otário

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Lunfardo otario, from Spanish otaria (South American sea lion).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /oˈta.ɾi.u/ [oˈta.ɾɪ.u], (faster pronunciation) /oˈta.ɾju/
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /oˈta.ɾi.o/ [oˈta.ɾɪ.o], (faster pronunciation) /oˈta.ɾjo/

  • Hyphenation: o‧tá‧ri‧o

Noun[edit]

otário m (plural otários, feminine otária, feminine plural otárias)

  1. (derogatory) sucker (person who is easily fooled)
  2. (derogatory) generic term of abuse

Adjective[edit]

otário (feminine otária, masculine plural otários, feminine plural otárias)

  1. (derogatory, of a person) easily fooled