feo


feo
adj.
1 ugly, homely, bad-looking, ill-favored.
2 ugly.
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feo
adjetivo
1 (persona - nada atractiva) ugly; (- poco atractiva) plain
2 (aspecto, situación, tiempo, etc) nasty, horrible, unpleasant, awful
hizo un tiempo feísimo the weather was really awful
al asunto se está poniendo feo things are turning nasty
3 (acción) horrible, awful
robar a un amigo es una acción muy fea stealing from a friend is a horrible thing to do
4 (indigno) rude, not nice, improper
insultar es feo it's rude to insult people
nombre masculino,nombre femenino
1 ugly person
nombre masculino feo
1 (ofensa) slight, snub
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FRASEOLOGÍA
hacerle un feo a alguien to slight somebody, snub somebody
ser más feo que Picio to be as ugly as sin
siempre me (te, etc) toca bailar con la más fea I (you, etc) always get the short end of the stick
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feo
nombre masculino
1 (ofensa) slight, snub
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= fea, adj.
1) ugly
2) nasty
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1. ADJ
1) (=sin belleza) [persona, casa, ropa] ugly

un edificio muy feo — a very ugly building

bailar con la más fea —

me tocó bailar con la más fea — I drew the short straw

2) (=desagradable) [asunto, tiempo] nasty, unpleasant; [jugada] dirty

tiene la fea costumbre de irse sin despedirse — he has a nasty habit of leaving without saying goodbye

esto se está poniendo feo — things are getting nasty

3) (=de mala educación)

está muy feo contestarle así a tu madre — it's very rude o it's not nice to answer your mother like that

está o queda feo comerse las uñas en público — it's bad manners to bite your nails in public

4) LAm [olor, comida] nasty, unpleasant
2. SM
1) (=desaire)

hacer un feo a algn — to snub sb

le hizo el feo de no devolverle la llamada — she snubbed him by not returning his call

-no puedo ir a tu boda -¿me vas a hacer ese feo? — "I can't come to your wedding" - "but you can't refuse!" o "how can you refuse!"

2) * (=fealdad)

hoy está con el feo o de feo subido — he's looking really ugly today

3.
ADV LAm * bad, badly

cantar feo — to sing badly

oler feo — to smell bad, have a nasty smell

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I
fea adjetivo
a) <persona/edificio> ugly; <peinado> unflattering

es fea de cara — she has a very plain face

es un barrio/color feo — it's not a very nice neighborhood/color

era una corbata feísima — it was the most awful tie

ser más feo que Picio or que un pecado — to be as ugly as sin (colloq)

b) <asunto/situación> unpleasant; <olor/sabor> (esp AmL) unpleasant

qué feo está el día! — what an awful day!

la cosa se está poniendo fea — things are getting nasty o ugly

es or (Esp) está muy feo hablar así — it's not nice to talk like that

tiene la fea costumbre de contestar — he has an unpleasant habit of answering back

II
adverbio (AmL) <oler/saber> bad

me miró feo — she gave me a dirty look

sentir feo — (Méx) to feel terrible

III
masculino (fam) (desaire)

hacerle un feo a alguien — to snub somebody

vamos, acéptalo, no me hagas ese feo — oh go on take it, I'll be hurt if you don't

es de un feo ... — (Esp) he's as ugly as they come (colloq)

