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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.

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