nombre masculino y femenino/masculine and feminine noun
- 1 (América Central/Central America) [argot], (individuo) (masculino) guy [familiar/colloquial], bloke (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial]; (femenino) girl hacerse el maje, no te hagas el maje don't be such a pain [familiar/colloquial]
- 2 (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial], (persona crédula) sucker [familiar/colloquial] te vieron cara de maje they could see you were a sucker, they saw you coming [familiar/colloquial] hacerle maje a algn (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] to make a sucker out of sb [familiar/colloquial] hacerse (el/la) maje (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] to play the innocent [familiar/colloquial]
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