soso


soso
adj.
1 boring, dull, soggy, spiritless.
2 tasteless, dull, flat, flavorless.
3 drab, dull.
m.
bore, boring person.
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soso
adjetivo
1 (insípido) tasteless; (sin sal) unsalted
2 figurado dull, insipid
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(f. - sosa)
adj.
1) flavorless, saltless
2) dull
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ADJ
1) (Culin) (=insípido) tasteless, insipid; (=sin sal) unsalted

estas patatas están sosas — these potatoes are unsalted o need more salt

2) (=aburrido, inexpresivo) dull, uninteresting
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-sa adjetivo
a) <comida> (sin sabor) bland, tasteless

está soso — (sin sabor) it's bland o tasteless; (sin sal) it needs more salt

b) <persona/película> boring, dull; <estilo> flat, drab
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= dull, wishy-washy, lifeless, bland, insipid, party pooper, cut and dried [cut and dry], vapid, wet blanket.
Ex. These librarians are given Haykin upon the day of their arrival and are expected to read the entire dull document and use it as a guideline in establishing subject headings.
Ex. This is not the way for many wishy-washy persons who have never considered Cutter, probably one of the greatest librarians of his day.
Ex. Despite the proliferation of biographies aimed at young adults which have lavish illustrations, easy-to-read print and attractive layout, most of them are lifeless and mediocre.
Ex. While bending over backwards to avoid bias biographies present their subjects' lives in a bland and uninteresting way = Al hacer lo imposible por evitar la parcialidad, las biografías presentan las vidas de las personas de una forma sosa y poco atractiva.
Ex. Otherwise, the result will probably be too small and insipid to be of any real use.
Ex. He is a self-confessed party pooper, he doesn't drink, smoke, or do drugs and his only vices are caffeine, fatty foods, and the Internet.
Ex. I don't like to hear cut-and-dried sermons -- when I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees.
Ex. Television has become so vapid and devoid of information that I didn't see the point of watching the presidential debate.
Ex. I can also remember a time when slurs were uttered about Jewish people and if you didn't laugh you were considered a wet blanket.
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* sosa cáustica = caustic soda.
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-sa adjetivo
a) <comida> (sin sabor) bland, tasteless

está soso — (sin sabor) it's bland o tasteless; (sin sal) it needs more salt

b) <persona/película> boring, dull; <estilo> flat, drab
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= dull, wishy-washy, lifeless, bland, insipid, party pooper, cut and dried [cut and dry], vapid, wet blanket.

Ex: These librarians are given Haykin upon the day of their arrival and are expected to read the entire dull document and use it as a guideline in establishing subject headings.

Ex: This is not the way for many wishy-washy persons who have never considered Cutter, probably one of the greatest librarians of his day.
Ex: Despite the proliferation of biographies aimed at young adults which have lavish illustrations, easy-to-read print and attractive layout, most of them are lifeless and mediocre.
Ex: While bending over backwards to avoid bias biographies present their subjects' lives in a bland and uninteresting way = Al hacer lo imposible por evitar la parcialidad, las biografías presentan las vidas de las personas de una forma sosa y poco atractiva.
Ex: Otherwise, the result will probably be too small and insipid to be of any real use.
Ex: He is a self-confessed party pooper, he doesn't drink, smoke, or do drugs and his only vices are caffeine, fatty foods, and the Internet.
Ex: I don't like to hear cut-and-dried sermons -- when I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees.
Ex: Television has become so vapid and devoid of information that I didn't see the point of watching the presidential debate.
Ex: I can also remember a time when slurs were uttered about Jewish people and if you didn't laugh you were considered a wet blanket.
* sosa cáustica = caustic soda.

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soso -sa
adjective
1 ‹comida/sopa› (falto de sabor) bland, tasteless
está soso (sin sabor) it's bland o tasteless, it doesn't have much taste o flavor to it; (sin sal) it needs more salt, it doesn't have enough salt in it
2 ‹persona/película› boring, dull
3 ‹estilo› flat, drab
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soso
-sa adjetivo

a)comida› (sin sabor) bland, tasteless;

está soso (sin sabor) it's bland o tasteless;


(sin sal) it needs more salt
b)persona/películaboring, dull;

estiloflat, drab
soso,-a
I adjetivo
1 (sin sal) lacking in salt
(sin sabor) flavourless, tasteless
la comida está sosa, the food is tasteless
2 fig (sin gracia) bland, insipid, dull
es una mujer muy sosa, she's a bore
II sustantivo masculino y femenino bore: los dos son unos sosos, both of them are dull and boring
'soso' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
anodina
- anodino
- insípida
- insípido
- sopa
- sosa
English:
bland
- colourless
- drip
- flair
- flat
- flavorless
- flavourless
- insipid
- nondescript
- wishy-washy
- drab
- so
- tasteless
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soso, -a
adj
1. [insípido] bland, tasteless;
esta sopa está sosa this soup needs more salt;
el guiso ha quedado muy soso the stew hasn't got much flavour
2. [sin gracia] dull, insipid
nm,f
dull person, bore
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soso
I adj tasteless, insipid; fig
dull
II m, sosa f stick-in-the-mud fam
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soso, -sa adj
1) insípido: bland, flavorless
2) aburrido: dull, boring
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soso adj
1. (sin gusto) bland / tasteless
esta sopa está muy sosa this soup is tasteless
Si le faltase sal se diría this soup needs more salt
2. dull / boring
su novio es un poco soso her boyfriend is a bit boring

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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