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= ugly [uglier -comp., ugliest -sup.], unsightly, nasty [natier -comp., nastiest -sup.], unlovely, minging, nasty looking, shanky [shankier -comp., shankiest -sup.].
Ex. This is not to say that the library should be cluttered with ugly signs; all notices should be carefully contrived and aesthetically pleasing.
Ex. He went on to explain that while there were no unsightly slums, there was a fairly large district of rather nondescript homes intermingled with plain two- and three-family brick and frame dwellings, principally in the eastern reaches of the city.
Ex. Anthony Datto thanked them for having permitted him to unburden himself and after a few desultory remarks about the nasty weather and nothing in particular, they parted.
Ex. The article 'Lovely idea, but unlovely pricing' criticizes the pricing level of a new service aimed at research scientists in the pharmaceutical, chemical, and biotechnology companies.
Ex. Everyone is attractive to someone, there is no such thing as a minger, but there are many people who I think are minging.
Ex. It's more advisable to have a cheap and skanky bike for pootling around town, the idea being that no-one would want to nick a nasty looking bike.
Ex. It's more advisable to have a cheap and skanky bike for pootling around town, the idea being that no-one would want to nick a nasty looking bike.
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* cosas + ponerse feas = things + get rough.
* grotescamente feo = grotesquely ugly.
* patito feo = ugly duckling.
* Patito Feo, el = Ugly Duckling, the.
* vieja fea = old hag, old bag, old crone, old bat.
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I
fea adjetivo
a) <persona/edificio> ugly; <peinado> unflattering

es fea de cara — she has a very plain face

es un barrio/color feo — it's not a very nice neighborhood/color

era una corbata feísima — it was the most awful tie

ser más feo que Picio or que un pecado — to be as ugly as sin (colloq)

b) <asunto/situación> unpleasant; <olor/sabor> (esp AmL) unpleasant

qué feo está el día! — what an awful day!

la cosa se está poniendo fea — things are getting nasty o ugly

es or (Esp) está muy feo hablar así — it's not nice to talk like that

tiene la fea costumbre de contestar — he has an unpleasant habit of answering back

II
adverbio (AmL) <oler/saber> bad

me miró feo — she gave me a dirty look

sentir feo — (Méx) to feel terrible

III
masculino (fam) (desaire)

hacerle un feo a alguien — to snub somebody

vamos, acéptalo, no me hagas ese feo — oh go on take it, I'll be hurt if you don't

es de un feo ... — (Esp) he's as ugly as they come (colloq)

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= ugly [uglier -comp., ugliest -sup.], unsightly, nasty [natier -comp., nastiest -sup.], unlovely, minging, nasty looking, shanky [shankier -comp., shankiest -sup.].

Ex: This is not to say that the library should be cluttered with ugly signs; all notices should be carefully contrived and aesthetically pleasing.

Ex: He went on to explain that while there were no unsightly slums, there was a fairly large district of rather nondescript homes intermingled with plain two- and three-family brick and frame dwellings, principally in the eastern reaches of the city.
Ex: Anthony Datto thanked them for having permitted him to unburden himself and after a few desultory remarks about the nasty weather and nothing in particular, they parted.
Ex: The article 'Lovely idea, but unlovely pricing' criticizes the pricing level of a new service aimed at research scientists in the pharmaceutical, chemical, and biotechnology companies.
Ex: Everyone is attractive to someone, there is no such thing as a minger, but there are many people who I think are minging.
Ex: It's more advisable to have a cheap and skanky bike for pootling around town, the idea being that no-one would want to nick a nasty looking bike.
Ex: It's more advisable to have a cheap and skanky bike for pootling around town, the idea being that no-one would want to nick a nasty looking bike.
* cosas + ponerse feas = things + get rough.
* grotescamente feo = grotesquely ugly.
* patito feo = ugly duckling.
* Patito Feo, el = Ugly Duckling, the.
* vieja fea = old hag, old bag, old crone, old bat.

