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Spanish Word of the Day: 'Rácano'

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Spanish Word of the Day: 'Rácano'
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Today's word can be used as both an adjective and a noun.

Why have we chosen this word?

Rácano is a word useful for when you're being treated unfairly.

So, what does it mean?

Rácano can be used both as an adjective and noun. It can refer to someone/something being stingy.

  • Tienes un character muy rácano.

       You have a very stingy character.

Next to that, it can also refer to laziness.

  • Lo admito, a veces puedo ser rácano.

        I admit, sometimes I'm a bit lazy.



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This word of the day has been contributed by LAE Madrid, the leading Spanish academy in Madrid. Accredited by the Insitituto Cervantes, it offers Spanish courses for all levels and also has Spanish classes for kids and families.

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