Translation: from spanish

commenter

  • 1 altanero

    adj.
    proud, haughty, high-and-mighty, arrogant.
    * * *
    1 arrogant, haughty, conceited
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    (f. - altanera)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=altivo) haughty, arrogant
    2) [ave] high-flying
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    - ra adjetivo arrogant, haughty
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    = snooty, haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], supercilious.
    Ex. Researchers expect librarians to be factually knowledgeable, welcoming, helpful and supportive rather than 'weird', ' snooty' or 'easily antagonized'.
    Ex. The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.
    Ex. A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    * * *
    - ra adjetivo arrogant, haughty
    * * *
    = snooty, haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], supercilious.

    Ex: Researchers expect librarians to be factually knowledgeable, welcoming, helpful and supportive rather than 'weird', ' snooty' or 'easily antagonized'.

    Ex: The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.
    Ex: A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.

    * * *
    arrogant, haughty
    * * *

    altanero
    ◊ -ra adjetivo

    arrogant, haughty
    altanero,-a adjetivo arrogant

    ' altanero' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    altanera
    - tono
    English:
    proud
    - supercilious
    - haughty
    - lofty
    * * *
    altanero, -a adj
    haughty
    * * *
    adj arrogant
    * * *
    altanero, -ra adj
    altivo, arrogante: arrogant, haughty

    Spanish-English dictionary > altanero

  • 2 altivo

    adj.
    1 arrogant, proud, disdainful, haughty.
    2 lofty, dignified.
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    1 haughty, arrogant, conceited
    * * *
    ADJ haughty, arrogant
    * * *
    - va adjetivo ( arrogante) arrogant, haughty; (noble, orgulloso) proud
    * * *
    = haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], hoity-toity, supercilious.
    Ex. The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex. A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    ----
    * de modo altivo = superciliously, haughtily.
    * * *
    - va adjetivo ( arrogante) arrogant, haughty; (noble, orgulloso) proud
    * * *
    = haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], hoity-toity, supercilious.

    Ex: The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.

    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex: A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    * de modo altivo = superciliously, haughtily.

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    altivo -va
    1 (altanero) ‹mirada/gesto› arrogant, haughty
    2 (noble, orgulloso) proud
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    altivo
    ◊ -va adjetivo ( arrogante) arrogant, haughty;


    (noble, orgulloso) proud
    altivo,-a adjetivo arrogant, haughty
    ' altivo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    altiva
    - orgullosa
    - orgulloso
    - soberbia
    - soberbio
    - alzado
    English:
    haughty
    - superior
    - lofty
    * * *
    altivo, -a adj
    haughty
    * * *
    adj proud, haughty
    * * *
    altivo, -va adj
    altanero, arrogante: arrogant, haughty

    Spanish-English dictionary > altivo

  • 3 arrogante

    adj.
    1 arrogant.
    2 overbearing, high-and-mighty, high-handed.
    f. & m.
    arrogant person, belittler.
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    1 (orgulloso) arrogant
    2 (gallardo) gallant, valiant, brave
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    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ (=altanero) arrogant, haughty; (=orgulloso) proud
    * * *
    adjetivo ( soberbio) arrogant, haughty
    * * *
    = arrogant, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], cocksure, overbearing, supercilious.
    Ex. Particularly in libraries, the attitude of the employee is to become arrogant toward the user.
    Ex. Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex. It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex. Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex. The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex. The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.
    Ex. The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex. Overbearing parents are likely to raise obsessive kids, according to a new study.
    Ex. A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    * * *
    adjetivo ( soberbio) arrogant, haughty
    * * *
    = arrogant, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], cocksure, overbearing, supercilious.

    Ex: Particularly in libraries, the attitude of the employee is to become arrogant toward the user.

    Ex: Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex: It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex: Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex: The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex: The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.
    Ex: The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex: Overbearing parents are likely to raise obsessive kids, according to a new study.
    Ex: A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.

    * * *
    1 (soberbio) arrogant, haughty
    2 (gallardo) imposing, dashing
    * * *

    arrogante adjetivo
    arrogant, haughty
    arrogante adjetivo arrogant
    ' arrogante' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    altivo
    - presumido
    English:
    arrogant
    - both
    - cavalier
    - haughty
    - manner
    - stiff-necked
    - superior
    - swagger
    * * *
    arrogant
    * * *
    adj arrogant
    * * *
    altanero, altivo: arrogant, haughty
    * * *
    arrogante adj arrogant

    Spanish-English dictionary > arrogante

  • 4 chulo1

    1 = pimp, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], thug, snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, show-off, showboat, hot dog, ruffian, hoodlum, supercilious.
    Ex. The unholy and more holy sources of community information are mentioned from pimps and prostitutes to the preacher and the policeman.
    Ex. Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex. Poole was a notorious gang leader & street thug, murdered by enemies of similar background.
    Ex. It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex. Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex. The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex. The ebullient Mr Wang is a chatterbox and a bit of a show-off.
    Ex. Steve knows that he is a ' showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex. Jerry Hairston is a bit of a hot dog and needs to be reined in at times.
    Ex. The coroner said she had died not from drowning, but from being abused and murdered by a gang of ruffians.
    Ex. Gangs of hoodlums, aged as young as eight, are roaming the streets terrorising store owners and shoppers in broad daylight.
    Ex. A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.

    Spanish-English dictionary > chulo1

  • 5 comentario

    m.
    1 comment, remark.
    hizo un comentario muy acertado she made a very apt remark
    el presidente no quiso hacer comentarios the president did not wish to (make any) comment
    sin comentarios no comment
    sobran comentarios what can you say?
    2 commentary.
    comentario de texto literary commentary, textual analysis
    * * *
    1 (observación) remark, comment
    2 (explicación, narración) commentary
    \
    dar lugar a comentarios to cause gossip
    sin comentario no comment
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) comment, remark
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=observación) comment

    "sin comentarios" — "no comment"

    sin más comentario, pasemos a ver la película — without further ado, let's watch the film

    hacer un comentario: le hizo un comentario al oído — she said something in his ear

    2) (=redacción) essay

    un comentario sobre "El Quijote" — an essay on "Don Quixote"

    comentario de texto[literario] (literary) commentary; [lingüístico] textual analysis

    3) pl comentarios (=cotilleo) gossip sing
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( observación) comment

    ¿quiere hacer algún comentario? — do you have any comments?

    sobran or huelgan los comentarios — it's best not to say anything

    b) ( mención)
    c) ( análisis) commentary
    2) (Rad, TV) commentary
    * * *
    = comment, commentary, gloss, observation, remark, statement, talk-aloud, explication, rider, riff.
    Ex. Indexing and searching, then, are integral one to another, and so a few comments on searching are in order here = Por lo tanto, la indización y la búsqueda son complementarios y así pues es pertinente hacer algunos comentarios aquí sobre la búsqueda.
    Ex. Texts published with commentary are entered under the commentator if the commentary is emphasised.
    Ex. Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.
    Ex. I agree with the observation that in our catalog we had not brought together the 'American Scholar' and the 'Oration'.
    Ex. My second point may be a slightly tangential, but I hope it is a concrete reaction to the general tenor of Mr. Lubetzky's remarks and the general subject posed.
    Ex. Statements conveying preferential relationships between terms indicate which terms are to be treated as equivalent to one another.
    Ex. These evaluation techniques include full-screen logging, pre- and post-search, online/offline, and in-search interactive questionnaires, search replays as well as talk-aloud.
    Ex. Reference librarians make heavy use of their many literary checklists as well as their indexes to literary, drama, and poetry explication and criticism.
    Ex. This latter point is born out in a survey of the information needs of Californians, which, in affirming the existence of such needs, added the rider that Californians 'do not always perceive these needs to be related to information'.
    Ex. This volume is in fact three books shuffled together under one luscious cover, unfurling as a fantasia on technique that explores, among other things, Mau's riffs on modernism.
    ----
    * apartado de comentarios = comments section.
    * basado en el comentario personal = reportage-based.
    * comentario al margen = tangential comment.
    * comentario aparecido en la prensa = press comment.
    * comentario crítico = criticism, critique, critical comment, critical commentary.
    * comentario escrito = write-up.
    * comentario final que zanja una cuestión = clincher.
    * comentario gracioso = witty remark, funny remark.
    * comentario ingenioso = witty remark.
    * comentario inicial = opening remark.
    * comentario introductorio = leading remark.
    * comentario literario = literary analysis.
    * comentario personal = reportage, personal note.
    * comentario personal de una lectura = reading-reportage.
    * comentarios = input, grapevine, feedback.
    * comentario sarcástico = sarcastic remark.
    * comentarios finales = concluding remarks.
    * comentario social = social commentary.
    * comentario tangencial = tangential comment.
    * hacer algunos comentarios sobre lo que Alguien ha dicho = take + a few cracks at.
    * hacer comentarios = air + comments.
    * hacer un comentario = make + observation, make + remark, offer + a comment.
    * intercambiar comentarios = exchange + remarks.
    * mordaz en sus comentarios = sharp of tongue.
    * persona que hace un comentario = commenter.
    * recabar un comentario = solicit + comment.
    * responder a un comentario = field + comment.
    * sección de comentarios = comments section.
    * suscitar un comentario = elicit + comment.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( observación) comment

