monigote

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From monago.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /moniˈɡote/, [mo.niˈɣ̞o.t̪e]

Noun[edit]

monigote m (plural monigotes) (colloquial)

  1. rag doll
    Synonym: muñeco
  2. stick man
  3. (figuratively) puppet
  4. cardboard or wooden representation of a human, used in various events or carnivals
  5. (derogatory) idiot, village idiot, buffoon
  6. doodle
    • 2017, Tyto Alba, Fellini en Roma, Astiberri, →ISBN, page 26:
      Sentía que mis monigotes eran demasiado ridículos como para sentirse en el derecho de invadir su espacio.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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