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Léxico relacionado con la falta de inteligencia

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/22/2002
Word: Botarate
(bo-ta-RA-te) Sustantivo masculino. Se usa también como adjetivo.
English: madcap, idiot
Etymology: Probablemente cruce de “boto”, tonto y “patarata”.
Meaning: Hombre alborotado y de poco juicio
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la falta de inteligencia

“No sabía gran cosa del tal Porcar, salvo que era mallorquín y un botarate presuntuoso.”

Juan Marsé, Ronda del Guinardó p.43 Ed. Seix Barral.