    ¿quiere hacer algún comentario? — do you have any comments?

    sobran or huelgan los comentarios — it's best not to say anything

    b) ( mención)
    c) ( análisis) commentary
    2) (Rad, TV) commentary
    * * *
    = comment, commentary, gloss, observation, remark, statement, talk-aloud, explication, rider, riff.

    Ex: Indexing and searching, then, are integral one to another, and so a few comments on searching are in order here = Por lo tanto, la indización y la búsqueda son complementarios y así pues es pertinente hacer algunos comentarios aquí sobre la búsqueda.

    Ex: Texts published with commentary are entered under the commentator if the commentary is emphasised.
    Ex: Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.
    Ex: I agree with the observation that in our catalog we had not brought together the 'American Scholar' and the 'Oration'.
    Ex: My second point may be a slightly tangential, but I hope it is a concrete reaction to the general tenor of Mr. Lubetzky's remarks and the general subject posed.
    Ex: Statements conveying preferential relationships between terms indicate which terms are to be treated as equivalent to one another.
    Ex: These evaluation techniques include full-screen logging, pre- and post-search, online/offline, and in-search interactive questionnaires, search replays as well as talk-aloud.
    Ex: Reference librarians make heavy use of their many literary checklists as well as their indexes to literary, drama, and poetry explication and criticism.
    Ex: This latter point is born out in a survey of the information needs of Californians, which, in affirming the existence of such needs, added the rider that Californians 'do not always perceive these needs to be related to information'.
    Ex: This volume is in fact three books shuffled together under one luscious cover, unfurling as a fantasia on technique that explores, among other things, Mau's riffs on modernism.
    * apartado de comentarios = comments section.
    * basado en el comentario personal = reportage-based.
    * comentario al margen = tangential comment.
    * comentario aparecido en la prensa = press comment.
    * comentario crítico = criticism, critique, critical comment, critical commentary.
    * comentario escrito = write-up.
    * comentario final que zanja una cuestión = clincher.
    * comentario gracioso = witty remark, funny remark.
    * comentario ingenioso = witty remark.
    * comentario inicial = opening remark.
    * comentario introductorio = leading remark.
    * comentario literario = literary analysis.
    * comentario personal = reportage, personal note.
    * comentario personal de una lectura = reading-reportage.
    * comentarios = input, grapevine, feedback.
    * comentario sarcástico = sarcastic remark.
    * comentarios finales = concluding remarks.
    * comentario social = social commentary.
    * comentario tangencial = tangential comment.
    * hacer algunos comentarios sobre lo que Alguien ha dicho = take + a few cracks at.
    * hacer comentarios = air + comments.
    * hacer un comentario = make + observation, make + remark, offer + a comment.
    * intercambiar comentarios = exchange + remarks.
    * mordaz en sus comentarios = sharp of tongue.
    * persona que hace un comentario = commenter.
    * recabar un comentario = solicit + comment.
    * responder a un comentario = field + comment.
    * sección de comentarios = comments section.
    * suscitar un comentario = elicit + comment.

    * * *
    A
    1 (observación) comment
    ¿quiere hacer algún comentario? do you have any comments?
    ese comentario fue de muy mal gusto that remark o comment was in very bad taste
    sin comentario(s) no comment
    sobran or huelgan los comentarios it's best not to say anything, there's no need to say anything
    2 (análisis) commentary
    comentario de texto textual analysis, practical criticism
    B ( Rad, TV) commentary
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    comentario sustantivo masculino
    1


    fue un comentario de mal gusto it was a tasteless remark;
    sin comentario(s) no comment
    b) ( mención):




    2 (Rad, TV) commentary
    comentario sustantivo masculino
    1 comment, remark
    2 (de texto) commentary
    3 comentarios, (cotilleos) gossip
    ' comentario' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ácida
    - ácido
    - acre
    - agudeza
    - ápice
    - burrada
    - conveniente
    - cortante
    - declaración
    - desafortunada
    - desafortunado
    - exacta
    - exacto
    - gusto
    - impertinencia
    - incisiva
    - incisivo
    - indiscreción
    - intención
    - jugosa
    - jugoso
    - ligereza
    - lucida
    - lucido
    - maldad
    - malintencionada
    - malintencionado
    - manifiesta
    - manifiesto
    - más
    - ocurrencia
    - oportuna
    - oportuno
    - paleta
    - paleto
    - picante
    - punta
    - puntual
    - punzante
    - rezar
    - reservarse
    - retirar
    - salida
    - segunda
    - sentar
    - sobra
    - superflua
    - superfluo
    - temeraria
    - temerario
    English:
    abrasive
    - abstain
    - accurate
    - acid
    - acrimonious
    - acute
    - amplify
    - apt
    - barbed
    - bitchy
    - biting
    - blistering
    - calculate
    - careless
    - catty
    - cheap
    - comeback
    - comment
    - commentary
    - complimentary
    - crack
    - curt
    - cutting
    - decline
    - derogatory
    - destructive
    - direct
    - do
    - gross
    - hurtful
    - impromptu
    - incisive
    - indignant
    - inept
    - innocuous
    - insulting
    - invidious
    - level
    - objectionable
    - oblique
    - observation
    - off-the-cuff
    - offensive
    - outline
    - parting
    - pass
    - passing
    - personal
    - pointed
    - qualify
    * * *
    1. [observación] comment, remark;
    hizo un comentario muy acertado she made a very apt remark;
    ahórrate tus comentarios keep your remarks to yourself;
    sólo era un comentario personal, no te lo tomes a mal it was just a remark between the two of us, don't take it the wrong way;
    el presidente no quiso hacer comentarios the president did not wish to (make any) comment;
    sin comentarios no comment;
    y, sin más comentarios, se marchó and, without another word, she left;
    sobran comentarios what can you say?
    2. [crítica] commentary
    comentario de texto literary commentary, textual analysis
    3. [televisivos, radiofónicos] commentary
    4.
    comentarios [murmuraciones] gossip;
    siempre hace comentarios a mis espaldas he's always talking about me behind my back
    5. Ling predicate
    * * *
    m
    1 comment;
    ¡sin comentarios! no comment!
    2
    :
    comentarios pl gossip sg
    * * *
    1) : comment, remark
    sin comentarios: no comment
    2) : commentary
    * * *
    comentario n comment / remark

    Spanish-English dictionary > comentario

  • 6 creído

    adj.
    vain, arrogant, self-satisfied, conceited.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: creer.
    * * *
    1→ link=creer creer
    1 arrogant, vain, conceited
    \
    ser un creído,-a to be full of oneself
    * * *
    creído, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=engreído) conceited
    2) (=crédulo) credulous, trusting
    2.
    SM / F
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [ser] ( engreído) conceited
    b) [ser] (Arg) ( crédulo) gullible
    * * *
    = conceited, stuck-up, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], cocksure, supercilious, big-headed.
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex. Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex. The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex. A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    Ex. I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [ser] ( engreído) conceited
    b) [ser] (Arg) ( crédulo) gullible
    * * *
    = conceited, stuck-up, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], cocksure, supercilious, big-headed.

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.

    Ex: library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex: Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex: The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex: The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex: A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    Ex: I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.

