In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1offensive(giboso)hunchbacked offensivehumpbacked US offensive
2.1informal (fastidiado)anda todavía algo jorobada — she's still a bit low informal
- está / anda jorobado del estómago últimamente — his stomach's been playing (him) up / giving him some trouble recently
- tantos gastos lo tienen jorobado — he's in a mess with all the money he's had to spend
2.2informal (delicado)(asunto) tricky
masculine and feminine nounFeminine jorobada
1hunchback offensivehumpback US offensive
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