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petulant

  • 1 animado

    adj.
    1 animate, animated, moved, bustling.
    2 busy.
    3 alive, living.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: animar.
    * * *
    1→ link=animar animar
    1 (movido) animated, lively, jolly
    2 (concurrido) bustling, full of people
    3 (alegre) cheerful, in high spirits, excited
    * * *
    (f. - animada)
    adj.
    cheerful, alive
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=con ánimo)
    2) (=alentado)

    animado de o por algo/algn — encouraged by sth/sb, urged on by sth/sb

    animados por los hinchasencouraged o urged on by the fans

    3) [lugar] (=alegre) lively; (=concurrido) [bar, mercado] bustling, busy
    4) (=con vida) animate
    dibujo 2)
    5) (Ling) animate
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) <fiesta/ambiente> lively; <conversación/discusión> lively, animated
    b) (optimista, con ánimo) cheerful, in good spirits
    2) ( impulsado)

    animado de or por algo — inspired o motivated by something

    * * *
    = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.], vibrant, animate, animated, perky [perkier -comp., perkiest -sup.].
    Ex. But in the country the processes of printing always provoke such lively curiosity that the customers preferred to go in by a glazed door set in the shop-front and giving onto the street.
    Ex. All these issues were successfully addressed by rearranging study, reference, and stack areas and enclosing a small office to create a more vibrant, reference oriented library environment.
    Ex. This article reports the results of a study to determine the decision making processes used by doctors when examining medical information derived from animate information sources, such as: colleagues; consultants; and medical information centres.
    Ex. His manner was more animated, but not in the usual petulant sense: he even seemed years younger.
    Ex. The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.
    ----
    * de un modo animado = perkily.
    * dibujos animados = animated cartoons.
    * dibujos animados japoneses = Anime.
    * gráfico animado = motion graphic.
    * película de dibujos animados = cartoon film.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) <fiesta/ambiente> lively; <conversación/discusión> lively, animated
    b) (optimista, con ánimo) cheerful, in good spirits
    2) ( impulsado)

    animado de or por algo — inspired o motivated by something

    * * *
    = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.], vibrant, animate, animated, perky [perkier -comp., perkiest -sup.].

    Ex: But in the country the processes of printing always provoke such lively curiosity that the customers preferred to go in by a glazed door set in the shop-front and giving onto the street.

    Ex: All these issues were successfully addressed by rearranging study, reference, and stack areas and enclosing a small office to create a more vibrant, reference oriented library environment.
    Ex: This article reports the results of a study to determine the decision making processes used by doctors when examining medical information derived from animate information sources, such as: colleagues; consultants; and medical information centres.
    Ex: His manner was more animated, but not in the usual petulant sense: he even seemed years younger.
    Ex: The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.
    * de un modo animado = perkily.
    * dibujos animados = animated cartoons.
    * dibujos animados japoneses = Anime.
    * gráfico animado = motion graphic.
    * película de dibujos animados = cartoon film.

    * * *
    animado -da
    A
    1 ‹fiesta/reunión/ambiente› lively; ‹conversación/discusión› lively, animated
    2 (optimista, con ánimo) cheerful, in good spirits
    hoy está más animado he's more cheerful o he's in better spirits today
    animado A + INF:
    estoy más animado a intentarlo ahora I feel more like trying o more up to trying now
    B (impulsado) animado DE or POR algo inspired o motivated BY sth
    un movimiento animado de excelentes principios a movement inspired o motivated by excellent principles
    actuó animado de impecables propósitos he acted with the best of intentions
    * * *

    Del verbo animar: ( conjugate animar)

    animado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    animado    
    animar
    animado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    1
    a)fiesta/ambiente lively;

    conversación/discusión lively, animated
    b) (optimista, con ánimo) cheerful, in good spirits

    2 ( impulsado) animado de or por algo inspired o motivated by sth
    animar ( conjugate animar) verbo transitivo
    1

