pavo real translation | Spanish-English dictionary

pavo real común nm.
Indian peafowl ; blue peafowl
[Zool.];[Ornitol.] Scientific name: Pavo cristatus

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get a free ride
[Latam] (MODISMOS)
to be a wallflower
to travel free
[Latam] (MODISMOS)
to blush a lot
would you believe it!
don't be silly!
he went bright red
'pavo real' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
el pavo real hizo la rueda
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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 *     
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

"pavo real": examples and translations in context
Básicamente, uso algo que me hace resaltar, como un pavo real. Basically, I'm wearing something that kind of makes me stand out, like a peacock.
Bailarás como un pavo real al ritmo de mi escoba... You'll be dancing like a peacock when I shove my broom...
EL pavo real macho extiende su cola para atraer al femenino. The male peacock spreads its tail to attract the female.
Está bien, tomaré este pavo real de cristal. Fine, I'll take this crystal peacock.
Cabbage Patterson pavoneándose como un pavo real con sus premios. Cabbage Patterson strutting around like a peacock with his prizes.
Y Miss Pearl es un pavo real. And Miss Pearl is a peacock.
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