In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1informal(stupid person)ganso masculine informalgansa feminine informalbaboso masculine Latin America informalbabosa feminine Latin America informal
- I knew I looked like a complete dork, but no one was there, so I didn't care.
- My fiancé and I, being dorks, were chittering about whether the animals shown in the opening sequence have any real significance on the fighting style.
- How many nerds and dorks do you see standing in front of the ‘I love you section’ at the card store?
- The last five years has seen webloggia change from a couple of hundred dorks mucking around on the internet to a few million dorks mucking around on the internet and being talked about a conferences.
- Secondly, there is a big difference between a nerd and a dork.
- Why should I be nice to someone who calls me an idiot and a dork?
- Once the organisers and corporate mucky-mucks left the stage, the assembled audience of media dorks were treated to a surprisingly good preview of what is to come this September.
- I know I am such a dork or geek or whatever, but I got it done.
- I found them to be almost universally composed of ninnies and power-hungry dorks.
- Most of the editors will readily admit to being any of the following: dorks, nerds, or geeks.
- These dorks thought it might be worthwhile to spend money on this.
- I had the back door open, so I just thought they were lying in the doorway, being dorks.
- From dorks to geeks, and everything between, beer has something for everyone.
- If they're not portrayed as awkward dorks, then they're cold and menacing psychopaths.
- They were a group made up mostly of men who were all nerds and geeks and dorks in high school who went on to become brilliant and funny and irresistible in college.
- I also remember what these dorks said during those ever-so ‘blissful months’ and it wasn't exactly bliss.
- These dorks are the most unoriginal losers out there.
- But there is bad news for dorks like me and, I suspect, quite a few people in this room: journalism has changed forever.
- I don't think you come across as a dork in e-mail at all, although you sure do send a lot of it!
- Unfortunately for him it is not entirely populated by dorks, and the same people that can succeed in sport can also have sharp intellect.
2US vulgar slang(penis)verga feminine vulgar slangpija feminine River Plate vulgar slangpolla feminine Spain vulgar slangpico masculine Chile vulgar slang
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