canalla


canalla
adj.
rotten, wicked, mean.
f. & m.
1 swine, dog.
2 knave, despicable person, scoundrel, scum.
3 mob, rabble, canaille, doggery.
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canalla
nombre femenino
1 peyorativo (chusma) riffraff, mob, rabble
nombre masculino
1 peyorativo (hombre ruin) rascal, scoundrel, swine, rotter
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noun mf.
swine, rat
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masculino y femenino
a) (fam) (bribón, granuja) swine (colloq)
b) canalla femenino (pey) (chusma)

la canalla — the rabble o riffraff

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= scoundrel, miscreant, scumbag, rascal, scallywag [scalawag, -USA], rapscallion, cad, swine, pig, badass, nasty piece of work.
Ex. Here came every sort of human ingredient -- sturdy homesteaders, skilled craftsmen, precious scoundrels.
Ex. The forest, therefore, is regarded as the abode of robbers & sundry miscreants, implying its relation to the forces of chaos & disorder.
Ex. He then made the comment that our soldiers are fighting 'detestable murderers and scumbags'.
Ex. And although they may pose themselves as very religious, they are simply rascals.
Ex. In other words, we either have morons or thugs running the White House -- or perhaps one moron, one thug, and a smattering of scalawags in between.
Ex. In all truth, it must be said that this howling, hissing, foot-scraping body of young rapscallions found some cause for complaint.
Ex. Not only that, but this cad has also convinced them she is losing her faculties.
Ex. In German law it is a criminal offense for A to insult B, for example, by calling him a swine.
Ex. He was waiting for the opportunity to unleash his fury, no one calls him a pig and gets away with it.
Ex. In the hardscrabble times of the Bible, where there were plagues, invasions from foreign powers, and swarms of locusts, you pretty much had to be a badass.
Ex. Mary, on the other hand, is a nasty piece of work who is at her best is frosty and aloof and at her worst is hostile and cruel.
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* comportarse como un canalla con = be rotten to.
* portarse como un canalla con = be rotten to.
* * *
masculino y femenino
a) (fam) (bribón, granuja) swine (colloq)
b) canalla femenino (pey) (chusma)

la canalla — the rabble o riffraff

* * *
= scoundrel, miscreant, scumbag, rascal, scallywag [scalawag, -USA], rapscallion, cad, swine, pig, badass, nasty piece of work.

Ex: Here came every sort of human ingredient -- sturdy homesteaders, skilled craftsmen, precious scoundrels.

Ex: The forest, therefore, is regarded as the abode of robbers & sundry miscreants, implying its relation to the forces of chaos & disorder.
Ex: He then made the comment that our soldiers are fighting 'detestable murderers and scumbags'.
Ex: And although they may pose themselves as very religious, they are simply rascals.
Ex: In other words, we either have morons or thugs running the White House -- or perhaps one moron, one thug, and a smattering of scalawags in between.
Ex: In all truth, it must be said that this howling, hissing, foot-scraping body of young rapscallions found some cause for complaint.
Ex: Not only that, but this cad has also convinced them she is losing her faculties.
Ex: In German law it is a criminal offense for A to insult B, for example, by calling him a swine.
Ex: He was waiting for the opportunity to unleash his fury, no one calls him a pig and gets away with it.
Ex: In the hardscrabble times of the Bible, where there were plagues, invasions from foreign powers, and swarms of locusts, you pretty much had to be a badass.
Ex: Mary, on the other hand, is a nasty piece of work who is at her best is frosty and aloof and at her worst is hostile and cruel.
* comportarse como un canalla con = be rotten to.
* portarse como un canalla con = be rotten to.

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canalla1
adjective
(fam); rotten (colloq), mean (colloq)
el muy canalla se largó con toda la plata the rotten swine ran off with all the cash
canalla2
masculine and feminine
1 (fam) (bribón, granuja) swine (colloq), bastard (sl)
2
canalla feminine (pey) (chusma): la canalla the rabble o riffraff
la canalla periodística the press mob (pej)
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canalla sustantivo masculino y femenino (fam) (bribón, granuja) swine (colloq)
canalla pey
I mf swine, rotter
II sustantivo femenino riffraff, mob
'canalla' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
miserable
- sinvergüenza
English:
heel
- rat
- scoundrel
- swine
- unmitigated
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canalla
adj
1 [miserable] beastly;
[bribón] roguish
2 [barriobajero] low-life
3 [estado] rogue
nmf
[persona] swine, dog
nf
la canalla the rabble, the riffraff
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canalla
I m/f swine fam , rat fam
II f riff-raff
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canalla adj, fam : low, rotten
canalla nmf, fam : bastard, swine

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • canalla — adjetivo,sustantivo masculino y femenino 1. Uso/registro: coloquial. Pragmática: peyorativo. [Persona] que es malvada o despreciable: Ese tipo es un canalla; trata muy mal a su mujer. sustantivo femenino …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • canalla — (Del it. canaglia). 1. f. coloq. Gente baja, ruin. 2. ant. perrería (ǁ muchedumbre de perros). 3. com. coloq. Persona despreciable y de malos procederes …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • canalla — 1. vil; ruin; odioso; sinvergüenza; cf. último, cerdo, mala leche, mala tela, concha de su madre, hijo de puta, maricón, culiado; esta es una empresa canalla; explota a su gente y no les da ni un beneficio , demasiado canalla este tra …   Diccionario de chileno actual

  • canalla — (Del lat. canaglia.) ► sustantivo masculino femenino 1 Persona despreciable y malvada. SINÓNIMO miserable ► sustantivo femenino 2 Persona de baja condición y comportamiento grosero y vulgar: ■ es de canalla traicionar al amigo. SINÓNIMO gentuza… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • canalla — {{#}}{{LM C06896}}{{〓}} {{SynC07053}} {{[}}canalla{{]}} ‹ca·na·lla› {{《}}▍ adj.inv./s.com.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} {{※}}col.{{¤}} {{♂}}Referido a una persona,{{♀}} que es despreciable y se comporta de manera malvada o vil. {{《}}▍ s.f.{{》}} {{<}}2{{>}}… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • canalla — 1 s m y f Persona deshonesta, que daña o perjudica a otra a base de traición, mentiras y bajezas: ¿Cómo soportamos a esa canalla tanto tiempo? 2 s f Gente de mal vivir, grosera y ruin: La canalla se le abalanzó golpeándolo …   Español en México

  • canalla — pop. Bajo (TG), ruin (TG), despreciable (TG) …   Diccionario Lunfardo

  • canalla — ca|na|lla Mot Pla Nom femení …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • canalla — sustantivo femenino despectivo 1 gentuza (despectivo), marranalla ?(despectivo), gentualla (despectivo), chusma (despectivo). adjetivo y com. 2 ruin, bribón, vil, pillo, sinvergüenza, felón …   Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • canalla — m. Hombre vil. Gente ruin. baja …   Diccionario Castellano

  • canalla — Además de algo malo, en Argentina esto significa algo bueno, a saber un simpatizante de Rosario Central, club que no es relevante en el escenario futbolístico mundial pero sí en algunos corazones como el del suscripto …   Argentino-Español diccionario


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