meneo


meneo
m.
1 movement (movimiento).
dar un meneo a algo (informal) to knock something (peninsular Spanish)
dar un meneo a alguien (informal) to give somebody a hiding (peninsular Spanish)
2 wiggling, wagging, wiggle, wriggle.
3 waggle.
pres.indicat.
1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: menear.
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meneo
nombre masculino
1 (de cola) wagging; (de caderas) wiggling
2 (sacudida) shake
le dio un meneo para que se despertara he shook her to wake her up
3 familiar (golpe) bang, bump; (paliza) hiding
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SM
1) [de cola] wag; [de cabeza] shake, toss; [de líquido] stir, stirring; [de caderas] swing(ing), sway(ing); (=sacudida) jerk, jolt

dar un meneo a algo — to jerk sth

2) * (=paliza) hiding *; (=bronca) dressing-down *
3) (=actividad)
= movida 1)
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masculino
a) (movimiento) fidgeting

un provocativo meneo de caderas — a provocative wiggle of the hips

b) (Esp fam) (sacudida) shake

dar(le) un meneo a alguien — to shake somebody

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= wiggle.
Ex. The sexiness of a woman's walk varies over her menstrual cycle, with her wiggle being most attractive when she is least fertile, say researchers.
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masculino
a) (movimiento) fidgeting

un provocativo meneo de caderas — a provocative wiggle of the hips

b) (Esp fam) (sacudida) shake

dar(le) un meneo a alguien — to shake somebody

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= wiggle.

Ex: The sexiness of a woman's walk varies over her menstrual cycle, with her wiggle being most attractive when she is least fertile, say researchers.

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meneo
masculine
1 (con inquietud) fidgeting
un provocativo meneo de caderas a provocative wiggle of the hips
le han dado un buen meneo por las malas notas (Esp fam); they gave him a real telling-off because of his bad grades (colloq)
darle un meneo a algo (Esp fam): vaya meneo le dieron a la botella de ron they really laid into o got stuck into that bottle of rum (colloq)
le dieron un meneo a la paella que casi no nos dejan nada they really tucked into the paella, they hardly left us any (colloq)
2 (Esp fam) (empujón, sacudida) bump
le dio un meneo a la mesa he banged o knocked o bumped into the table
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Del verbo menear: (conjugate menear)

meneo es:

1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

meneó es:

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

Multiple Entries:
menear    
meneo
menear (conjugate menear) verbo transitivoraboto wag;
cabezato shake;
caderasto wiggle
menearse verbo pronominal
a) (con inquietud) to fidget

b) (provocativamente) to wiggle one's hips

menear verbo transitivo
1 to shake, move: mira cómo menea a la muñeca, look how he shakes the doll
2 (el rabo) to wag, waggle
meneo sustantivo masculino moving, shaking: le ha dado un meneo a la mesilla al pasar, he bumped the little table as he passed by
'meneo' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
guedeja
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meneo nm
1. [movimiento] movement;
[de cola] wagging; [de caderas] wiggle;
nos saludó con un meneo de la cabeza he greeted us with a nod of his head;
Esp Fam
dar un meneo a algo to shake sth
2. Esp Fam [golpe] knock, bang;
dar un meneo a alguien to give sb a hiding
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meneo
m fam
telling-off;
dar un meneo a alguien tell s.o. off, give s.o. a telling-off
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meneo nm
1) : movement
2) : shake, toss
3) : swaying, wagging, wiggling
4) : stir, stirring

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.