This means steep, sheer and rough. It also means a subject that's naughty or salacious.
Here are some examples:
- Fuimos a hacer senderismo pero el terreno era demasiado escabroso.
We went hiking but the ground was too steep.
- En la reunión de hoy tocaron temas escabrosos. Fue un poco incómodo.
In today's meeting they talked about some risqué topics. It was a bit uncomfortable.
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.