Translation of bastard in Spanish:
- 1 [arch or pej] (illegitimate child)bastardo, (-da) (masculine, feminine)guacho, (-cha) (masculine, feminine) (Southern Cone) [colloquial] [pejorative]Example sentences
- He talked to him and convinced him that this wedding should take place as soon as possible because his bride does not want their son to be born a bastard.
- I am merely a bastard, born to one of his secondary wives.
- To his warped mind it appeared that his natural father had robbed him of his rightful inheritance by having him born a bastard, and this whole affair was no more than the result of his terrible revenge!
- 2 [colloquial] 2.1 (despicable male) 2.2 (British English) (person) the poor bastard!¡pobre desgraciado!Example sentences2.3 (British English) (nasty, difficult thing) See examples:this oven's a bastard (of a thing) to clean
limpiar este horno es muy jodido or (Spain) es un coñazo or (Mexico) es una chinga [vulgar]Example sentences
- I'm desperate to see whether Yoichi finally gets a lucky break - poor little bastard.
- Then Stan sent me this, probably the most unfortunate of all, poor bastard!
- If that's all you have to worry about, Tom, then you are one lucky bastard.
- I've read about 100 pages these last two days and gotten a bastard of a headache for my troubles.
- After all my rabbiting on about the foolishness of those plebs who choose to spurn the way of the Proper Bow Tie, I've had a bastard of a time for the last couple of days figuring out how the heck you actually tie one.
- Of course, next time I post I'll probably be sitting here nursing a bastard of a hangover and a misanthropic grudge against the universe as per usual, so make the most of it.
- So we like to judge our actions as those of good people dealing with ‘the real world’, instead of as natural bastards doing what bastards do naturally.
- The bastards won't change their behaviour until their business goes under because all the good workers have gone to good employers.
- As last time, we were all a little fatter, balder and/or greyer, apart from the bastards who hadn't changed at all.
adjective (before noun)
- 1.1 (illegitimate) 1.2 (of mixed origin)(breed)Example sentences1.3 (Technology)
(size/thread)de tamaño no estándarExample sentences
- I'm guessing that the bug I swallowed this morning was a hybrid of sorts, a bastard child conceived of a drunken cricket and a desperate ladybug.
- And speaking of which, after a fashion, experiments with new routes into work took me past Chariots, which looks from the outside like the bastard lovechild of a Greek restaurant and an auto repair shop.
- Along the way, however, the reader gets a crash course in early comic strips, and it is within the literary tradition of this bastard medium that he defiantly sets his work.
- Its a bastard typeface, each character stands alone as an independent angular structure.
- Text occupies a single column in a bastard typeface, while the title-page uses a mixture of bastard and roman type (the latter for Latin text), and of black and red lettering.
- The Bastard Secretary Hand represents a variation of the Bastard hand, a reform of the court hand, developed in the early 14th century in an attempt to reform the by-now deteriorated standard court hand.
- While the first movie does have more of an adult theme to it (uh, she birthed a bastard child from a married family man), the last two lend themselves to more of a family audience.
- An insolent stranger makes an unexpected appearance in Tara's house claiming to be her illegitimate nephew (the bastard son of Padma).
- After all, it would be disastrous if the people ever found out that she had a bastard child born out of wedlock.
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