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  • 1 dime con quien andas y te diré quien eres

    dime con quien andas y te diré quien eres
    (proverbio) sage mir, mit wem du umgehst, und ich sage dir, wer du bist

    Diccionario Español-Alemán > dime con quien andas y te diré quien eres

  • 2 dime

    = dime.
    Nota: Moneda norteamericana de diez centavos de valor y equivalente a la moneda española de dos duros.
    Ex. What do librarians do all day but collect nickels and dimes?.
    * * *
    = dime.
    Nota: Moneda norteamericana de diez centavos de valor y equivalente a la moneda española de dos duros.

    Ex: What do librarians do all day but collect nickels and dimes?.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dime

  • 3 dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres

    a man is known by the company he keeps
    * * *
    * * *
    Ex. I have always believed that, as the old sayings go, ' You are known by the company you keep', 'Birds of a feather flock together', 'Lie down with dogs and you get fleas', etc, etc.
    * * *

    Ex: I have always believed that, as the old sayings go, ' You are known by the company you keep', 'Birds of a feather flock together', 'Lie down with dogs and you get fleas', etc, etc.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres

  • 4 dame pan y dime tonto

    гл.
    общ. дай мне хлеб и говори, что хочешь

    Испанско-русский универсальный словарь > dame pan y dime tonto

  • 5 dime

    гл.

    Испанско-русский универсальный словарь > dime

  • 6 dime

    = diga, = dígame [ ответ по телефону] да!; (я вас) слу́шаю!

    Diccionario Español-Ruso de Uso Moderno > dime

  • 7 dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres

    • a man is known by the company he keeps
    • birds of a feather flock together
    • one's womankind
    • one-shot

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres

  • 8 Dime con quien andas y te diré quien eres.

    1) Какову дружбу заведешь, такову жизнь поведешь.
    2) Скажи мне, кто твой друг, и я скажу, кто ты.
    3) С кем живешь, тем и прослывешь.
    4) С кем поведешься, от того и наберешься.

    Proverbios y refranes espanoles y sus equivalentes en ruso > Dime con quien andas y te diré quien eres.

  • 9 Dime con quién andas, y te diré quién eres

    Español-Inglés colección ilustrada idiomas > Dime con quién andas, y te diré quién eres

  • 10 Dime con quién andas, y te diré quién eres

    Скажи мне, кто твой друг, и я скажу, кто ты.

    Proverbios y refranes espanoles y sus equivalentes en ruso > Dime con quién andas, y te diré quién eres

  • 11 Dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres

    Sag mir, mit wem du umgehst, und ich sage dir, wer du bist.
    Mit wem du gehst, bei dem du stehst.
    Wer bei einem Guten niedersitzt, der steht bei einem Guten wieder auf.
    An seinem Umgang erkennt man den Menschen.

    Proverbios, refranes y dichos españoles con sus equivalencias en alemán > Dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres

  • 12 Dime de qué presumes y te diré de qué careces

    [lang name="SpanishTraditionalSort"]Cada cual se enorgullece de lo que carece.
    Jeder hält sich für etwas, was er nicht ist.
    Sage mir, für wen du dich hältst, und ich sage dir, was dir fehlt.

    Proverbios, refranes y dichos españoles con sus equivalencias en alemán > Dime de qué presumes y te diré de qué careces

  • 13 anormal

    adj.
    1 abnormal.
    2 subnormal (subnormal).
    f. & m.
    subnormal person (person).
    * * *
    1 (no normal) abnormal
    2 (inhabitual) unusual
    3 MEDICINA subnormal
    1 MEDICINA subnormal person
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=no normal) abnormal
    2) * (=imbécil) silly, cretinous
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo abnormal
    II
    masculino y femenino (fam) idiot
    * * *
    = anomalous, abnormal, deviant, arse, dumbbell, retard.
    Ex. Similarly anomalous paper may also be found when a whole sheet has been cancelled and reprinted.
    Ex. There was nothing malevolent in her response or in her look; she simply stated it as if it was the most natural thing in the world, not in the least abnormal.
    Ex. The author examines why a deviant news story such as 'Man bites dog' is more memorable than 'Dog bites man'.
    Ex. In fact, there was little doubt in his mind that Nigel was an arse of the highest order.
    Ex. The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex. The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a 'lemon and a retard'.
    ----
    * anormal para la época del año = unseasonably.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo abnormal
    II
    masculino y femenino (fam) idiot
    * * *
    = anomalous, abnormal, deviant, arse, dumbbell, retard.

