With all the sexy Latins out there -male and female-, you are likely to find yourself in a situation where you need some, ahem, protection. You do not want to be at the make or break moment with your could-be Latin lover and falter when it comes to the glove department.
Spanish synonyms for condom
There are two words that should work in any Spanish speaking country: condón and preservativo. They are both easy enough to remember and perfectly clear in any Spanish speaking country.
However, if someone is speaking to you, they might not use the technical term and you might miss their meaning/proposition so you might want to take a look at these slang terms for condom as well.
Gorrito, máscara, casco, globo o globito. I love all of these. Translations: Little hat, mask, helmet, balloon, little balloon. Well done, Mexico, well done.
Forro (Lining or cover. But be careful, forro can also be used as an insult)
Gorrito (as a little joke they say sin gorrito no hay cumpleaños, or without a little hat there’s no birthday), sombrero, forro, calcetín, globito (Little hat, hat, lining/cover, sock, a little balloon)
6. Puerto Rico
Bolsa, bolsita (bag, little bag)
7. General slang
Now come on, fess up, what are some other words you know for CONDOM in Spanish? There’s nothing here from Spain… On a completely unrelated matter, get ready for Valentine’s Day tomorrow.
Check out these other Spanish Slang Word articles.