mojado

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish mojado.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mojado (plural mojados)

  1. (US, slang) wetback

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Past participle of mojar. Compare Portuguese molhado.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /moˈxado/, [moˈxaðo]

Adjective[edit]

mojado (feminine singular mojada, masculine plural mojados, feminine plural mojadas)

  1. wet
    Antonym: seco

Noun[edit]

mojado m (plural mojados, feminine mojada, feminine plural mojadas)

  1. (slang, pejorative) Wetback; one who crosess an international border by passing through a body of water by wading, swimming, etc from the shore of one country to illegally enter the adject country. For example, so crossing the border into the United States from Mexico or from Morocco to Spain.

Verb[edit]

mojado

  1. Past participle of mojar.

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