toquetear
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toquetear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to touch repeatedly)
a. to handle
Por favor, no toqueteen los productos.Please do not handle the merchandise.
b. to finger
Gloria toqueteaba cada blusa en busca del mejor algodón.Gloria would finger every blouse in search of the best cotton.
c. to fiddle with
Deja de toquetear mi celular, que acabarás rompiéndolo.Quit fiddling with my cellphone or you'll end up breaking it.
2. (sexual)
a. to fondle
La trabajadora demandó a su superior por toquetearla en el trabajo.The worker sued her superior for fondling her at work.
b. to grope
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La mujer toqueteó al sorprendido muchacho.The woman groped the shocked boy.
c. to feel up
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Un pervertido trató de toquetearme en el metro.Some pervert tried to feel me up in the subway.
d. to touch up
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Ernie solía toquetear a las señoras en el autobús hasta que lo detuvieron.Ernie used to touch up the ladies on the bus until he was arrested.
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toquetear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (manosear; cosa)
a. to fiddle with
2. (persona)
a. to fondle
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (colloquial)
a. to fiddle about
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toquetear
transitive verb
1 (manosear) to handle; finger
2 (Música) to play idly; mess about on
3 (acariciar) to fondle; feel up (familiar); touch up (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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