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  • 1 absurdo

    adj.
    absurd, nonsensical, irrational, meaningless.
    m.
    1 absurdity, nonsense, folly, aberration.
    2 absurd act, absurdity.
    * * *
    1 absurd
    1 absurdity, nonsense
    ————————
    1 absurdity, nonsense
    * * *
    (f. - absurda)
    adj.
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ absurd

    lo absurdo es que... — the ridiculous thing is that...

    teatro del absurdotheatre o (EEUU) theater of the absurd

    2.
    SM absurdity, (piece of) nonsense
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo absurd, ridiculous

    lo más absurdo de todo es... — the ridiculous thing about it all is...

    II
    * * *
    = foolish, incongruous, ludicrous, absurd, farcical, meaningless, nonsensical.
    Ex. It would be uneconomic and foolish to persevere with human assignment of controlled-language terms.
    Ex. The idea is incongruous in our general catalogs where a publication is to be represented by a main entry as an edition of a particular work by a particular author.
    Ex. Hernandez described the encounter as futile and ludicrous, and concluded that it tallied entirely with Lespran's expectation of it..
    Ex. Too frequently absurd errors creep past the abstractor who does not know the field.
    Ex. There is considerable interest in picture books from the social realism of the 70s to the growing interest in fantasy, myth, legend, science fiction and the emphasis on the farcical and absurd aspects of life in the 80s.
    Ex. Although the isolate numbers for the concepts are correct, these mistakes in the use of facet indicators render this class number meaningless.
    Ex. Parental protectiveness of children is surely a good thing if sensibly applied, but this nonsensical double standard doesn't help anyone.
    ----
    * algo absurdo = nonsense.
    * lo absurdo = ridiculousness.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo absurd, ridiculous

    lo más absurdo de todo es... — the ridiculous thing about it all is...

    II
    * * *
    = foolish, incongruous, ludicrous, absurd, farcical, meaningless, nonsensical.

    Ex: It would be uneconomic and foolish to persevere with human assignment of controlled-language terms.

    Ex: The idea is incongruous in our general catalogs where a publication is to be represented by a main entry as an edition of a particular work by a particular author.
    Ex: Hernandez described the encounter as futile and ludicrous, and concluded that it tallied entirely with Lespran's expectation of it..
    Ex: Too frequently absurd errors creep past the abstractor who does not know the field.
    Ex: There is considerable interest in picture books from the social realism of the 70s to the growing interest in fantasy, myth, legend, science fiction and the emphasis on the farcical and absurd aspects of life in the 80s.
    Ex: Although the isolate numbers for the concepts are correct, these mistakes in the use of facet indicators render this class number meaningless.
    Ex: Parental protectiveness of children is surely a good thing if sensibly applied, but this nonsensical double standard doesn't help anyone.
    * algo absurdo = nonsense.
    * lo absurdo = ridiculousness.

    * * *
    absurdo1 -da
    absurd, ridiculous
    eso es a todas luces absurdo that is absolutely preposterous o absurd o ridiculous
    esto es el colmo de lo absurdo this is totally absurd o the height of absurdity
    es absurdo que te comportes así it's ridiculous o absurd of you to behave like that
    1
    (absurdez): es un absurdo que trates de ocultarlo it's ridiculous o absurd (of you) to try to hide it
    2 ( Fil, Mat):
    un absurdo an absurdity
    reducción al absurdo reductio ad absurdum
    * * *

    absurdo
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    absurd, ridiculous
    absurdo,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 absurd: es un argumento completamente absurdo, it's an absolutely absurd line of argument
    2 (cosa ridícula) ludicrous: llevaba puesto un absurdo sombrero, she was wearing a ridiculous hat
    II sustantivo masculino absurdity, absurd thing

    ' absurdo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    absurda
    - baremo
    - mamarrachada
    - me
    - perfectamente
    English:
    absurd
    - all
    - farcical
    - ludicrous
    - mindless
    - nonsensical
    - preposterous
    - senseless
    - sound
    - to
    - wacky
    - absurdity
    - fantastic
    - wild
    * * *
    absurdo, -a
    adj
    absurd;
    lo absurdo sería que no lo hicieras it would be absurd for you not to do it
    nm
    decir/hacer un absurdo to say/do something ridiculous o idiotic;
    reducción al absurdo reductio ad absurdum;
    el teatro del absurdo the Theatre of the Absurd
    * * *
    I adj absurd
    II m
    1 absurdity;
    es un absurdo que it’s absurd that
    2
    :
    teatro del absurdo theater o Br theatre of the absurd
    * * *
    absurdo, -da adj
    disparatado, ridículo: absurd, ridiculous
    absurdamente adv
    : absurdity
    * * *
    absurdo adj absurd

    Spanish-English dictionary > absurdo

  • 2 chalado

    adj.
    crazy, mad, batty, insane.
    f. & m.
    crackpot, basket case, crank, cuckoo.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: chalar.
    * * *
    1→ link=chalar chalar
    1 (loco) mad, crazy, nuts
    \
    estar chalado,-a por algo/alguien to be mad about something/somebody, be crazy about something/somebody
    * * *
    (f. - chalada)
    adj.
    nutty, crazy
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo (fam) [estar] crazy (colloq), nuts (colloq)
    II
    - da masculino, femenino nutter (colloq)
    * * *
    = nuts, bonkers, wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, nutty [nuttier -comp., nuttiest -sup.], daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], space cadet, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].
    Ex. I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex. This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex. 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex. Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex. Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex. A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex. The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex. He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex. When squirrels are acting ' nutty,' it is often caused by a warble or botfly larva living beneath the animal's skin.
    Ex. This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex. There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex. Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex. I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    ----
    * chalado perdido = as daft as a brush, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * estar chalado = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * volverse chalado = go off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo (fam) [estar] crazy (colloq), nuts (colloq)
    II
    - da masculino, femenino nutter (colloq)
    * * *
    = nuts, bonkers, wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, nutty [nuttier -comp., nuttiest -sup.], daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], space cadet, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].

    Ex: I think some people would think my approach is nuts.

    Ex: This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex: 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex: Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex: Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex: A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex: The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex: He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex: When squirrels are acting ' nutty,' it is often caused by a warble or botfly larva living beneath the animal's skin.
    Ex: This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex: There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex: Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex: I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    * chalado perdido = as daft as a brush, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * estar chalado = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * volverse chalado = go off + Posesivo + rocker.

