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descarada

  • 1 descarada


    descarado,-a
    I adj (insolente) cheeky, insolent
    (desvergonzado) shameless
    una mentira descarada, a barefaced lie
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino cheeky person
    ' descarada' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    descarado
    English:
    barefaced
    - blatantly
    - minx
    - outright

    Spanish-English dictionary > descarada

  • 2 mentira descarada

    (n.) = blatant lie, bare-faced lie
    Ex. These allegations of forgery are a mixture of intentional manipulations and blatant lies.
    Ex. His statement to the police was false -- a bare-faced lie.
    * * *
    (n.) = blatant lie, bare-faced lie

    Ex: These allegations of forgery are a mixture of intentional manipulations and blatant lies.

    Ex: His statement to the police was false -- a bare-faced lie.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mentira descarada

  • 3 descarado

    adj.
    cynical, bare-faced, barefaced, bold-faced.
    f. & m.
    cheeky person.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: descararse.
    * * *
    1 (actitud) shameless, brazen, insolent; (persona) cheeky
    2 (patente) blatant
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 shameless person, cheeky person
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) [persona] (=desvergonzado) shameless; (=insolente) cheeky, sassy (EEUU)
    2) (=evidente) [mentira] barefaced; [prejuicio] blatant
    2.
    ADV *

    sí voy, descarado — I'm going all right, you bet I'm going

    si supiera inglés, descarado que me iba a Londres — if I spoke English, you can bet your life I'd go to London

    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo <persona/actitud> brazen, shameless
    II
    - da masculino, femenino

    no contestes así a tu madre descarado! — don't talk back to your mother like that, you rude little boy

    * * *
    = blatant, cheeky [cheekier -comp., cheekiest -sup.], brazen, shameless, sassy [sassier -comp., sassiest -sup.], in-your-face, unabashed, brash [brasher -comp., brashest -sup.], insolent, rude [ruder -comp., rudest -sup.], impudent, unashamed, saucy [saucier -comp., sauciest -sup.], pert.
    Ex. And what I'm trying to suggest is that there's something shameful about a profession that has allowed this kind of blatant and rank ethnocentrism, racism, chauvinism, the whole schmier, to persist this long.
    Ex. The young man in the picture is myself snapped twenty-five years or so ago by a cheeky thirteen-year-old during the first few months of my first teaching job.
    Ex. They accepted the government's brazen lies stating that Ramón Colás, the co-founder of the library movement, has not been arrested as a prisoner of conscience.
    Ex. Another librarian described herself as 'a shameless, self-promoter'.
    Ex. This series of personal essays are at various times sassy, profound, superficial, and maddening.
    Ex. Some female readers also appreciate bad-girl books for their powerful, independent heroines, and in-your-face attitude.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'What's the number?: an unofficial and unabashed guide to the Library of Congress Classification for the social sciences'.
    Ex. Caslon rejected the brash contrast of the later Dutch founts, and produced types that were without serious blemish, but also without much life.
    Ex. He had always anathematized those who took unscrupulous advantage of their positions, and those who succumbed to their insolent methods.
    Ex. 'That young man was terribly rude'.
    Ex. The Library Association is impudent in suggesting that it will impose sanctions on those who fail to keep abreast of developments in librarianship.
    Ex. There is a need for more study of current lending patterns to establish a clear mandate for unashamed purchase of AV materials by traditionally print-oriented librarians.
    Ex. Singers and other entertainers in Burma have been warned to cut out saucy behaviour and be neat and tidy or face the consequences.
    Ex. He lingered round the bookstall looking at the books and papers till a pert girl behind the counter asked him if he wouldn't like a chair.
    ----
    * mentira descarada = blatant lie, bare-faced lie.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo <persona/actitud> brazen, shameless
    II
    - da masculino, femenino

    no contestes así a tu madre descarado! — don't talk back to your mother like that, you rude little boy

    * * *
    = blatant, cheeky [cheekier -comp., cheekiest -sup.], brazen, shameless, sassy [sassier -comp., sassiest -sup.], in-your-face, unabashed, brash [brasher -comp., brashest -sup.], insolent, rude [ruder -comp., rudest -sup.], impudent, unashamed, saucy [saucier -comp., sauciest -sup.], pert.

    Ex: And what I'm trying to suggest is that there's something shameful about a profession that has allowed this kind of blatant and rank ethnocentrism, racism, chauvinism, the whole schmier, to persist this long.

