mandilón

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Etymology[edit]

mandil ‎(an apron for domestic use) + -ón.

Noun[edit]

mandilón m ‎(plural mandilones)

  1. (Mexico, slang, familiar) henpecked husband (powerless married man). Man who complies with every desire of his partner in order to avoid conflict.
  2. coward, weakling

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Has a derogative sense.
  • Very seldom in feminine.
  • Used also as an adjective.