cabrón

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Augmentative of cabra. Compare Portuguese cabrão, Italian caprone, Venetian cavron.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈbɾon/, [kaˈβɾõn]
  • Rhymes: -on

Noun[edit]

cabrón m (plural cabrones)

  1. billy goat

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cabrón m (plural cabrones, feminine cabrona, feminine plural cabronas)

  1. (pejorative) coward
  2. (vulgar, pejorative, Central America, Spain) bastard, motherfucker (compare English jackass)
  3. (vulgar, pejorative, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Cuba) cuckold
  4. (pejorative, Latin America) pimp (prostitution solicitor)
  5. (informal, Mexico, Costa Rica) mate, dude (term of endearment between friends)
    ¿Qué onda, cabrón? — What's up, dude?
    Buenos días, cabrón! — Good morning, mate!

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