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English translation: good-looking, handsome

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03:55 Sep 7, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: Guapo
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English translation:good-looking, handsome
Explanation:
(referring to a male)

Hope it helps.
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xxxtazdog
Spain
Local time: 16:51
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Summary of answers provided
na +7good-looking, handsomexxxtazdog
4goodlooking, handsome, spruce, sprightly, neat
Berry Prinsen
na +3handsome / brave
Andrea Bullrich
na +1cutestefano_79
nahandsome, attractive, elegant, smart, good-looking
Sheila Hardie
nahandsome, attractive, elegant, smart, good-looking
Sheila Hardie


  

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2 mins peer agreement (net): +7
good-looking, handsome


Explanation:
(referring to a male)

Hope it helps.


    English speaker living in Spain
xxxtazdog
Spain
Local time: 16:51
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 5410
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Gregorio Melean
3 hrs
  -> thanks :-)

agree  xxxOso: ¶:^)
3 hrs
  -> tks Oso :-)

agree  Gail: Guapo is definitely good-looking or handsome
4 hrs
  -> thanks :-)

agree  Andrea Wells
6 hrs
  -> thanks :-)

agree  Camara: Around here it also means good at something.
7 hrs
  -> thanks camara :-)

agree  Andrea Bullrich
16 hrs
  -> thank you :-)

agree  William Meyer
17 hrs
  -> thanks :-)
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11 mins peer agreement (net): +1
cute


Explanation:
saludos

stefano_79
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in SpanishSpanish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Lafuente
2 hrs
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23 mins
handsome, attractive, elegant, smart, good-looking


Explanation:
It really depends on the context. If you want a couple more ideas, check out the website below, or any Spanish-English dictionary! Good luck!


    Reference: http://wordreference.com/es/en/translation.asp?spen=guapo&te...
Sheila Hardie
Spain
Local time: 16:51
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1355
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25 mins
handsome, attractive, elegant, smart, good-looking


Explanation:
It really depends on the context. If you want a couple more ideas, check out the website below, or any Spanish-English dictionary! Good luck!


    Reference: http://wordreference.com/es/en/translation.asp?spen=guapo&te...
Sheila Hardie
Spain
Local time: 16:51
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1355
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31 mins peer agreement (net): +3
handsome / brave


Explanation:
In Argentina, or rather in Buenos Aires, this word is not used with the meaning of "handsome" (and anyway it is seldom used). You may still hear it meaning "brave", "strong", and implying also willpower: "Mi madre ya tiene 80 años, pero se la ve todavía muy guapa" (meaning the lady does not want to surrender to her years...)

On the other hand a "guapo" is a traditional character in tango (defined as "a man who practises the cult of courage" in the glossary below). The second site provides more info on these (to us) original guapos.

Lately you may hear it (in Buenos Aires) referring to a good-looking man or woman but only when someone wants to sound funny or "original".

Hope it helps!


    Reference: http://www.nfo.net/.WWW/tango.html
    Reference: http://www.lanacion.com.ar/01/07/16/ds_320164.asp
Andrea Bullrich
Local time: 12:51
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 435

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Gabriela Tenenbaum: excelent explanation! #:))
29 mins
  -> : - )

agree  Baruch Avidar
1 hr
  -> Thanks!

agree  David Meléndez Tormen
11 hrs
  -> Thanks! : - )
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14 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
goodlooking, handsome, spruce, sprightly, neat


Explanation:
not so easy as it can also be used in a sarcastic way and then it could mean 'smart ass' or 'clever dick'

Berry Prinsen
Spain
Local time: 16:51
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 12
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