guiri

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

guiri m, f (plural guiris)

  1. (dated) A Carlist.
  2. (Spain) A foreign tourist, normally referring to fair-skinned tourist on package holidays on the Spanish Mediterranean coast from the mid-twentieth century.
  3. A type of plant.
  4. (Spain) police agent from la Guardia Civil.

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References[edit]

  • guiri in Using Spanish synonyms, By Ronald Ernest Batchelor, p. 312 .
  • DRAE Diccionario de la Real Academia de la Lengua, orginally 1925 (defined as a 'Carlist'), and later versions
  • Real Academia Española de la Lengua.