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First of all, we want to thank all the collaborators for their help, since without them and them this project would not be possible. Since the ship sailed there in 2010 we have received a total of 1,478 Contributions to define 1,256 different words or expressions that have consulted more than 100,000 readers and have directly helped 8 people who asked the dictionary for a word that was not Registered therein.
Meaning of the day
- cadendrum 1010
A difficult task.
"Washing dishes by hand is cadendrum"
New Meanings collected in the dictionary
- trasero 26
In Argentina "pateale el trasero" has a softer meaning than the american "kick his ass".
Also use with the meaning of Get Rid of her/him.
Culo, orto or ojete (but not trasero is use to mean that a person or situation is/got very lucky. Some synonyms, words or similar expressions can be culo , orto, ojete (,this one probably the rudest),
Used in Argentina as well
"Pegale una patada en el trasero o el culo que culo q tuvo en el examen, le preguntaron algo bien facil"
- what does mean the word ilustro 25
Spanish word that means "to demonstrate"
Synonyms of what does mean the word ilustro are enseñar
"No tienes ideas para reparar el aparato, déjame te ilustro."
- mentiroso 34
The Spanish word Mentiroso (adjective) means lying
"I dont trust him, he is very mentiroso"
- librarse 18
Librarse is a Spanish meaning to escape, be free, or release. But, with the reflective congugation if se in Librarsethis SE is reflective thus conjugates the verm to become to self release, escape, or to be free.
Used in US as well
"Yo quiero librarme de universidad."
Fernando R. Zazueta, San Jose, CA
- arturito 132
The diminutive of the proper Spanish name Arturo.
Synonyms of arturito are little arthur young arthur baby arthur
Used in US as well
"Arturito loves to play hide-and-go-seek with his siblings while his father Arturo watches approvingly."
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