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feo1 fea
adjective
1 ‹persona/animal/edificio› ugly; ‹peinado› unflattering
es fea de cara she's not at all pretty, she has a very plain face
es feo con ganas he's as ugly as sin (colloq)
la pobre chica es feíta or feúcha the poor girl is rather plain o (AmE colloq) homely
es un barrio feo it's not a very nice neighborhood
es un color bastante feo it isn't a very attractive o nice color
llevaba una corbata feísima he was wearing the most awful tie
ser más feo que Picio or que un pecado or que pegarle a Dios or que pegarle a la madre (fam); to be as ugly as sin (colloq)
siempre me toca bailar con la más fea (fam); I always get the short end of the stick o draw the short straw (colloq)
2 ‹asunto/situación› unpleasant; ‹olor/sabor› (esp AmL) unpleasant
¡qué feo está el día! (AmL); what an awful day!
me has dado cartas muy feas you've dealt me horrible cards
la cosa se está poniendo fea, vámonos things are getting nasty o ugly o this is getting unpleasant, let's go
es or (Esp) está muy feo hablar así de los amigos it's not nice to talk about your friends like that
tiene la fea costumbre de contestar he has an unpleasant habit of answering back
feo2
adverb
(AmL) ‹oler/saber› bad
me miró feo she gave me a dirty look
sentir feo (Méx); to feel terrible
se siente feo que te traten así it's really terrible to be treated like that
feo3
masculine
(fam)
1
(desaire): hacerle un feo a algn to snub sb
2 (fam)
(fealdad): es encantador, pero es de un feo … he's charming, but boy, is he (ever) ugly! (AmE), he's charming but he isn't half ugly! (BrE colloq)
es de un feo que asusta he's as ugly as sin o as ugly as they come (colloq)
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feo 1,
fea adjetivo

a)persona/edificiougly;

peinadounflattering;
es fea de cara she has a very plain face;

es un barrio feo it's not a very nice neighborhood
b)asunto/situaciónunpleasant;

olor/sabor› (esp AmL) unpleasant;
¡qué feo está el día! what an awful day!;

la cosa se está poniendo fea things are getting nasty o ugly;
es or (Esp) está muy feo hablar así it's not nice to talk like that
feo 2 adverbio (AmL) ‹oler/saberbad;
me miró feo she gave me a dirty look

feo,-a
I adjetivo
1 (carente de belleza) ugly
2 (turbio) nasty: esto se pone feo, this is looking bad
una herida fea, a bad wound
II m (desaire, descortesía) snub: no le hagas ese feo, don't snub him
♦ Locuciones: ser más feo que Picio, to be as ugly as sin

'feo' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
espantosa
- espantoso
- esperpento
- fea
- horrorosa
- horroroso
- monstruosa
- monstruoso
- encima
- espantar
- feroz
- gana
- horrible
English:
hideous
- nasty
- ugly
- ugly duckling
- unsightly
- dull
- homely
- nice
- plain
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feo, -a
adj
1. [persona, animal, traje] ugly;
es un pueblo muy feo it's a very ugly town;
es fea con ganas she's as ugly as sin;
Comp
ser más feo que Picio to be as ugly as sin;
Comp
Fam
ser más feo que pegarle a un padre to be as ugly as sin
2. [aspecto, herida] nasty;
[tiempo] foul, horrible; [color] unpleasant;
está metido en un asunto muy feo he's mixed up in some really nasty business;
ponerse feo [situación, tiempo] to turn nasty;
la cosa está fea things are looking bad
3. [desagradable] unpleasant;
[ofensivo] rude;
es o [m5]está feo escupir it's rude to spit;
cuando me vio me hizo un gesto feo when she saw me she made a rude gesture;
lo que hiciste quedó feo that wasn't a very nice thing to do
4. Am [olor, sabor] unpleasant
nm,f
[persona] ugly person;
Comp
Fam
le tocó bailar con la más fea he drew the short straw
nm
[desaire]
hacer un feo a alguien to offend o slight sb;
le hizo el feo de no saludarla he snubbed her by not saying hello
adv
Am [oler, saber] bad;
tus zapatos huelen muy feo your shoes smell awful
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feo
I adj ugly; fig
nasty;
la(s) cosa(s) se pone(n) feo(s) fig things are looking grim
II m
:
hacer un feo a alguien fam snub s.o.
III adv Méx
oler, saber bad
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feo adv
: badly, bad
feo, fea adj
1) : ugly
2) : unpleasant, nasty
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feo adj
1. (en general) ugly [comp. uglier; superl. ugliest]
es un pueblo feo it's an ugly town
2. (malo) unpleasant / nasty [comp. nastier; superl. nastiest]
el asunto se está poniendo feo this is getting nasty
decir mentiras es algo muy feo telling lies is not very nice

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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