trabado
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trabado(
trah
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bah
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doh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (stuck)
a. jammed
Después de las fuertes lluvias, la puerta trasera de la casa se quedó trabada.After the heavy rains, the back door of the house was jammed.
2. (consistent)
a. coherent
Gabriela escribió un discurso trabado y sumamente persuasivo para el vicepresidente.Gabriela wrote a coherent and extremely persuasive speech for the vicepresident.
3. (culinary)
a. thickened
Para conseguir una salsa trabada, añade una poca harina de maíz mezclada con agua.For a thickened sauce, add some cornflour mixed in water.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(muscular)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. brawny
Alonso y los demás jugadores de americano están súper trabados.Alonso and the rest of the football players are super brawny.
5. (stuttering)
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
(Nicaragua)
a. tongue-tied
Laura estaba tan nerviosa que le dio una respuesta trabada al profesor.Laura was so nervous that the reply she gave the teacher was all tongue-tied.
6.
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(on drugs)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. high
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
Brad ha de estar trabado porque no se ha dejado de reír en toda la noche.Brad must be high because he hasn't stopped laughing the whole night.
b. stoned
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
Cuando llegué a la fiesta, todos estaban trabados hablando de cosas muy profundas.When I got to the party, everybody was stoned and talking about very deep stuff.
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trabado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (unido; salsa)
a. smooth
2. (discurso)
a. coherent
3. (atascado)
a. jammed
4. (grammar)
a. ending in a consonant
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trabado
adjective
1 (unido) joined; [+discurso] coherent; well constructed
2 (fuerte) tough; strong
3 (Latinoamérica) (al hablar) stammering
4 (And) (bizco) cross-eyed
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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