    * * *
    creído -da
    1 [ SER] (engreído) conceited
    2 [ ESTAR]
    (confiado, convencido): está creído (de) que va a ganar he's convinced o quite sure he's going to win, he's very confident of victory
    3 [ SER] ( Arg) (crédulo) gullible
    * * *

    Del verbo creer: ( conjugate creer)

    creído es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    creer    
    creído
    creer ( conjugate creer) verbo intransitivo
    a) (tener fe, aceptar como verdad) to believe;

    creído en algo/algn to believe in sth/sb;
    ¿me crees? do you believe me?

    b) (pensar, juzgar) to think;

    ¿tú crees? do you think so?;

    no creo I don't think so;
    no creas, es bastante difícil believe me, it's quite hard
    verbo transitivo


    aunque no lo creas believe it or not;
    ¡no lo puedo creído! I don't believe it!;
    ¡ya lo creo! of course!
    b) (pensar, juzgar) to think;

    creo que sí/creo que no I think so/I don't think so;

    creo que va a llover I think it's going to rain;
    no la creo capaz I do not think she is capable;
    se cree que el incendio fue provocado the fire is thought to have been started deliberately;
    no lo creí necesario I didn't think it necessary;
    no creo que pueda ir I doubt if o I don't think I'll be able to go;
    creí oír un ruido I thought I heard a noise;
    creo recordar que … I seem to remember that …
    creerse verbo pronominal




    ¿quién se creídoá que es? who does he think he is?
    c) (CS fam) ( estimarse superior) to think one is special (o great etc)

    d) (Méx) ( fiarse) creídose de algn to trust sb

    creído
    ◊ -da adjetivo [ser] ( engreído) conceited

    creer
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (suponer) to think: ¿crees que está implicado?, do you think he's involved?
    creo que sí/no, I think so/don't think so
    ya lo creo, of course
    2 (tener fe, confianza) to believe: créeme, believe me
    te creo, I believe you
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 Rel to believe [en, in]
    cree en los marcianos, he believes in Martians
    2 (tener confianza) to trust: mi padre cree en mí, my father trusts me
    creído,-a
    I adjetivo arrogant, vain, conceited
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino big head

    ' creído' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    creerse
    - creída
    - pero
    English:
    bighead
    - bigheaded
    - cocksure
    - never
    - stuck-up
    - big
    * * *
    creído, -a Fam
    adj
    conceited;
    se lo tiene muy creído he's very full of himself, Br he really fancies himself
    nm,f
    es un creído he's a bighead
    * * *
    I partcreer
    II adj conceited
    * * *
    creído, -da adj
    1) fam : conceited
    2) : confident, sure
    * * *
    creído adj cocky

    Spanish-English dictionary > creído

  • 7 engreído

    adj.
    vain, cocky, proud, bigheaded.
    f. & m.
    swell-headed person, conceited person, swellhead.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: engreír.
    * * *
    1 vain, conceited, stuck-up
    * * *
    engreído, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=vanidoso) vain, stuck-up *
    2) LAm (=afectuoso) affectionate; (=mimado) spoiled, spoilt
    2.
    SM / F bighead *, spoiled brat
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( vanidoso) conceited, bigheaded (colloq)
    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled*
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    a) ( vanidoso) bighead (colloq)
    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled* brat
    * * *
    = conceited, self-inflated, stuck-up, self-important, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], high-blown, snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], cocksure, supercilious, big-headed.
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. Book clubs do not have to be cliquish, pretentious, stuffily self-inflated, or bolt-holes for ethereal literary spirits.
    Ex. library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex. He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex. Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex. In our media saturated world of high-blown hype and suffocating spin they do their best to tell you the truth.
    Ex. It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex. Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex. The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex. The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex. The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex. A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    Ex. I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( vanidoso) conceited, bigheaded (colloq)
    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled*
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    a) ( vanidoso) bighead (colloq)
    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled* brat
    * * *
    = conceited, self-inflated, stuck-up, self-important, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], high-blown, snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], cocksure, supercilious, big-headed.

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.

    Ex: Book clubs do not have to be cliquish, pretentious, stuffily self-inflated, or bolt-holes for ethereal literary spirits.
    Ex: library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex: He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex: Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex: In our media saturated world of high-blown hype and suffocating spin they do their best to tell you the truth.
    Ex: It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex: Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex: The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex: The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.
    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex: The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex: The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex: A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    Ex: I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.

    * * *
    engreído1 -da
    1 (vanidoso, presumido) conceited, bigheaded ( colloq)
    2 ( Per) (mimado) spoiled*
    engreído2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    1 (vanidoso) bighead ( colloq)
    2 ( Per) (mimado) spoiled* brat
    * * *

    Del verbo engreír: ( conjugate engreír)

    engreído es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    engreído    
    engreír
    engreído
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) ( vanidoso) conceited, bigheaded (colloq)

    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled( conjugate spoiled)

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    a) ( vanidoso) bighead (colloq)

    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled brat

    engreído,-a adjetivo conceited
    ' engreído' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    además
    - cambio
    - corte
    - engreída
    - estiramiento
    - fatua
    - fatuo
    - parecer
    - ufana
    - ufano
    - creído
    - pituco
    - presumido
    - sobrado
    English:
    bighead
    - bigheaded
    - cocksure
    - fatuous
    - self-important
    - smug
    - toffee-nosed
    - conceited
    - puffed
    - self
    * * *
    engreído, -a
    adj
    1. [creído] conceited, full of one's own importance
    2. Perú [mimado] spoiled
    nm,f
    1. [creído] conceited person;
    ser un engreído to be very conceited
    2. Perú [mimado]
    ser un engreído to be spoiled
    * * *
    adj conceited
    * * *
    engreído, -da adj
    presumido, vanidoso: vain, conceited, stuck-up

    Spanish-English dictionary > engreído

  • 8 persona

    f.
    1 person (individuo).
    vinieron varias personas several people came
    cien personas a hundred people
    en persona in person
    por persona per head
    ser buena persona to be a good person o sort
    persona mayor adult, grown-up
    persona non grata persona non grata
    2 party (law).
    persona física private individual
    persona jurídica legal entity o person
    3 person (grammar).
    la segunda persona del singular the second person singular
    * * *
    1 person
    \
    en persona in person
    persona física individual
    persona jurídica legal entity
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=individuo) person

    en persona — in person, in the flesh

    por persona — per person

    dos dólares por persona — two dollars per person, two dollars a head

    tercera persona — third party

    persona de edad — elderly person, senior citizen

    persona de historia dubious individual

    persona no grata, persona non grata — persona non grata

    personas realesfrm royalty sing, king and queen

    2) (Jur)
    3) (Ling) person
    4) (Rel)
    PERSONA Mientras que persona en singular se traduce por person, el plural tiene dos traducciones: people y persons. People es la forma más utilizada, ya que persons se emplea solamente en el lenguaje formal o técnico. Las dos formas llevan el verbo en plural: Acaban de llegar tres personas preguntando por un tal Sr. Oliva Three people have just arrived asking for a Mr Oliva "Peso máximo: 8 personas" "Weight limit: 8 persons" Para otros usos y ejemplos ver la entrada
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( ser humano) person

    carga máxima: ocho personas — maximum capacity: eight persons

    ¿cuántas personas tiene a su cargo? — how many people do you have reporting to you?

    las personas interesadas... — all those interested...

    en persona<ir/presentarse> in person

    la tarea recayó en la persona de... — the task was allocated to...

    por persona: 20 dólares por persona 20 dollars a head; sólo se venden dos entradas por persona — you can only get two tickets per person

