chafa
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chafa(
chah
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fah
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(bad)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. crappy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No manches, estuvo bien chafa el concierto.Jeez, that concert was so crappy.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(of poor quality)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. cheap
La neta, se ven bien chafas esas botas rojas.On the real, those red boots look really cheap.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(not real)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. fake
Mira los tenis chafas de ese chavo. Dicen "Pumo" en vez de "Puma".Look at that kid's fake sneakers. They say "Pumo" instead of "Puma."
b. knock-off
Venden puro perfume chafa en el tianguis.They only sell knock-off perfume in the outdoor market.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(uncool)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. lame
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
No, no puedes salir con tus amiguitos. - ¡Qué chafa, mamá!No, you can't go out with your little friends. - That's so lame, Mom!
b. crappy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No te voy a ayudar con la mudanza. - Pues, qué chafa.I'm not going to help you move. - Well, that's crappy.
c. not cool
Ese taxi me agandalló el espacio que estaba esperando. - ¡Chafa!That taxi just stole the parking space I was waiting for. - Not cool!
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