certeiro

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From certo +‎ -eiro.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
 
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /sɨɾˈtɐj.ɾu/
    • (Central Portugal) IPA(key): /sɨɾˈtej.ɾu/
    • (Southern Portugal) IPA(key): /sɨɾˈte.ɾu/

  • Hyphenation: cer‧tei‧ro

Adjective[edit]

certeiro (feminine certeira, masculine plural certeiros, feminine plural certeiras, comparable)

  1. well-aimed (of a shot, blow etc.)
  2. (by extension, figuratively) accurate; to the point
    Synonym: exato
  3. (by extension, figuratively) clever
    Synonym: perspicaz