medalaganario

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

me da la gana (I feel like it) +‎ -ario

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /meˌdalaɡaˈnaɾjo/, [meˌðalaɣaˈnaɾjo]

Adjective[edit]

medalaganario (feminine singular medalaganaria, masculine plural medalaganarios, feminine plural medalaganarias)

  1. reckless; acting on impulses; couldn't-care-less

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

medalaganario m (plural medalaganarios)

  1. (Dominican Republic) A person who takes action according to their own will and desires, over any moral or legal objection; a person who couldn't care less.
    • 2016 November 19, “La ley y la autoridad, desafiadas”, in Listin Diario[1]:
      Uno reciente: el chofer temerario que con el rebase de una patana causó el accidente en el que murieron 18 misioneros evangélicos hace pocas semanas, es el mismo que, como el típico medalaganario que se la busca todos los días al volante de un concho, una voladora, una patana o un camión, se metió por la ciclovía de la avenida Winston Churchill, poniendo en riesgo más vidas.
      A recent one: the reckless driver who by passing a tractor trailer caused the accident in which 18 evangelical missionaries died a few weeks ago, is the same [person] who, like the typical person who couldn't care less who asks for trouble every day at the wheel of a taxi, a bus, a tractor trailer or a truck, drove into the bike lane at Winston Churchill Avenue, putting more lives at risk.