pavo real translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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

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exp.
get a free ride
[Latam] (MODISMOS)
exp.
to be a wallflower
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to travel free
[Latam] (MODISMOS)
exp.
to blush a lot
(MODISMOS)
exp.
would you believe it!
(MODISMOS)
exp.
don't be silly!
exp.
he went bright red
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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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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

"pavo real": examples and translations in context
El pavo real rojo es una polilla que sólo vive dos días. The red peacock is a moth which only lives two days.
Hay un pavo real blanco, el símbolo de la iluminación. There is a white peacock, a symbol of enlightenment.
Nunca me preparaste para eso, pavo real español. You never prepared me for that... you Spanish peacock.
Es tan vanidoso, como un pavo real. He's so vain, like peacock.
Está más vanidosa que un pavo real. She's getting as vain as a peacock.
Porque de corazón soy tan vanidosa como un pavo real. Because at heart I'm as vain as a peacock.
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