Spanish Word of the Day
Monday, December 16, 2013
gracia noun: to be funny
    La gordita esa baila con mucha gracia. That chubby girl over there dances very gracefully.
  • Gracia can also mean grace, gracefulness, though that is not one of its more common meanings:
    La gordita esa baila con mucha gracia. That chubby girl over there dances very gracefully.
    Tendría gracia que ahora todo le saliera* mal. It would be funny if everything went wrong for him now.
    Sus chistes tienen mucha gracia. His jokes are very funny.
  • In general, gracia can apply to any situation or person that is funny or amusing. It’s used in several idiomatic phrases, and tener gracia, to be funny, is a common one.
    La gordita esa baila con mucha gracia. That chubby girl over there dances very gracefully.
    Tendría gracia que ahora todo le saliera* mal. It would be funny if everything went wrong for him now.
    Sus chistes tienen mucha gracia. His jokes are very funny.
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