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  • 1 ahorrativo

    adj.
    1 thrifty, sparing, frugal, saving.
    2 cost-cutting.
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    1 thrifty
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    ADJ (=que no derrocha) thrifty; pey (=tacaño) stingy, mean
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    - va adjetivo thrifty
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    = thrifty [thriftier -comp., thriftiest -sup.], canny, parsimonious.
    Ex. As such, the library serves a large blue collar population of thrifty, hardworking people with a predilection toward conservatism in lifestyle and thought.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Wresting money from the canny Scotsman: Melvil Dewey's designs on Carnegie's millions, 1902-1906'.
    Ex. He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    ----
    * de un modo ahorrativo = thriftily.
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    - va adjetivo thrifty
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    = thrifty [thriftier -comp., thriftiest -sup.], canny, parsimonious.

    Ex: As such, the library serves a large blue collar population of thrifty, hardworking people with a predilection toward conservatism in lifestyle and thought.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'Wresting money from the canny Scotsman: Melvil Dewey's designs on Carnegie's millions, 1902-1906'.
    Ex: He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    * de un modo ahorrativo = thriftily.

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    thrifty
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    ahorrativo,-a adjetivo thrifty
    ' ahorrativo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ahorrativa
    English:
    thrifty
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    ahorrativo, -a adj
    1. [persona] thrifty
    2. [medida] money-saving
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    adj thrifty
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    ahorrativo, -va adj
    : thrifty, frugal

    Spanish-English dictionary > ahorrativo

  • 2 bromear

    v.
    1 to joke.
    con la religión no se bromea religion isn't something to be taken lightly
    2 to tease, to chaff, to banter, to kid.
    María vaciló a Ricardo todo el día Mary teased Richard the whole day.
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    1 to joke
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    verb
    to fool, joke, kid
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    VI to joke, crack jokes *
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    verbo intransitivo to joke
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    = make + a joke about, have + sport with, joke, tease, chaff, twit, taunt, kid, horse around/about, banter.
    Ex. What was pinned up ranged from elaborate and beautifully executed illustrations to longish book reviews either typed or handwritten, and cartoons that made a joke about the book being suggested.
    Ex. He said 'Can't they see I'm just having sport with them?', and then he smiled, just a quirk of the corners of his mouth.
    Ex. He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex. I like to be considered one of the team, to joke with and tease the employee but that sure creates a problem when I have to discipline, correct, or fire an employee.
    Ex. 'Does it really work?' he chaffed her.
    Ex. Don't be tempted into twitting me with the past knowledge that you have of me, because it is identical with the past knowledge that I have of you, and in twitting me, you twit yourself.
    Ex. The writer describes how he spent his school days avoiding bullies who taunted him because he was a dancer.
    Ex. He was not kidding when he said that Caracas could greet travellers with a slap in the face rather than a warm hug.
    Ex. Angus has a lot of energy -- he is always horsing around with his foster brothers and sister.
    Ex. Each panelist comes with a distinct outlook and appreciation of this very sensitive issue and will be prepared to banter.
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    * decir bromeando = quip.
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    verbo intransitivo to joke
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    = make + a joke about, have + sport with, joke, tease, chaff, twit, taunt, kid, horse around/about, banter.

    Ex: What was pinned up ranged from elaborate and beautifully executed illustrations to longish book reviews either typed or handwritten, and cartoons that made a joke about the book being suggested.

    Ex: He said 'Can't they see I'm just having sport with them?', and then he smiled, just a quirk of the corners of his mouth.
    Ex: He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex: I like to be considered one of the team, to joke with and tease the employee but that sure creates a problem when I have to discipline, correct, or fire an employee.
    Ex: 'Does it really work?' he chaffed her.
    Ex: Don't be tempted into twitting me with the past knowledge that you have of me, because it is identical with the past knowledge that I have of you, and in twitting me, you twit yourself.
    Ex: The writer describes how he spent his school days avoiding bullies who taunted him because he was a dancer.
    Ex: He was not kidding when he said that Caracas could greet travellers with a slap in the face rather than a warm hug.
    Ex: Angus has a lot of energy -- he is always horsing around with his foster brothers and sister.
    Ex: Each panelist comes with a distinct outlook and appreciation of this very sensitive issue and will be prepared to banter.
    * decir bromeando = quip.

