pelotear

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pelota (ball) +‎ -ear.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /peloteˈaɾ/, [pelot̪eˈaɾ]

Verb[edit]

pelotear (first-person singular present peloteo, first-person singular preterite peloteé, past participle peloteado)

  1. (sports) to have an informal game, play for fun
    1. (tennis) to knock up
    2. (tennis) to kick a ball about
  2. (transitive) to twirl around, to swing about
  3. to bicker, argue
  4. (colloquial, intransitive) to suck up; brownnose
    Synonyms: hacer la pelota, lamer el culo

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