bolo


bolo
m.
1 bowling pin (sport).
(el juego de) los bolos (tenpin) bowling
2 gig (informal). (peninsular Spanish)
3 boozer (informal) (drunk). (Central American Spanish)
4 tenpin, skittle.
5 drunkard.
6 newel post.
7 dimwit.
8 christening keepsake.
9 bolus.
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bolo
nombre masculino
1 skittle, ninepin
2 (necio) dunce, idiot
nombre masculino plural bolos
1 skittles
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FRASEOLOGÍA
bolo alimenticio bolus
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noun m.
tenpin
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I
SM
1) (=cilindro) skittle, ninepin (EEUU)
2) pl bolos (=juego) skittles sing , ninepins (EEUU) sing
3) (Med) large pill
4) (Naipes) slam
5) (=moneda) Caribe one-peso coin; Ven one-bolívar coin
6) Méx (=regalo) christening present ( from godparents )
7) *** (=pene) prick ***
II CAm, Cuba, Méx
1.
ADJ drunk
2.
SM drunk
III
** SM (Mús) gig, concert
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I
-la adjetivo (AmC fam)
a) (borracho) sloshed (colloq)
b) (roto)

el motor está bolo — the engine's had it (colloq)

II
-la masculino, femenino (AmC fam) old soak (colloq)
III
masculino
1) skittle, tenpin

jugar a los bolos — to play skittles, to go bowling

2) (Méx)
a) (monedas) coins (thrown by godfather to children at christening)
b) (recuerdo) token given to people at christening
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= bowl, bowling ball.
Ex. There is a need for unpretentious, informative manuals which help readers to play bowls, arrange flowers, decorate the house, and the like.
Ex. If you've ever been bowling you know that bowling balls range from about 8 to 16 pounds.
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* juego de bolos = bowling.
* jugador de bolos = bowler.
* jugar a los bolos = bowling.
* * *
I
-la adjetivo (AmC fam)
a) (borracho) sloshed (colloq)
b) (roto)

el motor está bolo — the engine's had it (colloq)

II
-la masculino, femenino (AmC fam) old soak (colloq)
III
masculino
1) skittle, tenpin

jugar a los bolos — to play skittles, to go bowling

2) (Méx)
a) (monedas) coins (thrown by godfather to children at christening)
b) (recuerdo) token given to people at christening
* * *
= bowl, bowling ball.

Ex: There is a need for unpretentious, informative manuals which help readers to play bowls, arrange flowers, decorate the house, and the like.

Ex: If you've ever been bowling you know that bowling balls range from about 8 to 16 pounds.
* juego de bolos = bowling.
* jugador de bolos = bowler.
* jugar a los bolos = bowling.

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bolo1 -la
adjective
(AmC fam)
1 (borracho) drunk, sloshed (colloq)
2
(roto): parece que el motor está bolo looks like the engine's had it (colloq)
bolo2 -la
masculine, feminine
(AmC fam) drunkard, old soak (colloq)
bolo3
masculine
A
1 (palo) skittle, tenpin
tumbar bolo (Col fam): con este vestido vas a tumbar bolo you'll knock them out o wow them in that dress (colloq)
2 bolos mpl (juego) bowling, tenpin bowling (BrE)
jugar a los bolo to play skittles, to go bowling
Compuesto:
bolo alimenticio
bolus
B (Méx)
1 (monedas) coins (thrown by godfather to children at christening)
2 (recuerdo) token given to people at christening
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bolo sustantivo masculino
a) (palo) skittle, tenpin

b)

bolos sustantivo masculino plural (juego) bowling, ten pin bowling (BrE);

jugar a los bolos to play skittles, to go bowling
bolo sustantivo masculino
1 skittle, ninepin 2 bolos (juego) skittles, bowling
'bolo' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
boliche
English:
cud
- skittle
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bolo1 nm
1. [pieza] bowling pin
2.
los bolos [juego] (tenpin) bowling;
jugar a los bolos to bowl, to go bowling
3. bolo alimenticio bolus
4. Esp Fam [actuación] gig;
hacer bolos to tour
5. Ven Fam [bolívar] bolivar
bolo2, -a CAm Fam
adj
[borracho] sloshed
nm,f
[borracho] boozer
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bolo
m
1 para el juego pin
2 C.Am., Méx
regalo christening present
* * *
bolo nm
: bowling pin, tenpin
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bolo n skittle

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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