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    bromear [A1 ]
    vi
    to joke
    no es momento para bromear this is no time for jokes
    no está bromeando, es muy capaz de hacerlo he isn't joking o ( colloq) kidding, he's quite capable of doing it
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    bromear ( conjugate bromear) verbo intransitivo
    to joke
    bromear verbo intransitivo to joke
    ' bromear' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    lesear
    English:
    banter
    - jest
    - joke
    - kid
    - quip
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    to joke;
    con la religión no se bromea religion isn't something to be taken lightly
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    v/i joke
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    : to joke, to fool around
    sólo estaba bromeando: I was only kidding
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    bromear vb to joke

    Spanish-English dictionary > bromear

  • 3 cuidadoso

    adj.
    careful, heedful, mindful, cautious.
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    1 (atento) careful
    2 (celoso) cautious
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    (f. - cuidadosa)
    adj.
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    ADJ
    1) (=atento) [persona, observación, estrategia] careful
    2) (=prudente) careful
    3) (=solícito) attentive
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    - sa adjetivo
    a) < persona> careful
    b) <búsqueda/investigación> careful, thorough
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    = careful, thoughtful, delicate, scrupulous, parsimonious, fastidious.
    Ex. The format of the description in an analytical entry requires careful consideration.
    Ex. Production quotas, I believe, are antithetical to careful, thoughtful cataloging.
    Ex. Despite the incompetence of most eighteenth-century block-makers, woodcuts never quite disappeared, and they returned to favour in the delicate form called 'wood-engraving' at the end of the hand-press period.
    Ex. Happily the rules of quasi-facsimile are easily mastered; what is difficult is to observe them with scrupulous, undeviating accuracy.
    Ex. He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex. Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.
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    - sa adjetivo
    a) < persona> careful
    b) <búsqueda/investigación> careful, thorough
    * * *
    = careful, thoughtful, delicate, scrupulous, parsimonious, fastidious.

    Ex: The format of the description in an analytical entry requires careful consideration.

    Ex: Production quotas, I believe, are antithetical to careful, thoughtful cataloging.
    Ex: Despite the incompetence of most eighteenth-century block-makers, woodcuts never quite disappeared, and they returned to favour in the delicate form called 'wood-engraving' at the end of the hand-press period.
    Ex: Happily the rules of quasi-facsimile are easily mastered; what is difficult is to observe them with scrupulous, undeviating accuracy.
    Ex: He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex: Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.

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    1 ‹persona› careful
    no te lo presto porque eres muy poco cuidadoso I'm not going to lend it to you because you don't look after things
    cuidadoso CON algo careful WITH sth
    tienes que ser más cuidadoso con tus juguetes you have to be more careful with your toys, you have to take better care of your toys o look after your toys better
    cuidadoso DE algo:
    es muy cuidadoso de su apariencia he takes great care over his appearance
    es muy cuidadoso de los detalles he pays great attention to detail
    2 ‹búsqueda/investigación› careful, thorough
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    cuidadoso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo

    a) persona careful;

    cuidadoso con algo careful with sth
    b)búsqueda/investigación careful, thorough

    cuidadoso,-a adjetivo careful
    ' cuidadoso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    celosa
    - celoso
    - chapucera
    - chapucero
    - cuidadosa
    - descuidada
    - descuidado
    - escrutinio
    - responsable
    English:
    careful
    - close
    - bear
    - thorough
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    cuidadoso, -a adj
    careful;
    es muy cuidadosa con lo que hace she's very careful o takes a lot of care in what she does;
    sé muy cuidadoso con lo que dices be very careful what you say, you'd better watch what you say;
    es muy poco cuidadoso he's very careless, he doesn't take much care
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    adj careful
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    cuidadoso, -sa adj
    : careful, attentive
    * * *
    cuidadoso adj careful

