tostado
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tostado(
tohs
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tah
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (culinary)
a. toasted
Pedí un sándwich tostado con papas fritas en la cafetería.I ordered a toasted sandwich with fries at the cafeteria.
b. roasted
La empresa produce café tostado y molido.The company produces roasted ground coffee.
2. (dark)
a. tanned
Mi piel quedó tostada por el sol tan fuerte.I got tanned thanks to the sun being so strong.
b. brown
Hay que hornear el pay hasta que la pasta esté tostada.You have to bake the pie until the pastry is brown.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(imprudent)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. crazy
Marco está tostado, pero aún así me cae bien.Marco is crazy, but I still like him.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
4. (act of toasting)
a. toasting
Busco un aparato para el tostado de nueces y semillas.I'm looking for a device for toasting nuts and seeds.
b. roasting
El tostado del café es un proceso largo.Coffee roasting is a long process.
5. (tanning)
a. suntan
Por el tostado que trae, se nota que fue a la playa.She's got such a suntan that you can't fail to see she's been to the beach.
6. (corn dish)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
(Nicaragua)
a. roasted sweetcorn
Tomás me invitó a tomar tostado, y me gustó mucho.Tomás invited me to have some roasted sweetcorn, and I liked it very much.
b. roasted corn
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Probé el tostado y es delicioso.I tried roasted corn and it's delicious.
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tostado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (pan)
a. toasted
2. (almendras, café)
a. roasted
3. (color)
a. brownish
4. (piel)
a. tanned
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tostado
adjective
1 (Culin) toasted
2 [+color] dark brown; ochre; [+persona] tanned
1 (acción) [de pan] toasting; [de café] roasting
2 (bronceado) tan
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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