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Old December 28, 2013, 06:39 PM
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Can't find a translation....

And I hope this is not an inappropriate one!
I am working on translating a Spanish text. There is a man who several times refers to a group of men in a seemingly derogatory manner. He refers to them as 'barbas de chivo'. Calling them beards of goat, or goatees does not seem to fit the context. Am I missing something?
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Old December 28, 2013, 08:25 PM
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Do you have the whole context so we can provide accurate help?
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Old December 30, 2013, 10:11 AM
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Do you have the whole context so we can provide accurate help?
Thanks Angelica. Here is the sentence:

"El Güero hizo un amago de sonreir, imaginando al barbas de chivo untando de mierda sus calzoncillos."

This is from: El Último Secreto de Frida K. by Gregorio León.
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Old December 30, 2013, 06:48 PM
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I see, this is a nickname for a man who wears or has worn a goatee.
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