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usage note
This word may also be spelled “huachinango” in the senses shown in 4) and 5).
1. (jester) (Cuba) (Puerto Rico) 
a. joker 
Qué guachinango eres. No se puede tener una conversación seria contigo.You're such a joker. I can't have a serious conversation with you.
2. (astute) (Cuba) (Puerto Rico) 
a. sharp 
Martín es guachinango y no se tragó la mentira.Martin is sharp and didn't swallow the lie.
b. clever 
Mi hija es muy guachinanga y dio con la solución.My daughter is very clever and came up with a solution.
3. (flatterer) (Puerto Rico) 
Tú eres guachinango y siempre coqueteas con cada chica con la que te cruzas.You're smooth-tongued and always flirt with every girl you meet.
masculine noun
4. (animal) (Cuba) (Mexico) 
En los arrecifes hay muchos cardúmenes de guachinangos.There are many schools of red snappers around the reef.
5. (culinary) (Cuba) (Mexico) 
Por la noche hicimos a la parrilla los guachinangos que habíamos pescado.At night we grilled the red snappers we had caught earlier.
1. (pez) (Mexico) 
a. red snapper 
guachinangoa guachinanga
1 (And) (zalamero) smooth; (falso) slimy
2 (Caribe) (astuto) sharp; clever; (con labia) smooth-tongued
1 Mexican
2 (persona astuta) clever person
(Caribe) (México) (pez) red snapper
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