    * * *
    chalado1 -da
    ( fam) [ ESTAR] crazy ( colloq), nuts ( colloq)
    está chalado, no le hagas ni caso he's nuts o crazy, don't take any notice of him ( colloq)
    ¿qué te pasa? estás chalado, tío what's the matter with you? you're out of your mind o you're crazy o you're nuts
    chalado2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    nutter ( colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo chalar: ( conjugate chalar)

    chalado es:

    el participio

    chalado
    ◊ -da adjetivo (fam) [estar] crazy (colloq), nuts (colloq)

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    nutter (colloq)
    chalado,-a adjetivo familiar crazy, nuts

    ' chalado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    chalada
    English:
    crazy
    - daft
    * * *
    chalado, -a Fam
    adj
    crazy, mad;
    estar chalado por algo/alguien to be crazy about sth/sb
    nm,f
    loony
    * * *
    adj fam
    crazy fam
    ( por about)
    * * *
    chalado, -da adj, fam : crazy, nuts
    chalado, -da n
    : nut, crazy person
    * * *
    chalado adj crazy [comp. crazier; superl. craziest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > chalado

  • 3 chiflado

    adj.
    nutty, batty, crazy, bananas.
    f. & m.
    nut, crackpot, eccentric person, fruitcake.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: chiflar.
    * * *
    1→ link=chiflar chiflar
    1 familiar mad, crazy, barmy, nuts, bonkers
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 familiar nut, loony, headcase
    \
    estar chiflado,-a con/por algo familiar to be crazy about something, be mad about something
    estar chiflado,-a por alguien familiar (enamorado) to be madly in love with somebody
    * * *
    (f. - chiflada)
    adj.
    nutty, crazy
    * * *
    chiflado, -a *
    1.
    ADJ crazy *, barmy *

    estar chiflado con o por algo/algn — to be crazy about sth/sb

    2.
    SM / F nutter *, nutcase *
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo (fam) crazy (colloq), mad (BrE)

    ese viejo está chiflado — that old guy's crazy, that old guy's a nutter (colloq)

    estar chiflado por algo/alguien — to be crazy o nuts o (BrE) mad about something/somebody (colloq)

    II
    - da masculino, femenino (fam) nutcase (colloq), nutter (colloq)
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], crank, loony [loonier -comp., looniest -sup], nuts, zany [zanier -comp., zaniest -sup.], bonkers, wacko, screwy [screwier -comp., screwiest -sup.], wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, lunatic, nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, nutty [nuttier -comp., nuttiest -sup.], mad, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], space cadet, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].
    Ex. Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.
    Ex. The British Museum Reading Room is filled with cranks, hacks, poverty-stricken scholars who cherish their hobby.
    Ex. Some loud loonies are not dangerous to the library while others may be; the librarian needs to be able to guess which is which.
    Ex. I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex. His zany humor, gawky production, and sexual exhibitionism have grown in this new film into a confident, ironic account of a world in which it pays to be rich and beautiful.
    Ex. This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex. Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.
    Ex. This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.
    Ex. 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex. Since he wasn't stark raving mad as a result, but simply very relaxed, I decided I would try it when the opportunity arose.
    Ex. It is said that if anybody remained there for a night, he would be found in the morning either dead, raving mad, or endowed with remarkable genius.
    Ex. Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex. This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex. Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex. Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex. A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex. The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex. He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex. When squirrels are acting ' nutty,' it is often caused by a warble or botfly larva living beneath the animal's skin.
    Ex. When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex. This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex. There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex. Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex. I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex. ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    ----
    * chiflado de la informática = computer geek.
    * chiflado perdido = as daft as a brush, as thick as two (short) planks, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * estar chiflado = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * estar chiflado por = have + a crush on.
    * volverse chiflado = go + potty, go off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo (fam) crazy (colloq), mad (BrE)

    ese viejo está chiflado — that old guy's crazy, that old guy's a nutter (colloq)

    estar chiflado por algo/alguien — to be crazy o nuts o (BrE) mad about something/somebody (colloq)

    II
    - da masculino, femenino (fam) nutcase (colloq), nutter (colloq)
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], crank, loony [loonier -comp., looniest -sup], nuts, zany [zanier -comp., zaniest -sup.], bonkers, wacko, screwy [screwier -comp., screwiest -sup.], wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, lunatic, nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, nutty [nuttier -comp., nuttiest -sup.], mad, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], space cadet, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].

    Ex: Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.

    Ex: The British Museum Reading Room is filled with cranks, hacks, poverty-stricken scholars who cherish their hobby.
    Ex: Some loud loonies are not dangerous to the library while others may be; the librarian needs to be able to guess which is which.
    Ex: I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex: His zany humor, gawky production, and sexual exhibitionism have grown in this new film into a confident, ironic account of a world in which it pays to be rich and beautiful.
    Ex: This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex: Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.
    Ex: This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.
    Ex: 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex: Since he wasn't stark raving mad as a result, but simply very relaxed, I decided I would try it when the opportunity arose.
    Ex: It is said that if anybody remained there for a night, he would be found in the morning either dead, raving mad, or endowed with remarkable genius.
    Ex: Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex: This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex: Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex: Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex: A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex: The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex: He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex: When squirrels are acting ' nutty,' it is often caused by a warble or botfly larva living beneath the animal's skin.
    Ex: When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex: This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex: There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex: Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex: I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex: ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    * chiflado de la informática = computer geek.
    * chiflado perdido = as daft as a brush, as thick as two (short) planks, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * estar chiflado = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * estar chiflado por = have + a crush on.
    * volverse chiflado = go + potty, go off + Posesivo + rocker.

    * * *
    chiflado1 -da
    ( fam); crazy ( colloq), mad ( BrE)
    ese viejo está chiflado that old guy's crazy o mad o nuts ( colloq), that old guy's a nutter o off his rocker o round the bend ( colloq)
    estar chiflado POR algo/algn to be crazy o nuts o mad ABOUT sth/sb ( colloq)
    está chiflado por ti he's crazy o nuts o mad about you ( colloq)
    chiflado2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    ( fam); nutcase ( colloq), nutter ( colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo chiflar: ( conjugate chiflar)

    chiflado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    chiflado    
    chiflar
    chiflado
    ◊ -da adjetivo (fam) crazy (colloq), mad (BrE);

    estar chiflado por algo/algn to be crazy o mad about sth/sb (colloq)
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (fam) nutter (colloq)
    chiflar ( conjugate chiflar) verbo transitivoactor/cantante to whistle at ( as sign of disapproval), ≈ to boo
    verbo intransitivo
    1 ( silbar) to whistle
    2 (fam) ( gustar mucho):

    chiflarse verbo pronominal (fam) chifladose por algo/algn to be crazy about sth/sb (colloq)
    chiflado,-a
    I adjetivo familiar mad, crazy [por, about]
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino (loco) nut, loony
    chiflar verbo intransitivo
    1 (con la boca) to whistle
    (con un silbato) to blow
    2 familiar (gustar mucho) me chifla esta música, I love this music
    ' chiflado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    chiflada
    - sonada
    - sonado
    - loco
    English:
    barmy
    - batty
    - bend
    - loony
    - mental
    - moonstruck
    - nut
    - nutcase
    - nuts
    - nutty
    - plumb
    - potty
    - wacky
    - zany
    - cracked
    - crush
    - dotty
    - kooky
    - screw
    * * *
    chiflado, -a Fam
    adj
    crazy, mad;
    está chiflado por la música étnica he's crazy o mad about ethnic music;
    está chiflado por una compañera de clase he's really fallen for one of his classmates
    nm,f
    loony
    * * *
    adj fam
    crazy fam
    ( por about), nuts fam
    ( por about)
    II m, chiflada f nutcase fam, basketcase fam
    * * *
    chiflado, -da adj, fam : nuts, crazy
    chiflado, -da n, fam : crazy person, lunatic
    * * *
    chiflado adj crazy [comp. crazier; superl. craziest] / mad [comp. madder; superl. maddest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > chiflado

