The Alternative Portuguese Dictionary: baita

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Entry definition

baita etymology unknown origin. Commonly used in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. pronunciation
  • (Brazil) /ˈbaj.ta/, /ˈbaj.tɐ/
adjective: {{pt-adj}}
  1. (Brazil, informal, always precedes modified nouns) rather big or great exampleVi um baita clarão e escutei um baita trovão.
  2. (Brazil, informal, always precedes modified nouns) great very good at something exampleJoão é um baita professor.
Synonyms: (big) see

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