1Venezuela, River Plate(abrigo)winter coatcoat
2Mexico(estola) stole(pañuelo de cabeza) headscarf
3MexicoPolitics(with official support) candidate
1Venezuela(torpe)dim informaldumb informalthick British informal
masculine and feminine noun
1Venezuela(persona torpe)dimwit informal
2(persona taimada)slyboots informalsneaky devil informal
- In Mexican politics, a prospective party candidate for the presidency. Candidates traditionally emerge from within the party but their identity is not revealed until the candidate is officially declared: they remain tapados (hidden), thus arousing a great deal of speculation. Under the rule of the PRI - Partido Revolucionario Institucional, its candidate was virtually guaranteed to become president.