    Spanish-English dictionary > cuidadoso

  • 4 escocés

    adj.
    Scottish, Scotch, Scots.
    m.
    1 Scot, native of Scotland, Scotsman, Jock.
    2 Scotch whisky, Scotch.
    pres.indicat.
    2nd person singular (tú) present indicative of spanish verb: escocer.
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    1 Scottish
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (persona) Scot; (hombre) Scotsman; (mujer) Scotswoman
    1 (idioma) Scottish Gaelic
    ————————
    1 (idioma) Scottish Gaelic
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    1. noun m. 2. (f. - escocesa)
    noun
    3. (f. - escocesa)
    adj.
    Scots, Scottish, Scotch
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    escocés, -esa
    1.
    ADJ [persona] Scottish, Scots; [whisky] Scotch

    tela escocesa — tartan, plaid

    2.
    SM / F (=persona) Scot, Scotsman/Scotswoman
    3. SM
    1) (Ling) Scots
    2) (=whisky) Scotch
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    I
    - cesa adjetivo
    a) <ciudad/persona> Scottish; < dialecto> Scots
    b) < whisky> Scotch; <tela/manta> tartan
    II
    - cesa (m) Scotsman, Scot; (f) Scotswoman, Scot
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    = Scot, Scotsman [Scotsmen, -pl.], Scottish.
    Ex. There was a steady haemorrhage of Scots going abroad, and a gap between morality and experience which saw Scotland with a terrible record in terms of drink and illegitimacy.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Wresting money from the canny Scotsman: Melvil Dewey's designs on Carnegie's millions, 1902-1906'.
    Ex. He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
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    * güisqui escocés = Scottish whisky.
    * productos decorados con tela escocesa = tartanware.
    * tela escocesa = tartan.
    * tela escocesa de cuadros = tartan.
    * tela típica escocesa = tartan.
    * tela típica escocesa de cuadros = tartan.
    * whisky escocés = Scottish whisky.
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    I
    - cesa adjetivo
    a) <ciudad/persona> Scottish; < dialecto> Scots
    b) < whisky> Scotch; <tela/manta> tartan
    II
    - cesa (m) Scotsman, Scot; (f) Scotswoman, Scot
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    = Scot, Scotsman [Scotsmen, -pl.], Scottish.

    Ex: There was a steady haemorrhage of Scots going abroad, and a gap between morality and experience which saw Scotland with a terrible record in terms of drink and illegitimacy.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'Wresting money from the canny Scotsman: Melvil Dewey's designs on Carnegie's millions, 1902-1906'.
    Ex: He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    * güisqui escocés = Scottish whisky.
    * productos decorados con tela escocesa = tartanware.
    * tela escocesa = tartan.
    * tela escocesa de cuadros = tartan.
    * tela típica escocesa = tartan.
    * tela típica escocesa de cuadros = tartan.
    * whisky escocés = Scottish whisky.

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    1 ‹persona/dialecto› Scottish, Scots; ‹ciudad› Scottish
    2 ‹whisky› Scotch
    3 ‹tela/manta› tartan
    masculine, feminine
    A ( masculine) Scotsman, Scot
    B ( feminine) Scotswoman, Scot
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    escocés
    ◊ - cesa adjetivo

    a)ciudad/persona Scottish;

    dialecto Scots
    b) whisky Scotch;

    tela/manta tartan
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (m) Scotsman, Scot;
    (f) Scotswoman, Scot
    escocés,-esa
    I adjetivo Scottish
    familiar Scots: llevaba falda escocesa, he was wearing a kilt
    II m,f (hombre) Scotsman
    (mujer) Scotswoman ➣ Ver nota en Scotch
    ' escocés' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    escocesa
    - encargar
    - marcado
    English:
    auld lang syne
    - bonny
    - Scot
    - Scotch
    - Scots
    - Scotsman
    - Scottish
    - collie
    - haggis
    - scotch
    - whisky
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    escocés, -esa
    adj
    1. [de Escocia] Scottish;
    whisky escocés Scotch whisky
    2. [de cuadros de colores] tartan;
    nm,f
    [persona] [hombre] Scot, Scotsman; [mujer] Scot, Scotswoman
    nm
    [lengua] (Scottish) Gaelic
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    I adj Scottish;
    II m Scot, Scotsman
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    escocés, - cesa adj, mpl - ceses
    1) : Scottish
    2) : tartan, plaid
    escocés, - cesa n, mpl - ceses : Scottish person, Scot
    1) : Scots (language)
    2) pl - ceses : Scotch (whiskey)
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    escocés1 adj Scottish
    escocés2 n Scot

