In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1derogatory(child)mocoso masculine derogatorymocosa feminine derogatoryescuincle masculine Mexicoescuincla feminine Mexico
- He wasn't in the least handsome, but seemed the figure of manhood to some of the younger palace brats.
- She can be a sweet little thing, but she can also be a real brat, like most kids in this building are.
- The spoilt brats born in the 1950s have lived a charmed life.
- The fact that the noisy little brats outside are driving me to distraction doesn't help!
- I've helped bring up the brats children of friends etc., although obviously that's no real comparison with the real thing.
- He managed this because everybody wanted to wear what he designed, in much the same way as spoilt brats want certain toys for Christmas.
- You could have an overbearing brat on your hands and it would not be the child's fault.
- But the all-out award for nauseating singing has to go to the demonic brats who attend England Schoolboy matches.
- But what is harder to condone than the folly of youth is the sight of the game's senior figures acting like petulant, paranoid brats.
- It was like watching two spoiled brats fight, where they got everything anyone could ask for in this world.
- And when they are shown they are either precocious brats or philosophy-spouting saints.
- They will boycott classes and become violent at the flimsiest of excuses and generally behave like spoilt brats.
- You can find all sorts of colourful books for your brats here.
- He behaved like a spoiled brat, his power unchecked and uncontrolled.
- We should not forget that making our kids spoilt brats is not true love.
- Lydia wasn't about to suffer this indignity at the hands of an upstart brat of a girl.
- I wondered if my sister actually enjoyed being such a cliché of a teenage brat.
- Several had already spawned horrid brats, who they brought with them to meet their new mommy.
- Our team is comprised of spoiled brats who make more in a week than most of us do in a year - more in a day than a lot of people in the world make in a lifetime.
- What happens when you trap four spoiled brats from a posh British boarding school in an abandoned bunker for 18 days?
2(spoilt person)niño mimado masculineniña mimada feminine
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