    Ex: Similarly anomalous paper may also be found when a whole sheet has been cancelled and reprinted.

    Ex: There was nothing malevolent in her response or in her look; she simply stated it as if it was the most natural thing in the world, not in the least abnormal.
    Ex: The author examines why a deviant news story such as 'Man bites dog' is more memorable than 'Dog bites man'.
    Ex: In fact, there was little doubt in his mind that Nigel was an arse of the highest order.
    Ex: The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex: The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a 'lemon and a retard'.
    * anormal para la época del año = unseasonably.

    * * *
    1 ‹comportamiento› abnormal
    no seas anormal ( fam); don't be so stupid
    2 ‹situación› abnormal
    ( fam)
    idiot
    este anormal los dejó salir solos this stupid idiot let them go out on their own
    * * *

    anormal adjetivo
    abnormal
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino (fam) idiot
    anormal
    I adjetivo
    1 abnormal
    2 (inhabitual) unusual
    3 Med mentally handicapped
    II mf Med mentally handicapped person
    ' anormal' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    extraordinaria
    - extraordinario
    English:
    abnormal
    - defective
    - irregular
    - unnatural
    - deviant
    * * *
    adj
    1. [anómalo] abnormal
    2. [subnormal] subnormal
    3. Fam [como insulto] moronic;
    no seas anormal don't be such a moron
    nmf
    1. [persona] subnormal person
    2. Fam [como insulto] moron
    * * *
    adj abnormal
    * * *
    anormal adj
    : abnormal
    anormalmente adv
    * * *
    anormal adj abnormal

    Spanish-English dictionary > anormal

  • 14 barato

    adj.
    1 cheap, inexpensive, low in price, cheaply.
    2 bad-quality, bad-taste, tacky, brassy.
    adv.
    cheaply, at a low price, low.
    * * *
    1 cheap
    1 cheaply, cheap
    ————————
    1 cheaply, cheap
    * * *
    (f. - barata)
    adj.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=económico) cheap
    2) (=de mala calidad) [música, imitación] cheap; [novela] trashy
    3) (=indigno) [demagogia, electoralismo] cheap
    2.
    ADV cheap, cheaply
    3.
    SM (=mercadillo) street market
    * * *
    I
    - ta adjetivo
    a) <vestido/restaurante/viaje> cheap, low-priced
    b) < periodismo> cheap; < música> commercial
    c) ( como adv) <costar/comprar>
    II
    adverbio <comer/vivir> cheaply
    * * *
    = cheap [cheaper -comp., cheapest -sup.], low-cost, low-priced, lower-cost, pulp, inexpensively, on the cheap, cheapo, low-budget, no-frills, cut-price, cut-rate, a dime a dozen.
    Ex. These indexes are both cheap and quick to produce.
    Ex. DOBIS/LIBIS is designed to give fast efficient, and low-cost assistance to librarians.
    Ex. Permission has been granted to introduce a system of surveillance licensing for the purpose of monitoring imports of low-priced goods, such as clothing and footwear originating in non-EC countries.
    Ex. Following our examples, the neighbors decide that they can provide the lower-cost food service to the wider community by buying in even larger quantities, and in the process make a profit for themselves.
    Ex. There are pulp detective novels and 'Simenon'; there are pulp Western films and 'High Noon'.
    Ex. This has enabled libraries to acquire materials more quickly and almost as inexpensively as in the past.
    Ex. The author provides a selected list of Internet sites covering various aspects of travel and tourism such as accommodation, restaurants, entertainment, travelling abroad, and touring on the cheap.
    Ex. I just put the DVD in my cheapo DVD player connected to my TV and it played without a hitch.
    Ex. Lodge Kerrigan's 'Clean, Shaven' is a blistering piece of cinematic inventiveness and a young director's low-budget first feature.
    Ex. This is a good guide for independent travellers looking for cheap, no-frills intercity transport around the country.
    Ex. Turkey is heavily promoted by tour operators as an idyllic holiday destination, the cut-price alternative to Greece or Cyprus.
    Ex. Most of these cut-rate laptops include a one-year parts and labor warranty.
    Ex. The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    ----
    * alojamiento barato = budget accommodation.
    * barato pero sin avergonzarse de ello = cheap and cheerful.
    * compañía aérea barata = low-cost airline.
    * de novela barata = novelettish.
    * de un modo barato = inexpensively, thriftily.
    * edición barata = trade paperback.
    * el ser barato = cheapness.
    * escritura barata = hack writing.
    * hotel barato = budget hotel.
    * humor barato = cheap laughs.
    * literatura barata = pulp fiction.
    * lo barato = inexpensiveness.
    * novela barata = novelette.
    * oratoria barata = soapbox.
    * rollo barato = soapbox.
    * tarifa especial más barata = discount charge.
    * vender a un precio más barato que = undercut.
    * vender más barato = undercut.
    * venta a un precio más barato = undercutting.
    * vuelo barato = budget flight.
    * * *
    I
    - ta adjetivo
    a) <vestido/restaurante/viaje> cheap, low-priced
    b) < periodismo> cheap; < música> commercial
    c) ( como adv) <costar/comprar>
    II
    adverbio <comer/vivir> cheaply
    * * *
    = cheap [cheaper -comp., cheapest -sup.], low-cost, low-priced, lower-cost, pulp, inexpensively, on the cheap, cheapo, low-budget, no-frills, cut-price, cut-rate, a dime a dozen.