  • 4 chocolate

    m.
    1 chocolate.
    chocolate (a la taza) thick drinking chocolate
    chocolate blanco white chocolate
    chocolate con leche milk chocolate
    2 hash (informal) (hachís). (peninsular Spanish)
    3 chocolate bar, chocolate.
    4 drinking chocolate.
    5 marijuana, wacky baccy.
    * * *
    1 (sólido) chocolate
    2 (líquido) drinking chocolate, cocoa
    3 argot (hachís) dope, hash
    \
    chocolate a la taza drinking chocolate
    chocolate con leche milk chocolate
    pastilla de chocolate bar of chocolate
    tableta de chocolate bar of chocolate
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ LAm chocolate-coloured, chocolate-colored (EEUU)
    2. SM
    1) [para comer] chocolate; [para beber] drinking chocolate, cocoa
    2) ** (=hachís) hash *, pot *
    3) LAm hum blood
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( para comer) chocolate

    sirvieron unos chocolates con el café — (AmL) they gave us chocolates with our coffee

    chocolate por la noticia! — (RPl fam) you don't say! (iro)

    b) ( bebida) hot chocolate

    darle a alguien agua or una sopa de su propio chocolate — (Méx fam) to give somebody a taste of his/her own medicine

    c)

    (de) color chocolate — chocolate-colored*

    2) (Esp arg) ( hachis) dope (sl), pot (colloq)
    * * *
    Ex. Locate patents that deal with chocolate.
    ----
    * adicto al chocolate = chocolate addict.
    * baño de chocolate = chocolate icing.
    * barra de chocolate = candy bar.
    * galleta con trocitos de chocolate = chocolate chip cookie.
    * pastel de chocolate = devil's food cake.
    * tabla de chocolate = six-pack abs.
    * tableta de chocolate = six-pack, six-pack abs, slab of chocolate, tablet of chocolate.
    * tarta de chocolate = chocolate cake.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( para comer) chocolate

    sirvieron unos chocolates con el café — (AmL) they gave us chocolates with our coffee

    chocolate por la noticia! — (RPl fam) you don't say! (iro)

    b) ( bebida) hot chocolate

    darle a alguien agua or una sopa de su propio chocolate — (Méx fam) to give somebody a taste of his/her own medicine

    c)

    (de) color chocolate — chocolate-colored*

    2) (Esp arg) ( hachis) dope (sl), pot (colloq)
    * * *

    Ex: Locate patents that deal with chocolate.

    * adicto al chocolate = chocolate addict.
    * baño de chocolate = chocolate icing.
    * barra de chocolate = candy bar.
    * galleta con trocitos de chocolate = chocolate chip cookie.
    * pastel de chocolate = devil's food cake.
    * tabla de chocolate = six-pack abs.
    * tableta de chocolate = six-pack, six-pack abs, slab of chocolate, tablet of chocolate.
    * tarta de chocolate = chocolate cake.

    * * *
    A
    1 (para comer) chocolate
    una pastilla or barra de chocolate a bar of chocolate
    sirvieron unos chocolates con el café ( AmL); they gave us chocolates with our coffee
    ¡chocolate por la noticia! ( RPl fam); you don't say! ( iro)
    2 (bebida) hot chocolate
    darle a algn agua or una sopa de su propio chocolate ( Méx fam); to give sb a taste of his/her own medicine
    3
    (de) color chocolate chocolate-colored*
    Compuestos:
    white chocolate
    milk chocolate
    carob
    plain chocolate, dark chocolate
    B ( Esp arg) (hachis) dope (sl), pot ( colloq)
    C ( Chi fam) (sangre) blood
    sacarle chocolate a algn ( Chi fam); to make sb bleed
    * * *

    chocolate sustantivo masculino
    1

    chocolate blanco/con leche white/milk chocolate;

    chocolate negro plain chocolate, dark chocolate
    b) (AmL) chocolate;



    2 (Esp arg) ( hachis) dope (sl), pot (colloq)
    chocolate sustantivo masculino
    1 chocolate
    chocolate amargo, dark o plain chocolate
    chocolate con leche, milk chocolate
    2 argot (hachís) dope
    ' chocolate' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    boca
    - bombón
    - chocolatina
    - debilidad
    - onza
    - pastilla
    - tableta
    - trufa
    - agua
    - barra
    - chocolatería
    - los
    - mole
    - raspadura
    - relleno
    - tablilla
    English:
    bar
    - bit
    - bonbon
    - break up
    - brownie
    - chocolate
    - dip
    - dunk
    - fancy
    - melt
    - milk chocolate
    - mousse
    - myself
    - offer
    - overwhelming
    - plain
    - premier
    - seller
    - sponsor
    - tablet
    - bitter
    - cocoa
    - dark
    - diabetic
    - dope
    - drinking
    - drop
    - flavor
    - fond
    - milk
    - resist
    - topping
    - white
    * * *
    1. [alimento] chocolate;
    una tableta de chocolate a bar of chocolate;
    Fam
    ser el chocolate del loro to be a drop in the ocean;
    RP Fam
    chocolate por la noticia you don't say!
    RP chocolate amargo dark o plain chocolate;
    chocolate blanco white chocolate;
    chocolate con leche milk chocolate;
    chocolate negro dark o plain chocolate
    2. [bebida]
    chocolate (a la taza) thick drinking chocolate
    chocolate con churros = thick drinking chocolate and “churros”
    3. Esp Fam [hachís] hash
    * * *
    m
    1 chocolate
    2 fam ( hachís) hashish, hash fam
    * * *
    1) : chocolate
    2) : hot chocolate, cocoa
    * * *
    chocolate n chocolate

    Spanish-English dictionary > chocolate

  • 5 estrambótico

    adj.
    outlandish, freakish.
    * * *
    1 familiar outlandish, eccentric, weird
    * * *
    ADJ odd, outlandish
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo <persona/idea/conducta> eccentric; < vestimenta> outlandish, bizarre
    * * *
    = fancy, zany [zanier -comp., zaniest -sup.], bizarre, wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], freaky [freakier -comp., freakiest -sup.], freakish.
    Ex. This kind of research, whether on processes of cataloging, acquisitions, or whatnot, should produce results to show that, with due respect to all the fancy mathematics, the specific arts of cataloging, acquisitions, or whatnot are being done as well as can be expected.
    Ex. His zany humor, gawky production, and sexual exhibitionism have grown in this new film into a confident, ironic account of a world in which it pays to be rich and beautiful.
    Ex. Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.
    Ex. 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex. This film is really just a series of throwaway skits that the director and scriptwriter attempt to lard with parody and freaky fantasy.
    Ex. 1816 was one of several years during the 1810s in which numerous crops failed during freakish summer cold snaps after volcanic eruptions that reduced incoming sunlight.
    ----
    * lo estrambótico = zaniness.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo <persona/idea/conducta> eccentric; < vestimenta> outlandish, bizarre
    * * *
    = fancy, zany [zanier -comp., zaniest -sup.], bizarre, wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], freaky [freakier -comp., freakiest -sup.], freakish.

