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  • Actually, prinado is mostly correct, so a correction is in order.



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  • That's so weird. I've only ever heard embarazada for pregnant (it's a famous false friend: Nice find, you two.

    January 15, 2013

  • the "some kind of female sharper" is word for word what the Oxford said. And, bilby, it mentions preñado as well, as a possible (though dubious) etymology...uncanny.

    January 15, 2013

  • There's Spanish preñado - pregnant. I can imagine some tawdry street-bint shoplifting by stuffing booty under a baby bump.

    January 14, 2013

  • I want to check the OED on this one, but, obs. term for some kind of female "sharper" or con artist?

    January 14, 2013