    ( levantar el espíritu) to cheer … up;

    animado a algn a hacer algo or a que haga algo to encourage sb to do sth
    b)fiesta/reunión to liven up;


    c) (con luces, colores) to brighten up

    2 programa to present, host
    3 ( impulsar) to inspire
    animarse verbo pronominal
    a) (alegrarse, cobrar vida) [fiesta/reunión] to liven up, warm up;

    [ persona] to liven up

    si me animo a salir te llamo if I feel like going out, I'll call you

    c) ( atreverse):

    ¿quién se anima a decírselo? who's going to be brave enough to tell him?;

    no me animo a saltar I can't bring myself to jump;
    al final me animé a confesárselo I finally plucked up the courage to tell her
    animado,-a adjetivo
    1 (fiesta, reunión, conversación) lively
    2 (estado de ánimo) cheerful
    animar verbo transitivo
    1 (alegrar a alguien) to cheer up
    (una fiesta, una reunión) to liven up, brighten up
    2 (estimular a una persona) to encourage
    ' animado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    animada
    - alborotado
    - mono
    - vivo
    English:
    animated
    - busy
    - chirpy
    - lively
    - perky
    - sprightly
    - subdued
    - swing
    - zestful
    - bustling
    - racy
    - spirit
    * * *
    animado, -a adj
    1. [con buen ánimo] cheerful;
    se encuentra muy animado después de la operación he's in excellent spirits after the operation
    2. [entretenido] lively;
    fue un partido muy animado it was a very lively match
    3. [con alma] animate, living;
    los objetos animados e inanimados animate and inanimate objects
    4. Cine animated;
    animado por Esp [m5] ordenador o Am [m5] computadora computer-animated
    * * *
    adj lively
    * * *
    animado, -da adj
    1) : animated, lively
    2) : cheerful
    animadamente adv
    * * *
    animado adj
    1. (persona) cheerful
    2. (lugar, situación) lively [comp. livelier; superl. liveliest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > animado

  • 2 genio

    f. & m.
    1 genius, person with extraordinary talents.
    2 genius, great talent.
    3 temper, nature, temperament.
    4 genius.
    5 genie, goblin, djinn, jinn.
    m.
    1 genius (talento).
    un genio del arte moderno one of the geniuses of modern art
    2 genie.
    tener mucho genio to be quick-tempered
    tener mal genio to be bad-tempered
    4 nature, disposition.
    * * *
    1 (carácter) temper, disposition
    2 (facultad) genius
    3 (espíritu) spirit
    \
    estar de mal genio to be in a bad mood
    tener mal genio to have a bad temper
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=temperamento) temper

    ¡menudo genio tiene! — he's got such a temper!

    genio vivo — quick temper, hot temper

    2) (=carácter) nature, disposition

    tener buen genio — to be good natured, be even tempered

    corto de genio — timid, spiritless

    3) (=estado de ánimo)

    estar de mal genio — to be in a bad temper, be in a bad mood

    4) (=talento) genius

    ¡eres un genio! — you're a genius!

    5) (=peculiaridad) genius, peculiarities pl

    el genio andaluz — the Andalusian spirit, the spirit of Andalucía

    6) (=ser fantástico) genie
    7) (=divinidad) spirit
    * * *
    a) ( carácter) temper

