escabio

See also: escabió

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From vernacular Italian scabio, scabi (wine), from Ligurian scabbio and Lombard scabbi .

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /esˈkabjo/, [esˈkaβjo]
  • Hyphenation: es‧ca‧bio

NounEdit

escabio m (plural escabios) (Argentina, Uruguay, lunfardo, slang, colloquial)

  1. booze; drink; alcoholic beverage; bottle of wine, beer, or liquor
    Synonyms: alipús, beberaje, bebida, bebida alcohólica, trago
  2. booziness; a mental state of drunkenness resulting from excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages
    Synonyms: bomba, borrachera, ebriedad, embriaguez, humera, mamúa
    • En las horas de escabio y amargura, me pregunto si fue cierto tu cariño, ...y aunque busco en el hembraje no hay ninguna, que como vos me quiera como a un niño.When I'm hitting the bottle and feeling bitter, l wonder if your affection was undefiled, and although l search among the broads there is none who like you will love me like a child.

AdjectiveEdit

escabio (feminine singular escabia, masculine plural escabios, feminine plural escabias)

  1. boozy, drunk, intoxicated, inebriated, smashed
    Synonyms: bebido, borracho, curado, ebrio, embriagado, mamado, piripi; see also Thesaurus:borracho

VerbEdit

escabio

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

Derived termsEdit