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Spanish translation of “mean”

mean

adjective /miːn/
not generous (with money etc)
mezquino, tacaño, agarrado
He’s very mean (with his money / over pay).
likely or intending to cause harm or annoyance
mezquino, malo
It is mean to tell lies.
(especially American) bad-tempered, vicious or cruel
malo, malhumorado
a mean mood.
(of a house etc) of poor quality; humble
humilde, pobre
a mean dwelling.
meanly adverb
de forma mezquina
She meanly tricked him out of the money.
meanness noun
tacañería, mezquinidad
meanie noun ( meany) (slang) a mean, bad and selfish person
mala persona
Don’t be such a meanie!
(Definition of mean from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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