Translation of crony in Spanish:


compinche, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkroʊni//ˈkrəʊni/

nounPlural cronies


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    compinche feminine informal
    amigote masculine informal
    amigota feminine informal
    • They can do it at the voting booth every 4 years, but it's the same old cronies that run for office.
    • Former party leaders and their cronies have been questioned for corruption allegations.
    • Critics dismissed him as a political crony with little emergency-services experience.
    • The Thai prime minister and his political cronies are multi-millionaires.
    • As is now apparent, he and his cronies seemed to have lied spectacularly about it all.
    • Labour and their cronies of do-gooders now believe that first and second time burglars should not be sent to jail.
    • Being a crony of the president has never been grounds for disqualification.
    • When I'm out with my grandfather and his cronies, they all seem to leer at me and behave like horny stags in rutting season.
    • Worse, he would lose all control of the network of corrupt businesses he has created to support his family and his cronies.
    • Will you stop the practice of appointing ex cronies to plum overseas postings?
    • With the stockmarkets slumping, New Labour's business cronies are not so keen to stump up donations.
    • But as an ex-Clinton crony he would say that, wouldn't he?
    • All that's needed is the support of a few like-minded political cronies and hey presto!
    • What, they might not be able to get one of their crony buddies a job in the future?
    • I would not describe him as a political crony.
    • He wakes up late on Sunday morning and meets for brunch with a few of his cronies.
    • It is this sheep-like loyalty that has turned many a hard-nosed businessman into a servile crony.
    • Black and his cronies had sold themselves company assets at knockdown prices.
    • Some of these oligarchs developed especially close relations with Yeltsin and his cronies.
    • They smash up whole countries, then give their cronies contracts to rebuild them.