    Ex: This kind of research, whether on processes of cataloging, acquisitions, or whatnot, should produce results to show that, with due respect to all the fancy mathematics, the specific arts of cataloging, acquisitions, or whatnot are being done as well as can be expected.

    Ex: His zany humor, gawky production, and sexual exhibitionism have grown in this new film into a confident, ironic account of a world in which it pays to be rich and beautiful.
    Ex: Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.
    Ex: 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex: This film is really just a series of throwaway skits that the director and scriptwriter attempt to lard with parody and freaky fantasy.
    Ex: 1816 was one of several years during the 1810s in which numerous crops failed during freakish summer cold snaps after volcanic eruptions that reduced incoming sunlight.
    * lo estrambótico = zaniness.

    * * *
    ‹persona› eccentric; ‹idea/conducta› weird, eccentric; ‹vestimenta› outlandish, bizarre
    * * *

    estrambótico
    ◊ -ca adjetivo ‹persona/idea/conducta eccentric;


    vestimenta outlandish, bizarre
    estrambótico,-a adj fam outlandish, eccentric
    ' estrambótico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    estrambótica
    English:
    bizarre
    - fancy
    - way
    * * *
    estrambótico, -a adj
    outlandish, eccentric
    * * *
    adj fam
    eccentric; ropa outlandish
    * * *
    estrambótico, -ca adj
    estrafalario, excéntrico: eccentric, bizarre

    Spanish-English dictionary > estrambótico

  • 6 excéntrico

    adj.
    eccentric, odd, weird, cranky.
    m.
    eccentric, screwball, rara avis, weirdie.
    * * *
    1 eccentric
    * * *
    (f. - excéntrica)
    noun adj.
    * * *
    excéntrico, -a
    ADJ SM / F eccentric
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo/masculino, femenino eccentric
    * * *
    = eccentric, crank, oddball [odd ball], kooky, flaky [flakey], wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.].
    Ex. The person who never throws away a newspaper is regarded as an eccentric; the person who never throws away a book is more likely to be regarded as a bibliophile no matter what the resulting motley assortment of books may be.
    Ex. The British Museum Reading Room is filled with cranks, hacks, poverty-stricken scholars who cherish their hobby.
    Ex. Some librarians think people making these kinds of requests for responsive, contemporaneous headings, and for different cataloging practices are sort of kooky, unrealistic, oddballs.
    Ex. Some librarians think people making these kinds of requests for responsive, contemporaneous headings, and for different cataloging practices are sort of kooky, unrealistic, oddballs.
    Ex. Children who were in some way different were excused from family responsibilities in childhood because they were, for example, 'spoiled,' a 'problem child,' or ' flaky'.
    Ex. 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo/masculino, femenino eccentric
    * * *
    = eccentric, crank, oddball [odd ball], kooky, flaky [flakey], wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.].

    Ex: The person who never throws away a newspaper is regarded as an eccentric; the person who never throws away a book is more likely to be regarded as a bibliophile no matter what the resulting motley assortment of books may be.

    Ex: The British Museum Reading Room is filled with cranks, hacks, poverty-stricken scholars who cherish their hobby.
    Ex: Some librarians think people making these kinds of requests for responsive, contemporaneous headings, and for different cataloging practices are sort of kooky, unrealistic, oddballs.
    Ex: Some librarians think people making these kinds of requests for responsive, contemporaneous headings, and for different cataloging practices are sort of kooky, unrealistic, oddballs.
    Ex: Children who were in some way different were excused from family responsibilities in childhood because they were, for example, 'spoiled,' a 'problem child,' or ' flaky'.
    Ex: 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.

    * * *
    1 ‹conducta/persona› eccentric
    2 ( Mat, Tec) eccentric
    masculine, feminine
    eccentric
    * * *

    excéntrico
    ◊ -ca adjetivo/ sustantivo masculino, femenino

    eccentric
    excéntrico,-a adjetivo eccentric

    ' excéntrico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    excéntrica
    English:
    crank
    - eccentric
    - flaky
    - intrigue
    - off-beat
    - queer
    - wacky
    - screw
    * * *
    excéntrico, -a
    adj
    1. [extravagante] eccentric
    2. Geom eccentric
    nm,f
    eccentric
    * * *
    I adj eccentric
    II m, excéntrica f eccentric
    * * *
    excéntrico, -ca adj & n
    : eccentric
    * * *
    excéntrico adj eccentric

    Spanish-English dictionary > excéntrico

  • 7 loco

    adj.
    1 crazy, cracked, batty, crazed.
    2 crazy.
    m.
    madman, crackpot, crazy person, head case.
    * * *
    1 (gen) mad, crazy, insane
    2 (muy ocupado) terribly busy
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 lunatic, insane person
    \
    a lo loco any old how
    como un,-a loco,-a like mad
    estar loco,-a de alegría to be over the moon
    estar loco,-a por alguien to be mad about somebody
    hacer el loco to act wild
    hacerse el/la loco,-a to pretend to know nothing, act dumb
    ¡ni loco,-a! no way!
    volver loco,-a a alguien to drive somebody crazy, drive somebody mad
    volverse loco,-a to go mad
    loco,-a de remate stark raving mad
    * * *
    1. (f. - loca)
    adj.
    crazy, mad
    2. (f. - loca)
    noun
    * * *
    loco, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=no cuerdo) mad, crazy

    ¿estás loco? — are you mad o crazy?

    no seas loco, eso es muy arriesgado — don't be stupid, that's very risky

    una brújula locaa compass whose needle no longer points north

    estaba loco de alegríahe was mad o wild with joy

    andar o estar loco con algo — (=preocupado) to be worried to death about sth; (=contento) to be crazy about sth

    está loco por algn/algo, está loco por esa chica — he's mad o crazy about that girl

    anda o está loca por irse a Inglaterra — she's mad keen to go to England

    tener o traer loco a algn, este asunto me tiene o trae loco — this business is driving me crazy

    volver loco a algn — to drive sb mad, drive sb round the bend

    volverse loco — to go insane, go mad

    2) (=frenético) hectic
    3) * (=enorme)
    2.
    SM / F lunatic, madman/madwoman

    el loco de César se ha comprado otro cochethat lunatic o madman César has bought another car

    correr como un loco — to run like mad

    gritar como un loco — to shout like a madman, shout one's head off

    hacerse el loco — to act the fool

    es un loco perdidohe's stark raving mad

    ponerse como un loco — to start acting like a madman/madwoman

    3.
    SM Chile abalone, false abalone
    * * *
    I
    - ca adjetivo
    1)
    a) (Med, Psic) mad, insane
    b) ( chiflado) crazy (colloq), nuts (colloq)

    este tipo está medio loco — (fam) the guy's not all there (colloq)

    no seas loco, te vas a matar — don't be stupid, you'll kill yourself

    ¿disculparme yo? ni (que estuviera) loco! — what, me apologize? not in a million years!

