tocón

tocón(
toh
-
kohn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (botany)
a. stump
Durante la acampada, usamos los tocones de los árboles como asientos.While we were camping, we used tree stumps as seats.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
2. (touchy person)
a. groper (sexual)
No me gusta comprar ropa allí porque el dueño es un tocón.I don't like shopping for clothes there because the owner is a groper.
b. handsy (adjective)
Mi novia se pone muy celosa porque mi jefa es una tocona conmigo.My girlfriend gets really jealous because my boss is handsy with me.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(of someone who touches too much)
a. handsy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Cuando me topo con algún tipo tocón siempre marco las distancias.When I come across a guy who's handsy, I always keep my distance.
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tocón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. stump
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tocón
(Botánica) stump
tocónona tocona
groper (familiar)
es un tocón he's got wandering hands (familiar)
tocón
adjective
(And) (sin rabo) tailless; (Caribe) (sin cuernos) hornless;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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