    Ex: These indexes are both cheap and quick to produce.

    Ex: DOBIS/LIBIS is designed to give fast efficient, and low-cost assistance to librarians.
    Ex: Permission has been granted to introduce a system of surveillance licensing for the purpose of monitoring imports of low-priced goods, such as clothing and footwear originating in non-EC countries.
    Ex: Following our examples, the neighbors decide that they can provide the lower-cost food service to the wider community by buying in even larger quantities, and in the process make a profit for themselves.
    Ex: There are pulp detective novels and 'Simenon'; there are pulp Western films and 'High Noon'.
    Ex: This has enabled libraries to acquire materials more quickly and almost as inexpensively as in the past.
    Ex: The author provides a selected list of Internet sites covering various aspects of travel and tourism such as accommodation, restaurants, entertainment, travelling abroad, and touring on the cheap.
    Ex: I just put the DVD in my cheapo DVD player connected to my TV and it played without a hitch.
    Ex: Lodge Kerrigan's 'Clean, Shaven' is a blistering piece of cinematic inventiveness and a young director's low-budget first feature.
    Ex: This is a good guide for independent travellers looking for cheap, no-frills intercity transport around the country.
    Ex: Turkey is heavily promoted by tour operators as an idyllic holiday destination, the cut-price alternative to Greece or Cyprus.
    Ex: Most of these cut-rate laptops include a one-year parts and labor warranty.
    Ex: The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    * alojamiento barato = budget accommodation.
    * barato pero sin avergonzarse de ello = cheap and cheerful.
    * compañía aérea barata = low-cost airline.
    * de novela barata = novelettish.
    * de un modo barato = inexpensively, thriftily.
    * edición barata = trade paperback.
    * el ser barato = cheapness.
    * escritura barata = hack writing.
    * hotel barato = budget hotel.
    * humor barato = cheap laughs.
    * literatura barata = pulp fiction.
    * lo barato = inexpensiveness.
    * novela barata = novelette.
    * oratoria barata = soapbox.
    * rollo barato = soapbox.
    * tarifa especial más barata = discount charge.
    * vender a un precio más barato que = undercut.
    * vender más barato = undercut.
    * venta a un precio más barato = undercutting.
    * vuelo barato = budget flight.