    hacer algo a lo locoto do something any which way (AmE) o (BrE) any old how (colloq)

    estar loco de remate or de atar — (fam) to be completely nuts (colloq)

    tener or (Esp) traer loco a alguien — to be driving somebody crazy (colloq)

    c) (contento, entusiasmado)

    están locos con el nietothey're besotted with their grandchild

    d) (fam) ( ajetreado)
    2)
    b)

    loco de algo: estaba loca de alegría she was blissfully happy; está loco de celos he's wild with jealousy; estaba loco de dolor he was racked with pain; está loca de amor — she's madly in love

    II
    - ca masculino, femenino
    1) ( enfermo mental) (m) madman; (f) madwoman

    maneja or (Esp) conduce como un loco — he drives like a lunatic

    corrimos como locos — (fam) we ran like crazy o mad (colloq)

    el loco de Javier se vino a pie — Javier walked here, mad fool that he is

    hay mucho loco suelto — (fam) there are a lot of weirdos about (colloq)

    cada loco con su tema — (fam) to each his own

    la loca de la casa — (liter) the imagination

    2) loco masculino (Zool) abalone
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], demented, crazed, daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], bananas, mad, insane, deranged, out of + Posesivo + mind, lunatic, nut, bonkers, wacko, dolally tap, dolally [do-lally], imbecile, berserk, wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], madman, nutter, off + Posesivo + nut, kook, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], loony [loonier -comp., looniest -sup], maniac, out of + Posesivo + senses, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck.
    Ex. Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.
    Ex. Without the ability to select when faced with these choices we would be like demented dogs chasing every attractive smell that reaches our noses in complete confusion of purpose.
    Ex. Many of the inhabitants were shot dead or injured by a crazed gunman.
    Ex. Ranking among the dafter exercises sometimes imposed on children is the one that requires them to describe a screwdriver or a vase or the desks they sit at, or any familiar object.
    Ex. It is frequently lack of that causes teachers to accuse children of being lazy, uncooperative, insubordinate, rude, or plain bananas.
    Ex. When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex. Ramakrishna was deemed holy by his followers but considered insane by many non-Hindus chiefly because of his behavior when interacting with the goddess Kali.
    Ex. Accessing the web today is like entering a large library, where there is no catalogue but where a deranged janitor has assembled in the lobby a few pages torn from the indexes of randomly selected volumes.
    Ex. The article ' Out of their minds: legal theory in neural networks' criticises the use of neural networks in law.
    Ex. This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex. The ratings war between TV programmes has produced an emphasis on ' nuts, sluts, & perverts' & their victims, & discussion of sexual problems are commonplace on TV talk shows.
    Ex. This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex. Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.
    Ex. Now I know this country of ours is totally dolally tap!.
    Ex. The server has gone dolally by the looks of it.
    Ex. The same evil is done in slaving, tormenting and killing, say, chimpanzees as is done in so injuring human imbeciles.
    Ex. Today, hyperbolic comic and cartoon imagery is an established movie aesthetic -- a berserk but ironic Pop Art expressionism.
    Ex. 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex. Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex. Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex. A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex. He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex. This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex. Some loud loonies are not dangerous to the library while others may be; the librarian needs to be able to guess which is which.
    Ex. The novel is a crude barbaric mixture of verse and prose, poetry and realism, crammed with ghosts, corpses, maniacs all very unlike Racine.
    Ex. He means well for his country, is always an honest man, often a wise one, but sometimes and in some things, absolutely out of his senses.
    Ex. Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex. I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex. ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    ----
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * buscando como loco = in hot pursuit of.
    * casa de locos = lunatic asylum, madhouse, bedlam.
    * casa de los locos = asylum, mental asylum, madhouse.
    * chillar como un loco = shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee.
    * como loco = like hell, like crazy, like mad, like a lunatic, like a madman.
    * como un loco = like crazy, like crazy, like mad, like a lunatic, madly, like a madman.
    * estar loco = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * estar loco de alegría = be chuffed to bits, thrill + Nombre + to bits, be tickled pink.
    * estar loco de contento = be beside + Reflexivo + with joy, be over the moon.
    * estar loco de remate = be a real nutter.
    * estar loco por = have + a crush on.
    * gritar como un loco = shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee.
    * hacerse el loco = act + dumb, turn + a blind eye to, pretend + not to have heard, pretend + not to have seen, turn + a deaf ear to.
    * idea loca = wild thought.
    * loco como una cabra = raving lunatic.
    * loco de alegría = chuffed to bits.
    * loco de atar = stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, stir-crazy.
    * loco de contento = chuffed to bits.
    * loco del deporte = sports freak.
    * loco de remate = barking mad, certified madman.
    * loco perdido = stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic.
    * ¡ni loco! = Not on your life!, You won't catch me doing it.
    * parecer loco = sound + crazy.
    * ponerse como loco = get + (all) worked up (about), get + hot under the collar.
    * ponerse loco = go + berserk, go + postal, work up + a lather.
    * sine loco (s.l.) = s.l. (sine loco).
    * trabajar como un loco = work off + Posesivo + shoes.
    * volver a Alguien loco = drive + Alguien + up a wall, drive + Alguien + to despair, drive + Alguien + mad, drive + Alguien + insane, drive + Alguien + crazy, drive + Alguien + nuts, drive + Alguien + potty.
    * volver loco = drive + Alguien + (a)round the bend, piss + Nombre + off.
    * volver loco a Alguien = have + Nombre + jump through the hoops, push + Alguien + over the edge.
    * volverse loco = go + bananas, take + leave of + Posesivo + senses, go + mad, run + amok, lose + Posesivo + marbles, go + bonkers, go + berserk, go + postal, go + wild, go + crazy, go + nuts, go + potty, get + a buzz from, go out of + Posesivo + mind, throw + a wobbly, go off + the rails, throw + a wobbler, go + haywire, go off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * volverse loco de alegría = thrill + Nombre + to bits, be chuffed to bits, be tickled pink.
    * volverse loco por = sweep + Nombre + off + Posesivo + feet, go + gaga (over).
    * * *
    I
    - ca adjetivo
    1)
    a) (Med, Psic) mad, insane
    b) ( chiflado) crazy (colloq), nuts (colloq)

    este tipo está medio loco — (fam) the guy's not all there (colloq)

    no seas loco, te vas a matar — don't be stupid, you'll kill yourself

    ¿disculparme yo? ni (que estuviera) loco! — what, me apologize? not in a million years!

