Woman” in Spanish Slang: MINA

there is a picture of a magnifying glass next to the text of word of the week mina

What does «mina» mean in Argentine slang? 

Woman” in Spanish slang is “mina”. This is a different way of saying “mujer”. 


How frequently is “mina” used? 

High frequency word. Argentinians use this word quite frequently, especially in informal conversations. Overall, we use “mina” to talk about a woman in Spanish. 

Examples of this word in use:

  • “Argentina tiene las minas más lindas del mundo”.
  • “La mina entró al bar con el perro”.
  • “¡Dejala a la mina esa! ¡Está loca!”.
  • “No te imaginás lo lindas que son las minas en esta fiesta”. 
  • “¿Estás saliendo con esa mina?”.
  • “No es cualquier mina, es mi novia”.
  • “¿Qué le pasa a esta mina?”.
  • “Juana es de esas minas que no paran nunca”.
  • “Si fueras una mina, lo entenderías mejor”. 

Interesting facts about the word woman in Spanish:

Women usually use the word “mina” to talk about other women they don’t like. For example, “¿Qué hacés hablando con esa mina?”


Mina (lunfardo), Wikipedia

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