Share this entry

Share this page

drongo

Pronunciation: /ˈdrɑːŋɡəʊ; ˈdrɒŋɡəʊ/

Translation of drongo in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (Australia) (New Zealand/Nueva Zelanda) [colloquial/familiar] tarado, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • They wanted me to go along, the same as a few other drongos might do so, and just say, ‘Let's run around and look at the kerb-side collection, ‘rather than looking at the real issue and that is what is being collected.
    • He will not be amused at being associated with such a pack of drongos and losers.
    • Justice will be done - except to us drongoes who pay taxes.

Definition of drongo in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day vedar
vt
to prohibit …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain, a school that is privately owned but receives a government grant is called a colegio concertado. Parents pay monthly fees, but not as much as in a colegio privado. Colegios concertados normally cover all stages of primary and secondary education and often have religious connections.