- (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], torpe (mf), chambón, (m,f) (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar], maleta (masculine and feminine) (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar]
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In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.