cachivaches

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cachivaches(
kah
-
chee
-
bah
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chehs
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(useless articles)
a. trash
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Si te gastaras el dinero en cosas útiles en vez de usarlo en cachivaches ahorrarías más.If you spent your money on useful things instead of trash you'd save more.
b. rubbish
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(United Kingdom)
Habrá que sacar todos esos cachivaches del cuarto de huéspedes antes de poder pintarlo.We'll need to clear all that rubbish out of the spare room before we can decorate it.
c. junk
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Estos cachivaches valen muy poco y nadie querrá comprarlos.This junk is not worth very much; no one will want to buy it.
cachivache
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
2. (useless item)
a. piece of junk
En ese mercado te venderán cualquier cachivache diciendo que es una antigüedad.In that market they'll sell you any old piece of junk and tell you it's an antique.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(utensil)
a. contraption
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Inventó un cachivache para regar las plantas.He invented a contraption for watering plants.
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cachivache
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (colloquial)
a. knick-knack
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cachivache
1 (vasija) pot
2 cachivaches (trastos) trash
singular
; (s)
junk
singular
; (s)
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