tucker

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tucker(
tuh
-
kuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(food) (Australia)
a. la comida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
When he got back to the hostel, he found someone had stolen his tucker bag.De vuelta a la pensión, se encontró con que alguien le había robado la bolsa de la comida.
b. el morfi
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Paraguay
(Paraguay)
(River Plate)
On trips into the bush, we had to carry all our own gear and tucker.En las excursiones al monte, teníamos que llevar nuestro propio equipo y nuestro propio morfi.
c. el morfe
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
We sometimes worked all day with no tucker.A veces trabajábamos el día entero sin morfe.
d. la moncha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica)
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
Those guys aren't interested in the religious message. They're only there for the tucker.A esos tipos no les interesa el rollo religioso. Solo están allí por la moncha.
e. el comistrajo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
I need to get some tucker ready for when the boys come in.Tengo que preparar algo de comistrajo para cuando lleguen los chicos a casa.
f. la manduca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
What was the tucker like where you were staying?¿Qué tal la manduca en el sitio ese donde os alojabais?
g. el papeo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The cook always gave us good hot tucker at the end of the day.El cocinero siempre nos ponía algo bien calentito de papeo al acabar el día.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to exhaust)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. dejar agotado
Work tuckers him so much that in the evening all he wants to do is sit in front of the TV.El trabajo lo deja tan agotado que por la noche lo único que quiere es sentarse delante de la tele.
b. agotar
I'm tuckered from so much going up and down stairs.Estoy agotada de tanto subir y bajar escaleras.
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tucker [ˈtʌkəʳ]
transitive verb
(US)
to be tuckered (out) estar molido or rendido (informal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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