malandro

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

malandro (plural malandros)

  1. A young criminal, punk, or thug in Venezuela or Brazil; one conscious of image and status; preoccupied with projecting coolness and non-conformity, and willing to use violence to establish social status.

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

malandro m (plural malandros, feminine malandra, feminine plural malandras)

  1. (Brazil) someone who takes advantages of others instead of working in order to get by

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

malandro m (plural malandros, feminine malandra)

  1. (colloquial, Venezuela) young delinquent
  2. (colloquial, Uruguay, masculine only) delinquent
  3. (colloquial, Mexico) young thug

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