An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (pleased)
a. proud
Antonio estaba ufano porque había sacado la mejor nota de la clase.Antonio was proud because he got the best mark in his class.
2. (vain)
a. smug
Lorena no puedo ocultar su sonrisa ufana cuando recibió el ascenso.Lorena couldn't hide her smug smile when she got promoted.
b. boastful
Si cerraras esa boca ufana, la gente te apreciaría más.If you would just shut that boastful mouth of yours, people might like you better.
c. conceited
"No oses volver a tutearme", le dijo el profesor al alumno con una mirada ufana."Don't you dare to address me informally again!," said the teacher to his student with a conceited look.
d. self-satisfied
¿Te vas a quedar ahí sentado tan ufano mientras hacemos todo el trabajo?Are you going to sit there self-satisfied while we do all the work?
e. pleased with oneself
No te sientas tan ufano, porque no nos has ayudado en nada.Don't look so pleased with yourself. You haven't helped us at all.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (satisfecho)
a. proud, pleased
2. (engreído)
a. boastful, conceited
3. (lozano)
a. luxuriant, lush
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1 (orgulloso) proud; (jactancioso) boastful; (satisfecho) smug
iba muy ufano en el nuevo coche he was going along so proudly in his new car; está muy ufano porque le han dado el premio he is very proud that they have awarded him the prize
2 (Botánica)
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