    tener buen/mal genio — to be even-tempered/bad-tempered

    estar con or tener el genio atravesado — (fam) to be in a bad mood o in a temper

    tener el genio pronto or vivo — to be quick-tempered

    b) ( talento) genius
    c) ( lumbrera) genius
    d) ( ser fantástico) genie
    * * *
    = genius, temper, genie [genies/genii, -pl.], savant, temperament.
    Ex. The mass-market novelist who would probably be happier to be described as a good 'craftsman' or 'craftswoman' than as a literary ' genius'.
    Ex. A society without a literature has that much less chance of embodying within its temper and so within its organizations something of the fullness of human experience.
    Ex. The article 'The genie is out of the bottle' considers the growth of local on-line information retrieval in parallel with conventional methods.
    Ex. The subsequent debate, which engaged astrologers, doctors, theologians, & savants, reveals the tensions in French culture at the dawn of the Enlightenment.
    Ex. The temperaments of the two founders were such that lasting success was unlikely.
    ----
    * de mal genio = bad-tempered, curmudgeonly, crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], irascible, shrewish, short-tempered, ill-natured.
    * genio en ciernes = budding genius.
    * idiota genio = idiot savant.
    * mal genio = bile, short temper.
    * necesitar ser un genio = call for + nothing less than genius.
    * tonto genio = idiot savant.
    * * *
    a) ( carácter) temper

    tener buen/mal genio — to be even-tempered/bad-tempered

    estar con or tener el genio atravesado — (fam) to be in a bad mood o in a temper

    tener el genio pronto or vivo — to be quick-tempered

    b) ( talento) genius
    c) ( lumbrera) genius
    d) ( ser fantástico) genie
    * * *
    = genius, temper, genie [genies/genii, -pl.], savant, temperament.

    Ex: The mass-market novelist who would probably be happier to be described as a good 'craftsman' or 'craftswoman' than as a literary ' genius'.

    Ex: A society without a literature has that much less chance of embodying within its temper and so within its organizations something of the fullness of human experience.
    Ex: The article 'The genie is out of the bottle' considers the growth of local on-line information retrieval in parallel with conventional methods.
    Ex: The subsequent debate, which engaged astrologers, doctors, theologians, & savants, reveals the tensions in French culture at the dawn of the Enlightenment.
    Ex: The temperaments of the two founders were such that lasting success was unlikely.
    * de mal genio = bad-tempered, curmudgeonly, crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], irascible, shrewish, short-tempered, ill-natured.
    * genio en ciernes = budding genius.
    * idiota genio = idiot savant.
    * mal genio = bile, short temper.
    * necesitar ser un genio = call for + nothing less than genius.
    * tonto genio = idiot savant.

    * * *
    1 (carácter) temper
    tener buen/mal genio to be even-tempered/bad-tempered
    ¡qué genio tiene este niño! this child has such a temper o has a terrible temper!
    estar con or tener el genio atravesado ( fam); to be in a bad mood o in a temper
    genio y figura hasta la sepultura a leopard never changes its spots
    tener el genio pronto or vivo to be quick-tempered
    2 (talento) genius
    un pintor con mucho genio a very talented painter, a painter of genius
    3 (lumbrera) genius
    es un genio con el pincel she's a brilliant painter, she's a genius with the paint brush
    * * *

     

    genio sustantivo masculino

    tener buen/mal genio to be even-tempered/bad-tempered



    genio sustantivo masculino
    1 (talante, temperamento) temperament
    (mal carácter) temper: está de mal genio, he's in a bad mood
    tengo mal genio, I have a bad temper
    2 (talento, capacidad) genius: es un genio, he's brilliant
    3 (ente fantástico) genie: al frotar la lámpara apareció el genio, when he rubbed the lamp the genie appeared
    ' genio' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    botón
    - carácter
    - considerar
    - excitable
    - fenómena
    - fenómeno
    - fiera
    - heredar
    - inspiración
    - lado
    - monstruo
    - rey
    - sombra
    - uva
    - endemoniado
    - endiablado
    - gastar
    English:
    bad-tempered
    - bile
    - bound
    - disposition
    - flare up
    - genie
    - genius
    - hot
    - quick
    - quicktempered
    - short
    - short-tempered
    - surliness
    - temper
    - whiz
    - whiz kid
    - whizz
    - wish
    - wizard
    - bad
    - petulant
    - violent
    * * *
    genio nm
    1. [talento] genius;
    2. [persona] genius;
    un genio del arte moderno one of the geniuses of modern art
    3. [carácter] nature, disposition;
    4. [personalidad fuerte] spirit;
    tiene mucho genio she's very feisty
    5. [mal carácter] bad temper;
    estar de mal genio to be in a mood;
    tener mal o [m5] mucho genio to be bad-tempered
    6. [ser fantástico] genie
    7. Mitol genie
    * * *
    m
    1 talento, persona genius
    2 ( carácter) temper;
    tener mal genio be bad-tempered;
    estar de buen/mal genio be in a good/bad mood
    * * *
    genio nm
    1) : genius
    2) : temper, disposition
    de mal genio: bad-tempered
    3) : genie
    * * *
    1. (carácter) temper
    2. (persona) genius [pl. geniuses]

