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erre

Translation of erre in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 1 (letra r) [ the Real Academia Española 's recommended name for the letter R ]
  • 2 (letra rr) [ name of the letter rr, once treated as a separate letter in Spanish ] erre que erre, siguió, erre que erre, en contra de la propuesta (con determinación) she doggedly continued her opposition to the proposal (con obstinación) she pigheadedly o/or stubbornly continued to oppose the proposal le dije que la llevaba pero ella erre que erre que no, que iba en el autobús I said I would take her but she wouldn't have it, she insisted on going by bus

Compounds

erre doble

  • double r

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