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macho

  
a       adj  
1      (Biol)   male  
la flor macho      the male flower  
una rata macho      a male rat  
2    *   (=viril)   manly, brave  
mi niño es muy macho y no llora      my kid is very manly o brave and doesn't cry  
se cree muy macho      he thinks he's very macho *     
3      (Mec)   male
4      (Andes)   (=fantástico)   splendid, terrific *  
b       sm  
1      (Biol)   male  
  macho cabrío   he-goat, billy-goat
2    *   (=hombretón)   macho man *  , he-man *  
3    *, uso apelativo   mate *  , buddy   (EEUU)   *     
vale, macho, no te enfades      *   all right, mate, no need to get mad *     
4    (=mulo)   mule  
  macho de varas   leading mule
5      (Mec)   male screw  
MODISMOS atarse o apretarse los machos      to pluck up one's courage  
6      (Elec)   male plug
7      (Cos)   hook
8    (=mazo)   sledgehammer
9      (Arquit)   buttress
10    MODISMOS parar el macho a algn        (LAm)   to take the wind out of sb's sails  
11      (CAm, Mil)   US marine
12      (Esp)  
anticuado, **   five peseta coin
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
billy goat
exp.
he-goat
nf.
bull whale
nm.
plug
[INFO]
nm.
bull elephant
exp.
hook and eye
exp.
to take the wind out of sb's sails
[Latam] (MODISMOS)
exp.
all right, mate, no need to get mad
exp.
my kid is very manly {o} brave and doesn't cry
exp.
the male flower
exp.
a male rat
exp.
he thinks he's very macho
exp.
to do sb harm
[Latam] (MODISMOS)
vp.
pluck up one's courage
v.
pluck up one's courage
(MODISMOS)
***
'macho' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
un macho
exp.
¡hola, macho!
[UK]
exp.
es macho
exp.
mira, macho
[Iron.]
exp.
toma, macho
exp.
macho y hembra
n.
el macho cabrío
n.
la llave macho hexagonal
[INFO]
n.
la llave macho hexagonal
[INFO]
n.
la llave macho hexagonal
[INFO]
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"macho": examples and translations in context
Ese narval macho parece estar molestándola. That male narwhal seems to be upsetting her.
Ese macho debe sertrasladado al zoológico. That male is to be transferred to the zoo.
Además estoy harto de vuestras tácticas de macho. And I'm sick of your macho tactics, both of you.
AQ: El rap tiene reputación de ser un movimiento macho... Rap has the reputation of being a macho movement...
Solamente el grito de un macho. Only the sound of a buck.
El juguetón es Romeo, el macho. The frisky one is Romeo, the buck.
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