morconas

English translation: slob

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Spanish term or phrase:morcona
English translation:slob
Entered by: Galina Gorokhova

20:39 Jul 24, 2018
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Spanish term or phrase: morconas
This is from a somewhat anti-semetic description of Buenos Aires written in the 30s:

Aquí, a los característicos cambalaches, de compra y venta, a las inclusas de relojes a las bakerais (fabricas de pan) en cuya vidrieras florece el koilech, ese pan ensortijado y a veces dulce, a los beiglaj, ha sucedido un hacinamiento de caserones y conventillos, zaguanes con puesto de fruta y balcones donde se orea la colchonería privada, mientras surcan aquel orco babélico morconas y chamarileros piafantes

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Wendy Gosselin
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slob
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Hola! Como dijeron algunos compañeros y compañeras en las entradas de la discusión que se trata de una persona sucia, desaliñada, el término en inglés que, a mi parecer, podría ir bien es "slob".
Espero que sea de ayuda!
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morcona
slob


Explanation:
Hola! Como dijeron algunos compañeros y compañeras en las entradas de la discusión que se trata de una persona sucia, desaliñada, el término en inglés que, a mi parecer, podría ir bien es "slob".
Espero que sea de ayuda!

Example sentence(s):
  • "He's a slob and expects others to clean up after him."

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Galina Gorokhova
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morcona (n.f.)

cochina, cochino, morcón, cerda (informal), cerdo (informal), puerca (informal), puerco (informal)

http://diccionario.sensagent.com/morcona/es-es/

Helena Chavarria
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