Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by drumgirl, Dec 22, 2004.
Hello....please, what does the word "pelones" mean? Thank you.
I think it means hairless, or at least with very little hair, or possibly short-cropped hair.
The Spanish-speakers will help you, no doubt.
It's hard to provide the right translation withou you giving us some context... but the first translation that comes to mind for "pelones" is bald (in its plural form).
Los bebés son usualmente pelones = babies are usually bald.
for the word 'pelon' there appears to be some other meanings on it in a different contexts although the general term is 'bald'.
Pelones can refer to a soldier because very short hair, and was very common in mexican revolution noves.
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