    2) (Ling) person
    * * *
    = fellow, figure, hand, individual, man [men, -pl.], party, person, character, chap, self.
    Ex. From the skimming he had given their writings he knew that something like a chemical agent was working in Balzac's defenseless mind, and that the hapless fellow was trying not to succumb to it.
    Ex. Much potentially valuable historical material is lost to posterity because of the attitude to the collection of primary sources which always gives pride of place to the ephemeral as long as it is compiled by a well-known figure.
    Ex. Even with such a limitation and many later supplementations by various hands, by way of addition, correction and amplification, it falls far short of completeness.
    Ex. Note that these provisions do not include research reports which have been prepared within a government agency but specifically authored by an individual = Nótese que estas disposiciones no afectan a informes de investigaciones procedentes de una agencia gubernamental aunque realizados concretamente por un individuo.
    Ex. No less prestigious an authority than a Royal Commission was appointed to inquire into the charges brought against the man principally responsible for that volume.
    Ex. Enter a brief, plea, or other formal record of one party to a case under the heading for that party.
    Ex. Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.
    Ex. All the same, I think the incident improbable because he has been represented up till then as a cold, careful character.
    Ex. In practice, however, such democratic attitudes among the mighty seem to have as little effect on the behaviour of those who serve them as did the remark made by King George V at his Jubilee in 1935, 'I'm really quite an ordinary sort of chap'.
    Ex. Education should relate more effectively to personal development, to individual coping and to the development of the free self.
    ----
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * Algo a cargo de una sola persona = one-person operation.
    * algunas personas = some people.
    * atendido por varias personas = multi-staffed.
    * biografía de personas célebres = celebrity biography.
    * círculo de personas afines e influyentes = network.
    * como persona que = as one who.
    * conjunto de personas que reciben un servicio = constituency.
    * contra toda persona = all comers.
    * crucial para la vida de una persona = lifesaving.
    * cualquier otra persona = anybody else.
    * cualquier persona = anyone, any Tom, Dick or Harry.
    * cuidados para personas de la tercera edad = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * cuidados para personas mayores = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * de persona = personal.
    * de personas con autoridad moral = authoritative.
    * de primera persona = first-person.
    * de una sola persona = one-man.
    * dirigido a las personas = people-centred, people-oriented.
    * dominio de las personas con más edad = senior power.
    * el consejo de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * el sueño de toda persona = the stuff dreams are made of.
    * en persona = in person, walk-in, in the flesh, face-to-face [face to face].
    * grupo de personas o cosas de la misma edad o categoría = peer group.
    * inicial del segundo nombre de pila de una persona = middle initial.
    * la mayoría de las personas = most people, the majority of the people.
    * la misma persona = one and the same person.
    * la opinión de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * lista de personas de contacto = contact list.
    * lista de personas y cometidos = duty roster.
    * mala persona = rotten apple, a bad lot.
    * ninguna otra persona = no one else.
    * oír por segundas personas = hear + second-hand.
    * orientado a la persona = human-oriented.
    * orientado al servicio de las personas = people-centred.
    * otra persona = somebody else, someone else, somebody else, not me.
    * para algunas personas = to some people.
    * para personas con intereses similares = birds-of-a-feather.
    * pasar de una persona a otra = pass around.
    * pérdida de persona querida = emotional loss.
    * persona a cargo = dependent.
    * persona aprensiva = apprehensive.
    * persona atrevida = risk taker.
    * persona audaz = risk taker.
    * persona aún por determinar = nomen nominandum [N.N.].
    * persona becada = fundee.
    * persona civil = civilian.
    * persona competente = a good sport.
    * persona común = ordinary person.
    * persona con ahorros = saver.
    * persona con ambición = high flyer [high flier, -USA], go-getter.
    * persona con doble personalidad = Jekyll and Hyde.
    * persona con éxito = successful person.
    * persona con iniciativa = go-getter.
    * persona con la mejor nota = top scorer, top scorer.
    * persona con llave = keyholder.
    * persona con mala ortografía = speller.
    * persona con mucha ambición = social climber.
    * persona con nivel cultural medio = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled person.
    * persona de acción = doer.
    * persona de adentro = insider.
    * persona de altos vuelos = high flyer [high flier, -USA].
    * persona de color = non-white [nonwhite], coloured man, coloured woman, coloured [colored, -USA].
    * persona de conducta desviada = deviant.
    * persona de confianza = good old boy, sounding board.
    * persona de contacto = contact, correspondent, contact person, named contact.
    * persona de edad avanzada = elderly person.
    * persona de éxito = successful person.
    * persona de fuera = outsider.
    * persona dejada = slob.
    * persona de la alta sociedad = socialite.
    * persona de la propia empresa = insider.
    * persona de la tercera edad = elder.
    * persona de nivel cultural bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de nivel intelectual bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de raza blanca = white.
    * persona de raza negra = black.
    * persona designada = nominee, designate.
    * persona designada para un cargo = appointee.
    * persona destacada = standout.
    * persona divorciada = divorcee.
    * persona emprendedora = go-getter.
    * persona encargada de actualizar = maintainer.
    * persona encargada de hacer los trabajos sucios = hatchetman.
    * persona encargada de las relaciones públicas = PR man [PR men, -pl.].
    * persona encargada de recabar fondos = fundraiser [fund-raiser].
    * persona en prácticas = trainee, intern.
    * persona entusiasta y trabajadora = eager beaver.
    * persona estúpida = no-brainer.
    * persona famosa = famous person.
    * persona ilusa = daydreamer.
    * persona influyente = influencer, mover and shaker, heavy weight [heavyweight].
    * persona informada = insider.
    * persona innovadora = innovator.
    * persona inquieta = fidget.
    * persona inscrita = registrant.
    * persona interesada = taker.
    * persona joven = youth.
    * persona mañosa = handyman [handymen, pl.].
    * persona más destacada = top person [top people, -pl.].
    * persona más relevante = top person [top people, -pl.].
    * persona mayor = elder.
    * persona medianamente cultivada = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona muy ocupada = busy beaver, busy bee.
    * persona muy trabajadora = hard-working person.
    * persona nacida después del baby boom = baby buster.
    * persona nacida durante el baby boom = baby boomer.
    * persona nacida en el fin del milenio = Millennial.
    * persona nerviosa = fidget.
    * persona no experta = non-scholar.
    * persona no grata = persona non grata.
    * persona no muy lista pero trabajadora = plodder.
    * persona normal = ordinary person.
    * persona obsesiva con el trabajo = workoholic [workholic], workaholic.
    * persona o mecanismo que resuelve problemas = solver.
    * persona opuesta a = resister (of/against).
    * persona problemática = troublemaker.
    * persona que abandona Algo = quitter.
    * persona que apoya una moción o propuesta = seconder.
    * persona que asigna el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que busca y vive de lo que encuentra en las playas = beachcomber.
    * persona que cambia de trabajo con demasiada frecuencia = job-hopper.
    * persona que concede una franquicia = franchiser [franchisor].
    * persona que contempla o mira algo = beholder.
    * persona que convoca una reunión = convener [convenor].
    * persona que cruza la carretera por un sitio no autorizado = jaywalker.
    * persona que da consuelo = comforter.
    * persona que deja un trabajo = leaver.
    * persona que desfigura Algo = defacer.
    * persona que desprecia u odia = despiser.
    * persona que desvela escándalos o corrupción = muckraker.
    * persona que duerme bien = good sleeper.
    * persona que elabora el plan de estudios = syllabus maker.
    * persona que escucha a escondidas = eavesdropper.
    * persona que escucha en secreto = eavesdropper.
    * persona que está a dieta = dieter.
    * persona que está aprendiendo a conducir = learner driver.
    * persona que está de picnic = picnicker.
    * persona que hace encajes = tatter.
    * persona que hace striptease = stripper.
    * persona que hace una cita bibliográfica = citator.
    * persona que hace un comentario = commenter.
    * persona que hace un préstamo = loaner.
    * persona que ha llegado donde está por su propio esfuerzo = self-made-man, the.
    * persona que ha viajado mucho = seasoned traveller.
    * persona que intenta averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooter.
    * persona que le desea suerte a otra = well-wisher.
    * persona que le gusta flirtear = flirt.
    * persona que llama = caller.
    * persona que no le gusta leer = aliterate.
    * persona que no pertenece a la familia = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * persona que no se sale del lugar donde vive = stay-at-home.
    * persona que nunca se deshace de nada = packrat, hoarder, magpie.
    * persona que obtiene una franquicia = franchisee.
    * persona que paga impuestos = taxpayer [tax-payer].
    * persona que permanece en un puesto de trabajo = stayer.
    * persona que pide asilo = asylum seeker.
    * persona que pone en práctica Algo = adopter.
    * persona que practica el sillonball = couch potato.
    * persona que recibe asesoramiento = counselee.
    * persona que recoge algo = picker.
    * persona que reparte el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que rinde más de lo esperado = overachiever.
    * persona que rinde por debajo de su capacidad = underachiever.
    * persona que sabe contar anécdotas = raconteur.
    * persona que se cree Algo = biter.
    * persona que se cuida la línea = weight watcher.
    * persona que se dedica a una tarea monótona = harmless drudge.
    * persona que se dedica a una terea monótona = harmless drudge.
    * persona que se desarrolla tarde = late bloomer.
    * persona que se opone a Algo = opponent.
    * persona que se promociona a sí misma = self-promoter.
    * persona que se queja = complainant, complainer.
    * persona que sólo habla una lengua = monoglot.
    * persona que sufre de insomio = insomniac.
    * persona que tira basura al suelo = litterbug, litter lout.
    * persona que toma la última decisión = decider.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * persona que va al cine = moviegoer [movie-goer].
    * persona que va por libre = outsider.
    * persona que ve = sighted person.
    * persona que ve/observa = watcher.
    * persona que visita un servicio voluntariamente en sus ratos libres = drop-in.
    * persona que viste a la antigua = frump.
    * persona reacia a la lectura = aliterate.
    * persona recta = mensch.
    * personas = humans, party, people, public.
    * personas como = the likes of.
    * personas con ceguera parcial = partially-sighted.
    * personas con deficiencias auditivas, las = hearing impaired, the.
    * personas con deficiencias mentales corregibles = educably mentally handicapped (EMH).
    * personas con discapacidades mentales, las = intellectually disabled, the.
    * personas con discapacidades mentales = intellectually disabled people.
    * personas con éxito, las = successful, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura = print handicapped people, print handicapped, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura de la letra impresa = print disabled people.
    * personas con problemas de vista, las = visually impaired, the, visually disabled, the, visually handicapped, the, visually impaired people (VIPs), visually challenged, the.
    * personas con problemas mentales = disturbed people.
    * personas con trastornos emocionales = disturbed people.
    * personas de color = coloured people.
    * personas de la tercera edad, las = elderly, the.
    * personas de piel blanca, las = fair skinned, the.
    * personas en desventaja = disadvantaged, the.
    * personas faltas de servicios, las = underserved, the.
    * personas famosas = those held up for praise.
    * personas importantes = those held up for praise.
    * persona sin hogar = waif, homeless man [homeless people, -pl.].
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * persona sin techo = homeless man [homeless people, -pl.].
    * personas mayores = older people, elderly people.
    * personas molestas, las = nuisance, the.
    * personas muy activas, las = those on the go.
    * personas muy ocupadas, las = those on the go.
    * personas no invitadas, las = uninvited, the.
    * persona solitaria = lone wolf.
    * personas que no pueden salir de casa = homebound, the.
    * personas que siempre están viajando, las = those on the go.
    * personas que son duras de oído, las = hard of hearing, the.
    * personas relevantes = those held up for praise.
    * personas sin conocimientos técnicos, las = non-technical, the.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin hogar, las = homeless, the.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * personas sin trabajo remunerado, los = unwaged, the.
    * persona subvencionada = fundee.
    * persona temerosa = risk taker.
    * persona típica, la = average man, the.
    * persona u organismo que recorta presupuestos o ayuda a reducir gastos = cost-cutter.
    * persona vaga y mal vestida = slob.
    * por persona = per person.
    * préstamo para otra persona = proxy borrowing.
    * primera persona = first person.
    * representación de personas profanas en la materia = lay representation.
    * ser la persona ideal para = be the best placed to.
    * ser la persona más indicada para = be in a position to.
    * ser la última persona del mundo que + Infinitivo = be one of the last people in the world to + Infinitivo.
    * tipo de persona = public.
    * todas las personas implicadas = all concerned.
    * trabajar como persona en prácticas = intern.
    * tráfico de personas = foot fall.
    * tropezar una persona con otra = fall over + each other's feet.
    * usuario en persona = walk-in user.
    * visión contada por una persona de adentro = insider's look, insider's perspective.
    * visión de una persona de adentro = insider's look, insider's perspective.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( ser humano) person

