vago
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vago(
bah
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goh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (idle)
a. lazy
Es difícil trabajar con gente vaga.It is difficult to work with lazy people.
2. (imprecise)
a. vague
No me resulta nada útil esa vaga explicación.I don't find that vague explanation at all useful.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
3. (idler)
a. slacker
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Los vagos son un lastre.Slackers are a burden.
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vago
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (perezoso)
a. lazy, idle
2. (impreciso)
a. vague
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (general)
a. lazy person, idler
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vagoa vaga
adjective
1 (gen) vague; (Arte) (Fotografía) blurred; ill-defined; (indeterminado) indeterminate;
2 [+persona] (perezoso) lazy; slack; (poco fiable) unreliable; (ocioso) idle; unemployed
ser más vago que la chaqueta de un guardia to be a lazy devil (familiar)
3 [+ojo] lazy; [+objeto] idle; unused; [+espacio] empty
4 (errante) roving; wandering
5
en vago [+mantenerse] unsteadily; [+esforzarse] in vain; dar golpes en vago to flail about; beat the air
1 (holgazán) idler; lazybones (familiar); (inútil) useless individual; dead loss
hacer el vago to loaf around
2 (vagabundo) tramp; vagrant; bum; (EEUU) (pobre) down-and-out
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "vago"
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eres un vago
you're lazy
qué vago
what a slacker
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