    Ex: The young man in the picture is myself snapped twenty-five years or so ago by a cheeky thirteen-year-old during the first few months of my first teaching job.
    Ex: They accepted the government's brazen lies stating that Ramón Colás, the co-founder of the library movement, has not been arrested as a prisoner of conscience.
    Ex: Another librarian described herself as 'a shameless, self-promoter'.
    Ex: This series of personal essays are at various times sassy, profound, superficial, and maddening.
    Ex: Some female readers also appreciate bad-girl books for their powerful, independent heroines, and in-your-face attitude.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'What's the number?: an unofficial and unabashed guide to the Library of Congress Classification for the social sciences'.
    Ex: Caslon rejected the brash contrast of the later Dutch founts, and produced types that were without serious blemish, but also without much life.
    Ex: He had always anathematized those who took unscrupulous advantage of their positions, and those who succumbed to their insolent methods.
    Ex: 'That young man was terribly rude'.
    Ex: The Library Association is impudent in suggesting that it will impose sanctions on those who fail to keep abreast of developments in librarianship.
    Ex: There is a need for more study of current lending patterns to establish a clear mandate for unashamed purchase of AV materials by traditionally print-oriented librarians.
    Ex: Singers and other entertainers in Burma have been warned to cut out saucy behaviour and be neat and tidy or face the consequences.
    Ex: He lingered round the bookstall looking at the books and papers till a pert girl behind the counter asked him if he wouldn't like a chair.
    * mentira descarada = blatant lie, bare-faced lie.

    * * *
    descarado1 -da
    1 ‹persona/actitud› brazen, shameless
    el muy descarado, pedirme dinero así what (a) nerve he has, asking me for money like that
    las elecciones fueron un fraude descarado the elections were a blatant fraud o were clearly rigged
    ( Esp fam): si tuviese dinero, descarado que me iría a vivir sola you can bet your life if I had the money, I'd go off and live alone ( colloq)
    lo hizo adrede, descarado make no mistake, she did it on purpose, she did it on purpose, you can be sure of it o you can bet your life on it
    descarado2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    no contestes así a tu madre ¡descarado! don't talk back to your mother like that, you rude o ( BrE) cheeky little boy
    ese chico es un descarado that boy has a lot of nerve
    * * *

    Del verbo descararse: ( conjugate descararse)

    descarado es:

    el participio

    descarado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹persona/actitud brazen, shameless;

    es muy descarado he has a lot of nerve
    descarado,-a
    I adj (insolente) cheeky, insolent
    (desvergonzado) shameless
    una mentira descarada, a barefaced lie
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino cheeky person

    ' descarado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    atrevida
    - atrevido
    - cara
    - descarada
    - desvergonzada
    - desvergonzado
    - golfa
    - golfo
    - lisa
    - liso
    - sinvergüenza
    - fresco
    - patudo
    English:
    audacious
    - barefaced
    - blatant
    - bold
    - brash
    - brassy
    - brazen
    - cheeky
    - downright
    - forward
    - shameless
    - unabashed
    - outright
    - pert
    * * *
    descarado, -a
    adj
    1. [desvergonzado] [persona] cheeky, impertinent;
    ¡no seas (tan) descarado! don't be (so) cheeky!;
    ¡el muy descarado se ha atrevido a burlarse de mí! the cheeky devil had the nerve to make fun of me!
    2. [flagrante] barefaced, blatant;
    una mentira descarada a barefaced lie;
    ¡es un robo descarado! it's daylight robbery!;
    ¡ha sido un penalti descarado! there's no way that wasn't a penalty!
    adv
    Esp Fam [por supuesto, seguro] you bet!;
    no lo conseguirá, descarado there's no way she'll manage to do it;
    ¡descarado que iremos! too right we're going to go!
    nm,f
    cheeky devil;
    eres un descarado mirando you are awful the way you stare at people
    * * *
    adj rude, impertinent
    * * *
    descarado, -da adj
    : brazen, impudent
    * * *
    descarado adj cheeky [comp. cheekier; superl. cheekiest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > descarado

  • 4 mentira

    intj.
    that's not true.
    f.
    1 lie.
    es mentira it's not true, it's a lie
    aunque parezca mentira strange as it may seem
    parece mentira que lo hayamos conseguido I can hardly believe we've done it
    parece mentira que te creas una cosa así how can you possibly believe a thing like that?
    ¡parece mentira, las cinco y todavía no ha llegado! can you believe it, it's five o'clock and she's still hasn't arrived!
    de mentira pretend, false
    dinero de mentira pretend money
    una mentira como una casa a whopping great lie
    mentira piadosa white lie
    2 lying, falsehood, unsoundness.
    * * *
    1 lie
    \
    aunque parezca mentira strange though it may seem
    de mentira (en broma) for a laugh, as a joke 2 (artificial) false
    decir mentiras to tell lies
    parece mentira it's unbelievable
    mentira piadosa white lie
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=embuste) lie

