Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Tuesday June 15, 2010

narigón, adjective:
having a large nose

We’ve already come across nariz, meaning nose. If somebody is particularly well endowed in the nasal department, you can describe them as narigón.

un chico flaco y narigón
a skinny boy with a large nose

Narigón is formed with the suffix -ón, which is often used to indicate that something is large.

un muchachón
a great big boy

un alemán grandón y simpatico
a big, friendly German guy

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