- 1 [Indum] jacket cambiar de chaqueta or (Chi) darse vuelta la chaqueta [familiar/colloquial] to change sides hacerse una chaqueta (Méx) [vulgar] to jerk off [vulgar], to have a wank (BrE) [vulgar] ser más vago que la chaqueta de un guardia (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] to be bone idle
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.