barroer

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Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain. Probably from French berruyer (person from Berry).

Adjective[edit]

barroer (feminine barroera, masculine plural barroers, feminine plural barroeres)

  1. slapdash, shoddy
    • 2016 October 1, “Un expert titlla de "tragèdia" el mal tracte que pateix el parc Güell”, in El Periódico[1]:
      Va ser una intervenció barroera, de nou-ric, l'antítesi 'kintsugi', aquest art japonès que troba precioses les cicatrius del pas del temps, les ceràmiques reparades.
      It was a bungled nouveau-riche intervention, the antithesis of 'kintsugi', that Japanese art that regards as precious scars of the passage of time, repaired ceramics.

Noun[edit]

barroer m (plural barroers, feminine barroera)

  1. bungler, botcher, oaf

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