    * * *
    barato1 -ta
    1 ‹vestido/restaurante/viaje› cheap
    lo barato sale caro if you buy cheaply, you pay dearly, cheap things work out expensive in the long run
    2 ‹periodismo› cheap; ‹música› commercial
    3 ( como adv) ‹costar/comprar›
    el viaje no costó tan barato como pensaba the trip wasn't as cheap as I thought it would be, the trip cost me more than I thought it would
    las compré baratísimas en una liquidación I got them really cheap in a clearance sale
    al final, el coche me salió baratísimo I got the car really cheap in the end
    ‹comer/vivir› cheaply
    en esa tienda venden muy barato things are very cheap in that shop
    se compra más barato en el mercado prices are lower o things are cheaper in the market, you can get things cheaper in the market
    ver tb barato1 adj 3. (↑ barato (1))
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    barato 1
    ◊ -ta adjetivo

    a)vestido/restaurante/viaje cheap, low-priced

    b) ( como adv) ‹costar/comprar cheap

    barato 2 adverbio ‹comer/vivir cheaply;

    barato,-a
    I adjetivo cheap: necesito comprar un piso barato, I need to buy an inexpensive flat
    II adverbio cheaply: ¡hija mía, qué barato compras!, my dear, what a bargain!

    ' barato' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    asequible
    - barata
    - económica
    - económico
    - flete
    - más
    - obcecarse
    - salir
    - tirada
    - tirado
    - botado
    - regalado
    - regalar
    - resultar
    English:
    but
    - cheap
    - cheaply
    - cut-rate
    - dirt-cheap
    - down-market
    - inexpensive
    - low-cost
    - popular
    - deal
    - downmarket
    - trashy
    - under
    - whichever
    * * *
    barato, -a
    adj
    1. [objeto] cheap;
    ser muy barato to be very cheap;
    los tomates están muy baratos tomatoes are very cheap at the moment;
    lo barato sale caro buying cheap is a false economy
    2. [sentimentalismo] cheap;
    [literatura] trashy;
    déjate de filosofía barata cut the half-baked philosophizing
    adv
    cheap, cheaply;
    me costó barato it was cheap, I got it cheap;
    vender algo barato to sell sth cheaply;
    en este bar se come muy barato you can eat very cheaply in this bar, the food's very cheap in this bar
    * * *
    adj cheap
    * * *
    barato adv
    : cheap, cheaply
    te lo vendo barato: I'll sell it to you cheap
    barato, -ta adj
    : cheap, inexpensive
    * * *
    barato1 adj cheap
    es bueno, bonito y barato it's nice, pretty and cheap
    barato2 adv cheaply

    Spanish-English dictionary > barato

  • 15 bobalicón

    adj.
    simple, stupid, very stupid, goofy.
    m.
    simpleton, blockhead, idiot, boob.
    * * *
    1 simple
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 simpleton
    * * *
    bobalicón, -ona
    1.
    2.
    SM / F nitwit, clot *, dumbbell (EEUU) *
    * * *
    - cona masculino, femenino (fam) fool, twit (colloq)
    * * *
    = simpleton, goofy [goofier -comp., goofiest -sup.], nincompoop, deadhead, simp, dumbbell, half-soaked, daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], drongo.
    Ex. A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.
    Ex. The article 'Book pricing: economics of a goofy business' examines briefly the economics of the book publishing process from the viewpoint of the book wholesaler.
    Ex. This collection of videos pays tribute to nincompoops, deadheads and simps: people who walk into sliding glass doors and out of public restrooms with toilet paper trailing from one of their shoes.
    Ex. This collection of videos pays tribute to nincompoops, deadheads and simps: people who walk into sliding glass doors and out of public restrooms with toilet paper trailing from one of their shoes.
    Ex. This collection of videos pays tribute to nincompoops, deadheads and simps: people who walk into sliding glass doors and out of public restrooms with toilet paper trailing from one of their shoes.
    Ex. The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex. Three half-soaked security guards sat around a desk at the main entrance letting through more than they checked.
    Ex. Ranking among the dafter exercises sometimes imposed on children is the one that requires them to describe a screwdriver or a vase or the desks they sit at, or any familiar object.
    Ex. Now I know to you inteligent types this sounds a simple problem but to a drongo like me it is like quantum physics!!!.
    * * *
    - cona masculino, femenino (fam) fool, twit (colloq)
    * * *
    = simpleton, goofy [goofier -comp., goofiest -sup.], nincompoop, deadhead, simp, dumbbell, half-soaked, daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], drongo.

