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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
nm.
plug
[INFO]
nf.
bull whale
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.
a male rat
exp.
the male flower
exp.
he thinks he's very macho
exp.
to do sb harm
[Latam] (MODISMOS)
v.
pluck up one's courage
(MODISMOS)
vp.
pluck up one's courage
***
'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
n.
el macho cabrío
exp.
macho y hembra
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
Pero era macho antes del tratamiento. But it was male before I treated it.
Los conectores macho y hembra se desconectaron. Your male and your female connectors have come unplugged.
Además estoy harto de vuestras tácticas de macho. And I'm sick of your macho tactics, both of you.
Incluso peor, hizo estallar mi súper macho burrito. Even worse, he blew up my super macho burrito.
Perdimos al macho que estábamos buscando. We lost the buck we were chasing.
Según parece, un perro macho. From the looks of it, a male dog.
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