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pavo  

a       sm  
1      (Orn)   turkey  
MODISMOS comer pavo      *   to be a wallflower   (at a dance)     
  (LAm)   to be disappointed  
MODISMOS estar en la edad del pavo      to be at an awkward age  
MODISMOS ir de pavo        (LAm)  
*   to travel free, get a free ride  
MODISMOS tener mucho pavo      to blush a lot  
MODISMOS tener un pavo encima        
esta niña tiene un pavo encima que no se aclara      it looks like she'll never grow out of being a giggling teenager  
MODISMOS subírsele el pavo a algn        
se le subió el pavo      he went bright red  
   pavo real          peacock
2      (Esp)  
*   (=tonto)   silly thing, idiot
3    **   (=moneda)   five peseta coin
4    *   (=primo)   sucker **  
5      (Chile)  
*   (=polizón)   stowaway
6      (Andes)   (=cometa)   large kite
7      (Andes)  
*   (=espadón)   big shot *     
(=sospechoso)  
evil-looking person
8      (Caribe)  
*   (=reprimenda)   telling-off *  
9    **   (=hombre)   bloke **        (Caribe)  
**   (=joven)   youngster, kid *  
10    **   (=síndrome de abstinencia)   cold turkey *  
b       adj  
*   silly  
¡no seas pavo!      don't be silly!  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

pavo, azul pavo, pavo, pavón

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to be a wallflower
(MODISMOS)
exp.
get a free ride
[Latam] (MODISMOS)
exp.
to travel free
[Latam] (MODISMOS)
exp.
to blush a lot
(MODISMOS)
exp.
don't be silly!
exp.
would you believe it!
(MODISMOS)
exp.
he went bright red
exp.
it's not to be sneezed at
(MODISMOS)
exp.
you can't laugh this one off
(MODISMOS)
exp.
it's no trifle
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to be at an awkward age
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to be at that difficult {o} awkward age
(MODISMOS)
nf.
Royal Household
nm.
true story
nm.
real world
pref.
true story
nm.
golden eagle
n.
silver king, silver sides, tarpon
fish
nf.
food fit for a king
pref.
gift fit for a king
pref.
royal palace
nf.
real memory
[INFO]
nf.
royal family
nf.
royal history
exp.
life-size
exp.
His/Her Royal Highness
nm.
food fit for a king
exp.
compulsorily
[Fig.]
exp.
willy-nilly
[Fig.]
exp.
the Spanish Academy
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'pavo real' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
el pavo real hizo la rueda

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