despistado

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From despistar.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /despisˈtado/, [d̪es.pisˈt̪a.ð̞o]

AdjectiveEdit

despistado (feminine despistada, masculine plural despistados, feminine plural despistadas)

  1. absent-minded, forgetful, clueless
    Synonyms: desubicado, distraído
    • 2020 September 29, “Primer debate presidencial en Estados Unidos: 90 minutos que valen un país”, in El País[1]:
      Su edad era a menudo objeto de bromas en la prensa y se le tenía por despistado.
      His [Ronald Reagan] age was often the subject of jokes in the press and he was considered absent-minded.

ParticipleEdit

despistado (feminine despistada, masculine plural despistados, feminine plural despistadas)

  1. masculine singular past participle of despistar

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