Quick answer
"Jug" is a noun which is often translated as "la jarra", and "pitcher" is a noun which is often translated as "el jarro". Learn more about the difference between "jug" and "pitcher" below.
jug(
juhg
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (container)
a. la jarra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Can you go to the well and fill this jug with some water?¿Puedes ir al pozo y llenar esta jarra con un poco de agua?
b. el jarro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
At the party, the jugs were filled to the brim with wine the entire time.En la fiesta, los jarros estuvieron llenos hasta rebosar de vino todo el tiempo.
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(prison)
a. la cárcel
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The police put him in the jug for drunk driving.La policía lo encarceló por conducir borracho.
b. la sombra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
His parole officer threatened to put him in the jug again.Su oficial de libertad condicional le amenazó con mandarlo a la sombra de nuevo.
c. la cana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
It surprised everybody that such an upstanding young gentleman would end up in the jug.Les sorprendió a todos que un joven tan recto acabara en la cana.
d. la chirola
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Thanks to that snitch, we all landed in the jug.Por culpa de ese soplón, todos acabamos en chirola.
e. la chirona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
He didn't have money for bail, so he stayed in the jug until his trial.No tenía dinero para la fianza, así que estuvo en chirona hasta el juicio.
f. el tambo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
After six years in the jug, he didn't know how to function in the real world.Después de seis años en el tambo, no sabía cómo interactuar en el mundo real.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (culinary)
a. cocer
It is best to jug a freshly killed hare when preparing a stew.Es mejor cocer una liebre recién matada para un guisado.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to imprison)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. encanar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The police celebrated having jugged the serial killer who terrorized the city for the past year.La policía celebró haber encanado al asesino en serie que había aterrorizado a la ciudad el último año.
b. meter a la sombra
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
You should jug this criminal before he hurts anybody else.Deben meter a este criminal a la sombra antes de que vuelva a hacerle daño a alguien.
c. poner entre rejas
If you don't quit stealing, you'll be jugged again.Si no dejas de robar, te volverán a poner entre rejas.
d. enchironar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
When they discovered his alibi wasn't true, the police jugged the thief.Cuando descubrieron que su coartada no era cierta, la policía enchironó al ladrón.
e. meter en el bote
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
She was jugged for obstructing justice when she tried to prevent the police from arresting her son.La metieron en el bote por obstrucción a la justicia cuando trató de impedir que la policía arrestara a su hijo.
jugs
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(anatomy)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. las tetas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
He only swiped right because of the jugs on her.Solo deslizó a la derecha por las tetas que tiene.
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pitcher(
pih
-
chuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (jug)
a. el jarro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la jarra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The pitcher fell over and spilled beer all over the table.La jarra se volcó y derramó cerveza sobre la mesa.
b. el cántaro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The guests were thirsty so I brought a pitcher of water from the kitchen.Los invitados tenían sed así que traje un cántaro de agua de la cocina.
2. (sports)
a. el pícher
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la pícher
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The pitcher threw the first inning of the baseball game against the Mets.El pícher lanzó el primer inning del partido de béisbol contra los Mets.
b. el pitcher
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la pitcher
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The pitcher must place his feet within the length of the pitcher’s plate.El pitcher debe colocar los pies dentro de la longitud de su goma.
c. el lanzador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la lanzadora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That pitcher is known for throwing curveballs.Ese lanzador es conocido por lanzar muchas bolas curvas.
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