There are 3 translations of mero in English:

mero1

(-ra)

adj

(delante del n)
  • 2 (AmC, Méx) [familiar/colloquial] (uso enfático) ¿cuántas piñas quedaron? — una mera how many pineapples were left? — just one o only one el mero día de su boda the very day of her wedding el mero patrón entró por la puerta the boss himself walked in en la mera esquina está la farmacia the drugstore is right on the corner le pegué en la mera cabezota I hit him bang o smack in the middle of his head [colloquial/familiar] déjame pensar cuánto me costó, 500 pesos ¡es mero! let me think how much it cost me, that's right, 500 pesos yo mero armé este rompecabezas I did this puzzle myself el mero mero (Méx) [familiar/colloquial], se creen los meros meros they think they're number one o God's gift o the cat's whiskers [colloquial/familiar], they think they're really it [colloquial/familiar] eres el mero mero you're the boss el mero petatero the boss [colloquial/familiar] ¿quién es el mero petatero en esta casa? who's the boss o who wears the pants (AmE) o (BrE) trousers in this house? [colloquial/familiar]

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There are 3 translations of mero in English:

mero2

adv

(Méx) [familiar/colloquial]

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 3 translations of mero in English:

mero3

m

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.