toquetear

toquetear(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
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 fingered every blouse looking for 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.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(sexual)
a. to grope
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El muchacho quedó sorprendido cuando la mujer lo toqueteó.The young man was shocked when the woman groped him.
b. to fondle
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La trabajadora demandó a su superior por toquetearla en el trabajo.The worker sued her superior for fondling her at work.
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 on 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.
3. (to caress)
a. to fondle
Abrazaba a su pequeño y le toqueteaba el pelo para calmarlo.She held her little boy and fondled his hair to soothe him.
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toquetear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
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.).
intransitive verb
3. (colloquial)
a. to fiddle about
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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