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tarty

Pronunciation: /ˈtɑːrti; ˈtɑːti/

Translation of tarty in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [colloquial/familiar] [woman] con pinta de ordinaria [colloquial/familiar]; [clothes] de putilla [colloquial/familiar], de fulana [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • They lingered at the entrance to a bar and watched a tarty lady with a spiky black wig and false red nails attempt to entice a fat German tourist.
    • Rebecca is best known for playing Karen in Paul Abbott's Shameless, the mouthy and tarty daughter of Frank's girlfriend, Sheila.
    • These days, it's mainly host to cheesy 70s and student nights - just drive past on any Saturday and you're bound to see packs of tarty girls fighting over taxis and being sick in the gutter.
    Example sentences
    • Normally, you would notice the danger signs - the need for control, the short attention span, the tarty clothes, the insatiable insecurity, the hunger for excitement - and take appropriate action.
    • After I had dismissed the skin inflaming make-up and the tatty plastic jewellery, all I was left with were surly-looking dolls wearing clompy shoes and tarty skirts that cost the earth.
    • The moral crusader commented that she ‘had seen all sorts of things’ in the seedy back streets of London, but she did manage to raise a smile while looking at tarty outfits in a shop window.

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