    Ex: A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.

    Ex: The article 'Book pricing: economics of a goofy business' examines briefly the economics of the book publishing process from the viewpoint of the book wholesaler.
    Ex: This collection of videos pays tribute to nincompoops, deadheads and simps: people who walk into sliding glass doors and out of public restrooms with toilet paper trailing from one of their shoes.
    Ex: This collection of videos pays tribute to nincompoops, deadheads and simps: people who walk into sliding glass doors and out of public restrooms with toilet paper trailing from one of their shoes.
    Ex: This collection of videos pays tribute to nincompoops, deadheads and simps: people who walk into sliding glass doors and out of public restrooms with toilet paper trailing from one of their shoes.
    Ex: The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex: Three half-soaked security guards sat around a desk at the main entrance letting through more than they checked.
    Ex: Ranking among the dafter exercises sometimes imposed on children is the one that requires them to describe a screwdriver or a vase or the desks they sit at, or any familiar object.
    Ex: Now I know to you inteligent types this sounds a simple problem but to a drongo like me it is like quantum physics!!!.

    * * *
    ( fam); silly, daft ( BrE colloq)
    masculine, feminine
    ( fam); fool, twit ( colloq)
    * * *

    bobalicón,-ona familiar
    I adjetivo
    1 (tonto) silly, simple, stupid
    2 (ingenuo) gullible
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino idiot, fool: ¡cuando ocurrió, se te quedó una cara de bobalicón!, when it happened you had an idiotic expression on your face
    ' bobalicón' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bobalicona
    English:
    goofy
    * * *
    bobalicón, -ona Fam
    adj
    simple
    nm,f
    simpleton
    * * *
    m, bobalicona f fam
    dope fam, Br tb
    twit fam
    * * *
    bobalicón, - cona adj, mpl - cones fam : silly, stupid

    Spanish-English dictionary > bobalicón

  • 16 bobo

    adj.
    silly, booby, foolish, stupid.
    intj.
    you blot, you dope.
    m.
    fool, clod, blockhead, silly.
    * * *
    1 silly, foolish
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 fool
    * * *
    1. (f. - boba)
    noun
    fool, simpleton
    2. (f. - boba)
    adj.
    silly, stupid
    * * *
    bobo, -a
    1.
    ADJ (=tonto) silly, stupid; (=ingenuo) simple, naïve
    2.
    SM / F (=tonto) idiot, fool; (Teat) clown, funny man
    3. SM / F
    1) Caribe * (=reloj) watch
    2) Cono Sur (=corazón) heart, ticker *
    * * *
    I
    - ba adjetivo (fam) silly
    II
    - ba masculino, femenino (fam) fool

    deja de hacer el bobo — stop playing the fool, stop being so silly

    * * *
    = daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], fool, simpleton, goofy [goofier -comp., goofiest -sup.], witless, simp, deadhead, nincompoop, dumbbell, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditz, dits, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], half-soaked, airhead, airheaded, drongo, dweeb.
    Ex. Ranking among the dafter exercises sometimes imposed on children is the one that requires them to describe a screwdriver or a vase or the desks they sit at, or any familiar object.
    Ex. A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.
    Ex. A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.
    Ex. The article 'Book pricing: economics of a goofy business' examines briefly the economics of the book publishing process from the viewpoint of the book wholesaler.
    Ex. She refutes the idea of the women's magazine as a 'mouthpiece of masculine interest, of patriarchy and commercialism' that preyed on 'passive, dependent, and witless' women readers.
    Ex. This collection of videos pays tribute to nincompoops, deadheads and simps: people who walk into sliding glass doors and out of public restrooms with toilet paper trailing from one of their shoes.
    Ex. This collection of videos pays tribute to nincompoops, deadheads and simps: people who walk into sliding glass doors and out of public restrooms with toilet paper trailing from one of their shoes.
    Ex. This collection of videos pays tribute to nincompoops, deadheads and simps: people who walk into sliding glass doors and out of public restrooms with toilet paper trailing from one of their shoes.
    Ex. The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex. If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex. Three half-soaked security guards sat around a desk at the main entrance letting through more than they checked.
    Ex. Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex. She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex. Now I know to you inteligent types this sounds a simple problem but to a drongo like me it is like quantum physics!!!.
    Ex. For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    ----
    * como un bobo = stupidly.
    * tortuga boba = loggerhead turtle.
    * * *
    I
    - ba adjetivo (fam) silly
    II
    - ba masculino, femenino (fam) fool

