1. (small cylinder)
a. small tube
El niño hizo un canuto enrollando una hoja de papel y lo usó como cerbatana.The child rolled a sheet of paper into a small tube and used it as blowgun.
2. (colloquial) (marijuana cigarette)masculine or feminine noun
a. joint (colloquial)
Cerré las ventanas porque los vecinos se estaban fumando un canuto otra vez.I closed the windows because the neighbors were smoking a joint again.
b. spliff (slang)
Santiago fumó un canuto una vez cuando estuvo en Ámsterdam.Santiago smoked a spliff one time when he was in Amsterdam.
3. (colloquial) (pejorative) (religious) (Chile)adjective
Ellos son canutos, no católicos.They're Protestants, not Catholics.
4. (colloquial) (pejorative) (religious) (Chile)
En este pueblo no hay gente canuta.There are no Protestant people in this town.
2. (fam fig)
a. no direct translation
no sabe hacer la o con un canutohe is as thick as two short planks
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