fresco


fresco
adj.
1 cool, fresh.
2 fresh, newly made, recent, new.
3 insolent, cheeky, impudent.
4 insolent, carefree, cheeky, unmindful.
m.
1 cool air.
2 drink, beverage, refreshment.
3 fresco.
4 cheeky devil.
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fresco
adjetivo
1 (temperatura) cool, cold
viento fresco cool wind
agua fresca cold water
2 (tela, vestido) light, cool
3 (aspecto) healthy, fresh
4 (comida) fresh
5 (reciente) fresh, new
noticias frescas latest news sing
6 figurado (impasible) cool, calm, unworried
7 (desvergonzado) cheeky, shameless
nombre masculino fresco
1 (frescor) fresh air, cool air
2 ARTE fresco
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FRASEOLOGÍA
al fresco in the cool
hacer fresco to be chilly
¡qué fresco,-a! what a nerve!
quedarse tan fresco,-a not to bat an eyelid
¡sí que estamos frescos! now we're in a fine mess!
tomar el fresco to get some fresh air
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fresco
nombre masculino
1 (frescor) fresh air, cool air
2 ARTE fresco
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1. noun m.
coolness
2. (f. - fresca)
adj.
1) cool
2) fresh
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fresco, -a
1. ADJ
1) (Culin)
a) (=no congelado, no cocinado) fresh

es mejor comer alimentos frescos — it is best to eat fresh food

b) (=no pasado) [carne, fruta] fresh; [huevo] fresh, new-laid

el pescado está muy fresco — the fish is very fresh

c) (=no curado) [queso] unripened; [salmón] fresh
2) (=frío)
a) [brisa, viento] cool

salí a respirar un poco de aire fresco — I went outside to get a breath of fresh air

b) [bebida] cool, cold; [agua] [para beber] cold; [en piscina, río] cool

una cerveza fresca — a cool o cold beer

c) [tiempo] [desagradable] chilly; [agradable] cool

ponte una chaqueta, que la noche está fresca — put a jacket on, it's chilly tonight

¡qué fresco se estará ahora en la montaña! — it will be so nice and cool just now in the mountains

d) [tela, vestido] cool
3) (=reciente) [ideas] fresh; [pintura] wet

la tragedia aún está fresca en mi memoria — the tragic events are still fresh in my memory

venía contento, con dinero fresco en el bolsillo — he came along looking happy, with fresh money in his pocket

traigo noticias frescas — I have the latest news

pintura fresca — wet paint

4) (=natural) [piel, estilo] fresh
5) (=refrescante) [colonia, perfume] refreshing
6) (=persona) (=descansado) fresh; (=descarado) cheeky, sassy (EEUU)

prefiero estudiar por las mañanas, cuando aún estoy fresco — I prefer studying in the morning while I'm still fresh

¡qué fresco! — what a cheek! *, what a nerve! *

¡está o va fresco, si cree que le voy a ayudar otra vez! — he couldn't be more wrong if he thinks that I'm going to help him again!, if he thinks I'm going to help him again, he's got another think coming!

me lo dijo tan fresco — he just said it to me as cool as you like

me lo dijo y se quedó tan fresco — he said it without batting an eyelid

2.
SM / F * [sinvergüenza]

¡usted es un fresco! — you've got a nerve! *

3. SM
1) (=temperatura)

se sentó a la sombra del árbol buscando el fresco — she sat down under the tree, in the cool of its shade

voy a sentarme fuera, al fresco — I'm going to sit outside where it's nice and cool

el fresco de la mañana — the cool of the morning

dormir al fresco — to sleep in the open air, sleep outdoors

hace fresco — [desagradable] it's chilly; [agradable] it's cool

tomar el fresco — to get some fresh air

me trae al fresco *

que te lo creas o no, me trae al fresco — I couldn't care less whether you believe it or not