    ¡mentira! — it's a lie!

    de mentira, una pistola de mentira — a toy pistol

    parecer mentira, aunque parezca mentira — however incredible it seems, strange though it may seem

    ¡parece mentira! — it's unbelievable!, I can't o don't believe it!

    mentira caritativa, mentira oficiosa Cono Sur

    mentira piadosa, mentira reverenda — Cono Sur white lie

    2) [en uñas] white mark ( on fingernail)
    3) (=errata) erratum
    * * *
    1) lie

    mentira! yo no le pegué — that's a lie, I didn't hit him!

    ya lo he agarrado or pillado en una mentira en varias ocasiones — I've caught him lying to me several times

    una araña de mentira or (Méx) de mentiras — (leng infantil) a toy spider

    una mentira como una casa or catedral or un templo — (fam) a whopping great lie (colloq), a whopper (colloq)

    2) (Esp fam) ( en la uña) white mark
    * * *
    = lie, fabrication, mendacity, fib, fibbing, untruth, false pretence, deceptiveness.
    Ex. Just because the facts don't support his views, he threatens, slanders, lies, obfuscates and charges ' lies, hypocrisy and cruelty'.
    Ex. The author looks at fabrication, falsification and plagiarism in scientific research.
    Ex. In light of his ongoing record of mendacity, it is puzzling why anyone would continue to take him seriously.
    Ex. Democracy's most acute failures tend to result from power brokers who tell big fibs about the distribution of power.
    Ex. When it comes to fibbing, women are far ahead of their male counterparts, a new survey has revealed.
    Ex. Untruth brings about ill reputation and indignity.
    Ex. That is what he does now, only now there is a lot of palaver and humbug and pretense of deliberation, which the bill proposes to continue, but which everybody can see would be a false pretense.
    Ex. In some cases, public figures are famous because of their lies; in other cases, their renown obscures the universality of deceptiveness.
    ----
    * aunque parezca mentira = amazingly enough, believe it or not, incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible.
    * de mentira = make-believe.
    * detector de mentiras = polygraph, lie detector.
    * difundir mentiras = spread + lies.
    * gran mentira = big fat lie.
    * la mentira = lying.
    * maraña de mentiras = web of lies, web of deception.
    * mentira descarada = blatant lie, bare-faced lie.
    * mentira gorda = big fat lie.
    * mentira histórica = historical fabrication.
    * mentira inocente = white lie.
    * mentira piadosa = white lie.
    * por muy mentira que parezca = incredibly, incredible though it may seem, strangely enough, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible.
    * propagar mentiras = spread + lies.
    * trama de mentiras = tissue of lies.
    * una sarta de mentiras = a sackful of lies, a pack of lies.
    * * *
    1) lie

    mentira! yo no le pegué — that's a lie, I didn't hit him!

    ya lo he agarrado or pillado en una mentira en varias ocasiones — I've caught him lying to me several times

    una araña de mentira or (Méx) de mentiras — (leng infantil) a toy spider

    una mentira como una casa or catedral or un templo — (fam) a whopping great lie (colloq), a whopper (colloq)

    2) (Esp fam) ( en la uña) white mark
    * * *
    = lie, fabrication, mendacity, fib, fibbing, untruth, false pretence, deceptiveness.

    Ex: Just because the facts don't support his views, he threatens, slanders, lies, obfuscates and charges ' lies, hypocrisy and cruelty'.