    Spanish-English dictionary > genio

  • 3 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

  • 4 malhumorado

    adj.
    bad-humored, cranky, bad-tempered, crabbed.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: malhumorar.
    * * *
    1 bad-tempered
    \
    estar malhumorado,-a to be in a bad mood
    * * *
    (f. - malhumorada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ bad-tempered, grumpy
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [SER] <persona/gesto> bad-tempered
    b) [ESTAR] < persona> in a bad mood
    * * *
    = sullen, surly [surlier -comp., surliest -sup.], crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], truculent, peevish, morose, grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], ill-humoured [ill-humored, -USA], cranky [crankier -comp., crankiest -sup.], moody [moodier -comp., moodiest -sup.], curmudgeonly, cantankerous, bad-tempered, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], short-tempered, hipped, ornery, mardy [mardier -comp., mardiest -sup.], grouch, in a grouch.
    Ex. He makes his feelings abundantly clear by sullen silences and glances that indicate complete disgust.
    Ex. He perceived that his life threatened to be an interminable succession of these mortifying interviews unless he could discover a way or ways to deal with her surly and terrorizing ferocity.
    Ex. For this crusty author as well as for that young one having fun being famous is what matters = Tanto para este autor hosco como para aquel autor joven, ser famoso es lo que importa.
    Ex. Senior staff members said that these fevers of truculent behavior had manifested themselves only within the past two or three years.
    Ex. In 1912 a group of women library students were accused of lacking a sense of proportion, being peevish and being absorbed in small details.
    Ex. His limber writing consequentializes the inconsequential, and there is not one morose moment in his work, no hint of sourness.
    Ex. That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.
    Ex. The presence of this irony in ill-humored short articles from various journalistic sources is described.
    Ex. For example, you already know that living in a windowless room will make you cranky and out of sorts.
    Ex. Moody explorations of unexplained phenomenon can also be found = También se pueden encontrar exploraciones taciturnas de fenómenos inexplicables.
    Ex. Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex. To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
    Ex. He was a brave novelist but also bad-tempered, churlish and subject to fits of rage.
    Ex. The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex. A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex. His in danger of becoming hipped, a prey to his own doubts and fears, and unable to accomplish anything in life beyond catering to his own morbid fancies.
    Ex. My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex. They were be very mardy about it, but they accepted it, because if they hadn't their course grade would have suffered.
    Ex. We all have a grouch in our lives and if we wake up on the wrong side of the bed or take our daily mean pill, at the very nicest, we have been described as a ' grouch'.
    Ex. Life is too short to be in a grouch all the time.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [SER] <persona/gesto> bad-tempered
    b) [ESTAR] < persona> in a bad mood
    * * *
    = sullen, surly [surlier -comp., surliest -sup.], crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], truculent, peevish, morose, grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], ill-humoured [ill-humored, -USA], cranky [crankier -comp., crankiest -sup.], moody [moodier -comp., moodiest -sup.], curmudgeonly, cantankerous, bad-tempered, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], short-tempered, hipped, ornery, mardy [mardier -comp., mardiest -sup.], grouch, in a grouch.

    Ex: He makes his feelings abundantly clear by sullen silences and glances that indicate complete disgust.

