wuss
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Usage note
The plural of “wuss” is “wusses” or “wussies.”
wuss(
woos
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(weak coward)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el gallina
(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).
, la gallina
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Stop being a wuss and jump out of the plane already!¡Deja de ser un gallina y salta del avión ya!
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wuss [wʊs]
noun
(US) pavoapava (informal) (m) (f);a pava gallina (informal) (m)
If you don't fight, you're a wuss Grown hairy men will weep honestly in bars when the song comes on late at night. Modern young women will tell them to stop being such a wuss
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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