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Spanish Word of the Day: Mamarracho

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lo ridículo

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/21/2013
Word: Mamarracho
(ma-ma-RRA-cho) Sustantivo masculino.
English: Clown, jerk, mess
Etymology: Del ár. hisp. *muharrág o *muharríg, y este del ár. muharrig, bufón
Meaning: 1. m. coloq. Persona o cosa defectuosa, ridícula o extravagante.2. m. coloq. Cosa imperfecta.3. m. coloq. Hombre informal, no merecedor de respeto.
Topic:lo ridículo

"Raúl dio muestras de no creerle: estaba desencajado, prematuramente envejecido, muy nervioso, vestía mal, casi como un mamarracho" (Sergio Pitol, Juegos florales)