Translation of alter ego in Spanish:

alter ego

Pronunciation: /ˌɔːltərˈiːgəʊ; -ˈegəʊ; ˌɔːlterˈiːgəʊ; ˌæltərˈegəʊ/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (intimate friend—man) amigo (masculine) íntimo; (— woman) amiga (feminine) íntima
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    • So he wants someone to love, and he's invited all his friends and/or alter egos to sing with him…haven't we heard this before?
    • He was my father, my mentor, my alter ego, my irreplaceable best friend.
    1.2 (other self) alter ego (masculine), otro yo (masculine)
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    • The work also has affinities with Rodney Graham's filmic, psychological explorations of the self, in which the artist assumes various personae or alter egos.
    • He had become a poet of alter egos, personae such as ‘Mathios Paskalis’ and ‘Stratis the Seafarer.’
    • David Bowie has been recording popular music for well over 35 years, gaining initial notoriety for his multiple personalities and alter egos after ‘A Space Oddity.’

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