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punk

Pronunciation: /pʌŋk/

Translation of punk in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 countable/numerable (young hoodlum) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], hooligan (masculine and feminine), gamberro, (masculine, feminine) (Spain/España)
    Example sentences
    • A cranky, old, blind man, who lives next door and is always barking, ‘Turn down that music, you lousy punks!’
    • Don, you and the rest of your little buddies are the same worthless rat punks now that you were as 12-year-olds.
    • If things keep up the way they are, hockey players will be nothing but actors, punks.
    Example sentences
    • He had the kind of face that made him look like a punk or thug.
    • Two upside-down Yakuza punks were stepping up onto the platform.
    • And we today would be worshiping some pantheon of gangster punks instead of Him.
    Example sentences
    • I was a punk, know-it-all kid to summarize. I have matured drastically since 16 and continue to do so.
    • Compared to Europe, the US seems like the immature fifteen year old punks in the back of the room giggling when someone says ‘boobie.’
    • The kings of the heartogram didn't fail to impress, with a diverse crowd gathered, including everyone from young punks to soccer moms and even a haggard old bat dancing around in lingerie.

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