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Glossary of Spanish Vocabulary Batchelor Unit 2

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Según mi parecer
from my point of view
¡Ya lo creo!
I should say so!
Illusion
hope
Ilusionado
hopeful
Apurarse
to worry (Mx.)
Desanimarse
to be discouraged
Llevarse chasco
to be disappointed
Malestar
uneasiness, malaise
Arranque
drive, energy
Hacer algo adrede/aposta
to do something deliberately
Preciso
Amprarar
to assist, help (R3/2)
Continente sereno
serene countenance (R3)
Entenderse bien con
get on well with
Fiarse de
to trust
Hábil
skillful, clever
Llano
straightforward, frank, open
Apalear
to beat, thrash
Atorrante
lazy person, bum (Arg.)
Cagarse en
to loathe
Cholo
coward (Arg.)
Chulo
villain, rascal, pimp
Coger asco a
to come to hate, take a dislike to
Gamberro
roughneck, hooligan
Golfo
lout, bum
Granuja
rogue
Injuria
insult (R3)
Ocio
laziness (Mx.)
Paliza
thump, bang
Timador
swindler
Timar
to trick, to swindle
Timo
trick, swindle
Escudriñar
to scrutinize
Fisgar
to pry, to snoop
Guipar
to see, to spot
Mirar con ceño a
to frown at (R3/2)
Mirar de hito en hito
to stare at (R3/2)
Ser un lince
be sharp-eyed
Sombrío
dark
Alboroto
disturbance, racket
Bochinche
uproar, din
Chirrear
to screech, squeal, chirp
Chirrido
screeching, squealing, chirping
Dar un portazo
Gresca
row, fight
Rechinar
to grate, to squeak, to clank
Resonar
to resound
Restallar
to crack (a whip)
Retumbar
to resound, to boom
Ruido sordo
muffled noise
Tener el oído fino
to have good hearing
Tic-tac
tick-tock
Fétido
fetid, stinking (R3/2)
Husmear
to scent, to sniff out
Husmeo
scenting, sniffing around (R3)
Husmo
Oler a chamusquina
a smell of burning
Tufillo
stench
Tufo
stench
Barnizado
varnished, smooth
Blando
soft
Ir a tientas
to grop along
Rugoso
rough, ridged
Tener agujetas
to be stiff (eg. after exercise)
Terso
smooth (skin), polished (R3)
Gustoso
tasty (R3/2)
Insulso
tasteless, insipid (R3/2)
Soso
insipid, tasteless
A mi modo de ver
from my point of view
Abusado
smart, intelligent (Mx.)
Agudeza
sharpness, keenness (R3/2)
Arreglárselas
to get by
Avisado
wise, sensible (R3)
Cajetearla
to mess up (Mx.)
Cargada
joke (Arg.)
Concientizarse de
to become aware of (Mx.)
Concientizar
to make someone aware (Mx.)
Desenvolverse
to get by, adapt
En lo que se refiere a
with reference to
Externar su ira/alegría
to express your anger/joy
manifestar su descontento
express your discontent (Mx.)
Me palpita que...
I have a hunch that...(Mx.)
Me tinca que
I have a hunch that...(Arg.)
Mentalizar
to make someone aware
Mentalizarse
to become aware
Previsor
far-sighted
Ser duro de mollera
to be unintelligent
Tener un pálpito
to have a hunch (Arg.)
Chalado
cranky
Dechavetado
unhinged (Mx.)
Enajenado
alienated, insane (R3)
Grillado
crazy
Ideático
filled with fanciful ideas (Mx.)
Ido de la cabeza
crazy
Mochales
nuts
Orate
crazy (Mx.)
Poseso
possessed (R3)
Rayado
crazy (Arg.)
Tocado de ala
nuts
Tocame un vals
mad, crazy (Arg.)
Aficionarse a
to take a liking to
Alentar
Acre
acrid, pungent (R3)
Concienciar
to make someone aware
Concienzudo
conscientious (R3/2)
¿lo pescaste?
Get it? Understood? (Mx.)
