- 1 (rubbish) tonterías (fpl), estupideces (fpl) to talk nonsense decir* tonterías or estupideces or disparates she's been filling your head with nonsense te ha estado llenando la cabeza de tonterías or estupideces that's absolute nonsense eso es una tontería or una estupidez it's nonsense to claim it was an accident es absurdo or ridículo afirmar que fue un accidente what's all this nonsense about you not coming to the party? ¿qué tonterías son esas de que no vienes a la fiesta? to make (a) nonsense of sth hacer* que algo resulte absurdo (as interj) nonsense! ¡tonterías! or ¡qué ridículo! (before n) nonsense verse rimas (fpl) disparatadas
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.