zorra
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (animal)
a. vixen
La zorra está cuidando de sus cachorros.The vixen is watching over her cubs.
2.
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)
(promiscuous woman)
a. slut
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)
¡Esa zorra está coqueteando otra vez con mi novio!That slut is flirting again with my boyfriend!
b. whore
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)
Decirle "zorra" a una mujer que tuvo muchas parejas sexuales es machista.Calling a woman that has had many sexual partners a "whore" is misogynistic.
c. tart
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)
Esa zorra se acostó con todo el equipo de baloncesto.That tart has slept with the whole basketball team.
d. slag
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)
(United Kingdom)
"Me llaman zorra solo porque disfruto de mi sexualidad," dijo Andrea."They call me a slag just because I enjoy my sexuality," said Andrea.
3.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(female genitalia)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. pussy
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Odio cuando los chicos en clase dicen "zorra".I hate it when the boys in class say "pussy."
b. beaver
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Es vulgar decirle "zorra" a las partes íntimas de la mujer.It's vulgar to call a woman's private parts "beaver."
c. fanny
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(United Kingdom)
Romina detesta que se diga la palabra "zorra."Romina hates it when somebody uses the word "fanny."
d. cunt
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
El público se espantó cuando el orador usó la palabra "zorra" para referirse a la vagina.The audience was appalled when the speaker used the word "cunt" to refer to the vagina.
4. (railroad car propelled by a hand pump) (River Plate)
a. handcar
Los operarios usaron una zorra para llegar hasta donde estaba la locomotora averiada.The workers used a handcar to reach the broken locomotive.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(ebriety)
a. binge
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No puedo creer que no tenga resaca luego de semejante zorra.I can't believe I don't have a hangover after such a binge.
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zorra
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fam pey)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. slut
b. slag (United Kingdom)
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zorra
1 (animal) vixen
2 (prostituta) whore (peyorativo); tart (muy_familiar); slut (muy_familiar)
¡zorra! you slut! (muy_familiar)
3 (borrachera)
pillar una zorra to get sloshed (familiar)
adjective
(puñetero) bloody (muy_familiar)
no tengo ni zorra idea I haven't a bloody clue (muy_familiar); toda la zorra noche the whole bloody night (muy_familiar)
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