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Spanish Word of the Day: Lila

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Lila

Léxico relacionado con la falta de inteligencia III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/15/2002
Word: Lila
(LI-la) Adjetivo
English: twit, wimp
Etymology: De origen onomatopéyico.
Meaning: 1. Tonto, fatuo.
2. Nombre de un arbusto oleáceo y de su flor.
3. Del color de la flor susodicha.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la falta de inteligencia III
Example:

“... tuvieron sus expendedurías acuáticas en el mismo centro de la ciudad, a las que el personal cachondo denominaba “bares de los lilas”.”

Francisco Izquierdo, Guía secreta de Granada, p.55 Ed. Al-Borak.

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