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chicharra

cicada

noun

chicharra
feminine noun
1. cicada (zoology)
2. electric buzzer (timbre) (Mexican Spanish)

chicharra [che-char'-rah]
noun
1. Cicada (cigarra). (f)
2. A talkative woman. (f)
  • Hablar como una cicada -> to be a real chatterbox
3. Kazoo, a child’s plaything making a harsh, grating noise. (f)
  • Cantar la chicharra -> (Coll.) to be scorching hot
4. Bell, buzzer. (f)
5. Reefer. (f)

chicharra
1 (Entomología) harvest bug; cicada
es como chicharra en verano it's nasty; it's unpleasant
canta la chicharra it's terribly hot; it's roasting (familiar)
2 (persona habladora) chatterbox
3 (Electricidad y Eléctronica) (timbre) bell; buzzer; (Telec) bug (familiar); bugging device
4 (Centroamérica) (Caribe) (chicharrón) crackling of pork; (of pork)
5 (droga) reefer (familiar)
6 (monedero) purse; coin purse; (EEUU)

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