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cootie

División en sílabas: coot·ie
Pronunciación: /ˈko͞otē
 
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Definición de cootie en inglés:

sustantivo

North American informal
1.1A children’s term for an imaginary germ or repellent quality transmitted by obnoxious or slovenly people.
Example sentences
  • I'd have preferred to be stuck in that age again, where boys were seen for what they really were, germs and cooties.
  • And so the cooties and the cootie carriers were the enemy, otherwise labeled as ‘yucky.’
  • As far as I'm concerned, this whole room is contaminated with roach cooties.

Origen

World War I: perhaps from Malay kutu, denoting a parasitic biting insect.

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