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    I watch a show called 12 corazones on the spanish channel to learn spanish and I hear the lady sometimes calling the guy's "caprichosos" what exactly does that mean? In the dictionary it say whimsical, and That doesnt make sense to me..

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    Question Caprichsoso Translation

    Quote Originally Posted by nickdisipio
    I watch a show called 12 corazones on the spanish channel to learn spanish and I hear the lady sometimes calling the guy's "caprichosos" what exactly does that mean? In the dictionary it say whimsical, and That doesnt make sense to me..
    Not easy for me.....

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    Hi!
    If 12 corazones is the programe from Argentina, I'd say that the word "caprichoso" does NOT have a positive connotation. On the contrary, she might have ment they were demanding, fussy or picky.

    You can also hear that a child is "caprichoso" meaning he/she is spoilt.

    At least in Argentina, being "caprichoso" is not exactly a virtue!

    Hope it helps

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    Hi,

    My wife (from Mexico) uses the term quite a lot to indicte a person who is impulsive or eratic. The English cognate 'capricious' has a similar meaning.

    Joel

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    Caprichosa/so means spoiled/whiner!!!! Hard headed is another possible translations. Why are you so caprichoso when it comes to doing your homework!!!

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    caprichoso means stubborn, a person who is very "his/her way". If he sets for something, then nothing is going to make him change his mind.
    Realmente, el destino del mundo depende, en primer lugar, de los estadistas y, en segundo lugar, de los intérpretes.
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    Clearly this word is loaded with emotion ranging from the relativly benign to the down right ugly. I suspect the context in the original question (12 Corazones) would keep the intended meaning in the more benign and teasing range.

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