    Ex: The author looks at fabrication, falsification and plagiarism in scientific research.
    Ex: In light of his ongoing record of mendacity, it is puzzling why anyone would continue to take him seriously.
    Ex: Democracy's most acute failures tend to result from power brokers who tell big fibs about the distribution of power.
    Ex: When it comes to fibbing, women are far ahead of their male counterparts, a new survey has revealed.
    Ex: Untruth brings about ill reputation and indignity.
    Ex: That is what he does now, only now there is a lot of palaver and humbug and pretense of deliberation, which the bill proposes to continue, but which everybody can see would be a false pretense.
    Ex: In some cases, public figures are famous because of their lies; in other cases, their renown obscures the universality of deceptiveness.
    * aunque parezca mentira = amazingly enough, believe it or not, incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible.
    * de mentira = make-believe.
    * detector de mentiras = polygraph, lie detector.
    * difundir mentiras = spread + lies.
    * gran mentira = big fat lie.
    * la mentira = lying.
    * maraña de mentiras = web of lies, web of deception.
    * mentira descarada = blatant lie, bare-faced lie.
    * mentira gorda = big fat lie.
    * mentira histórica = historical fabrication.
    * mentira inocente = white lie.
    * mentira piadosa = white lie.
    * por muy mentira que parezca = incredibly, incredible though it may seem, strangely enough, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible.
    * propagar mentiras = spread + lies.
    * trama de mentiras = tissue of lies.
    * una sarta de mentiras = a sackful of lies, a pack of lies.

    * * *
    A lie
    eso es mentira that's a lie
    ¡mentira! yo no le pegué that's a lie, I didn't hit him!
    estoy harto de tus mentiras I'm tired of your lying o lies
    ¿por qué dices tantas mentiras? why do you tell so many lies?, why do you lie so much?
    ya lo he agarrado or cogido en una mentira en varias ocasiones he's lied to me on several occasions, I've caught him lying several times
    parece mentira que a tu edad te dé por hacer esas tonterías I'm amazed at you getting up to such silly antics at your age
    parece mentira que no haya venido a verme I can't believe that he hasn't been to see me
    llevan casados once años — ¡parece mentira! ¡cómo pasa el tiempo! they've been married eleven years — isn't it incredible! o it hardly seems possible! doesn't time fly!
    aunque parezca mentira tiene 50 años you may find it hard to believe but she's 50
    no quiero seguir viviendo en la mentira I don't want to go on living a lie
    una araña de mentira or ( Méx) de mentiras ( leng infantil); a toy spider
    me ha llamado tonta — ¡pero se lo dije de mentira! or ¡pero fue de mentira! he said I was stupid — I was only joking! o I didn't mean it!
    una mentira como una casa or catedral or un templo ( fam); a whopping great lie ( colloq), a whopper ( colloq)
    Compuesto:
    white lie
    B ( fam) (en la uña) white mark
    * * *

     

    Del verbo mentir: ( conjugate mentir)

    mentirá es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    mentir    
    mentira
    mentir ( conjugate mentir) verbo intransitivo
    to lie;

    mentira sustantivo femenino
    lie;
    eso es mentira that's a lie;
    ¡mentira! yo no le pegué that's a lie, I didn't hit him!;
    ¡parece mentira! ¡cómo pasa el tiempo! isn't it incredible! doesn't time fly!;
    mentira piadosa white lie;
    una araña de mentira or (Méx) de mentiras (leng infantil) a toy spider;
    una mentira como una casa or un templo (fam) a whopping great lie (colloq), a whopper (colloq)
    mentir verbo intransitivo to lie, tell lies
    miente como un bellaco, he's a real liar ➣ Ver nota en lie
    mentira sustantivo femenino lie: mentira piadosa, white lie
    ♦ Locuciones: parecer mentira: aunque parezca mentira, strange as it may seem
    parece mentira que tenga esa edad, it is incredible that he is that old

    ' mentira' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bola
    - camelo
    - decir
    - descarada
    - descarado
    - engaño
    - engendrar
    - falsedad
    - invención
    - inventar
    - novela
    - oír
    - pegote
    - piadosa
    - piadoso
    - tamaña
    - tamaño
    - transparente
    - burdo
    - chiva
    - coba
    - cuento
    - fábula
    - flagrante
    - grande
    - macana
    - mito
    - parecer
    - que
    - rollo
    - solemne
    English:
    barefaced
    - blatant
    - blatantly
    - deceit
    - downright
    - fabrication
    - fall for
    - invention
    - lie
    - lying
    - oddly
    - out-and-out
    - outright
    - story
    - transparent
    - white lie
    - whopper
    - make
    - pretend
    - strangely
    - white
    * * *
    1. [falsedad] lie;
    una mentira como una casa o [m5] una catedral a whopping great lie;
    ¡mentira cochina! that's a filthy lie!;
    siempre soy yo el que tiene que lavar los platos – ¡mentira! I'm always the one who has to wash the dishes – that's not true! o that's a lie!;
    es mentira it's a lie, it's not true;
    decir mentiras to tell lies;
    de mentira pretend, false;
    parecer mentira: aunque parezca mentira strange as it may seem;
    parece mentira que lo hayamos conseguido I can hardly believe we've done it;
    parece mentira que te creas una cosa así how can you possibly believe a thing like that?;
    ¡parece mentira, las cinco y todavía no ha llegado! can you believe it, it's five o'clock and she still hasn't arrived!
    mentira piadosa white lie
    2. Fam [en la uña] white mark
    * * *
    f lie;
    ¡parece mentira! that’s incredible!
    * * *
    : lie
    * * *
    mentira n lie
    de mentira pretend / toy

