Translation of bovver in Spanish:


camorra, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈbɒvə//ˈbɑvər/


  • 1Britishslang

    camorra feminine informal
    to go out looking for bovver salir a buscar camorra / bronca informal
    • More recently coined words not normally used in formal prose are under no such inhibition: bovver, navvy, revving, skivvy are all written with double v.
    • 'Bovver boots' are footwear designed to intimidate and injure, or give the impression of doing so, or even make an ironic comment on this.
    • Thanks to a mindless nucleus of bovver boys, they are loathed the length and breadth of Europe, and often beyond.
    • As politicians of all denominations condemned the attacks, it was left to Howard's out-going bovver boy to go for the cheap political points.
    • This rough assumption brings other troubling implications in its wake, like cultural bovver boys.
    • That is the dream the Prime Minister has, and she sent her little Brownshirt bovver boy off to the media to pretend that the dream is happening.
    • He could not handle the fact that bovver boy threats and intimidation failed to shut us up.
    • As an aside, I should say that New Yorkers - at least, the New Yorkers who were there last night - don't really do the bovver boy act very convincingly, which added to the pantomime quality of the whole event.
    • McKidd, who plays the leader of the bovver boys, admits he's probably in for a kicking.
    • He was no bovver boy and could have passed for a city gent: clean cut, camel coat, a product of his times.
    • All of which leaves Howard's political bovver boy looking sadly out of the main game in 2002.