In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(zalamero)(before noun) sweet-talkingno seas pamplinero — don't try to sweet-talk / soft-soap me informal
2(tonto)no seas tan pamplinero — don't talk such nonsense
3(que gusta de cumplidos)es muy pamplinero — he loves being made a fuss of informal
masculine and feminine nounFeminine pamplinera
2(tonto)es un pamplinero — he's full of nonsense
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