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mandilón

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mandil (in Spanish is an apron, mainly used for homemaking) + -ón

NounEdit

mandilón m (plural mandilones)

  1. (Mexico) henpecked husband (powerless married man)
  2. coward, weakling

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Usage notesEdit

  • Has a derogative sense.
  • Very seldom in feminine.
  • Used also as an adjective.