    carga máxima: ocho personas — maximum capacity: eight persons

    ¿cuántas personas tiene a su cargo? — how many people do you have reporting to you?

    las personas interesadas... — all those interested...

    en persona<ir/presentarse> in person

    la tarea recayó en la persona de... — the task was allocated to...

    por persona: 20 dólares por persona 20 dollars a head; sólo se venden dos entradas por persona — you can only get two tickets per person

    2) (Ling) person
    * * *
    = fellow, figure, hand, individual, man [men, -pl.], party, person, character, chap, self.

    Ex: From the skimming he had given their writings he knew that something like a chemical agent was working in Balzac's defenseless mind, and that the hapless fellow was trying not to succumb to it.

    Ex: Much potentially valuable historical material is lost to posterity because of the attitude to the collection of primary sources which always gives pride of place to the ephemeral as long as it is compiled by a well-known figure.
    Ex: Even with such a limitation and many later supplementations by various hands, by way of addition, correction and amplification, it falls far short of completeness.
    Ex: Note that these provisions do not include research reports which have been prepared within a government agency but specifically authored by an individual = Nótese que estas disposiciones no afectan a informes de investigaciones procedentes de una agencia gubernamental aunque realizados concretamente por un individuo.
    Ex: No less prestigious an authority than a Royal Commission was appointed to inquire into the charges brought against the man principally responsible for that volume.
    Ex: Enter a brief, plea, or other formal record of one party to a case under the heading for that party.
    Ex: Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.
    Ex: All the same, I think the incident improbable because he has been represented up till then as a cold, careful character.
    Ex: In practice, however, such democratic attitudes among the mighty seem to have as little effect on the behaviour of those who serve them as did the remark made by King George V at his Jubilee in 1935, 'I'm really quite an ordinary sort of chap'.
    Ex: Education should relate more effectively to personal development, to individual coping and to the development of the free self.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * Algo a cargo de una sola persona = one-person operation.
    * algunas personas = some people.
    * atendido por varias personas = multi-staffed.
    * biografía de personas célebres = celebrity biography.
    * círculo de personas afines e influyentes = network.
    * como persona que = as one who.
    * conjunto de personas que reciben un servicio = constituency.
    * contra toda persona = all comers.
    * crucial para la vida de una persona = lifesaving.
    * cualquier otra persona = anybody else.
    * cualquier persona = anyone, any Tom, Dick or Harry.
    * cuidados para personas de la tercera edad = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * cuidados para personas mayores = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * de persona = personal.
    * de personas con autoridad moral = authoritative.
    * de primera persona = first-person.
    * de una sola persona = one-man.
    * dirigido a las personas = people-centred, people-oriented.
    * dominio de las personas con más edad = senior power.
    * el consejo de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * el sueño de toda persona = the stuff dreams are made of.
    * en persona = in person, walk-in, in the flesh, face-to-face [face to face].
    * grupo de personas o cosas de la misma edad o categoría = peer group.
    * inicial del segundo nombre de pila de una persona = middle initial.
    * la mayoría de las personas = most people, the majority of the people.
    * la misma persona = one and the same person.
    * la opinión de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * lista de personas de contacto = contact list.
    * lista de personas y cometidos = duty roster.
    * mala persona = rotten apple, a bad lot.
    * ninguna otra persona = no one else.
    * oír por segundas personas = hear + second-hand.
    * orientado a la persona = human-oriented.
    * orientado al servicio de las personas = people-centred.
    * otra persona = somebody else, someone else, somebody else, not me.
    * para algunas personas = to some people.
    * para personas con intereses similares = birds-of-a-feather.
    * pasar de una persona a otra = pass around.
    * pérdida de persona querida = emotional loss.
    * persona a cargo = dependent.
    * persona aprensiva = apprehensive.
    * persona atrevida = risk taker.
    * persona audaz = risk taker.
    * persona aún por determinar = nomen nominandum [N.N.].
    * persona becada = fundee.
    * persona civil = civilian.
    * persona competente = a good sport.
    * persona común = ordinary person.
    * persona con ahorros = saver.
    * persona con ambición = high flyer [high flier, -USA], go-getter.
    * persona con doble personalidad = Jekyll and Hyde.
    * persona con éxito = successful person.
    * persona con iniciativa = go-getter.
    * persona con la mejor nota = top scorer, top scorer.
    * persona con llave = keyholder.
    * persona con mala ortografía = speller.
    * persona con mucha ambición = social climber.
    * persona con nivel cultural medio = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled person.
    * persona de acción = doer.
    * persona de adentro = insider.
    * persona de altos vuelos = high flyer [high flier, -USA].
    * persona de color = non-white [nonwhite], coloured man, coloured woman, coloured [colored, -USA].
    * persona de conducta desviada = deviant.
    * persona de confianza = good old boy, sounding board.
    * persona de contacto = contact, correspondent, contact person, named contact.
    * persona de edad avanzada = elderly person.
    * persona de éxito = successful person.
    * persona de fuera = outsider.
    * persona dejada = slob.
    * persona de la alta sociedad = socialite.
    * persona de la propia empresa = insider.
    * persona de la tercera edad = elder.
    * persona de nivel cultural bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de nivel intelectual bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de raza blanca = white.
    * persona de raza negra = black.
    * persona designada = nominee, designate.
    * persona designada para un cargo = appointee.
    * persona destacada = standout.
    * persona divorciada = divorcee.
    * persona emprendedora = go-getter.
    * persona encargada de actualizar = maintainer.
    * persona encargada de hacer los trabajos sucios = hatchetman.
    * persona encargada de las relaciones públicas = PR man [PR men, -pl.].
    * persona encargada de recabar fondos = fundraiser [fund-raiser].
    * persona en prácticas = trainee, intern.
    * persona entusiasta y trabajadora = eager beaver.
    * persona estúpida = no-brainer.
    * persona famosa = famous person.
    * persona ilusa = daydreamer.
    * persona influyente = influencer, mover and shaker, heavy weight [heavyweight].
    * persona informada = insider.
    * persona innovadora = innovator.
    * persona inquieta = fidget.
    * persona inscrita = registrant.
    * persona interesada = taker.
    * persona joven = youth.
    * persona mañosa = handyman [handymen, pl.].
    * persona más destacada = top person [top people, -pl.].
    * persona más relevante = top person [top people, -pl.].
    * persona mayor = elder.
    * persona medianamente cultivada = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona muy ocupada = busy beaver, busy bee.
    * persona muy trabajadora = hard-working person.
    * persona nacida después del baby boom = baby buster.