2) (Arte) fresco

pintar al fresco — to paint in fresco

3) Col, Perú, Ven (=bebida) [sin gas] fruit drink; [con gas] fizzy fruit drink
fresca
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I
-ca adjetivo
1)
a) <viento> cool, fresh; <agua> cold; <bebida> cool, cold

el tiempo está más bien fresco — the weather is a bit chilly

b) <ropa/tela> cool
2)
a) (no enlatado, no congelado) fresh

pescado fresco — fresh fish

b) (reciente) fresh

trae noticias frescas — she has the latest news

pintura fresca — wet paint

c) <cutis/belleza> fresh, young
d) <aire> fresh
3) <persona>
a) [ser] (fam) (descarado)

qué tipo más fresco! — that guy sure has some nerve! (colloq)

ir fresco — (Esp fam)

va fresco si espera eso — if he thinks that he's got another think coming

b) [estar] (descansado) refreshed; (no cansado) fresh
c) (tranquilo)

él estaba tan fresco — he was as cool as a cucumber

me lo dijo, así, tan fresca — she was as cool as could be when she told me

d) [ser] (Col fam) (sencillo) relaxed, easygoing

fresco hermano! — cool it! (colloq)

II
-ca masculino, femenino (fam) (descarado)

eres un fresco! — you have a lot of nerve! (colloq)

III
masculino
1) (aire) fresh air

tomar el fresco — to get some fresh air

2) (frío moderado)

hace un fresquito que da gusto — it's lovely and cool

ponte una chaqueta que hace fresco — put a jacket on, it's chilly out

traer a alguien al fresco — (Esp fam)

eso me trae al fresco — I couldn't care less about it (colloq)

3) (Art) fresco

pintura al fresco — fresco painting

4) (AmL) (gaseosa) soda (AmE), fizzy drink (BrE); (refresco de frutas) fruit drink
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I
-ca adjetivo
1)
a) <viento> cool, fresh; <agua> cold; <bebida> cool, cold

el tiempo está más bien fresco — the weather is a bit chilly

b) <ropa/tela> cool
2)
a) (no enlatado, no congelado) fresh

pescado fresco — fresh fish

b) (reciente) fresh

trae noticias frescas — she has the latest news

pintura fresca — wet paint

c) <cutis/belleza> fresh, young
d) <aire> fresh
3) <persona>
a) [ser] (fam) (descarado)

qué tipo más fresco! — that guy sure has some nerve! (colloq)

ir fresco — (Esp fam)

va fresco si espera eso — if he thinks that he's got another think coming

b) [estar] (descansado) refreshed; (no cansado) fresh
c) (tranquilo)

él estaba tan fresco — he was as cool as a cucumber

me lo dijo, así, tan fresca — she was as cool as could be when she told me

d) [ser] (Col fam) (sencillo) relaxed, easygoing

fresco hermano! — cool it! (colloq)

II
-ca masculino, femenino (fam) (descarado)

eres un fresco! — you have a lot of nerve! (colloq)

III
masculino
1) (aire) fresh air

tomar el fresco — to get some fresh air

2) (frío moderado)

hace un fresquito que da gusto — it's lovely and cool

ponte una chaqueta que hace fresco — put a jacket on, it's chilly out

traer a alguien al fresco — (Esp fam)

eso me trae al fresco — I couldn't care less about it (colloq)

3) (Art) fresco

pintura al fresco — fresco painting

4) (AmL) (gaseosa) soda (AmE), fizzy drink (BrE); (refresco de frutas) fruit drink
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fresco1
1 = fresco [frescoes, -pl.].

Ex: The prototype has been used to develop an application concerning images of frescoes of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican.

fresco2
2 = fresh [fresher -comp., freshest -sup.], crisp.

Ex: A fresh, constant temperature and humidity not only promotes efficiency of use, it encourages use.

Ex: But because of their relatively short shelf life, heads of lettuce have to be shipped quickly so that they remain crisp and fresh.
* alimento fresco = fresh food.
* fruta fresca = fresh fruit.
* hacer fresco = be cool.
* producto fresco = fresh food.

fresco3
3 = cheeky [cheekier -comp., cheekiest -sup.], sassy [sassier -comp., sassiest -sup.], saucy [saucier -comp., sauciest -sup.].

