In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pelón masculine informalpelona feminine informalpelado masculine Southern Cone informalpelada feminine Southern Cone informal
- Sadly, he'll be on his own, because the slaphead comic has decreed that none of his producers speak to him before, during or after the show.
- I'm an overweight middle-aged, four eyed slaphead.
- When faced with a tall hatchet-faced slaphead, the police will have to draw the only conclusion possible.
- Eno carries off the slaphead look well, few people do.
- The glare from Bobby's slaphead is dazzling me.
- As I said, it is pretty silly stuff and a grown slaphead with a goatee and glasses like myself shouldn't be laughing along, but, hey, who cares?
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