Definition 2023



See also: azo, AZO, azò, and azo-



-azo m (feminine -aza, plural -azos, feminine plural -azas)

  1. Forming augmentatives; words expressing greatness or size
    plan (plan)planazo (great plan)
    gato (cat)gatazo (large cat)
    cuerpo (body)cuerpazo (sexy body)
  2. Forming pejoratives; words emphasizing contempt for a subject
    cabrón (****, bastard)****azo (major ****)
  3. Forming words expressing a hit or strike
    puño (fist)puñetazo (punch, a hit with the fist)
    cabeza (head)cabezazo (headbutt, a hit with the head)
  4. Forming words expressing suddenness or brevity
    teléfono (telephone)telefonazo (a sudden ring of the telephone)
    ducha (shower)duchazo (a quick shower)

Derived terms

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