thong
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thong(
thang
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. la tanga
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
She was wearing a thong-style bikini.Llevaba un biquini tipo tanga.
b. el tanga
(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)
I wear a thong when I'm wearing tighter clothes and don't want my panty line to show.Llevo un tanga cuando llevo ropa más ajustada y no quiero que se marque la ropa interior.
2. (narrow strip)
a. la correa
(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).
His hat was fastened with leather thongs under the chin.Su sombrero se sujetaba con correas de cuero por debajo de la barbilla.
3. (footwear)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la chancleta
(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).
They don't allow you to wear thongs in the restaurant.No está permitido llevar chancletas en el restaurante.
b. la chancla
(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).
Thongs are not suitable for doing a ten-mile hike.Las chanclas no son adecuadas para hacer una caminata de diez millas.
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thong
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (for fastening)
a. la correa
(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. (underwear)
a. el tanga
(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).
3. (sandal)
a. la chancleta f, chancla
(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).
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thong [θɒŋ]
noun
1 (strap) correa (f)
2 (sandal) chancleta (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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