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Dangeroso

adjective; other word formation type borrowing
(of a situation) having danger, dangerous
 
The term dangeroso is comically used as a replacement for “dangerous.” It arises from the inaccurate alteration of the Spanish peligroso (“dangerous”).
Etymology : From Spanish peligroso (“dangerous”), influenced by dangerous
Source : “I wouldn’t do that. It looks dangeroso.” Conversation with a friend, 30 August 2010
Last modified: 29 November 2011


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