zángano
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zángano(
sahng
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gah
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noh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal)
a. drone
Hay un zángano volando alrededor de la abeja reina.There's a drone flying around the queen bee.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(lazy person)
a. lazybones
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Armando es un zángano y no quiere buscarse un trabajo!Armando is a lazybones and doesn't want to find a job!
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(lazy)
a. lazy
¡Qué zángano eres! Nunca limpias tu habitación.You're so lazy! You never clean your room.
b. slacker
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El novio de Mariana es muy zángano, quiere dormir todo el día.Mariana's slacker boyfriend just wants to sleep all day.
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zángano
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
a. lazy oaf, idler
2. (abeja)
a. drone
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
zánganoa zángana
1 (holgazán) idler; slacker
2 (pícaro) rogue
3 (pesado) bore
(insecto) drone
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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