Translation of mugre in English:



  • dirt, filth estos vaqueros se caen de mugre these jeans are filthy la mugre acumulada en la cocina the grease o grime that has built up on the stove sacarle la mugre a algn (AmL) [familiar/colloquial] to knock hell o beat the hell out of sb [colloquial/familiar], to clobber sb [colloquial/familiar] sacarse la mugre (CS) [familiar/colloquial] (refl) to clobber o clout oneself [colloquial/familiar] me saqué la mugre trabajando I worked o slogged my guts out [colloquial/familiar] se sacaron la mugre (recípr) they knocked hell o beat the hell out of each other [colloquial/familiar]

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