    Spanish-English dictionary > mentira

  • 5 desvergonzado

    adj.
    insolent, boldfaced, brazen, bald-faced.
    f. & m.
    shameless person, insolent person.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: desvergonzarse.
    * * *
    1 (sinvergüenza) shameless, brazen
    2 (descarado) cheeky, rude, impudent
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (sinvergüenza) shameless person
    2 (descarado) cheeky person
    * * *
    (f. - desvergonzada)
    adj.
    * * *
    desvergonzado, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=sin vergüenza) shameless
    2) (=descarado) insolent
    2.
    SM / F (=no vergonzoso) shameless person; (=descarado) insolent person
    * * *
    - da masculino, femenino
    a) ( impúdico)
    b) ( descarado)
    * * *
    = shameless, cad, unashamed.
    Ex. Another librarian described herself as 'a shameless, self-promoter'.
    Ex. Not only that, but this cad has also convinced them she is losing her faculties.
    Ex. There is a need for more study of current lending patterns to establish a clear mandate for unashamed purchase of AV materials by traditionally print-oriented librarians.
    * * *
    - da masculino, femenino
    a) ( impúdico)
    b) ( descarado)
    * * *
    = shameless, cad, unashamed.

    Ex: Another librarian described herself as 'a shameless, self-promoter'.

    Ex: Not only that, but this cad has also convinced them she is losing her faculties.
    Ex: There is a need for more study of current lending patterns to establish a clear mandate for unashamed purchase of AV materials by traditionally print-oriented librarians.

    * * *
    1 (impúdico) shameless
    2 (desfachatado) impertinent, impudent
    masculine, feminine
    1
    (impúdico): es una coqueta y una desvergonzada she's a flirt and a completely shameless one at that
    2
    (desfachatado): eres un desvergonzado you're very impertinent
    * * *

    desvergonzado
    ◊ -da sustantivo masculino, femenino: ser un desvergonzado ( impúdico) to have no shame;


    ( descarado) to be very impertinent
    desvergonzado,-a
    I adjetivo
    1(sin pudor, vergüenza) shameless
    2 (atrevido, sin respeto) insolent
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino
    1 (descarado) insolent o cheeky person
    2 (sin pudor) shameless person
    ' desvergonzado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    descarada
    - descarado
    - desvergonzada
    - impúdico
    English:
    unashamed
    - shameless
    * * *
    desvergonzado, -a
    adj
    [sin pudor, sin escrúpulos] shameless; [maleducado] insolent
    nm,f
    shameless person;
    eres un desvergonzado you're absolutely shameless;
    ¡habráse visto el desvergonzado! what a bad-mannered lout!
    * * *
    adj shameless
    * * *
    desvergonzado, -da adj
    : shameless, impudent

