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Spanish Slang Dictionary





This dictionary is a comprehensive and in-depth look at all the slang, vulgarisms, curses, and insults, plus idioms, expressions, and a lot more, available in Spanish. If you enjoy Latin American films, television, or whatever, you'll find many of the words and phrases used in here. As always with slang, be careful using what you hear; it may not work quite the way you expect.

A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q R S T U V Y Z


randa
n.m. pickpocket; petty thief

randar
v. rip off; nick; steal

rata
n.f. skinflint; stingy person. (lit.: rat)

rayado/a
adj. crazy; nuts; cracked. (used in Cono del Sur)

rayos
n.m.pl. drat; darn it. (lit.: rays; n.b.: used as a euphemism for stronger interjections and expletives)

recarger
v. fail an exam. (used in Argentina)

regalarse
idiom. give; let me have. (lit.: to give oneself; n.b.: used in Costa Rica; e.g.: ‘regalame’ to mean ‘give me’ something in a store)

regla
n.f. period (menstruation). (lit.: rule, measure; this is one of the standard terms used throughout the Spanish-speaking world to refer to a woman’s period)

reirse la gracia a algien
idiom. humor someone. (lit.: to laugh with someone)

repartirse el pastel
idiom. divide up the pie

requete
adv. very, extremely. (lit.: the walking. Usually used with a verb like “volver a”)

resaca
n.f. hangover. (used in much of Latin America)

revirado/a
adj. unruly; wild; nuts. (used in Cono del Sur)

revirar
v. go crazy. (used in Cono del Sur)

rilarse
v. be wiped out; be exhausted

rodar por algn
idiom. be at someone's beck and call

rumbo a
idiom. in the direction of; toward

ruso, -a
n.m./f. Jewish person. (lit.: Russian)


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