Origin of perfecta
1965–70; ellipsis of American Spanish quiniela perfecta perfect quinella
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Examples from the Web for perfecta
The hundredth night he gave when Perfecta was starring was town talk.Just Around the Corner
Perfecta does not wish this matter to be spoken of, and she becomes greatly distressed whenever I allude to it.
Poor Perfecta speaks frequently of this cloud, which is growing blacker and blacker, while she becomes every day more yellow.
A las ocho de la maana un teniente coronel de caballera25 entr con su cdula en casa de doa Perfecta Polentinos.
Perfecta no quiere que se hable de este asunto, y se aflige mucho siempre que lo tomo en boca.
Word Origin and History for perfecta
1971, from American Spanish perfecta, shortened from quiniela perfecta "perfect quiniela," a bet in horseracing (see quinella).
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