    deja de hacer el bobo — stop playing the fool, stop being so silly

    * * *
    = daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], fool, simpleton, goofy [goofier -comp., goofiest -sup.], witless, simp, deadhead, nincompoop, dumbbell, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditz, dits, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], half-soaked, airhead, airheaded, drongo, dweeb.

    Ex: Ranking among the dafter exercises sometimes imposed on children is the one that requires them to describe a screwdriver or a vase or the desks they sit at, or any familiar object.

    Ex: A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.
    Ex: A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.
    Ex: The article 'Book pricing: economics of a goofy business' examines briefly the economics of the book publishing process from the viewpoint of the book wholesaler.
    Ex: She refutes the idea of the women's magazine as a 'mouthpiece of masculine interest, of patriarchy and commercialism' that preyed on 'passive, dependent, and witless' women readers.
    Ex: This collection of videos pays tribute to nincompoops, deadheads and simps: people who walk into sliding glass doors and out of public restrooms with toilet paper trailing from one of their shoes.
    Ex: This collection of videos pays tribute to nincompoops, deadheads and simps: people who walk into sliding glass doors and out of public restrooms with toilet paper trailing from one of their shoes.
    Ex: This collection of videos pays tribute to nincompoops, deadheads and simps: people who walk into sliding glass doors and out of public restrooms with toilet paper trailing from one of their shoes.
    Ex: The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex: If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex: Three half-soaked security guards sat around a desk at the main entrance letting through more than they checked.
    Ex: Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex: She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex: Now I know to you inteligent types this sounds a simple problem but to a drongo like me it is like quantum physics!!!.
    Ex: For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    * como un bobo = stupidly.
    * tortuga boba = loggerhead turtle.

    * * *
    bobo1 -ba
    ( fam); silly
    bobo2 -ba
    masculine, feminine
    ( fam); fool
    deja de hacer el bobo stop playing the fool, stop being so silly
    * * *

    bobo
    ◊ -ba adjetivo (fam) silly

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (fam) fool
    bobo,-a
    I adj (simple, lelo) stupid, silly
    (cándido) naïve
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino fool

    ' bobo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    atontada
    - atontado
    - boba
    - pájaro
    - che
    - hacer
    - pavo
    - primo
    English:
    boob
    - daft
    - dopey
    - dumb
    - dummy
    - goof
    - halfwit
    - lemon
    - mug
    - simple
    - soft-headed
    - sucker
    * * *
    bobo, -a
    adj
    1. [tonto] stupid, daft
    2. [ingenuo] naive, simple
    nm,f
    1. [tonto] fool, idiot;
    hacer el bobo to act o play the fool
    2. [ingenuo] simpleton
    nm
    1. Teatro = rustic simpleton
    2. CAm, Méx [pez] threadfin
    * * *
    I adj silly, foolish
    II m, boba f fool;
    pájaro bobo penguin
    * * *
    bobo, -ba adj
    : silly, stupid
    bobo, -ba n
    : fool, simpleton
    * * *
    bobo1 adj
    1. (tonto) silly [comp. sillier; superl. silliest]
    anda, no seas bobo come on, don't be silly
    2. (ingenuo) naive
    es tan bobo que se lo cree todo he's so naive, he'll believe anything
    bobo2 n fool

