arrecho
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arrecho(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (in season)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. in heat
La perra está arrecha y todos los perros la persiguen.The bitch is in heat and all the dogs are after her.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(mad) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. furious
La mamá de Maricruz anda arrecha porque se enteró que le ha estado mintiendo.Maricruz's mom is furious because she found out she's been lying to her.
3.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(sexually aroused) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
a. horny
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
José se pone arrecho cada vez que ve a su novia desnuda.Jose gets horny every time he sees his girlfriend naked.
b. randy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Qué te pone arrecho?What makes you randy?
c. turned on
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mi amiga se pone arrecha cuando vemos partidos de básquetbol femenil.My friend gets turned on whenever we watch women's basketball games.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(gutsy) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
a. brave
Laura es muy arrecha y le gusta practicar todo tipo de deportes extremos.Laura is very brave and she loves doing all kinds of extreme sports.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(motivated)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
a. driven
Carlitos es bien arrecho; siempre le va bien en la escuela.Carlitos is really driven; he always does well in school.
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arrecho
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (vulgar)
a. horny
2. (colloquial)
a. mad, furious
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arrecho
adjective
1 (Latinoamérica) (sexualmente)
estar arrecho [+persona] to be in the mood; feel randy (familiar); [+animal] to be on heat
2 (Latinoamérica) (furioso) angry; furious
3 (Centroamérica) (México) (vigoroso) vigorous; (enérgico) energetic; (valiente) brave
4 (Caribe)
¡qué arrecho! what fun!
1
en arrecho (Centroamérica) (México) [+animal] on heat
2
es un arrecho (Centroamérica) (fastidio) he's a bloody nuisance (muy_familiar); he's a pain in the ass (muy_familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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