pringado

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Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • pringao (eye dialect; adjective and noun)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɾinˈɡado/, [pɾĩŋˈɡa.ð̞o]

Adjective[edit]

pringado (feminine pringada, masculine plural pringados, feminine plural pringadas)

  1. dirty, filthy
  2. stuck with
  3. involved

Noun[edit]

pringado m (plural pringados, feminine pringada, feminine plural pringadas)

  1. (Spain, colloquial) loser, sucker, doormat (a person who is easily deceived, tricked or persuaded to do something; a naive person; a person who has the worst jobs at work)
  2. (Spain, colloquial) poor thing, poor thing wretch, victim (an unfortunate person who suffers from a disaster or other adverse circumstance)
  3. (Spain, colloquial) fool, idiot
    ¡No seas (un) pringado!
    Don’t be an idiot!

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

pringado m (feminine singular pringada, masculine plural pringados, feminine plural pringadas)

  1. Masculine singular past participle of pringar.

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