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armpit

Pronunciation: /ˈɑːrmpɪt; ˈɑːmpɪt/

Translation of armpit in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], (place) lugar (masculine) de mala muerte
    Example sentences
    • Doctors ask about symptoms and examine for swelling of the liver, spleen, and lymph glands in the armpits, groin and neck.
    • Sometimes your eyelashes, eyebrows, armpit, pubic and other body hair also falls out.
    • The rash is greasy and affects the scalp, face, armpits, groin and skin below the breasts.
    Example sentences
    • Your dismal little country in the armpit of Nowhere.
    • Humorist Gene Weingarten visits Battle Mountain, Nevada and describes how the "Armpit of America" grows on him. [washingtonpost.com]

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