chick
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chick(
chihk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (baby chicken)
a. el pollito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la pollita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A chick just hatched in the coop.Un pollito acaba de salir del cascarón en el gallinero.
b. el polluelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la polluela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A snake tried to eat one of the chicks.Una víbora intentó comer uno de los polluelos.
2. (baby bird)
a. el pajarito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la pajarita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I saved the life of a sparrow chick that fell out of its nest.Salvé la vida de un polluelo de gorrión que se cayó del nido.
b. el polluelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la polluela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The conservation center released a six-month-old eagle chick into the wild.El centro de conservación liberó a la naturaleza un polluelo de águila de seis meses de edad.
3.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(woman)
a. la chica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
There were some really good-looking chicks at the club last night.Había unas chicas preciosas en el club anoche.
b. la muchacha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
That chick just shot me a really dirty look.Esa muchacha me acaba de ver bien feo.
c. la chavala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Iñaki is dating a chick from Bilbao.Iñaki está saliendo con una chavala de Bilbao.
d. la chava
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Do you see that chick? She's Lupita's sister.¿Ves esa chava? Es la hermana de Lupita.
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chick
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (young bird)
a. el polluelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (young chicken)
a. el pollito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (colloquial)
a. la nena
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(woman)
b. la piba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
c. la chava
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
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chick [tʃɪk]
noun
1 (baby bird) pajarito (m); (baby hen) pollito (m); polluelo (m)
2 (woman) chica (f); chavala (f); (Esp)
The place was full of chicks, there wasn't another man in sight
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "chick"
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I'm your ride or die chick
contigo pan y cebolla
side chick
la amante
chick flick
la película para chicas
baby chick
pollito
chick lit
la chick lit
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