How to Say Cleavage, Breast Implants, Butt Implants, etc. in Spanish

by Patrick Jackson – LearningSpanishLikeCrazy

I hope that you are not offended by these 4 Spanish words that I am about to share with you — which include how to say cleavage, breast implants, butt implants, etc. in Spanish.

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You may be thinking why would I want to share how to say such words in Spanish. Well, I want to share this with you because I have found knowing these words to be very helpful. I did not learn these 4 Spanish words from the COUNTLESS Spanish books that I used to learn the language.

I learned these words while living in Colombia. And I have heard them used very often here in Medellin, Colombia. And by the way, these words are not only spoken in Colombia but everywhere in the Spanish speaking world.


How to say cleavage in Spanish

Escote – cleavage

Esa mujer está mostrando su escote.

That woman is showing her cleavage.


How to say breast implants, butt implants, nose job, etc. in Spanish

Postizo – something false that replaces something natural (i.e. fake)

Medellín and Bogotá are known for plastic surgery. Both men and women from all over the world come to these Colombian cities for plastic surgery or “cirugía plástica.” Men and women come to Colombia to get everythingdone — ranging from nose-jobs to buttimplants.

Some of the types of surgery that people come to Colombia to get are:

– cenos postizos (synthetic breasts or breast enhancements — formal or proper phrase)

– tetas postizas (synthetic breasts or breast enhancements — VERY INFORMAL phrase)

– culo postizo (enhancement or implants of the buttocks — VERY INFORMAL phrase)

nariz nueva/cirugía de nariz (nose job)

And, of course, stretch mark removal

How to say stretch marks in Spanish

Estría – stretch mark

Las estrías son un problema común en las mujeres.

Stretch marks are a common problem with women.

How to say dandruff in Spanish

Caspa – dandruff

Lina compró un producto especial para lavar su cabello, porque está  harto de tener caspa.

Lina bought a special product in order to wash her hair because she is fed up with having dandruff.

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