zoomy

Portuguese translation: chamativo

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English term or phrase:zoomy
Portuguese translation:chamativo
Entered by: Carlos Angelo

07:35 Apr 18, 2005
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks
English term or phrase: zoomy
zoomy headers, ou coletores de sistema de escape, zoomy é gíria? há um termo em português?
Peter Saternus
Local time: 20:36
chamativos
Explanation:
Ou "espetaculosos", "berrantes", "espalhafatosos", dependendo do contexto.

Do American Slang, de Robert L. Chapman:
zoomy - Fast and stylish; high-flying; showy and flaunting [from *zoom*, fly up spectacularly]. Example: "and it isn't just a matter of zoomy looks, either." - Car and Driver.
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Carlos Angelo
Brazil
Local time: 20:36
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obrigado
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5 +4chamativos
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chamativos


Explanation:
Ou "espetaculosos", "berrantes", "espalhafatosos", dependendo do contexto.

Do American Slang, de Robert L. Chapman:
zoomy - Fast and stylish; high-flying; showy and flaunting [from *zoom*, fly up spectacularly]. Example: "and it isn't just a matter of zoomy looks, either." - Car and Driver.

Carlos Angelo
Brazil
Local time: 20:36
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in category: 83
Grading comment
obrigado

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Henrique Serra: "chamativos" seems to fit like a glove.
1 hr

agree  Sonia Almeida
7 hrs

agree  zorp
13 hrs

agree  Sonia Heidemann
14 hrs
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