Ex: The young man in the picture is myself snapped twenty-five years or so ago by a cheeky thirteen-year-old during the first few months of my first teaching job.

Ex: This series of personal essays are at various times sassy, profound, superficial, and maddening.
Ex: Singers and other entertainers in Burma have been warned to cut out saucy behaviour and be neat and tidy or face the consequences.
* ponerse fresco con = act + fresh with.
* quedarse tan fresco = not bat an eyelash, not bat an eyelid.
* ser un fresco con = act + fresh with.
* tan fresco = as cool as a cucumber.

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fresco1 -ca
adjective
A
1 ‹viento› cool, fresh; ‹agua› cold; ‹bebida› cool, cold
el tiempo está más bien fresco the weather is a bit chilly o is on the cool side
2 ‹ropa/tela› cool
B
1 (no enlatado, no congelado) fresh
pescado fresco fresh fish
2 (reciente) fresh
este pescado está fresquísimo this fish is so fresh!
trae noticias frescas she has the latest news
los recuerdos de la guerra aún estaban frescos memories of the war were still fresh in people's minds
[ S ] pintura fresca wet paint
3 ‹cutis/belleza› fresh, young
4 ‹olor› fresh
5 (no viciado) ‹aire› fresh
un poco de aire fresco a breath of fresh air
C ‹persona›
1 [ SER] (fam)
(descarado): ¡qué tipo más fresco! that guy sure has some nerve! (colloq), what a nerve that guy has! (colloq)
ir fresco (Esp fam): ése va fresco si se piensa que le voy a prestar dinero he's sadly mistaken if he thinks I'm going to lend him any money, if he thinks I'm going to lend him any money he's got another think coming
2 [ ESTAR] (descansado) refreshed, fresh; (no cansado) fresh
3
(tranquilo): yo estaba muerto de miedo pero él estaba tan fresco I was scared to death but he was as cool as a cucumber o he was totally unperturbed o he didn't turn a hair
me dijo que se iba de todos modos, así tan fresca she quite boldly o brazenly o unashamedly told me that she was going to go anyway
4 [ SER] (Col fam) (sencillo, sin complicaciones) relaxed, easygoing
¡fresco, hermano! cool it! (colloq), easy! (colloq)
fresco2 -ca
masculine, feminine
(fam)
(descarado): ¡eres un fresco! you have a lot of nerve! (colloq), you've got a nerve o cheek! (BrE colloq)
fresco3
masculine
A (aire) fresh air
vayamos a tomar el fresco let's go and get some fresh air
B
(frío moderado): el fresco de la brisa the freshness o coolness of the breeze
hace un fresquito que da gusto it's lovely and cool
ponte una chaqueta que hace fresco put a jacket on, it's chilly out
darse fresco en las bolas (Ven vulg): ¿vas a ayudar o te vas a seguir dando fresco en las bolas? are you going to help, or are you just going to sit there on your fat ass (AmE) o (BrE) arse? (vulg)
traer a algn al fresco (fam): sus problemas me traen al fresco I couldn't care less o give a damn about his problems (colloq)
C (Art) fresco
pintura al fresco fresco painting
D (AmL) (gaseosa) soda (AmE), fizzy drink (BrE); (refresco de frutas) fruit drink
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fresco 1
-ca adjetivo

1
a)vientocool, fresh;

aguacold;
bebidacool, cold;
el tiempo está fresco the weather is a bit chilly

b)ropa/telacool

2
a)pescado/frutafresh;

trae noticias frescas she has the latest news;


(on signs) pintura fresca wet paint
b)cutis/bellezafresh, young

c) (no viciado) ‹airefresh

3persona
a) [ser] (fam) (descarado):

¡qué tipo más fresco! that guy sure has some nerve! (colloq)

b) [estar] (descansado) refreshed;

(no cansado) fresh
c) (tranquilo):

