casaca

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

casaca f (plural casacas)

  1. dress coat

Derived termsEdit

  • vira-casaca
  • virar a casaca

SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Unknown, cognate with French casaque and Italian casacca, possible ultimately from Turkish qazaq

NounEdit

casaca f (plural casacas)

  1. (Spain) jacket
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

casaca f (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial, Guatemala, El Salvador) lies, bullshit
    ¡Casaca!
    Lies!
    No creerías la casaca que me dieron.
    You wouldn't believe the lies they told me.

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Last modified on 7 April 2014, at 08:12