    Spanish-English dictionary > escocés

  • 5 frugal

    adj.
    frugal.
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    1 frugal
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    ADJ frugal, thrifty
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    adjetivo frugal
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    = frugal, parsimonious, sparing.
    Ex. In a small library this arrangement is not only frugal but also efficient.
    Ex. He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex. The committee was very sparing in its recommendations of proposals for debate.
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    adjetivo frugal
    * * *
    = frugal, parsimonious, sparing.

    Ex: In a small library this arrangement is not only frugal but also efficient.

    Ex: He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex: The committee was very sparing in its recommendations of proposals for debate.

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    ‹comida› frugal; ‹vida› spartan, frugal
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    frugal adjetivo frugal
    ' frugal' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    austero
    - parco
    - parsimonioso
    - sobrio
    English:
    frugal
    - scanty
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    frugal adj
    frugal
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    adj persona frugal
    * * *
    frugal adj
    : frugal, thrifty
    frugalmente adv

    Spanish-English dictionary > frugal

  • 6 mezquino

    adj.
    1 stingy, cheap, penny-pinching, mean.
    2 petty, too small, scarce, insignificant.
    m.
    wart, verruca, verruga.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: mezquinar.
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    1 (avaro) stingy, niggardly
    2 (bajo) low, base
    3 (pobre) miserable, poor
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    (f. - mezquina)
    adj.
    mean, petty
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    mezquino, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=tacaño) mean, stingy
    2) (=insignificante) [pago] miserable, paltry
    2. SM / F
    1) (=tacaño) mean person, miser
    2) LAm (=verruga) wart
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    I
    - na adjetivo
    a) ( vil) mean, small-minded; ( tacaño) mean, stingy (colloq)
    b) ( escaso) <sueldo/ración> paltry, miserable
    II
    masculino (Col, Méx) wart
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    = mean-minded, petty [pettier -comp., pettiest -sup.], mean [meaner -comp., meanest -sup.], parsimonious, mean-spirited, paltry [paltrier -comp., paltriest -sup.], measly [measlier -comp., measliest -sup.], cheapskate, lowdown.
    Ex. Those are, as I said in another context, monickers that were laid on them by ignorant and, I would say, mean-minded authors for their own purposes.
    Ex. It may seem petty to distinguish between the plural and singular form, and therefore unnecessary to include both forms in the index.
    Ex. Whereas in most European countries during this period welfare provision continued to develop, in Australia it languished at a level which, with the exception of Japan, was the meanest of the developed countries.
    Ex. He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex. Don't waste your time on this mean-spirited little film of no consequence.
    Ex. And there is no guarantee that any of the paltry sums of extra money available will actually benefit the workers in the recipient countries.
    Ex. Despite the Bank of England's base rate having risen by a full percentage point, the average savings rate is still ' measly'.
    Ex. Most of these cheapskates will not come right out and tell you that they don't want to pay anything for your software.
    Ex. The board clearly didn't care if its commissioner was a lowdown, lying, corrupt and untrustworthy creep, likely because that is the nature of the entire organization.
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    I
    - na adjetivo
    a) ( vil) mean, small-minded; ( tacaño) mean, stingy (colloq)
    b) ( escaso) <sueldo/ración> paltry, miserable
    II
    masculino (Col, Méx) wart
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    = mean-minded, petty [pettier -comp., pettiest -sup.], mean [meaner -comp., meanest -sup.], parsimonious, mean-spirited, paltry [paltrier -comp., paltriest -sup.], measly [measlier -comp., measliest -sup.], cheapskate, lowdown.