    * persona nacida durante el baby boom = baby boomer.
    * persona nacida en el fin del milenio = Millennial.
    * persona nerviosa = fidget.
    * persona no experta = non-scholar.
    * persona no grata = persona non grata.
    * persona no muy lista pero trabajadora = plodder.
    * persona normal = ordinary person.
    * persona obsesiva con el trabajo = workoholic [workholic], workaholic.
    * persona o mecanismo que resuelve problemas = solver.
    * persona opuesta a = resister (of/against).
    * persona problemática = troublemaker.
    * persona que abandona Algo = quitter.
    * persona que apoya una moción o propuesta = seconder.
    * persona que asigna el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que busca y vive de lo que encuentra en las playas = beachcomber.
    * persona que cambia de trabajo con demasiada frecuencia = job-hopper.
    * persona que concede una franquicia = franchiser [franchisor].
    * persona que contempla o mira algo = beholder.
    * persona que convoca una reunión = convener [convenor].
    * persona que cruza la carretera por un sitio no autorizado = jaywalker.
    * persona que da consuelo = comforter.
    * persona que deja un trabajo = leaver.
    * persona que desfigura Algo = defacer.
    * persona que desprecia u odia = despiser.
    * persona que desvela escándalos o corrupción = muckraker.
    * persona que duerme bien = good sleeper.
    * persona que elabora el plan de estudios = syllabus maker.
    * persona que escucha a escondidas = eavesdropper.
    * persona que escucha en secreto = eavesdropper.
    * persona que está a dieta = dieter.
    * persona que está aprendiendo a conducir = learner driver.
    * persona que está de picnic = picnicker.
    * persona que hace encajes = tatter.
    * persona que hace striptease = stripper.
    * persona que hace una cita bibliográfica = citator.
    * persona que hace un comentario = commenter.
    * persona que hace un préstamo = loaner.
    * persona que ha llegado donde está por su propio esfuerzo = self-made-man, the.
    * persona que ha viajado mucho = seasoned traveller.
    * persona que intenta averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooter.
    * persona que le desea suerte a otra = well-wisher.
    * persona que le gusta flirtear = flirt.
    * persona que llama = caller.
    * persona que no le gusta leer = aliterate.
    * persona que no pertenece a la familia = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * persona que no se sale del lugar donde vive = stay-at-home.
    * persona que nunca se deshace de nada = packrat, hoarder, magpie.
    * persona que obtiene una franquicia = franchisee.
    * persona que paga impuestos = taxpayer [tax-payer].
    * persona que permanece en un puesto de trabajo = stayer.
    * persona que pide asilo = asylum seeker.
    * persona que pone en práctica Algo = adopter.
    * persona que practica el sillonball = couch potato.
    * persona que recibe asesoramiento = counselee.
    * persona que recoge algo = picker.
    * persona que reparte el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que rinde más de lo esperado = overachiever.
    * persona que rinde por debajo de su capacidad = underachiever.
    * persona que sabe contar anécdotas = raconteur.
    * persona que se cree Algo = biter.
    * persona que se cuida la línea = weight watcher.
    * persona que se dedica a una tarea monótona = harmless drudge.
    * persona que se dedica a una terea monótona = harmless drudge.
    * persona que se desarrolla tarde = late bloomer.
    * persona que se opone a Algo = opponent.
    * persona que se promociona a sí misma = self-promoter.
    * persona que se queja = complainant, complainer.
    * persona que sólo habla una lengua = monoglot.
    * persona que sufre de insomio = insomniac.
    * persona que tira basura al suelo = litterbug, litter lout.
    * persona que toma la última decisión = decider.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * persona que va al cine = moviegoer [movie-goer].
    * persona que va por libre = outsider.
    * persona que ve = sighted person.
    * persona que ve/observa = watcher.
    * persona que visita un servicio voluntariamente en sus ratos libres = drop-in.
    * persona que viste a la antigua = frump.
    * persona reacia a la lectura = aliterate.
    * persona recta = mensch.
    * personas = humans, party, people, public.
    * personas como = the likes of.
    * personas con ceguera parcial = partially-sighted.
    * personas con deficiencias auditivas, las = hearing impaired, the.
    * personas con deficiencias mentales corregibles = educably mentally handicapped (EMH).
    * personas con discapacidades mentales, las = intellectually disabled, the.
    * personas con discapacidades mentales = intellectually disabled people.
    * personas con éxito, las = successful, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura = print handicapped people, print handicapped, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura de la letra impresa = print disabled people.
    * personas con problemas de vista, las = visually impaired, the, visually disabled, the, visually handicapped, the, visually impaired people (VIPs), visually challenged, the.
    * personas con problemas mentales = disturbed people.
    * personas con trastornos emocionales = disturbed people.
    * personas de color = coloured people.
    * personas de la tercera edad, las = elderly, the.
    * personas de piel blanca, las = fair skinned, the.
    * personas en desventaja = disadvantaged, the.
    * personas faltas de servicios, las = underserved, the.
    * personas famosas = those held up for praise.
    * personas importantes = those held up for praise.
    * persona sin hogar = waif, homeless man [homeless people, -pl.].
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * persona sin techo = homeless man [homeless people, -pl.].
    * personas mayores = older people, elderly people.
    * personas molestas, las = nuisance, the.
    * personas muy activas, las = those on the go.
    * personas muy ocupadas, las = those on the go.
    * personas no invitadas, las = uninvited, the.
    * persona solitaria = lone wolf.
    * personas que no pueden salir de casa = homebound, the.
    * personas que siempre están viajando, las = those on the go.
    * personas que son duras de oído, las = hard of hearing, the.
    * personas relevantes = those held up for praise.
    * personas sin conocimientos técnicos, las = non-technical, the.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin hogar, las = homeless, the.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * personas sin trabajo remunerado, los = unwaged, the.
    * persona subvencionada = fundee.
    * persona temerosa = risk taker.
    * persona típica, la = average man, the.
    * persona u organismo que recorta presupuestos o ayuda a reducir gastos = cost-cutter.
    * persona vaga y mal vestida = slob.
    * por persona = per person.
    * préstamo para otra persona = proxy borrowing.
    * primera persona = first person.
    * representación de personas profanas en la materia = lay representation.
    * ser la persona ideal para = be the best placed to.
    * ser la persona más indicada para = be in a position to.
    * ser la última persona del mundo que + Infinitivo = be one of the last people in the world to + Infinitivo.
    * tipo de persona = public.
    * todas las personas implicadas = all concerned.
    * trabajar como persona en prácticas = intern.
    * tráfico de personas = foot fall.
    * tropezar una persona con otra = fall over + each other's feet.
    * usuario en persona = walk-in user.
    * visión contada por una persona de adentro = insider's look, insider's perspective.
    * visión de una persona de adentro = insider's look, insider's perspective.

