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English translation of 'pendejada'

Word Frequency


feminine noun (Latin America)
1.  (tontería) foolish thing
2.  (acto cobarde) cowardly act
3.  (molestia) cursenuisance
4.  (cualidad)
[de necio] foolishnessstupidity
[del cobarde] cowardliness

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Example Sentences Including 'pendejada'

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-Tú también estás pendiente de esa pendejada -dijo, tuteándolo por primera vez.
Gabriel García Márquez La mala hora
Me alejé porque en los últimos meses había oído esa pendejada más de veinte veces.
Víctor Flores Olea El registro de los sueños

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Used Rarely. pendejada is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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