jaleo


jaleo
m.
1 row, rumpus (alboroto).
armar jaleo to kick up a row o fuss
2 mess, confusion.
3 cheering (aplausos, gritos).
4 fuss, babel, racket, row.
pres.indicat.
1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: jalear.
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jaleo
nombre masculino
1 (alboroto) din, racket
no se oye nada con este jaleo I can't hear a thing with all this racket
2 (escándalo) fuss, commotion
cuando se enteren se va a montar un jaleo tremendo there'll be a terrible fuss when they find out
3 (riña) row
4 (confusión) muddle
me he armado tal jaleo que no sé ni dónde estoy I'm so mixed up I don't know whether I'm coming or going
menudo jaleo de cuentas tenéis montado you've made a right mess of the accounts
5 MÚSICA Andalusian dance and music
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SM
1) * (=ruido) row, racket

armar un jaleo — to kick up a row

2) * (=confusión) mess, muddle; (=problema) hassle

es un jaleo acordarse de tantos nombres — it's such a hassle having to remember all those names

con tanto botón me armo unos jaleos — I get into such a mess o muddle with all these buttons

se armó un jaleo tremendo — all hell broke loose *

3) * (=juerga) binge *

estar de jaleo — to be having a good time

4) (Mús) shouting and clapping ( to encourage dancers )
5) (Caza) hallooing
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masculino (fam)
a) (alboroto, ruido) racket (colloq), row (colloq)
b) (confusión) muddle, mess; (desorden) mess; (problemas) hassle (colloq)
c) (actividad intensa)

hemos tenido mucho jaleo en casa — everything's been very hectic at home

con todo el jaleo de la mudanza — with all the upheaval of the move

d) (riña) brawl
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= fireworks, buzz, rumpus, hoopla, hubbub, ruckus, commotion, racket, palaver.
Ex. 'You know, Tom, if I ever find another job -- and I'm already looking -- there will be some fireworks around here before I leave, I can guarantee you that!'.
Ex. The article is entitled 'Turf wars in the playback software arena: Microsoft Netshow, Windows Multimedia Player, and all that buzz'.
Ex. Then reading of this story aloud to young children as they look at the pictures, needs a firm, quiet voice, until that glorious wordless pictorial passage showing the 'wild rumpus,' when at least one reader discovers it is necessary to give a one-man vocal performance of some rumbustious classical music as accompaniment to the viewing of those pages.
Ex. Amid the hoopla, she hasn't forgotten its roots.
Ex. And arming himself with patience and piety he tarried awhile until the hubbub was stilled.
Ex. Sometime back a heroine created a ruckus by saying that the actor acted fresh with her by biting her lips in a smooching scene.
Ex. She pleaded, futilely, in broken French, until an elderly man, hearing the commotion, came to her rescue.
Ex. He says the library science degree is a racket; that there's nothing taught in library school that can't be better learned on the job.
Ex. Most fashion-conscious shoppers will beaware of the palaver caused last month by the swastika design embroidered on a Zara handbag.
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* ¡qué jaleo! = what a palaver!.
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masculino (fam)
a) (alboroto, ruido) racket (colloq), row (colloq)
b) (confusión) muddle, mess; (desorden) mess; (problemas) hassle (colloq)
c) (actividad intensa)

hemos tenido mucho jaleo en casa — everything's been very hectic at home

con todo el jaleo de la mudanza — with all the upheaval of the move

d) (riña) brawl
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= fireworks, buzz, rumpus, hoopla, hubbub, ruckus, commotion, racket, palaver.

Ex: 'You know, Tom, if I ever find another job -- and I'm already looking -- there will be some fireworks around here before I leave, I can guarantee you that!'.

Ex: The article is entitled 'Turf wars in the playback software arena: Microsoft Netshow, Windows Multimedia Player, and all that buzz'.
Ex: Then reading of this story aloud to young children as they look at the pictures, needs a firm, quiet voice, until that glorious wordless pictorial passage showing the 'wild rumpus,' when at least one reader discovers it is necessary to give a one-man vocal performance of some rumbustious classical music as accompaniment to the viewing of those pages.
Ex: Amid the hoopla, she hasn't forgotten its roots.
Ex: And arming himself with patience and piety he tarried awhile until the hubbub was stilled.
Ex: Sometime back a heroine created a ruckus by saying that the actor acted fresh with her by biting her lips in a smooching scene.
Ex: She pleaded, futilely, in broken French, until an elderly man, hearing the commotion, came to her rescue.
Ex: He says the library science degree is a racket; that there's nothing taught in library school that can't be better learned on the job.
Ex: Most fashion-conscious shoppers will beaware of the palaver caused last month by the swastika design embroidered on a Zara handbag.
* ¡qué jaleo! = what a palaver!.

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jaleo
masculine
(fam)
1 (alboroto, ruido) racket (colloq), row (colloq), ruckus (AmE colloq)
2 (confusión) muddle, mess; (desorden) mess; (problemas) hassle (colloq)
me armo un jaleo con estas calles I get into a muddle o I get confused with these streets
perdón por este jaleo, es que acabo de llegar de viaje excuse the mess, I've just got back from a trip
3
(actividad intensa): hemos tenido mucho jaleo en casa everything's been very hectic at home
con todo el jaleo de la mudanza with all the upheaval of the move
4 (riña) brawl
aquí no quiero jaleos I don't want any brawling here
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Del verbo jalear: (conjugate jalear)

jaleo es:

1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

jaleó es:

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

Multiple Entries:
jalear    
jaleo
jaleo sustantivo masculino (fam)
a) (alboroto, ruido) racket (colloq), row (colloq)

b) (confusión) muddle, mess;

(desorden) mess;
(problemas) hassle (colloq)
c) (actividad intensa):

hemos tenido mucho jaleo en casa everything's been very hectic at home;

con todo el jaleo de la mudanza with all the upheaval of the move
d) (riña) brawl

jalear vtr (animar) to cheer (on)
jaleo sustantivo masculino
1 (ruido) din, racket
armar jaleo, to make a racket
2 (situación confusa) muddle
3 (bronca) row
'jaleo' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
alborotar
- alboroto
- buena
- bueno
- bulla
- cacao
- escándalo
- folclore
- follón
- lomo
- meter
- montarse
- ruido
- taco
- zarabanda
- armar
- gresca
- pelotera
- quilombo
- revuelta
English:
almighty
- din
- fuss
- racket
- ruckus
- rumpus
- to-do
- ructions
- to
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jaleo nm
Fam
1. [lío] mess, confusion;
había un jaleo enorme a la entrada del estadio it was utter chaos outside the stadium;
no encuentro el documento entre tanto jaleo de papeles I can't find the document amongst all this muddle o jumble of papers;
tengo mucho jaleo en la oficina things are pretty hectic for me at the office just now;
un jaleo de cifras a jumble of figures;
en menudo jaleo te has metido that's a real mess you've landed yourself in;
con este programa me armo mucho jaleo this program is a nightmare
2. [alboroto] row, rumpus;
armar jaleo to kick up a row o fuss
3. [ruido] racket, row;
[aplausos, gritos] cheering;
armar jaleo to make a racket
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jaleo
m
1 (ruido) racket, uproar;
armar jaleo fam kick up a fuss fam
2 (lío) mess, muddle
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jaleo nm, fam
1) : uproar, ruckus, racket
2) fam : confusion, hassle
3) : cheering and clapping (for a dance)
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jaleo n
1. (ruido) racket / row
¡no arméis tanto jaleo! stop making such a racket!
2. (problemas) trouble
como se entere tu padre, habrá jaleo there'll be trouble if your dad finds out

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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