aporrear

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a- +‎ porra +‎ -ear.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aporeˈaɾ/, [a.po.reˈaɾ]

Verb[edit]

aporrear (first-person singular present aporreo, first-person singular preterite aporreé, past participle aporreado)

  1. to club, bludgeon (to hit with a club/baton/truncheon/night stick)
  2. to hammer, rap (knock loudly)
  3. to pound, beat
    aporrear el pianoto pound the piano

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