    Spanish-English dictionary > desvergonzado

  • 6 insolente

    adj.
    insolent (descarado).
    f. & m.
    insolent person.
    pres.subj.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: insolentar.
    * * *
    1 (descarado) insolent
    2 (soberbio) haughty
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (descarado) insolent person
    2 (soberbio) haughty person
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=descarado) insolent, rude
    2) (=altivo) haughty, contemptuous
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo rude, insolent
    II
    masculino y femenino
    * * *
    = insolent, brash [brasher -comp., brashest -sup.], cheeky [cheekier -comp., cheekiest -sup.], petulant, uncouth, sassy [sassier -comp., sassiest -sup.], flamer, brazen, impudent, short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand], saucy [saucier -comp., sauciest -sup.], pert.
    Ex. He had always anathematized those who took unscrupulous advantage of their positions, and those who succumbed to their insolent methods.
    Ex. Caslon rejected the brash contrast of the later Dutch founts, and produced types that were without serious blemish, but also without much life.
    Ex. The young man in the picture is myself snapped twenty-five years or so ago by a cheeky thirteen-year-old during the first few months of my first teaching job.
    Ex. His manner was more animated, but not in the usual petulant sense: he even seemed years younger.
    Ex. All the writers chosen characterized eastern Europe throughout the 18th century as uncouth and backward.
    Ex. This series of personal essays are at various times sassy, profound, superficial, and maddening.
    Ex. Like other technologies, the Internet is vulnerable to misuse by hostile individuals ( flamers), sexual predators, and pornographers.
    Ex. They accepted the government's brazen lies stating that Ramón Colás, the co-founder of the library movement, has not been arrested as a prisoner of conscience.
    Ex. The Library Association is impudent in suggesting that it will impose sanctions on those who fail to keep abreast of developments in librarianship.
    Ex. He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex. A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex. The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
    Ex. Singers and other entertainers in Burma have been warned to cut out saucy behaviour and be neat and tidy or face the consequences.
    Ex. He lingered round the bookstall looking at the books and papers till a pert girl behind the counter asked him if he wouldn't like a chair.
    ----
    * de un modo insolente = defiantly.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo rude, insolent
    II
    masculino y femenino
    * * *
    = insolent, brash [brasher -comp., brashest -sup.], cheeky [cheekier -comp., cheekiest -sup.], petulant, uncouth, sassy [sassier -comp., sassiest -sup.], flamer, brazen, impudent, short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand], saucy [saucier -comp., sauciest -sup.], pert.

    Ex: He had always anathematized those who took unscrupulous advantage of their positions, and those who succumbed to their insolent methods.

    Ex: Caslon rejected the brash contrast of the later Dutch founts, and produced types that were without serious blemish, but also without much life.
    Ex: The young man in the picture is myself snapped twenty-five years or so ago by a cheeky thirteen-year-old during the first few months of my first teaching job.
    Ex: His manner was more animated, but not in the usual petulant sense: he even seemed years younger.
    Ex: All the writers chosen characterized eastern Europe throughout the 18th century as uncouth and backward.
    Ex: This series of personal essays are at various times sassy, profound, superficial, and maddening.
    Ex: Like other technologies, the Internet is vulnerable to misuse by hostile individuals ( flamers), sexual predators, and pornographers.
    Ex: They accepted the government's brazen lies stating that Ramón Colás, the co-founder of the library movement, has not been arrested as a prisoner of conscience.
    Ex: The Library Association is impudent in suggesting that it will impose sanctions on those who fail to keep abreast of developments in librarianship.
    Ex: He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex: A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex: The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
    Ex: Singers and other entertainers in Burma have been warned to cut out saucy behaviour and be neat and tidy or face the consequences.
    Ex: He lingered round the bookstall looking at the books and papers till a pert girl behind the counter asked him if he wouldn't like a chair.
    * de un modo insolente = defiantly.

    * * *
    ‹persona› rude, insolent; ‹respuesta/actitud› insolent
    es una insolente she's so rude o insolent
    * * *

    Del verbo insolentar: ( conjugate insolentar)

    insolenté es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

    insolente es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

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

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) imperativo

    insolente adjetivo
    rude, insolent
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino:
    es una insolente she's so rude o insolent

    insolente adjetivo insolent

    ' insolente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    atrevida
    - atrevido
    - chula
    - chulo
    - descarada
    - descarado
    - farruca
    - farruco
    - malencarada
    - malencarado
    - liso
    English:
    audacious
    - defiant
    - impudent
    - insolent
    - saucy
    * * *
    adj
    [descarado] insolent; [orgulloso] haughty
    nmf
    insolent person;
    es un insolente he's very insolent
    * * *
    adj insolent
    * * *
    impertinente: insolent

    Spanish-English dictionary > insolente

  • 7 sota

    f.
    jack.
    * * *
    1 (cartas) jack, knave
    2 familiar (mujer) bag, old bag
    * * *
    I
    SF
    1) (Naipes) jack, knave
    2) (=descarada) hussy, brazen woman; (=puta) whore
    II
    SM Cono Sur * overseer, foreman
    * * *
    * * *
    * * *
    caérsele a algn una sota ( Chi fam): dice que tiene 50 pero se le cayó una sota she claims she's 50 but she's at least ten years older
    * * *

    sota sustantivo femenino
    jack ( in Spanish pack of cards)
    sota f Naipes jack, knave
    ' sota' also found in these entries:
    English:
    jack
    - knave
    * * *
    nf
    [carta] jack [in Spanish deck of cards]
    nm
    Chile [capataz] foreman, overseer
    * * *
    f naipes jack
    * * *
    sota n jack

    Spanish-English dictionary > sota

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