    hacer algo a lo locoto do something any which way (AmE) o (BrE) any old how (colloq)

    estar loco de remate or de atar — (fam) to be completely nuts (colloq)

    tener or (Esp) traer loco a alguien — to be driving somebody crazy (colloq)

    c) (contento, entusiasmado)

    están locos con el nietothey're besotted with their grandchild

    d) (fam) ( ajetreado)
    2)
    b)

    loco de algo: estaba loca de alegría she was blissfully happy; está loco de celos he's wild with jealousy; estaba loco de dolor he was racked with pain; está loca de amor — she's madly in love

    II
    - ca masculino, femenino
    1) ( enfermo mental) (m) madman; (f) madwoman

    maneja or (Esp) conduce como un loco — he drives like a lunatic

    corrimos como locos — (fam) we ran like crazy o mad (colloq)

    el loco de Javier se vino a pie — Javier walked here, mad fool that he is

    hay mucho loco suelto — (fam) there are a lot of weirdos about (colloq)

    cada loco con su tema — (fam) to each his own

    la loca de la casa — (liter) the imagination

    2) loco masculino (Zool) abalone
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], demented, crazed, daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], bananas, mad, insane, deranged, out of + Posesivo + mind, lunatic, nut, bonkers, wacko, dolally tap, dolally [do-lally], imbecile, berserk, wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], madman, nutter, off + Posesivo + nut, kook, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], loony [loonier -comp., looniest -sup], maniac, out of + Posesivo + senses, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck.

    Ex: Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.

    Ex: Without the ability to select when faced with these choices we would be like demented dogs chasing every attractive smell that reaches our noses in complete confusion of purpose.
    Ex: Many of the inhabitants were shot dead or injured by a crazed gunman.
    Ex: Ranking among the dafter exercises sometimes imposed on children is the one that requires them to describe a screwdriver or a vase or the desks they sit at, or any familiar object.
    Ex: It is frequently lack of that causes teachers to accuse children of being lazy, uncooperative, insubordinate, rude, or plain bananas.
    Ex: When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex: Ramakrishna was deemed holy by his followers but considered insane by many non-Hindus chiefly because of his behavior when interacting with the goddess Kali.
    Ex: Accessing the web today is like entering a large library, where there is no catalogue but where a deranged janitor has assembled in the lobby a few pages torn from the indexes of randomly selected volumes.
    Ex: The article ' Out of their minds: legal theory in neural networks' criticises the use of neural networks in law.
    Ex: This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex: The ratings war between TV programmes has produced an emphasis on ' nuts, sluts, & perverts' & their victims, & discussion of sexual problems are commonplace on TV talk shows.
    Ex: This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex: Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.
    Ex: Now I know this country of ours is totally dolally tap!.
    Ex: The server has gone dolally by the looks of it.
    Ex: The same evil is done in slaving, tormenting and killing, say, chimpanzees as is done in so injuring human imbeciles.
    Ex: Today, hyperbolic comic and cartoon imagery is an established movie aesthetic -- a berserk but ironic Pop Art expressionism.
    Ex: 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex: Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex: Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex: A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex: He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex: This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex: Some loud loonies are not dangerous to the library while others may be; the librarian needs to be able to guess which is which.
    Ex: The novel is a crude barbaric mixture of verse and prose, poetry and realism, crammed with ghosts, corpses, maniacs all very unlike Racine.
    Ex: He means well for his country, is always an honest man, often a wise one, but sometimes and in some things, absolutely out of his senses.
    Ex: Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex: I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex: ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * buscando como loco = in hot pursuit of.
    * casa de locos = lunatic asylum, madhouse, bedlam.
    * casa de los locos = asylum, mental asylum, madhouse.
    * chillar como un loco = shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee.
    * como loco = like hell, like crazy, like mad, like a lunatic, like a madman.
    * como un loco = like crazy, like crazy, like mad, like a lunatic, madly, like a madman.
    * estar loco = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * estar loco de alegría = be chuffed to bits, thrill + Nombre + to bits, be tickled pink.
    * estar loco de contento = be beside + Reflexivo + with joy, be over the moon.
    * estar loco de remate = be a real nutter.
    * estar loco por = have + a crush on.
    * gritar como un loco = shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee.
    * hacerse el loco = act + dumb, turn + a blind eye to, pretend + not to have heard, pretend + not to have seen, turn + a deaf ear to.
    * idea loca = wild thought.
    * loco como una cabra = raving lunatic.
    * loco de alegría = chuffed to bits.
    * loco de atar = stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, stir-crazy.
    * loco de contento = chuffed to bits.
    * loco del deporte = sports freak.
    * loco de remate = barking mad, certified madman.
    * loco perdido = stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic.
    * ¡ni loco! = Not on your life!, You won't catch me doing it.
    * parecer loco = sound + crazy.
    * ponerse como loco = get + (all) worked up (about), get + hot under the collar.
    * ponerse loco = go + berserk, go + postal, work up + a lather.
    * sine loco (s.l.) = s.l. (sine loco).
    * trabajar como un loco = work off + Posesivo + shoes.
    * volver a Alguien loco = drive + Alguien + up a wall, drive + Alguien + to despair, drive + Alguien + mad, drive + Alguien + insane, drive + Alguien + crazy, drive + Alguien + nuts, drive + Alguien + potty.
    * volver loco = drive + Alguien + (a)round the bend, piss + Nombre + off.
    * volver loco a Alguien = have + Nombre + jump through the hoops, push + Alguien + over the edge.
    * volverse loco = go + bananas, take + leave of + Posesivo + senses, go + mad, run + amok, lose + Posesivo + marbles, go + bonkers, go + berserk, go + postal, go + wild, go + crazy, go + nuts, go + potty, get + a buzz from, go out of + Posesivo + mind, throw + a wobbly, go off + the rails, throw + a wobbler, go + haywire, go off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * volverse loco de alegría = thrill + Nombre + to bits, be chuffed to bits, be tickled pink.
    * volverse loco por = sweep + Nombre + off + Posesivo + feet, go + gaga (over).

