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Hombre   /hˈɑmbrə/   Listen
Hombre

noun
1.
An informal term for a youth or man.  Synonyms: bozo, cat, guy.  "The guy's only doing it for some doll"






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"Hombre" Quotes from Famous Books



... love el arbol, the tree las botas, the boots el capitan, the captain la camisa, the shirt la casaca[11], the coat comprar, to buy la flor, the flower el hombre, the man el hermano, the brother la hermana, the sister el joven, the young man la joven, the young woman el lapiz, the pencil el libro, the book la madre, the mother mas, but mas, more la mujer, the woman nosotros ...
— Pitman's Commercial Spanish Grammar (2nd ed.) • C. A. Toledano

... his intelligence, his good manners, and his open and substantial appreciation of the learned men of his time, his political life was contemptible, as he was completely under the control of the court favorite, Alvaro de Luna. Alvaro de Luna era el hombre mas politico, disimulado, y astuto de su tiempo [Alvaro de Luna was the most politic, deceitful, and astute man of his time], so says the Spanish historian Quintana; and as Burke puts it, he had the strongest head and the bravest heart in all Castile. There was no one to excel ...
— Women of the Romance Countries • John R. Effinger

... an' don't go missin' any meals—or sleep, either," Chow advised as he gathered up the tray. "A brainy young hombre like you needs plenty o' rest an' vitamins to keep ...
— Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X • Victor Appleton

... page 133, means "the mighty men," not the "holy men," as generally translated. The term was applied to the Spaniards. The Dicc. de Motul MS. says:—"KULVINIC: muy hombre, hombre de respeto y de hecho, y llaman asi los Indios a los Espanoles." U yah talzah, they bring the sickness, probably the smallpox. Coon or con, 1st pers. pl. pres. indic. of the irregular verb cen (cihi, ciac), to say, ...
— The Maya Chronicles - Brinton's Library Of Aboriginal American Literature, Number 1 • Various

... no doubt of it. In some things neither Napoleon nor the sawyer {5} would stand a chance with him for a moment. Es mucho hombre. ...
— The Bible in Spain • George Borrow



Words linked to "Hombre" :   adult male, sod, guy, man, cat, bozo



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