    * * *
    A
    1 (ser humano) person
    es una persona muy educada/simpática he's/she's a very polite/likable person
    había tres personas esperando there were three people waiting
    en el coche caben cinco personas the car can take five people
    [ S ] carga máxima: ocho personas o 500 kilos maximum capacity: eight persons or 500 kilos
    como persona no me gusta I don't like him as a person
    ¿cuántas personas tiene a su cargo? how many people do you have reporting to you?
    en la persona del Rey se concentra el poder civil y militar civil and military power resides in the King himself
    se rindió homenaje a los ex-combatientes en la persona de … tribute was paid to the war veterans who were represented by …
    las personas interesadas pueden presentarse mañana a las diez all those interested may come along tomorrow at ten o'clock
    es una persona de recursos she's a resourceful person, she's resourceful
    2 ( en locs):
    de persona a persona person to person
    en persona in person
    vino en persona a traerme la carta she brought me the letter in person
    conozco su obra, pero no lo conozco en persona I know his work, but I don't know him personally
    deberán presentarse en persona you must come personally o in person
    es el orden/la estupidez en persona he is orderliness/stupidity personified
    por persona: la comida salió a 20 dólares por persona the meal came to 20 dollars a head
    sólo se venden dos entradas por persona you can only get two tickets per person o per head
    hay dos trozos por persona there are two pieces each
    Compuestos:
    displaced person
    individual
    persona jurídica or moral
    legal entity
    individual
    persona no or non grata
    persona non grata
    B ( Ling) person
    la primera persona del singular/plural the first person singular/plural
    * * *

     

    Del verbo personarse: ( conjugate personarse)

    se persona es:

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente indicativo

    persona sustantivo femenino


    dos o más personas two or more people;
    las personas interesadas … all those interested …
    b) ( en locs)

    en personair/presentarse in person;

    no lo conozco en persona I don't know him personally;
    por persona per person;
    solo se venden dos entradas por persona you can only get two tickets per person;
    la comida costó 20 dólares por persona the meal cost 20 dollars per o a head
    c) (Ling) person

    persona sustantivo femenino
    1 (individuo) person, people pl: es una persona muy sensible, he is a very sensitive person
    no es mala persona, he isn't a bad sort
    había demasiadas personas, there were too many people
    familiar persona mayor, grown-up
    persona non grata, persona non grata
    2 persona jurídica, legal entity
    3 Ling person
    tercera persona del singular, third person singular
    ♦ Locuciones: en persona, in person
    por persona, per person
    ' persona' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abajo
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abordar
    - aborregarse
    - abrazarse
    - abrigada
    - abrigado
    - acaparar
    - acartonarse
    - acoger
    - acogedor
    - acogedora
    - acogida
    - acostarse
    - adaptable
    - adefesio
    - adusta
    - adusto
    - afanosa
    - afanoso
    - afianzarse
    - afortunada
    - afortunado
    - agobiante
    - aguatera
    - aguatero
    - ajena
    - ajeno
    - alcanzar
    - alevosa
    - alevoso
    - alhaja
    - alma
    - alquilar
    - alta
    - alto
    - alza
    - amén
    - amordazar
    - animar
    - animadversión
    - animal
    - animarse
    - anular
    - apaciguarse
    English:
    abandon
    - absence
    - accept
    - accessible
    - acquaintance
    - act up
    - action
    - activity
    - adaptable
    - address
    - adjust
    - adjustment
    - admit
    - adult
    - advance
    - affect
    - affluent
    - agreeable
    - air
    - airy
    - aloof
    - am
    - angry
    - annoyance
    - appealing
    - appoint
    - approach
    - approachable
    - approve of
    - armchair
    - armor
    - armour
    - around
    - arrival
    - articulate
    - ask
    - ask for
    - ass
    - assassin
    - assassination
    - assign
    - astute
    - attractive
    - available
    - awkward
    - ax
    - axe
    - baby
    - background
    - backward
    * * *
    1. [individuo] person;
    vinieron varias personas several people came;
    cien personas a hundred people;
    la persona responsable the person in charge;
    necesitan la mediación de una tercera persona they need the mediation of a third party;
    ser buena persona to be nice;
    ha venido el obispo en persona the bishop came in person;
    este niño es el demonio en persona this child is the very devil;
    de persona a persona person to person, one to one;
    por persona per head
    persona de contacto contact person;
    persona mayor adult, grown-up;
    persona non grata persona non grata
    2. Der party
    persona física natural o legal person;
    persona jurídica legal entity o person
    3. Gram person;
    la segunda persona del singular the second person singular
    4. Rel person
    * * *
    f person;
    quince personas fifteen people;
    persona (humana) human being;
    persona mayor elderly person buena/mala persona nice/nasty person;
    en persona in person
    * * *
    : person
    * * *
    persona n person person se usa sobre todo en singular. Para el plural se dice people
    ¿cuántas personas había? how many people were there?

    Spanish-English dictionary > persona

  • 9 persona que hace un comentario

    (n.) = commenter
    Ex. A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    * * *
    (n.) = commenter

    Ex: A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.

    Spanish-English dictionary > persona que hace un comentario

  • 10 prepotente

    adj.
    1 domineering, overbearing (arrogante).
    2 very powerful (poderoso).
    3 prepotent, domineering.
    f. & m.
    arrogant person.
    * * *
    1 arrogant, domineering
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=arrogante) high-handed
    2) (=poderoso) powerful
    * * *
    adjetivo < persona> arrogant, overbearing; < actitud> high-handed
    * * *
    = full of opinions, opinionated, overbearing, self-important, supercilious, haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.].
    Ex. He was most definitely not their kind of Republican - a moderate, a maverick; outspokenly full of opinions that made their hair stand on end.
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. Overbearing parents are likely to raise obsessive kids, according to a new study.
    Ex. He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex. A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    Ex. The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.
    Ex. Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    * * *
    adjetivo < persona> arrogant, overbearing; < actitud> high-handed
    * * *
    = full of opinions, opinionated, overbearing, self-important, supercilious, haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.].

    Ex: He was most definitely not their kind of Republican - a moderate, a maverick; outspokenly full of opinions that made their hair stand on end.

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex: Overbearing parents are likely to raise obsessive kids, according to a new study.
    Ex: He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex: A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    Ex: The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.
    Ex: Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.

    * * *
    ‹persona› arrogant, overbearing; ‹actitud› high-handed
    * * *

    prepotente adjetivo ‹ persona arrogant, overbearing;
    actitud high-handed
    prepotente adjetivo overbearing, arrogant
    ' prepotente' also found in these entries:
    English:
    arrogant
    - high-handed
    - pushy
    * * *
    1. [arrogante] domineering, overbearing
    2. [poderoso] very powerful
    * * *
    adj arrogant
    * * *
    : arrogant, domineering, overbearing

    Spanish-English dictionary > prepotente

  • 11 chulo

    adj.
    1 nice, neat.
    2 good-looking.
    3 bragging, braggart.
    4 not fashionable.
    5 festive, jaunty.
    m.
    1 pimp.
    2 braggart, brag, flashy harry, flashy type.
    3 free-rider.
    * * *
    1 familiar (descarado) cocky, cheeky
    2 familiar (vistoso) showy, flashy
    3 familiar (bonito) nice, pretty
    ¡qué vestido tan chulo! what a nice dress!
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 familiar (presuntuoso) show-off, swank
    2 familiar (castizo) working-class person from Madrid
    \
    ponerse chulo,-a familiar to get cocky, get cheeky
    ————————
    * * *
    1. ADJ *
    1) (=arrogante) cocky *

    una mujer se abanicaba, muy chula ella, en la ventana — a woman was fanning herself in the window, bold as brass o as brazen as you like

    ponerse chulo: se puso en plan chulo — he got all cocky *

    2) (=bonito)

    ¡qué vestido más chulo! — what a lovely dress!

