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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Gula Gluttony, greed; indulgence; eating simply for the taste (i.e., not from hunger). Spanish adverse
Consuegro Father in law of your son Spanish family
Merienda It's something you eat between lunch and dinner (sandwich, fruit...). At 6pm or so. Kids never miss it. Spanish food event
Trasnochar To stay up all night Spanish life time event
Friolero Someone that is very sensitive to cold. That friend that always feel cold. Spanish attribute friends
sobremesa After-dinner conversation Spanish food friends
Pena ajena "I feel embarrassed for you" Spanish emotion attribute
Anteayer The day before yesteraday Spanish measurement
Cierrabares "Bar-closer". A person who usually leave the party on last place. Spanish friends social
Chingada An imaginary, horrible place where you send all those who annoy you Spanish funny adverse character
Empalagoso Too sweet. Adjective to say you ate something so sweet that you got sick of it. Spanish food adverse change
Mandilón A male who is super dedicated to his girlfriend, as compared to his friends Spanish love character
Raspafiestas An adjective to describe a person who doesn't go until the party is over. Spanish habits attribute friends
Empalagada How you feel after having something too sweet Spanish food feeling
Desvelarse To wake up in the middle of the night. Be unable to fall asleep. Spanish event adverse
Querencia A place from which one's strength is drawn, where one feels at home, the place where you are your most authentic self Spanish strength happiness character
Nonina Andalusian expression of three negations to say yes but with a certain touch, as if wanting to mean that this is not even doubted. Spanish cultural
Duende The mysterious power of art to deeply move a person Spanish art feeling emotion
Noniná Triple negation. Means yes, with emphasis. Spanish attribute measurement positive
Estrenar The experience of wearing something for the first time Spanish life
Mimoso Said of something that enjoys being pampered or shown affection Spanish attribute love
Madrugada The time of day occurring between past midnight and early morning Spanish time measurement
Tuerto A man with only one eye Spanish physical
Chimuela a person lacking one or more teeth Spanish physical funny
Madrugarse To stay up until the wee hours of the morning Spanish time action

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