    Ex: Those are, as I said in another context, monickers that were laid on them by ignorant and, I would say, mean-minded authors for their own purposes.

    Ex: It may seem petty to distinguish between the plural and singular form, and therefore unnecessary to include both forms in the index.
    Ex: Whereas in most European countries during this period welfare provision continued to develop, in Australia it languished at a level which, with the exception of Japan, was the meanest of the developed countries.
    Ex: He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex: Don't waste your time on this mean-spirited little film of no consequence.
    Ex: And there is no guarantee that any of the paltry sums of extra money available will actually benefit the workers in the recipient countries.
    Ex: Despite the Bank of England's base rate having risen by a full percentage point, the average savings rate is still ' measly'.
    Ex: Most of these cheapskates will not come right out and tell you that they don't want to pay anything for your software.
    Ex: The board clearly didn't care if its commissioner was a lowdown, lying, corrupt and untrustworthy creep, likely because that is the nature of the entire organization.

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    mezquino1 -na
    1 (vil) mean, petty, small-minded
    2 (tacaño) mean, stingy ( colloq)
    3 (escaso) ‹sueldo/ración› paltry, miserable
    (Col, Méx)
    wart
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    mezquino 1
    ◊ -na adjetivo

    a) ( tacaño) mean, stingy (colloq);

    ( vil) mean, small-minded
    b) ( escaso) ‹sueldo/ración paltry, miserable

    mezquino 2 sustantivo masculino (Col, Méx) wart
    mezquino,-a adjetivo
    1 (persona) mean, stingy
    2 (escaso, despreciable) miserable
    ' mezquino' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    baja
    - bajo
    - mezquina
    - miserable
    - rastrera
    - rastrero
    - ruin
    English:
    cheapskate
    - mean
    - parsimonious
    - petty
    - shabby
    - shoddy
    - skimpy
    - small-minded
    - stingy
    - miserly
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    mezquino1, -a
    adj
    1. [avaro] mean, stingy
    2. [miserable] mean, nasty
    3. [diminuto] miserable
    nm,f
    1. [avaro] miser;
    eres un mezquino you're so mean o stingy
    2. [miserable]
    eres un mezquino you're so mean o nasty
    Méx wart
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    adj mean
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    mezquino, -na adj
    1) : mean, petty
    2) : stingy
    3) : paltry
    mezquino nm, Mex : wart
    * * *
    mezquino adj mean

    Spanish-English dictionary > mezquino

  • 7 parsimonioso

    adj.
    1 parsimonious, excessively sparing, stingy.
    2 unhurried, hasteless, sluggish, calm.
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    1 (tranquilo) slow, unhurried
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    ADJ
    1) (=tranquilo) calm, unhurried; (=flemático) phlegmatic
    2) (=frugal) sparing; [con el dinero] careful
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo
    a) ( tranquilo) phlegmatic, unhurried
    b) ( frugal) parsimonious
    * * *
    = slow [slower -comp., slowest -sup.], parsimonious, calm [calmer -comp., calmest -sup.].
    Ex. International consultation is bulky and time-consuming, and this makes revision a slow process.
    Ex. He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex. Her calm confident eyes silently invited him to relieve his mind, and he could not resist the temptation.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo
    a) ( tranquilo) phlegmatic, unhurried
    b) ( frugal) parsimonious
    * * *
    = slow [slower -comp., slowest -sup.], parsimonious, calm [calmer -comp., calmest -sup.].

    Ex: International consultation is bulky and time-consuming, and this makes revision a slow process.

    Ex: He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex: Her calm confident eyes silently invited him to relieve his mind, and he could not resist the temptation.