    Ex: He perceived that his life threatened to be an interminable succession of these mortifying interviews unless he could discover a way or ways to deal with her surly and terrorizing ferocity.
    Ex: For this crusty author as well as for that young one having fun being famous is what matters = Tanto para este autor hosco como para aquel autor joven, ser famoso es lo que importa.
    Ex: Senior staff members said that these fevers of truculent behavior had manifested themselves only within the past two or three years.
    Ex: In 1912 a group of women library students were accused of lacking a sense of proportion, being peevish and being absorbed in small details.
    Ex: His limber writing consequentializes the inconsequential, and there is not one morose moment in his work, no hint of sourness.
    Ex: That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.
    Ex: The presence of this irony in ill-humored short articles from various journalistic sources is described.
    Ex: For example, you already know that living in a windowless room will make you cranky and out of sorts.
    Ex: Moody explorations of unexplained phenomenon can also be found = También se pueden encontrar exploraciones taciturnas de fenómenos inexplicables.
    Ex: Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex: To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
    Ex: He was a brave novelist but also bad-tempered, churlish and subject to fits of rage.
    Ex: The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex: A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex: His in danger of becoming hipped, a prey to his own doubts and fears, and unable to accomplish anything in life beyond catering to his own morbid fancies.
    Ex: My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex: They were be very mardy about it, but they accepted it, because if they hadn't their course grade would have suffered.
    Ex: We all have a grouch in our lives and if we wake up on the wrong side of the bed or take our daily mean pill, at the very nicest, we have been described as a ' grouch'.
    Ex: Life is too short to be in a grouch all the time.

    * * *
    1 [ SER] ‹persona/gesto› bad-tempered
    2 [ ESTAR] ‹persona› in a bad mood
    hoy se ha levantado/anda muy malhumorado he has woken up/he is in a very bad mood today
    * * *

    Del verbo malhumorar: ( conjugate malhumorar)

    malhumorado es:

    el participio

    malhumorado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) [SER] ‹persona/gesto bad-tempered

    b) [ESTAR] ‹ persona in a bad mood

    malhumorado,-a adjetivo bad-tempered
    ' malhumorado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    malencarada
    - malencarado
    - malhumorada
    - colérico
    - taimado
    English:
    crabby
    - cross
    - crotchety
    - crusty
    - grumpy
    - ill-humoured
    - ill-tempered
    - mean
    - moody
    - morose
    - peevish
    - petulant
    - stroppy
    - bad
    - sulky
    - truculent
    * * *
    malhumorado, -a adj
    1. [de mal carácter] bad-tempered
    2. [enfadado] in a bad mood
    * * *
    adj bad-tempered
    * * *
    malhumorado, -da adj
    : bad-tempered, cross
    * * *
    malhumorado adj bad tempered [comp. worse tempered; superl. worst tempered]

    Spanish-English dictionary > malhumorado

  • 5 petulante

    adj.
    1 opinionated, arrogant.
    2 petulant, boasting, vain, cynical.
    f. & m.
    1 opinionated person.
    2 smug person, self-righteous person, self-satisfied person.
    * * *
    1 vain
    * * *
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo smug, self-satisfied
    II
    masculino y femenino smug o self-satisfied fool
    * * *
    = smug, petulant, show-off, showboat, hot dog, hoity-toity, cocksure.
    Ex. A little later in the same document, in a passage dealing in a rather smug way with the then infant county libraries we read that the purpose of such libraries should be to relieve the tedium of idle hours quite irrespective of intellectual profit or educational gain.
    Ex. His manner was more animated, but not in the usual petulant sense: he even seemed years younger.
    Ex. The ebullient Mr Wang is a chatterbox and a bit of a show-off.
    Ex. Steve knows that he is a ' showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex. Jerry Hairston is a bit of a hot dog and needs to be reined in at times.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex. The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo smug, self-satisfied
    II
    masculino y femenino smug o self-satisfied fool
    * * *
    = smug, petulant, show-off, showboat, hot dog, hoity-toity, cocksure.