Chiste colorado
unsavory joke, dirty joke (Mx.)
amorío
love affair
apantallar
to amaze, impress (Mx.)
arrebato
ecstasy, rapture
deleite
delight, pleasure (R3)
estar en la gloria
to be in heaven
estar perdido por
to be crazy about
estupefacción
amazement
el goce
enjoyment
gozada
real joy
guerroso
trying (Mx.) affectionate for kids
hacer mella en
to impress (R3/2)
acobardarse
to flinch, be frightened
amolado
irritated, annoyed (Mx.)
chípil
sad, down (Mx.)
dar el coñazo
to be an asshole
desalentado
discouraged
desaliento
discouragement
desánimo
discouragement
desasosegado
uneasy
desasosiego
uneasiness
desengaño
disillusionment, disappointment
engorroso
bothersome, awkward
hacer la puñeta a
to annoy
incordiar
to annoy, pester
jorobar
to bother
puñetero
fucking awkward
recelo
suscpicion (R3/2)
receloso
suspicious (R3/2)
tener ojeriza a
to have a grudge against
abocarse a
to be resolved, devoted to +verb (Mx.)(R3)
anhelo
eagerness, yearning
cabezota
stubborn
empeñarse en
to persist in
empeño
determination, insistence
esmerarse en
to take great pains to
intentona
wild attempt
Hombre prevenido vale por dos
Forewarned is forearmed
intrepidez
audacity (R3/2)
ponerse buzo
get ready, be alert (Mx.)
rematar
to finish off
resuelto
resolute (R3/2)
tener mono por esquiar
to feel really keen to go skiing
tozudo
obstinate
acogedor
welcoming
agasajo
kindness, good treatment (R3/2)
ardor
ardor, eagerness
brío
liveliness, verve (R3)
campechanía
frankness, good-heartedness, generosity (R3/2)
campechano
frank, good-hearted, generous (R3/2)
cándido
innocent, simple (R3)
celo
zeal, fervor
complaciente
kind, obliging
devolver bien por mal
to return good for evil
entereza
integrity, honesty (R3)
esmerado
painstaking, conscientious
llaneza
frankness, plainness (R3)
manso
gentle, mild (R3/2)
prolijo
neat, well-ordered (Arg.)
recatado
modest, cautious
abofetear
to slap (in face) (R3)
agravio
wrong, offense, insult (R3)
atraco
heist, hold-up
avidez
greed, greediness (R3/2)
bolsista
pickpocket (Mx.)
boludo
asshole (Arg.)
bribón
rogue, dishonest person
broncudo
trouble maker (Mx.)
burdo
coarse, uncouth
charro
dumb, stupid (Mx.)
chifladura
mad idea, wild scheme
codo
mean, stingy (Mx.)
coger in fraganti
catch red-handed (R3)
compadrear
to show off (Arg.)
conchudo
weak, spiritless (Mx.)
currar
to swindle (Arg.)
decir boludeces
to say stupid things (Arg.)
disimulación
furtiveness, cunningness
el embuste
lie (R3/2)
embustero
lair, imposter, cheat (R3/2)
follonero
trouble maker
fondongo
negligent, lazy (Mx.)
forajido
outlaw, bandit
guarango
rude, discourteous (Arg.)
hacer alarde
to boast, to brag
hinchar
to bother, to trouble (Arg.)
hinchar las pelotas a
to fuck someone around (Arg.)
holgazán
lazy, idle
homicida
murderer
hurtar
to steal
hurto
theft
injuriar
to insult, to offend
jactancia
boasting, bragging (R3)
jactarse
to boast, to brag (R3)
macarra
thug, pimp
malversación
misappropriation (of funds)
malversar
embezzle
matamoros
boastful person, braggart
mezquindad
meanness, small-mindedness (R3/2)
mezquino
mean, petty (R3/2)
morbo
unhealthy curiosity, morbid pleasure
patota
mob, gang (Arg.)
patotero
hoodlum, hooligan (Arg.)
pícaro
rogue
pillín
rascal
pillo
rascal
trabajar chafa
useless/lousy worker (Mx.)
brumoso
misty, foggy
centellar/centellear
to sparkle, twinkle, gleam (R3/2)
centello
twinkling, sparkling (R3/2)
deslumbrar
to dazzle
divisar
to make out, descry (R3)
entrever
to catch a glipmse of
la lumbre
brightness, brilliance
lustroso
shiny, glossy, bright (R3/2)
mate
dull, matt, unpolished
recorrer con la vista
to cast your eye over
refulgir
to shine brightly (R3)
reluciente
shining, glittering
rutilar
to shine, to sparkle (R3)
templequear
to quiver
vislumbrar
to catch a glipmse of
vivencia
experience (R3)
azotar la puerta
to bang the door (Mx.)
barahúnda
din, ruckus
barullo
din, ruckus
doblar
to toll (of a bell)
escándalo
row, uproar
estrépito
uproar (R3)
estrepitoso
noisy, loud, deafening (R3)
estruendo
uproar, clamor
follón
din, uproar
jaleo
ruckus, din
repicar
to ring, to peal
tabletear
to rattle, to clatter
despedir un olor insoportable
to release an unbearable smell
desprender un olor
to give off a smell
inodoro
odorless

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