cachete
cachete(
kah
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cheh
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teh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (side of the face)
a. cheek
Pensé que me iba a besar en la boca, pero me besó en el cachete.I thought she was going to kiss me on the lips, but she kissed my cheek.
b. chubby cheek (plump)
Quiero tirar de los cachetes de tu bebé; ¡son adorables!I want to pinch your baby's chubby cheeks; they are adorable!
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(buttock) (Southern Cone)
a. cheek
Por suerte, el perro le mordió solo en el cachete; aunque ahora no se puede sentar.Luckily, the dog only bit him on the cheek; although now he can't sit down.
b. butt cheek
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Tiene un tatuaje en el cachete derecho.She has a tattoo on her right butt cheek.
c. bum cheek
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
¡Cómo te atreves a pellizcarme el cachete!How dare you pinch my bum cheek!
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(smack)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. slap
¡Te estás ganando un cachete!You're asking for a slap!
cachetes
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(buttocks) (Southern Cone)
a. bottom
Me resbalé en el hielo y aterricé sobre mis cachetes.I slipped on ice and landed on my bottom.
b. butt
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Con ese vestido se le marcan mucho los cachetes.That dress makes her butt appear so big.
c. bum
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
¿No te duelen los cachetes de estar todo el día sentado?Doesn't your bum hurt from sitting all day?
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cachete
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (moflete)
a. chubby cheek
2. (bofetada)
a. slap
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cachete
1 (golpe) slap; punch in the face
darse de cachetes con algn to fight with sb
Necesito material deportivo, y tampoco; necesito pistas, y tengo que [darme cachetes con el Ayuntamiento...] Entonces te dices: ¿Campeona olímpica? Bueno, sí, pero me tratan peor que en mi barrio.
2 (arma) dagger
3 (mejilla) (fat) cheek; (Med) swollen cheek
4 (Centroamérica) (favor) favour; favor; (EEUU)
5 cachetes (S. Cone) (culo) bottom
singular
; (s)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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