    Spanish-English dictionary > bobo

  • 17 burdo

    adj.
    1 gross, ordinary, coarse, crude.
    2 gross.
    3 botchy.
    * * *
    1 (tejido) coarse, rough
    2 (persona) coarse, crude
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [persona] coarse, rough
    2) [excusa, mentira] clumsy
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) <persona/modales> coarse
    b) < mentira> blatant; < imitación> crude

    una burda excusa — a flimsy excuse, a cock-and-bull story

    c) <paño/tela> rough, coarse
    * * *
    = gross [grosser -comp., grossest -sup.], boorish, tasteless, crass [crasser -comp., crassest -sup.], corn-fed.
    Ex. Janell has always had a soft spot in her heart for animals most people might find gross.
    Ex. He says he dislikes Rose way more because she is a big mouth, intolerant, boorish, know-it-all and always talking about her gay life.
    Ex. Of the hundreds of figurines currently on the market, here are the most bizarrely tasteless.
    Ex. In these new book, he is still at bay, pursued by the hounds of desire and anxiety in a literary world ever more crass.
    Ex. The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) <persona/modales> coarse
    b) < mentira> blatant; < imitación> crude

    una burda excusa — a flimsy excuse, a cock-and-bull story

    c) <paño/tela> rough, coarse
    * * *
    = gross [grosser -comp., grossest -sup.], boorish, tasteless, crass [crasser -comp., crassest -sup.], corn-fed.

    Ex: Janell has always had a soft spot in her heart for animals most people might find gross.

    Ex: He says he dislikes Rose way more because she is a big mouth, intolerant, boorish, know-it-all and always talking about her gay life.
    Ex: Of the hundreds of figurines currently on the market, here are the most bizarrely tasteless.
    Ex: In these new book, he is still at bay, pursued by the hounds of desire and anxiety in a literary world ever more crass.
    Ex: The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.

    * * *
    burdo -da
    1 ‹persona/modales› coarse
    2 ‹mentira› blatant; ‹imitación› crude
    una burda calumnia a base calumny ( frml)
    una burda excusa a flimsy excuse, a cock-and-bull story
    3 ‹paño/tela› rough, coarse
    * * *

    burdo
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a)persona/modales coarse

    b) mentira blatant;

    imitación crude;
    excusa flimsy
    c)paño/tela rough, coarse

    burdo,-a adjetivo crude: es una burda imitación, it's a crude imitation
    ' burdo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    burda
    English:
    gross
    - clumsy
    - coarse
    - crude
    - poor
    - uncouth
    * * *
    burdo, -a adj
    1. [lenguaje, modales] crude, coarse
    2. [tela] coarse
    3. [imitación, copia] cheap, crude;
    [manipulación, mentira] blatant
    * * *
    adj rough
    * * *
    burdo, -da adj
    1) : coarse, rough
    2) : crude, clumsy
    una burda mentira: a clumsy lie
    burdamente adj

    Spanish-English dictionary > burdo

  • 18 cateto

    adj.
    boorish, hick.
    m.
    1 side of a triangle, leg.
    2 yokel, bumpkin, boor.
    3 cathetus.
    * * *
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 peyorativo (palurdo) dimwit, yokel
    ————————
    1 (de triángulo) side of a right-angled triangle forming the right angle
    * * *
    cateto, -a
    * SM / F yokel *, hick (EEUU) *
    * * *
    masculino (Mat) leg
    * * *
    = redneck, churl, tacky [tackier -comp., tackiest -sup.], tawdry [tawdrier -comp., tawdriest -sup.], rube, hick.
    Ex. His talks sparkle with Southern humor and a distinct voice known to mention rednecks, the evil of institutions, and racial reconciliation.
    Ex. Then again, who but a churl could fail to grieve at the waste of an artistic life of such immensity and grandeur?.
    Ex. There was nothing tacky about the invitation, other that the request that gifts be in the form of cash, of course.
    Ex. This article looks at 'fairness' in the book trade today, and some of the tawdry tricks indulged in by publishers, agents and authors at each other's expense.
    Ex. Good heavens, if American culture isn't about wearing baggy pants, baseball caps and talking like a rube, what is it all about then?.
    Ex. The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    * * *
    masculino (Mat) leg
    * * *
    = redneck, churl, tacky [tackier -comp., tackiest -sup.], tawdry [tawdrier -comp., tawdriest -sup.], rube, hick.

    Ex: His talks sparkle with Southern humor and a distinct voice known to mention rednecks, the evil of institutions, and racial reconciliation.

