Questions tagged [insultos]

Preguntas sobre el origen, significado y uso de insultos.

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Insultos blandos pero coloridos

Tengo una gran colección de novelas juveniles ilustradas en formato de comic (Dickens, Dumas, Salgari, Twain, Verne, etc.) Tienen unos 40 años y el texto está escrito en Barcelona (creia que eran ...
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¿Por qué en Colombia se usa “gonorrea” como insulto?

Estoy viendo la serie Narcos, orientada en la vida del narcotraficante colombiano Pablo Escobar (con un acento no muy bueno, por cierto). En un momento dado, se enfada muchísimo y se pone a insultar ...
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Is “weón” used in Chile and what does it mean?

What does "weón" mean? Someone told me that weon is used in Chile, but he was not sure what it meant. Could anyone from Chile tell me what this word means? Or is it offensive to call somebody "weón"?
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Do Spanish speakers use the “¡(No) Hay moros en la costa!” expression?

I found this in Barron's Spanish-English dictionary and it piqued my interest: moro, –a I. adj (musulmán) Muslim II. m, f Muslim ser un ~ inf to be chauvinistic ¡hay ~s en la costa! fig ...
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Best translation for “silly”

I love the word "silly" in English: You're being silly. It incorporates a sense of humor, playfulness. Google translates it into Spanish as tonto, which is just wrong (and almost cost me a ...