    Ex: A little later in the same document, in a passage dealing in a rather smug way with the then infant county libraries we read that the purpose of such libraries should be to relieve the tedium of idle hours quite irrespective of intellectual profit or educational gain.

    Ex: His manner was more animated, but not in the usual petulant sense: he even seemed years younger.
    Ex: The ebullient Mr Wang is a chatterbox and a bit of a show-off.
    Ex: Steve knows that he is a ' showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex: Jerry Hairston is a bit of a hot dog and needs to be reined in at times.
    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex: The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.

    * * *
    smug, self-satisfied
    smug o self-satisfied fool
    * * *

    petulante adjetivo
    smug, self-satisfied
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino
    smug o self-satisified fool
    ' petulante' also found in these entries:
    English:
    smug
    * * *
    adj
    opinionated, arrogant
    nmf
    opinionated person;
    es un petulante he's very opinionated
    * * *
    adj smug
    * * *
    insolente: insolent, petulant

    Spanish-English dictionary > petulante

  • 6 rabieta

    f.
    1 tantrum (informal).
    2 fit of bad temper, tantrum, petulant outburst of bad temper, fit of temper.
    * * *
    1 familiar tantrum
    \
    coger una rabieta familiar to throw a tantrum
    * * *

    coger(se) una rabieta — to throw a tantrum, fly into a rage

    * * *
    femenino tantrum
    * * *
    = tantrum, temper tantrum.
    Ex. Blatant prima donna behavior is becoming less acceptable in America, but at most Italian theaters, being nice will not win opera singers half the respect of a good tantrum.
    Ex. Temper tantrums and other fits of anger erode not only people's respect for you, but also your own self-respect.
    ----
    * dar una rabieta = throw + a tantrum.
    * de rabieta = tantrum-pitched.
    * tener una rabieta = throw + a fit.
    * * *
    femenino tantrum
    * * *
    = tantrum, temper tantrum.

    Ex: Blatant prima donna behavior is becoming less acceptable in America, but at most Italian theaters, being nice will not win opera singers half the respect of a good tantrum.

    Ex: Temper tantrums and other fits of anger erode not only people's respect for you, but also your own self-respect.
    * dar una rabieta = throw + a tantrum.
    * de rabieta = tantrum-pitched.
    * tener una rabieta = throw + a fit.

    * * *
    tantrum
    le dio una rabieta he threw a tantrum
    * * *

    rabieta sustantivo femenino
    tantrum;

    rabieta f fam tantrum: ¡menuda rabieta cogió el niño!, the child threw such a tantrum!

    ' rabieta' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    pataleo
    - perra
    - agarrar
    English:
    huff
    - tantrum
    * * *
    Fam tantrum;
    le dio una rabieta she threw a tantrum
    * * *
    f tantrum
    * * *
    berrinche: tantrum
    * * *
    rabieta n tantrum

    Spanish-English dictionary > rabieta

  • 7 berreo

    m.
    1 temper tantrum, tantrum, fit of temper, petulant outburst of bad temper.
    2 bawling, bawl.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: berrear.
    * * *
    1 (de niño) bawling
    2 (de becerro) bellowing
    * * *
    1
    (de un niño): el berreo/los berreos del niño the child's bawling
    2 (de los ciervos) bellowing
    * * *
    berreo nm
    1. [de animal] bellow;
    los berreos de la vaca the cow's bellowing
    2. [de niño] howl;
    los berreos del niño the child's howling o howls

    Spanish-English dictionary > berreo

  • 8 berreo

    • bawl
    • crying
    • fit of extreme anger
    • fit OK
    • petulant outburst of bad temper
    • tantalizingly
    • Tanzania
    • temper pin
    • tempera
    • whine

