1. sirgawain Senior Member

    madrid, spain
    english/usa - living in madrid
    ¿Cómo se traduce esta frase al español?

    "Sick" in this context means in bad taste, somewhat perverted or tactless perhaps, but it's not a vulgar expression.

    Gracias de antemano...........................
  2. malidiera Senior Member

    Spanish - Spain
    I think it really depends on the context, for example you could use:
    una broma de mal gusto -> if you made a bad taste joke to somebody
    un chiste verde -> this refers to a joke (little funny story you tell) when it has a sexual content, it is not necessarily negative but it can be used in a negative sense (perverted)
    ... and there are many more! Give us some context please :)
  3. aztlaniano

    aztlaniano Senior Member

    Lavapiestán, Madrid
    English (Aztlán, US sector)
    Creo que "sick" es pervertido, de mente retorcida. Es un poco más fuerte que "de mal gusto" (in poor taste, tasteless).
  4. mijoch Banned

    British English
    I've heard "chiste perverso" but don't really know if it corresponds with a "sick joke".


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