    * * *
    loco1 -ca
    A
    1 ( Med, Psic) mad, insane
    2 (chiflado) crazy ( colloq), nuts ( colloq), mad ( BrE colloq)
    este tipo está medio loco ( fam); this guy's not all there ( colloq), this guy's a bit cracked ( colloq)
    ¡pero ustedes están or ( AmL) son locos! you must be crazy o mad o insane o out of your mind! ( colloq)
    no seas loco, te vas a matar don't be so stupid o foolish, you'll kill yourself
    eso no lo hago (pero) ni loco there's no way I'd do that, nothing in the world would make me do that o induce me to do that
    ¿disculparme yo? ¡ni (que estuviera) loco! what, me apologize? not in a million years o no way o never!
    llenó el formulario a lo loco she completed the form any which way ( AmE) o ( BrE) any old how ( colloq)
    gasta dinero a lo loco he spends money like water o like there's no tomorrow
    estar loco de remate or de atar ( fam); to be stark raving o stark staring mad, to be nutty as a fruitcake ( colloq), to be completely nuts ( colloq), to be mad as a hatter ( BrE)
    traer or tener loco a algn ( Esp); to be driving sb mad o crazy o up the wall o round the bend ( colloq)
    volver loco a algn to drive sb mad o crazy ( colloq)
    vuelve locos a los hombres she drives men wild ( colloq)
    el chocolate me vuelve loca I adore chocolate, I'm a chocolate addict ( colloq)
    volverse loco to go mad
    este desorden es para volverse loco this mess is enough to drive you crazy ( colloq)
    3
    (contento, entusiasmado): están locos con el nieto they're besotted with o crazy about their grandchild
    está loca por él she's mad o crazy o wild about him ( colloq)
    está loco por verla/por que le presenten a Laura he's dying o ( BrE) mad keen to see her/to be introduced to Laura ( colloq)
    es loco por las aceitunas (CS); he's crazy about o mad on olives ( colloq)
    4 ( fam) (preocupado) worried sick ( colloq)
    anda (como) loco con las pruebas he's worried sick about the tests
    B
    1
    (indicando gran cantidad): tengo unas ganas locas de verla I'm really looking forward to seeing her, I'm dying to see her ( colloq)
    tuvo una suerte loca she was incredibly lucky
    la obra tuvo un éxito loco the play was hugely successful
    tienen la guita loca ( RPl arg); they're rolling in it ( colloq), they're absolutely loaded ( colloq)
    2 loco DE algo:
    estaba loca de alegría or de contenta she was incredibly happy, she was over the moon ( BrE colloq)
    está loco de ira/celos he's wild with anger/jealousy
    estaba loco de dolor he was racked with pain
    está loca de amor por él she's madly in love with him
    3
    (CS fam) (indicando poca cantidad): por cuatro clientes locos que puedan venir, no vamos a abrir it's not worth opening up just for a few odd customers
    loco2 -ca
    masculine, feminine
    A (enfermo mental) ( masculine) madman; ( feminine) madwoman
    se puso como un loco al oír la noticia he went crazy o mad when he heard the news
    maneja or ( Esp) conduce como un loco he drives like a madman o lunatic
    corrimos como locos para alcanzar el autobús ( fam); we ran like crazy o mad to catch the bus ( colloq)
    gritaba como una loca she was shouting like a madwoman, she was shouting her head off ( colloq)
    ¡qué desorganización, esto es de locos! what chaos! this is pure o sheer madness!
    el loco de Javier se ha venido a pie Javier walked here, madman that he is
    hoy en día hay mucho loco suelto ( fam); there are a lot of loonies o nutcases o weirdos about these days ( colloq)
    cada loco con su tema ( fam); to each his own, each to his own ( BrE)
    ahora le ha dado por el budismocada loco con su tema she's into Buddhism now — oh well, each to his own o ( colloq) whatever turns you on
    hacer el loco ( Chi fam); to make a fool of oneself
    hacerse el loco to act dumb ( colloq)
    no te hagas el loco don't act dumb, don't pretend you haven't seen/heard
    la loca de la casa ( liter); the imagination
    B
    loco masculine ( Chi) ( Zool) abalone
    C
    loco masculine ( RPl arg) (hombre) guy ( colloq), bloke ( BrE colloq)
    * * *

     

    loco 1
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    a) (Med, Psic) mad, insane

    b) ( chiflado) crazy (colloq), nuts (colloq);


    eso no lo hago (pero) ni loco there's no way I'd do that;
    hacer algo a lo loco to do sth any which way (AmE) o (BrE) any old how (colloq);
    estar loco de remate (fam) to be completely nuts (colloq);
    tener or (Esp) traer loco a algn to be driving sb crazy (colloq);
    volver loco a algn to drive sb crazy (colloq);
    volverse loco to go mad


    está loco por volver he's dying to come back (colloq)
    d) (fam) ( ajetreado):




    tuvo una suerte loca she was incredibly lucky
    f) estar loco de algo: ‹de entusiasmo/furia/celos› to be wild with sth;

    de dolor/remordimiento› to be racked with sth;

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino ( enfermo mental) (m) madman;
    (f) madwoman;
    se puso como un loco he went crazy o mad;

    corrimos como locos (fam) we ran like crazy o mad (colloq);
    hacerse el loco to act dumb (colloq)
    loco 2 sustantivo masculino (Chi) (Zool) abalone
    loco,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 mad, crazy
    volverse loco, to lose one's mind o to go mad
    2 (deseoso) estoy loco por ir a París, I'm eager to travel to Paris
    3 (entusiasmado) está loca de alegría, she's thrilled
    está loco por las motos, he's crazy about motorbikes
    II m,f (hombre) madman, (mujer) madwoman
    ♦ Locuciones: hacerse el loco, to act the fool
    familiar ¡ni loco!, I'd sooner die!
    familiar traer/volver loco a alguien, to drive sb crazy
    a lo loco, crazily