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > berreo

  • 9 manifestación petulante de mal humor

    • fit of extreme anger
    • fit OK
    • huff
    • petulant outburst of bad temper
    • tantalizingly
    • Tanzania

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > manifestación petulante de mal humor

  • 10 petulante

    • cynical
    • hoisting line
    • hold
    • petulant
    • vain

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > petulante

  • 11 quisquilloso

    • fingerstall
    • finical
    • finickiness
    • finish
    • irritable
    • jumpy
    • petulant
    • quick-tempered
    • testis unus testis nullis
    • tetanic
    • ticklish

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > quisquilloso

  • 12 rabieta

    • fit like a glove
    • fit of coughing
    • fit of extreme anger
    • fit OK
    • huff
    • petulant outburst of bad temper
    • tantalizingly
    • Tanzania
    • temper pin
    • tempera

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > rabieta

  • 13 descocar

    v.
    1 to clean, to clear trees from insects.
    2 to be impudent, saucy, or petulant.
    3 to pick coconuts from.
    4 to turn mad.

    Spanish-English dictionary > descocar

  • 14 desparpajado

    adj.
    1 pert, petulant, garrulous.
    2 cheeky, impudent.

    Spanish-English dictionary > desparpajado

См. также в других словарях:

  • pétulant — pétulant, ante [ petylɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1694; « imprudent » 1330; lat. petulans, de petere « se jeter sur » ♦ Qui manifeste une ardeur exubérante. ⇒ fougueux , impétueux, turbulent, vif. Un enfant pétulant. « des airs de maîtresse de maison animée …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • petulant — PETULÁNT, Ă, petulanţi, te, adj. (livr.) Care manifestă sau trădează o ardoare exuberantă (bruscă şi adesea dezordonată); p. ext. îndrăzneţ, temerar. – Din fr. pétulant. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 15.03.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  PETULÁNT adj. v. brav,… …   Dicționar Român

  • pétulant — pétulant, ante (pé tu lan, lan t ) adj. Qui a de la pétulance. •   Quand un moineau du voisinage S en vint les visiter, et se fit compagnon Du pétulant pierrot et du sage raton, LA FONT. Fabl. XII, 2. •   Il me suffira de dire en gros que son… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • petulant — PETULANT, [petul]ante. adj. Vehement, emporté, violent, qui a peine à se contenir. Il est fort petulant. il est d un naturel petulant …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Petulant — Pet u*lant, a. [L. petulans, antis, prop., making slight attacks upon, from a lost dim. of petere to fall upon, to attack: cf. F. p[ e]tulant. See {Petition}.] 1. Forward; pert; insolent; wanton. [Obs.] Burton. [1913 Webster] 2. Capriciously… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • petulant — 1590s, immodest, wanton, saucy, from M.Fr. petulant (mid 14c.), from L. petulantem (nom. petulans) wanton, froward, insolent, from the root of petere rush at, seek (see PETITION (Cf. petition)). Meaning peevish, irritable first recorded 1775,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • petulant — [pech′ə lənt] adj. [L petulans (gen. petulantis), forward, petulant < base of petere, to rush at, fall: see FEATHER] 1. Obs. forward or insolent 2. impatient or irritable, esp. over petty things; peevish petulance n. petulancy petulantly adv …   English World dictionary

  • Petulant — (v. lat.), ungestüm, muthwillig, schadenfroh; daher Petulanz, 1) Muthwille, Necken, Foppen; 2) die Neigung hierzu …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Petulánt — (lat.), mutwillig, ausgelassen; Petulánz, Mutwille, Neckerei, Ausgelassenheit …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Petulant — Petulant, aus dem Lat., muthwillig; Petulanz, Muthwille …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • petulant — I adjective acrimonious, annoyed, argumentative, bad tempered, bearish, cantankerous, captious, carping, cavilling, censorious, choleric, churlish, contentious, crabbed, crabby, cranky, cross, cross tempered, crusty, curmudgeonly, difficult,… …   Law dictionary

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