    ¡qué chulo me ha quedado el dibujo! — my drawing looks great!

    chica, estás chulísima — LAm you look gorgeous

    2.
    ADV CAm, Méx * well
    3.
    SMF ( Hist) typical working-class person from Madrid
    4. SM
    1) * (tb: chulo putas) pimp
    2) Col * (=buitre) vulture, buzzard (EEUU)
    3) (Taur) bullfighter's assistant
    * * *
    I
    - la adjetivo
    1) (fam) ( bonito)
    a) (Esp, Méx) <vestido/casa> neat (AmE colloq), lovely (BrE)

    qué chulas flores te regalaron! — (Méx) what nice flowers they gave you!

    b) (Méx) < hombre> good-looking, cute (esp AmE); < mujer> pretty, cute (esp AmE)

    ¿por qué llora, chula? — why are you crying, sweetheart o love?

    2) (Esp fam) ( bravucón) nervy (AmE colloq), cocky (BrE colloq)

    no te me pongas chulodon't get nervy o cocky with me (colloq)

    3) (Esp) (satisfecho, garboso)
    4) (Chi fam) ( de mal gusto) tacky (colloq)
    II
    - la masculino, femenino (Esp fam) ( bravucón) flashy type
    III
    masculino (Esp fam)
    1) ( proxeneta) tb
    2) (Col) (Zool) black vulture
    3) (Col) ( signo) check mark (AmE), tick (BrE)
    * * *
    I
    - la adjetivo
    1) (fam) ( bonito)
    a) (Esp, Méx) <vestido/casa> neat (AmE colloq), lovely (BrE)

    qué chulas flores te regalaron! — (Méx) what nice flowers they gave you!

    b) (Méx) < hombre> good-looking, cute (esp AmE); < mujer> pretty, cute (esp AmE)

    ¿por qué llora, chula? — why are you crying, sweetheart o love?

    2) (Esp fam) ( bravucón) nervy (AmE colloq), cocky (BrE colloq)

    no te me pongas chulodon't get nervy o cocky with me (colloq)

    3) (Esp) (satisfecho, garboso)
    4) (Chi fam) ( de mal gusto) tacky (colloq)
    II
    - la masculino, femenino (Esp fam) ( bravucón) flashy type
    III
    masculino (Esp fam)
    1) ( proxeneta) tb
    2) (Col) (Zool) black vulture
    3) (Col) ( signo) check mark (AmE), tick (BrE)
    * * *
    chulo1
    1 = pimp, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], thug, snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, show-off, showboat, hot dog, ruffian, hoodlum, supercilious.

    Ex: The unholy and more holy sources of community information are mentioned from pimps and prostitutes to the preacher and the policeman.

    Ex: Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex: Poole was a notorious gang leader & street thug, murdered by enemies of similar background.
    Ex: It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex: Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex: The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex: The ebullient Mr Wang is a chatterbox and a bit of a show-off.
    Ex: Steve knows that he is a ' showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex: Jerry Hairston is a bit of a hot dog and needs to be reined in at times.
    Ex: The coroner said she had died not from drowning, but from being abused and murdered by a gang of ruffians.
    Ex: Gangs of hoodlums, aged as young as eight, are roaming the streets terrorising store owners and shoppers in broad daylight.
    Ex: A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.

    chulo2
    2 = neat [neater -comp., neatest -sup.], nifty [niftier -comp., nifitiest -sup.], funky [funkier -comp., funkiest -sup.], swish.

    Ex: What is possibly less easy is to making sure that the guiding stays clean, neat and accurate.

    Ex: Another reason why this is nifty is because this site has plenty of resources available for your use, so you're not having to re-invent the wheel should you decide to adopt this assignment for your course.
    Ex: The scarf can be knit with pockets at the end to keep their hands toasty or trimmed with bobbles for a funky look.
    Ex: The entrance to the hotel is very swish and the rooms although small very well maintained and clean.
    * lo chulo = coolness.
    * ser chulo = be cool.

    * * *
    chulo1 -la
    1 (Esp, Méx) ‹vestido/casa› neat ( AmE colloq), lovely ( BrE)
    tiene una casa más chula … she has a gorgeous house!, she has a neat o lovely house!
    ¡qué chulas flores te regalaron! ( Méx); what nice flowers they gave you!
    2 ( Méx) ‹hombre› good-looking, cute ( esp AmE); ‹mujer› pretty, cute ( esp AmE)
    mira qué niño tan chulo what a lovely-looking o cute o sweet little boy
    ¿por qué llora, chula? why are you crying, sweetheart o love?
    B ( Esp fam) (bravucón) nervy ( AmE colloq), smart ( AmE colloq), mouthy ( AmE colloq), cocky ( BrE colloq), cheeky ( BrE colloq)
    no te me pongas chulo don't get nervy o cocky with me ( colloq)
    C
    ( Esp) (satisfecho, garboso): ¡mira qué chula va con su vestido nuevo! doesn't she look pretty parading around in her new dress!
    chulo2 -la
    masculine, feminine
    B ( Esp fam) (bravucón) flashy type, flash harry ( BrE colloq)
    ( Esp fam)
    B ( Col) ( Zool) black vulture
    C ( Col) (marca, signo) check mark ( AmE), tick ( BrE)
    * * *

     

    chulo 1
    ◊ -la adjetivo

    1 (fam) ( bonito)
    a) (Esp, Méx) ‹vestido/casa neat (AmE colloq), lovely (BrE)

    b) (Méx) ‹ hombre good-looking, cute (esp AmE);

    mujer pretty, cute (esp AmE)
    2 (Esp fam) ( bravucón) nervy (AmE colloq), cocky (BrE colloq)
    3 (Chi fam) ( de mal gusto) tacky (colloq)
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (Esp fam) ( bravucón) flashy type
    chulo 2 sustantivo masculino (Esp fam)
    1 ( proxeneta) pimp
    2 (Col) (Zool) black vulture
    3 (Col) ( signo) check mark (AmE), tick (BrE)
    chulo,-a familiar
    I m,f (presuntuoso) show-off
    (insolente) cocky: tu primo me pareció un chulo, your cousin's a bit of a show-off
    II adjetivo
    1 (insolente, fanfarrón) se puso muy chulo con nosotros, he got all cocky with us
    2 (bonito) smashing: familiar llevas un collar muy chulo, that's a great necklace you've got on
    III sustantivo masculino (proxeneta) pimp
    ' chulo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    chula
    - rufián
    English:
    cocky
    - in-your-face
    - neat
    * * *
    chulo, -a
    adj
    1. Esp [descarado] cocky;
    ponerse chulo to get cocky
    2. Esp, Méx Fam [bonito] cool, Br top, US neat;
    se ha comprado una moto muy chula she's bought a really cool o Br top o US neat bike;
    esta es la canción más chula del disco this is the coolest song on the record;
    lo más chulo del verano es que los días son más largos the coolest thing about summer is that the days are longer;
    Fam
    ir más chulo que un ocho to have one's glad rags on
    3. Esp Fam [lesionado]
    tengo la pata chula I've done my leg in
    nm,f
    Esp
    1. [descarado] cocky person;
    Vulg
    es un chulo de mierda he's a cocky little bastard
    2. [madrileño] = lower-class native of 18th-19th century Madrid
    nm
    Esp [proxeneta] pimp
    * * *
    fam
    I adj
    1 fantastic fam, great fam
    2 Méx ( guapo) attractive
    3 ( presuntuoso) cocky fam ;
    ponerse chulo get cocky
    II m pimp
    * * *
    chulo, -la adj
    1) fam : cute, pretty
    2) Spain fam : cocky, arrogant
    chulo nm, Spain : pimp
    * * *
    chulo adj
    1. (presumido) cocky [comp. cockier; superl. cockiest]
    2. (bonito) smart

    Spanish-English dictionary > chulo

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