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chin

chin(
chihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (anatomy)
a. el mentón
(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).
(M)
I punched him on the chin.Le di un puñetazo en el mentón.
b. la barbilla
(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).
(F)
He cut his chin while shaving.Se cortó la barbilla afeitándose.
c. la pera
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Uruguay
(Uruguay)
She inherited her father's big chin.Ella heredó la pera grande de su padre.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to chat)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. charlar
My friend Jane and I hadn't seen each other for a long time and were chinning until three in the morning.Mi amiga Jane y yo hacía mucho que no nos veíamos y estuvimos charlando hasta las tres de la mañana.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to punch on the chin) (United Kingdom)
a. pegar un puñetazo en la barbilla a
Without my provoking him in any way, the man came up to me and chinned me.Sin que yo le provocara en modo alguno, el hombre se me acercó y me pegó un puñetazo en la barbilla.
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chin
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la mentón m, barbilla
(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).
(F)
2. (fig)
a.
to keep one's chin upmantener los ánimos
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chin [tʃɪn]
noun
barbilla (f); mentón (m)
double chin papada (f)
to keep one's chin up no desanimarse
(keep your) chin up! ¡no te desanimes!; ¡ánimo!
to take it on the chin encajar el golpe; (put up with) soportarlo
we have to be big enough to take it on the chin and come back for more
transitive verb
(Britain) (punch) dar una hostia a (informal)
So MC Rebbe chinned him and threw him down the venue stairs
(reprimand) echar un rapapolvo a (informal);
intransitive verb
(US) charlar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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