cante(
kahn
-
teh
)
masculine noun
1. (music) 
La cantante se ha dedicado a recuperar cantes antiguos y aparecen varios en su último CD.The singer has devoted herself to bringing back old Andalusian folk songs and several are featured on her new CD.
cante
Noun
1. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
cante (jondo o hondo)flamenco singing
2. (colloquial) (Spain) 
a. no direct translation 
dar el canteto stick out a mile
cante
1 (Música)
cante flamenco cante jondo Andalusian gipsy singing; Flamenco singing
2 (extravagancia)
dar el cante to make a fool of o.s.; con ese peinado vas a dar el cante you'll look really silly with that haircut; ser un cante to be ridiculous; no puedes salir con ese sombrero, es un cante you can't go out wearing that hat, it looks ridiculous
Todo es espontáneo. Lo que pasa es que siempre que te pones algo ceñido al cuerpo [es un cante.]
3 (soplo) tip-off (to the police)
Phrases with "cante"
Here are the most popular phrases with "cante." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
cante jondo
traditional flamenco singing
Examples
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning
Did this page answer your question?