balconear

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Etymology[edit]

From balcón +‎ -ear.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /balkoneˈaɾ/, [bal.ko.ne.ˈaɾ]

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balconear (first-person singular present balconeo, first-person singular preterite balconeé, past participle balconeado)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, Argentina, Guatemal, Honduras, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, colloquial) to spy on; to snoop (from a balcony, or similar elevated place)
    • 2016 December 3, “Harrison Ford hará demanda de otra galaxia”, in La Prensa[1]:
      A Harrison Ford no le hizo ninguna gracia que Carrie Fisher, su ex compañera en la película La Guerra de las Galaxias, lo balconeara, por lo que planea demandarla.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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