- 1 (Zoology) frogs' legs (to have) a frog in the o one's throattener carrasperaExample sentences
- Around 5,000 amphibian species, including frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders are thought to exist today.
- Some amphibians we know today include frogs, toads, newts and salamanders.
- A similar story can be told for several other species of toads, frogs, salamanders, alligators, and turtles around the world.
- 2 [slang] [pejorative] (French person)gabacho, (-cha) (masculine, feminine) (Chile) (Spain) [colloquial] [offensive]Example sentences
- Can the Boks lift themselves to beat the French or will the Frogs with their typical flair pull a fast one on us?
- Let him give the people of Britain a crack at the enemy for whom our visceral antipathy has never abated - the snail-guzzling, effete, gesticulating, garlic-exhaling Frogs.
- The British media are now too busy bashing the Frogs.
- (Clothing) (fastening)Example sentences
- I wasn't exotic and I never thought about wearing a little black linen pants and a shirt that closed with frogs instead of buttons.
- The costume was a very nice military top, green material with a frog or braid across the front, black wool tights with a red decoration on the side, and nice character shoes.
- I know the braided loop on a traditional Asian costume is a frog.
- (of a horse)ranilla (feminine)Example sentences
- ‘The horse scraped the frog of his left hoof in the backstretch and lost his drive,’ Nakatani said.
- The ground surface of the foot, that is the sole, bars and frog, are not touched.
- ‘She has flat feet and her frogs have gotten beat up in the past, but her feet have been good lately,’ Hills said.
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In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.