boob

I [buːb]
nome colloq.
1) BE (mistake) svarione m., gaffe f.
2) (breast) poppa f., tetta f.
3) AE (idiot) babbeo m. (-a)
II [buːb]
verbo intransitivo BE colloq. fare uno svarione, una gaffe
* * *
[bu:b] 1. noun
1) (a mistake: Forgetting to invite her to the party was a real boob.) errore
2) ((slang) a woman's breast.) tetta
2. verb
(to make a mistake.) fare un errore
* * *
boob /bu:b/
n.
1 (fam. GB) errore sciocco; cantonata; topica; granchio
2 (fam. GB) gaffe; magra; toppa
3 (slang USA) sciocco; babbeo; citrullo
4 (al pl.) (slang) poppe; tette; zinne
● (moda GB) boob tube, corpetto stretch senza spalline □ (fam. USA) the boob tube, il televisore; la televisione; la tivù □ (slang) boob job, plastica al seno: to have a boob job, rifarsi le tette.
(to) boob /bu:b/
A v. t.
(slang) fallire, fare fiasco in (un esame, ecc.)
B v. i. (fam. GB)
1 fare un errore sciocco; prendere una cantonata; prendere un granchio
2 fare una gaffe; toppare.
* * *
I [buːb]
nome colloq.
1) BE (mistake) svarione m., gaffe f.
2) (breast) poppa f., tetta f.
3) AE (idiot) babbeo m. (-a)
II [buːb]
verbo intransitivo BE colloq. fare uno svarione, una gaffe

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