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Spanish Word of the Day: Tener cabeza de chorlito

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Tener cabeza de chorlito

Expresiones coloquiales con el verbo tener

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 6/29/2001
Word: Tener cabeza de chorlito
(te-NER ca-BE-za de chor-LI-to)
English: to have an empty head, to be a bird brain
Etymology: del latín tenere, capitia y onomatopeya
Meaning: Ser estúpido, poco inteligente.
Topic:Expresiones coloquiales con el verbo tener
Example:

“Con motivo de la celebración del certamen de Miss España, las organizaciones feministas volvieron a manifestarse en contra de los concursos de belleza. Ana González, su portavoz, declaró: “Ya es hora de que dejen de considerar a la mujer un cuerpo bello y una cabeza de chorlito”.
TeleIndiscreta, 6 de mayo de 1999

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