moleza

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mole (flaccid) +‎ -eza, perhaps corresponding to Latin mollitia. Compare Spanish molleza, Italian mollezza.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moleza f (plural molezas)

  1. softness; flabbiness; floppiness; flaccidity (the condition of being soft, flabby; lack of firmness)
  2. weakness; debilitation (lack of strength and vigour)
    A gripe me deixou com uma moleza o dia inteiro.
    The flu made me weak all day.
  3. (informal) ease (the condition of being easy)
  4. (informal, usually with the indefinite article) a walk in the park; a piece of cake (something that is very easy to do)
    A prova estava uma moleza.
    The test was really a piece of cake.

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Adjective[edit]

moleza (invariable, comparable)

  1. (slang) easy peasy (very easy)
    Esse serviço é moleza.
    This job is easy-peasy.