ˈtiːzɪŋ]
adjective
burlón; guasón (informal)
noun
burlas (f); guasa (informal) (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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