Chulo in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
chulo
adjective
1. (general)
a. cool
¡Y luego me enseñó su nuevo celular tan chulo! And then he showed me his cool new phone!
b. neat
Las ruinas en Atenas son tan chulos. The ruins in Athens are so neat.
2. (good-looking)
a. cute
¿Viste la novia chula de Ethan?Did you see Ethan's cute girlfriend?
3. (pretentious) (Spain)
a. conceited
Aunque es abogado no tiene que hablarme de manera tan chula. Even though he's a lawyer, he doesn't have to talk to me in such a conceited way.
masculine noun
4. (pimp) (Spain)
a. pimp
El chulo siempre llevaba un bastón enjoyado de diamantes. The pimp always carried a diamond bejeweled cane with him.
chulo, -a
adjective
1. cocky (descarado) (peninsular Spanish)
  • ponerse chulo, -a to get cocky
2. cool (informal) (bonito) (peninsular Spanish, Mexican Spanish), top (British), neat (United States)
masculine or feminine noun
3. cocky person (descarado) (peninsular Spanish)
4. = lower-class native of 18th-19th century Madrid
masculine noun
5. pimp (proxeneta)
chulo
adjective
1 (arrogante) cocky (familiar)
vino uno muy chulo y me insultó this guy comes up to me all cocky o bold as brass and insulted me (familiar); una mujer se abanicaba, muy chula ella, en la ventana a woman was fanning herself in the window, bold as brass o as brazen as you like; ponerse chulo: se puso en plan chulo he got all cocky (familiar); no te pongas chulo conmigo don't get cocky with me (familiar)
2 (bonito)
¡qué vestido más chulo! what a lovely dress!; ¡qué chulo me ha quedado el dibujo! my drawing looks great!; chica, estás chulísima (Latinoamérica) you look gorgeous
adverb
(Centroamérica) (México) well
jugar chulo to play well
(Hist) typical working-class person from Madrid
1 (also chulo putas) pimp
2 (Col) (buitre) vulture; buzzard; (EEUU)
3 (Taur) bullfighter's assistant
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