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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.
he-goat
exp.
billy 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)
***
'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]
"macho": examples and translations in context
El macho no parece tan habilidoso. The male doesn't seem quite so skilful.
Los conectores macho y hembra se desconectaron. Your male and your female connectors have come unplugged.
Tenía delirio en mostrar que era macho. He had an urge to prove he was "macho".
Es mas macho con la barbilla arriba... It's more macho with your chin up...
Era el macho en la ciudad, soy el macho aquí. I was the man in the city, and I'm the man out here.
Macho, hombre macho... ...quiero ser un hombre macho... Macho, macho, man! I want to be a macho man. Macho...
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