bodega bodega  /boʊ ˈdeɪ ɡə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a small Hispanic shop selling wine and groceries

Usage(s):

  1. Visitors to Ysios' new bodega, set against the spectacular backdrop of the Sierra de Cantabria that shields the Rioja vines from northwesterly winds, may feel like wine pilgrims.
  2. An ex-partner of his has been killed in a bodega massacre that implicates Tom, and damned if he won't find out whodunit.
  3. Some evenings Catalino likes to put on his suit, stop for a beer at the corner bodega, and then take a turn at the rumba at the neighborhood dance hall.

News

  • Facebook’s Secret To Building Friendships: Many Small Interactions

    The design minds behind Facebook share the social network’s most important view--that friendships aren’t made in a moment but built one tiny interaction at a time. In your life, you have at least one relative stranger whom you’ve grown close to. Maybe it’s a doorman. Maybe it’s the cashier at the local bodega. Maybe it’s the guy who works in the next cubicle over. So what if you only know their ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

Quotes

  1. "Greystar's Angostura project and Ventana's La Bodega project are part of what we believe is an emerging 20-30 million ounce gold district," Campbell said.
    on Nov 30, 2009 By: Nicholas Campbell Source: Reuters

  2. "If I end the season healthy I will carry on, but if my arm hurts I will go watch the games on TV in a Dominican bodega," Martinez said.
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Pedro Martinez Source: ESPN

  3. "This album is going to bring the movement of southern rap culture, the mixtape game, and quality hip-hop to the masses," says Drama, "where they no longer have to go to a street corner or a bodega or the Internet to know about 'Gangsta...
    on Dec 4, 2007 By: DJ Drama Source: Market Wire (press release)

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