    Ex: Then again, who but a churl could fail to grieve at the waste of an artistic life of such immensity and grandeur?.
    Ex: There was nothing tacky about the invitation, other that the request that gifts be in the form of cash, of course.
    Ex: This article looks at 'fairness' in the book trade today, and some of the tawdry tricks indulged in by publishers, agents and authors at each other's expense.
    Ex: Good heavens, if American culture isn't about wearing baggy pants, baseball caps and talking like a rube, what is it all about then?.
    Ex: The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.

    * * *
    cateto1 -ta
    masculine, feminine
    A ( Esp) (paleto) peasant ( pej), yokel ( colloq), hick ( AmE colloq), yokel ( BrE colloq)
    B
    * * *

    cateto,-a
    I m,f pey yokel
    II m Mat cathetus
    ' cateto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cateta
    English:
    boorish
    - hick
    - redneck
    * * *
    cateto, -a
    adj
    Pey uncultured, uncouth
    nm,f
    Pey country bumpkin
    nm
    Geom = either of the two short sides of a right-angled triangle, Espec cathetus
    * * *
    I m MAT leg
    II m, cateta f pop
    hick fam, yokel fam

    Spanish-English dictionary > cateto

  • 19 con mucha labia

    (adj.) = glibly, smooth-tongued, smooth-talking
    Ex. When the mission of the public library in society is pondered, the trio of education, information and recreation is frequently injected glibly into the conversation.
    Ex. The father, Old Brightwell, curses his daughter, Jane, for preferring the love of the smooth-tongued villain, Grandley, to that of her own parents.
    Ex. The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    * * *
    (adj.) = glibly, smooth-tongued, smooth-talking

    Ex: When the mission of the public library in society is pondered, the trio of education, information and recreation is frequently injected glibly into the conversation.

    Ex: The father, Old Brightwell, curses his daughter, Jane, for preferring the love of the smooth-tongued villain, Grandley, to that of her own parents.
    Ex: The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con mucha labia

  • 20 cortijero

    m.
    1 foreman.
    2 farmer.
    * * *
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 Andalusian farmer
    * * *
    = redneck, rustic, rube, hick.
    Ex. His talks sparkle with Southern humor and a distinct voice known to mention rednecks, the evil of institutions, and racial reconciliation.
    Ex. These reflections coincide with considerations from previous studies about the education of rustics in their rural schools.
    Ex. Good heavens, if American culture isn't about wearing baggy pants, baseball caps and talking like a rube, what is it all about then?.
    Ex. The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    * * *
    = redneck, rustic, rube, hick.

    Ex: His talks sparkle with Southern humor and a distinct voice known to mention rednecks, the evil of institutions, and racial reconciliation.

    Ex: These reflections coincide with considerations from previous studies about the education of rustics in their rural schools.
    Ex: Good heavens, if American culture isn't about wearing baggy pants, baseball caps and talking like a rube, what is it all about then?.
    Ex: The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    1 (dueño) estate owner
    2 (capataz) overseer
    * * *
    cortijero, -a nm,f
    1. [dueño] estate o farm owner
    2. [asalariado] estate o farm manager

    Spanish-English dictionary > cortijero

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  • dime a dozen — adjective So common as to be practically worthless. People with your skills are a dime a dozen these days. Syn: ten a penny See Also: dime, dozen …   Wiktionary

  • dime\ a\ dozen — adj. phr. informal Easy to get and so of little value; being an everyday thing because there are many of them; common. Mr. Jones gives A s to only one or two students, but in Mr. Smith s class, A s are a dime a dozen …   Словарь американских идиом

  • dime a dozen — (USA)    If something is a dime a dozen, it is extremely common, possibly too common.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • dime a dozen — See a dime a dozen …   English idioms

  • dime a dozen — common, easy to get and of little value Used books are a dime a dozen so don t worry if you can t sell them …   Idioms and examples

  • dime a dozen — inexpensive, cheap, able to be bought anywhere cheaply …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dime a dozen —  Very cheap …   American business jargon

  • a dime a dozen — phrasal : plentiful or commonplace to the point of having little value heroes were a dime a dozen that day Infantry Journal * * * a dime a dozen Cheap, commonplace • • • Main Entry: ↑dime * * * informal very common and of no particular value… …   Useful english dictionary

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