Definition 2022



See also: curró




currō (present infinitive currere, perfect active cucurrī, supine cursum); third conjugation

  1. (intransitive) I run
    • 20 BCE – 14 BCE, Horace, Epistles 1.11.27
      Caelum, non animum mutant, qui trans mare currunt
      They change the sky, not their souls, those who run across the sea.
  2. (intransitive) I hurry, hasten, speed
  3. (intransitive) I move, travel, proceed
  4. (transitive, of a race, journey, with accusative) I run
  5. (transitive, with accusative) I travel through, traverse, run
   Conjugation of curro (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present currō curris currit currimus curritis currunt
imperfect currēbam currēbās currēbat currēbāmus currēbātis currēbant
future curram currēs curret currēmus currētis current
perfect cucurrī cucurristī cucurrit cucurrimus cucurristis cucurrērunt, cucurrēre
pluperfect cucurreram cucurrerās cucurrerat cucurrerāmus cucurrerātis cucurrerant
future perfect cucurrerō cucurreris cucurrerit cucurrerimus cucurreritis cucurrerint
passive present curror curreris, currere curritur currimur curriminī curruntur
imperfect currēbar currēbāris, currēbāre currēbātur currēbāmur currēbāminī currēbantur
future currar currēris, currēre currētur currēmur currēminī currentur
perfect cursus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect cursus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect cursus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present curram currās currat currāmus currātis currant
imperfect currerem currerēs curreret currerēmus currerētis currerent
perfect cucurrerim cucurrerīs cucurrerit cucurrerīmus cucurrerītis cucurrerint
pluperfect cucurrissem cucurrissēs cucurrisset cucurrissēmus cucurrissētis cucurrissent
passive present currar currāris, currāre currātur currāmur currāminī currantur
imperfect currerer currerēris, currerēre currerētur currerēmur currerēminī currerentur
perfect cursus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect cursus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present curre currite
future curritō curritō curritōte curruntō
passive present currere curriminī
future curritor curritor curruntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives currere cucurrisse cursūrus esse currī cursus esse cursum īrī
participles currēns cursūrus cursus currendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
currere currendī currendō currendum cursum cursū
Derived terms




curro m (feminine singular curra, masculine plural curros, feminine plural curras)

  1. (colloquial) handsome, good looking


curro m (plural curros)

  1. (colloquial, Spain) work
    Voy al curroI’m going to work.
  2. (Cuba, Mexico) Andalusian immigrant living in America
  3. (vulgar, Argentina, Uruguay) fraud, rip-off, scam



  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of currar.