perfecta


perfecta

perfecta [per-fek-tuh] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. exacta.

Origin of perfecta 1965–70; ellipsis of American Spanish quiniela perfecta perfect quinella Examples from the Web for perfecta Historical Examples of perfecta

  • The hundredth night he gave when Perfecta was starring was town talk.

    Just Around the Corner

    Fannie Hurst

  • Perfecta does not wish this matter to be spoken of, and she becomes greatly distressed whenever I allude to it.

    Dona Perfecta

    B. Perez Galdos

  • Poor Perfecta speaks frequently of this cloud, which is growing blacker and blacker, while she becomes every day more yellow.

    Dona Perfecta

    B. Perez Galdos

  • A las ocho de la maana un teniente coronel de caballera25 entr con su cdula en casa de doa Perfecta Polentinos.

    Doa Perfecta

    Benito Prez Galds

  • Perfecta no quiere que se hable de este asunto, y se aflige mucho siempre que lo tomo en boca.

    Doa Perfecta

    Benito Prez Galds

  • Word Origin and History for perfecta n.

    1971, from American Spanish perfecta, shortened from quiniela perfecta “perfect quiniela,” a bet in horseracing (see quinella).

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