n(British English/inglés británico) [vulgar]
- 1.1 (part of body) culo (masculine) [colloquial; in some regions vulgar/familiar; en algunas regiones vulgar] don't just sit on your arse! no te quedes ahí tocándote las narices or rascándote [colloquial/familiar] he needs a kick up the arse necesita que le den una buena patada en el culo [colloquial or vulgar/familiar o vulgar] better than a kick up the arse menos da una piedra [colloquial/familiar] he can shove o stick it up his arse que se lo meta en el culo [vulgar] he can't tell his arse from his elbow no tiene ni puta idea [vulgar] to kiss/lick sb's arse lamerle el culo a algn [vulgar] see also ass 2 1.2 (idiot) imbecil (m,f), tonto, (m,f) del culo (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] you silly arse! ¡tonto del culo! [colloquial/familiar], ¡pendejo! (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur) [colloquial/familiar]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.