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fogoso (feminine fogosa, masculine plural fogosos, feminine plural fogosas, metaphonic)

  1. enthusiastic
  2. salacious (promoting sexual desire or lust)
  3. hot-headed

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Calque of French fougueux, from fuego (fire) +‎ -oso. The occurrence of fuego is an error; the original term is derived from French fougue (enthusiasm), from Italian foga, from Latin fuga (escape, flight, avoidance), cognate with English fugue.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /foˈɡoso/ [foˈɣ̞o.so]
  • Rhymes: -oso
  • Syllabification: fo‧go‧so

AdjectiveEdit

fogoso (feminine fogosa, masculine plural fogosos, feminine plural fogosas)

  1. ardent, especially sexually

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