Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Callejero’

Spanish Word of the Day: 'Callejero'
Photo: nito103/Depositphotos
Today's word comes from the word calle, which means street, and there are lots of different ways of using it.

Let's take a look at how it can be used:


  • Laura es una  callejera, nunca está en casa.

               Laura is always out, she is never home.  


  • Recogieron a un gato callejero y le dieron un hogar.

               They picked up a stray cat and gave it a home.


  • El callejero de esta ciudad es muy interesante.

               The street guide of this city is very interesting.


  • El lenguaje callejero es muy vulgar.

           Street language is quite vulgar.


  • Los músicos callejeros se ganan la vida cantando en la calle.

           Street musicians earn a living singing in the streets.




Check out our other word of the day posts

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

READ ALSO: Words and phrases you need to know to be a true Madrileño

Member comments

Become a Member to leave a comment.Or login here.