    ' loco' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    atar
    - chiflada
    - chiflado
    - conforme
    - enajenar
    - enajenarse
    - estragos
    - hormigueo
    - ida
    - ido
    - loc. cit.
    - loca
    - tema
    - tocada
    - tocado
    - trastocarse
    - trastornar
    - volver
    - volverse
    - carro
    - maniaco
    - perdido
    - poner
    - rayado
    - rayar
    - rematado
    English:
    amok
    - away
    - bend
    - berserk
    - beside
    - bit
    - bonkers
    - certifiable
    - change over
    - cracker
    - crazy
    - cuckoo
    - delirious
    - demented
    - drive
    - gaga
    - head
    - hijack
    - insane
    - loony
    - lunatic
    - mad
    - madly
    - madman
    - maniac
    - mind
    - moon
    - nut
    - nuts
    - nutter
    - nutty
    - parched
    - potshot
    - rampage
    - raving
    - roadhog
    - send
    - some
    - something
    - stark
    - wall
    - wild
    - wildly
    - wind up
    - wit
    - bumper car
    - cracked
    - fear
    - flap
    - go
    * * *
    loco, -a
    adj
    1. [demente] mad, crazy;
    volver loco a alguien [enajenar, aturdir] to drive sb mad;
    esos martillazos en la pared me van a volver loco that hammering on the wall is driving me mad;
    el dolor lo volvía loco the pain was driving him mad;
    volverse loco to go mad;
    este niño me trae loco this child is driving me mad;
    estar loco de atar o [m5] de remate to be stark raving mad;
    ¡ni loco! (absolutely) no way!;
    ¡no lo haría ni loco! there's no way you'd get me doing that!
    2. [insensato] mad, crazy;
    no seas loca, es muy peligroso don't be (so) stupid, it's very dangerous;
    está medio loco pero es muy simpático he's a bit crazy, but he's very nice with it;
    a lo loco [sin pensar] hastily;
    [temerariamente] wildly;
    conduce o Am [m5] maneja a lo loco he drives like a madman
    3. [apasionado, entusiasmado] mad, crazy;
    la abuela está loca con su nieto the grandmother's mad o crazy about her grandson;
    estar loco de contento/pasión to be wild with joy/passion;
    estar loco de amor to be madly in love;
    estar loco de celos to be wildly o insanely jealous;
    estar loco de ira to be raging mad;
    estar o CSur [m5]ser loco por algo/alguien to be mad about sth/sb;
    está o CSur [m5] es loco por ella [enamorado] he's madly in love with her, he's crazy about her;
    está loca por conocerte she's dying to meet you;
    está (como) loco por que lleguen los invitados he's desperate for the guests to arrive, he can't wait for the guests to arrive;
    le vuelve loco el fútbol he's mad about soccer o Br football, he's soccer-crazy o Br football-crazy;
    la vuelve loca la paella she absolutely adores paella
    4. [muy ajetreado] mad, hectic;
    llevamos una semana loca it's been a mad week for us
    5. [enorme]
    tengo unas ganas locas de conocer Italia I'm absolutely dying to go to Italy;
    tuvimos una suerte loca we were extraordinarily o amazingly lucky;
    RP Fam
    tener la guita loca to be rolling in it
    6. RP Fam [insignificante]
    sólo van a venir tres o cuatro invitados locos only a handful of guests will show up;
    no nos vamos a pelear por dos pesos locos let's not quarrel over a few measly pesos
    nm,f
    1. [enfermo] [hombre] lunatic, madman;
    [mujer] lunatic, madwoman;
    conduce o Am [m5] maneja como un loco he drives like a madman;
    corrimos como locos we ran like mad o crazy;
    el loco de tu marido se puso a chillar that madman husband of yours started shouting;
    ponerse como un loco [enfadarse] to go mad;
    sería de locos empezar de nuevo todo el trabajo it would be crazy o madness to start the whole job over again;
    Fam
    ¡deja de hacer el loco! stop messing around!;
    cada loco con su tema: ya está otra vez Santi con lo del yoga, cada loco con su tema Santi's going on about yoga again, the man's obsessed!;
    Fam
    hacerse el loco to play dumb, to pretend not to understand
    2. RP, Ven Fam [como apelativo]
    este loco se encarga de todo this guy's in charge of everything;
    loco, vení para acá come over here, Br mate o US buddy
    3. Chile [molusco comestible] false abalone
    * * *
    I adj mad, crazy;
    a lo loco fam ( sin pensar) hastily;
    es para volverse loco it’s enough to drive you mad o crazy;
    remate completely mad;
    estar loco de alegría be insanely happy;
    estar loco por alguien be mad o crazy about s.o.
    II m
    1 madman;
    cada loco con su tema each to his own;
    hacer el loco make a fool of o.s.
    guy;
    loco, ayudame help me, pal
    * * *
    loco, -ca adj
    1) demente: crazy, insane, mad
    2)
    a lo loco : wildly, recklessly
    3)
    volverse loco : to go mad
    loco, -ca n
    1) : crazy person, lunatic
    2)
    hacerse el loco : to act the fool
    * * *
    loco1 adj crazy [comp. crazier; superl. craziest] / mad [comp. madder; superl. maddest]
    loco2 n lunatic

    Spanish-English dictionary > loco

  • 8 temporada abierta

    (n.) = open season
    Ex. ' Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    * * *

    Ex: ' Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.

    Spanish-English dictionary > temporada abierta

  • 9 temporada de caza

    (n.) = open season, hunting season
    Ex. ' Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex. The opening day of the pheasant hunting season was almost picture-perfect as warm temperatures and sunshine were the order of the day.
    * * *
    (n.) = open season, hunting season

    Ex: ' Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.

    Ex: The opening day of the pheasant hunting season was almost picture-perfect as warm temperatures and sunshine were the order of the day.

    Spanish-English dictionary > temporada de caza

  • 10 veda

    f.
    1 ban.
    2 close season (periodo).
    3 closed season, close season, close time.
    4 veto, bann.
    5 Veda, entire body of Hindu sacred writings, Vedas.
    6 prohibition, vetoing, interdiction.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: vedar.
    * * *
    1 (prohibición) prohibition
    2 (de caza) close season, US closed season
    \
    levantar la veda to open the season
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SM Veda
    * * *
    femenino ( en caza y pesca) closed (AmE) o (BrE) close season

    la perdiz está en vedait is the closed o close season for partridge

    * * *
    Ex. ' Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    ----
    * veda de caza = hunting season.
    * * *
    femenino ( en caza y pesca) closed (AmE) o (BrE) close season

    la perdiz está en vedait is the closed o close season for partridge

    * * *

    Ex: ' Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.

    * veda de caza = hunting season.

    * * *
    (en caza y pesca) closed ( AmE) o ( BrE) close season
    la perdiz está en veda it is the closed o close season for partridge
    la veda se levanta el día 12 the closed o close season ends on the 12th
    * * *

    Del verbo vedar: ( conjugate vedar)

    veda es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    veda    
    vedar
    veda sustantivo femenino ( en caza y pesca) closed (AmE) o (BrE) close season;
    la perdiz está en veda it is the closed o close season for partridge

    vedar ( conjugate vedar) verbo transitivo
    a)caza/pesca to prohibit, ban ( during the closed season)


    veda f (de caza, pesca) close season, US closed season: mañana se levanta la veda del percebe, the barnacle fishing season starts tomorrow
    vedar verbo transitivo to forbid, prohibit
    ' veda' also found in these entries:
    English:
    close season
    * * *
    veda nf
    1. [prohibición] ban [on hunting and fishing];
    levantar la veda to open the season
    2. [periodo] close season
    * * *
    f en caza closed season, Br
    close season
    * * *
    veda nf
    1) prohibición: prohibition
    2) : closed season (for hunting or fishing)

    Spanish-English dictionary > veda

  • 11 pirado

    adj.
    crazy, mentally ill, demented, insane.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: pirar.
    * * *
    1→ link=pirarse pirarse
    1 familiar (loco) loony, wacky
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 familiar loony
    * * *
    pirado, -a **
    1.
    ADJ (=loco) round the bend *, crazy; (=drogado) high **, out of one's head **
    2.
    SM / F (=majareta) nutcase *; (=drogado) druggy **
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (Esp, Méx fam) crazy (colloq)
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (Esp, Méx fam) crazy (colloq)
    * * *
    pirado -da
    (Esp, Méx fam) crazy ( colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo pirarse: ( conjugate pirarse)

    pirado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    pirado    
    pirarse
    pirarse ( conjugate pirarse) verbo pronominal (Esp fam) to make oneself scarce (colloq)
    pirado,-a adj fam crazy, nuts: está pirado, he's nuts
    pirarse vr fam
    ♦ Locuciones: pirárselas, to make oneself scarce, clear off: me piro, I'm off
    ' pirado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    pirada
    * * *
    pirado, -a Fam
    adj
    crazy
    nm,f
    loony, Br nutter
    * * *
    fam
    I adj crazy fam
    II m, pirada f madman, madwoman

    Spanish-English dictionary > pirado

  • 12 lío de documentos

    • bunch of papers
    • wacky
    • wad of tickets

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > lío de documentos

  • 13 lío de papeles

    • bunch of papers
    • wacky
    • wad of tickets

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > lío de papeles

  • 14 roca parecida a la arenisca

    • WAC
    • wacky

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > roca parecida a la arenisca

См. также в других словарях:

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