    * * *
    1 (tranquilo) phlegmatic, unhurried, calm
    2 (frugal) parsimonious
    * * *

    parsimonioso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo



    * * *
    parsimonioso, -a adj
    unhurried, deliberate
    * * *
    parsimonioso, -sa adj
    1) : calm, unhurried
    2) : parsimonious, thrifty

    Spanish-English dictionary > parsimonioso

  • 8 tacaño

    adj.
    mean, cheap, cheapskate, close-fisted.
    m.
    miser, tightwad, Scrooge.
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    1 mean, stingy
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 skinflint, miser
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    (f. - tacaña)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=avaro) mean, stingy
    2) (=astuto) crafty
    * * *
    I
    - ña adjetivo stingy, mean
    II
    - ña masculino, femenino miser, tightwad (AmE colloq)
    * * *
    = cheap, stingy [stingier -comp., stingies -sup.], parsimonious, tight-fisted, miser, scrooge, skinflint, penny-pinching, tightwad, cheapskate.
    Ex. The unregistered shareware version displays a message to anyone accessing the server that the owner is too cheap to pay the shareware fee.
    Ex. All subjects completed a four-page questionnaire in which they rated Americans on six bipolar adjective dimensions: friendly/unfriendly, polite/impolite, industrious/lazy, religious/anti-religious, generous/ stingy, and patriotic/not patriotic.
    Ex. He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex. The money for modernizing Indian towns will have to come out of the pockets of leading merchants, men stereotyped as tight-fisted scrooges.
    Ex. If one were to think of an analogue outside the library situation, one would conjure up the image of a miser cackling with delight as he counts and recounts his beloved coins.
    Ex. The money for modernizing Indian towns will have to come out of the pockets of leading merchants, men stereotyped as tight-fisted scrooges.
    Ex. He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.
    Ex. He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.
    Ex. He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.
    Ex. Most of these cheapskates will not come right out and tell you that they don't want to pay anything for your software.
    * * *
    I
    - ña adjetivo stingy, mean
    II
    - ña masculino, femenino miser, tightwad (AmE colloq)
    * * *
    = cheap, stingy [stingier -comp., stingies -sup.], parsimonious, tight-fisted, miser, scrooge, skinflint, penny-pinching, tightwad, cheapskate.

    Ex: The unregistered shareware version displays a message to anyone accessing the server that the owner is too cheap to pay the shareware fee.

    Ex: All subjects completed a four-page questionnaire in which they rated Americans on six bipolar adjective dimensions: friendly/unfriendly, polite/impolite, industrious/lazy, religious/anti-religious, generous/ stingy, and patriotic/not patriotic.
    Ex: He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex: The money for modernizing Indian towns will have to come out of the pockets of leading merchants, men stereotyped as tight-fisted scrooges.
    Ex: If one were to think of an analogue outside the library situation, one would conjure up the image of a miser cackling with delight as he counts and recounts his beloved coins.
    Ex: The money for modernizing Indian towns will have to come out of the pockets of leading merchants, men stereotyped as tight-fisted scrooges.
    Ex: He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.
    Ex: He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.
    Ex: He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.
    Ex: Most of these cheapskates will not come right out and tell you that they don't want to pay anything for your software.

    * * *
    tacaño1 -ña
    miserly, stingy, mean
    tacaño2 -ña
    masculine, feminine
    miser, tightwad ( AmE colloq)
    * * *

     

    tacaño
    ◊ -ña adjetivo

    stingy, mean
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    miser, tightwad (AmE colloq)
    tacaño,-a
    I adjetivo mean, stingy, miserly
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino miser, scrooge

    ' tacaño' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cutre
    - rata
    - roñosa
    - roñoso
    - ruin
    - tacaña
    - agarrado
    - apretado
    - judío
    - mezquindad
    - mezquino
    - mirar
    - pinche
    English:
    cheap
    - mean
    - meanie
    - miserly
    - niggardly
    - penny-pinching
    - stingy
    - tight
    - tightfisted
    * * *
    tacaño, -a
    adj
    mean, miserly
    nm,f
    mean o miserly person;
    ser un tacaño to be mean o miserly
    * * *
    I adj fam
    miserly, stingy fam
    II m, tacaña f fam
    miser fam, tightwad fam
    * * *
    tacaño, -ña adj
    mezquino: stingy, miserly
    tacaño, -ña n
    : miser, tightwad
    * * *
    tacaño1 adj mean
    ¡no seas tacaño! don't be mean!
    tacaño2 n skinflint

    Spanish-English dictionary > tacaño

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