él estaba tan fresco he was as cool as a cucumber

■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (fam) (descarado):
¡eres un fresco! you have a lot of nerve! (colloq)

fresco 2 sustantivo masculino
1
a) (aire) fresh air;

tomar el fresco to get some fresh air

b) (frío moderado):

hace un fresquito que da gusto it's lovely and cool;

hace fresco it's chilly
2 (Art) fresco;
pintura al fresco fresco painting

3 (AmL) (gaseosa) soda (AmE), fizzy drink (BrE);
(refresco de frutas) fruit drink
fresco,-a
I adjetivo
1 (temperatura) cool
2 (alimentos) fresh
3 (noticias, acontecimientos) fresh, new
4 (campante, indiferente) se quedó tan fresco, he didn't bat an eyelid
II sustantivo masculino
1 (frescor) fresh air, cool air: hace fresco, it's chilly
2 Arte fresco
3 pey (persona) ¡qué fresco!, what a nerve!
Cuando te refieres a una temperatura baja pero agradable, puedes usar la palabra cool. Sin embargo, si la temperatura es baja y desagradable, debes emplear la palabra cold (frío).
'fresco' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
campante
- cara
- conchudo
- fresca
- fría
- frío
- lechuga
- natural
- tomar
- traer
- chapa
English:
air
- anchovy
- bracing
- brisk
- cheeky
- chill
- cold
- cool
- crisp
- fresh
- nip
- saucy
- stuffy
- waltz
- wet
- window
- butter
- gammon
- hot
- keep
- soda
- stale
- warm
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fresco, -a
adj
1. [temperatura, aire] cool;
corría un viento fresco there was a cool breeze;
tómate algo fresco have a cold drink
2. [ropa]
un vestido fresco a cool dress
3. [alimento] [reciente] fresh
4. [alimento] [no congelado] fresh
5. [pintura, tinta] wet
6. [lozano] fresh;
ha pasado la noche en vela y está tan fresco he was up all night but he's still fresh as a daisy;
Comp
Fam
estar fresco como una rosa to be as fresh as a daisy
7. [espontáneo] fresh;
este escritor tiene un estilo fresco this writer has a refreshing style
8. [reciente] fresh;
noticias frescas fresh news
9. [caradura] cheeky, forward, US fresh;
¡qué fresco! what a nerve o cheek!
10. Pey [mujer] loose
11. Comp
Fam
tan fresco [despreocupado] [m5]no ha estudiado y sigue tan fresco he hasn't studied but he's not in the least bothered;
dijo una tontería enorme y se quedó tan fresco he made an incredibly stupid remark and just carried on as if nothing was wrong;
no sé cómo te puedes quedar tan fresco después de lo que ha pasado I don't know how you can be so laid-back after what happened
nm,f
[caradura] cheeky o forward person;
es un fresco he's really cheeky o forward
nm
1. [frescor] coolness;
al fresco in a cool place;
hace fresco it's chilly;
tomar el fresco to get a breath of fresh air
2. Arte fresco;
al fresco in fresco
3. Andes, CAm, Méx [refresco] soft drink
4. Comp
Fam
me trae al fresco lo que digan los demás I don't give two hoots what people say
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fresco
I adj
1 cool;
conservar en lugar fresco keep cool, keep in a cool place
2 pescado etc fresh
3 persona fam
fresh fam, Br
cheeky fam ;
quedarse tan fresco fam stay calm, fam
keep one’s cool
II m, fresca f
:
¡eres un fresco! fam you’ve got some nerve! fam, Br
you’ve got a cheek! fam
III m
1 fresh air;
tomar el fresco get some fresh air
2
:
hace fresco it’s cool;
me trae al fresco fam I couldn’t o
could care less, Br
I couldn’t care less fam
3 C.Am.
bebida fruit drink
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fresco, -ca adj
1) : fresh
2) : cool
3) fam : insolent, nervy
fresco nm
1) : coolness
2) : fresh air
al fresco: in the open air, outdoors
3) : fresco
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fresco1 adj
1. (comida) fresh
verdura fresca fresh vegetables
2. (temperatura) cool
una noche fresca de verano a cool summer evening
agua fresca cold water
3. (noticias) latest
4. (persona) cheeky [comp. cheekier; superl. cheekiest]
fresco2 n
hacer fresco to be chilly
tomar el fresco to get some fresh air

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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