chinchorro

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chinchorro(
cheen
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choh
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rroh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(establishment)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
a. bar
Vamos al chinchorro por unas cervezas, mano.Let's go grab some beers at the bar, bro.
b. hole-in-the-wall
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Cuando visité San Juan, mis primos me llevaron a un chinchorro que sirve los mejores tostones que he probado en mi vida.When I visited San Juan, my cousins took me to a hole-in-the-wall that serves the best fried plantains I've ever had.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(stall)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. roadside stand
Paremos en ese chinchorro para tomarnos un tentempié.Let's stop at that roadside stand for a snack.
3. (mesh)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. net
El pescador logró atrapar pocos peces con el chinchorro.The fisherman did not manage to catch many fish with the net.
4. (hanging bed) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
a. hammock
Jaime durmió la siesta tumbado en un chinchorro junto a la playa.Jaime took a nap lying in a hammock next to the beach.
5. (nautical)
a. rowboat
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El chinchorro no tiene motor, por lo que necesitamos que alguien reme.The rowboat has no engine, so we need someone to row.
b. rowing boat (United Kingdom)
El mar está agitado y no quiero salir a navegar en el chinchorro.The sea is rough and I do not want to sail on it in the rowing boat.
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chinchorro
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (red)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. net
2. (hamaca)
a. hammock
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chinchorro
1 (red) dragnet
2 (chalupa) rowing boat; rowboat; (EEUU)
3 (Latinoamérica) (hamaca) hammock; (vivienda) poor tenement
4 (Caribe) (tienda) little shop
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