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Pelagatos

Léxico relacionado con los insultos

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 6/2/2006
Word: Pelagatos
(pe-la-GA-tos), adjetivo.
English:
Etymology:
Meaning: Coloquial: Persona insignificante o mediocre, sin posición social o económica.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los insultos
Example:

Siempre igual. Esta rutina dominguera no ofrece expectativas. Estoy cansada de tanta ceremonia sin sentido. Si somos seis pelagatos a la mesa, ¿para quién la etiqueta de manteles almidonados, copas de cristal, fuentes de plata?.
Bazar de cuentos, Yula Riquelme de Molinas.

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