chingón
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chingón(
cheeng
-
gohn
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(brilliant)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. badass
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Regina es una bailarina chingona.Regina is a badass dancer.
b. awesome
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Cristina se hizo un tatuaje muy chingón.Cristina got a really awesome tattoo.
c. fantastic
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La película se ve chingona en 3D.The movie is fantastic in 3D.
d. great
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mi hermano es un jinete chingón.My brother is a great rider.
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(irritating)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. annoying
¡Ya déjame en paz! ¡No seas chingón!Leave me alone! Don't be so annoying!
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
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)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(competent person)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. whiz
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Su papá es un chingón para los negocios.His dad is a whiz at business.
b. hotshot
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Dicen que la nueva jefa del equipo es una verdadera chingona.Apparently the new team leader is a real hotshot.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Quizá no sea muy estudioso, pero Mateo es un chingón dibujando.Mateo may not be very studious, but he's awesome at drawing.
Tu novia es una chingona cantando.Your girlfriend is a badass singer.
4.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(irritating person)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. pain in the ass
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Marcos era un chingón, pero se ha vuelto más tranquilo.Marcos used to be pain in the ass, but he's cooler now.
b. pain in the arse
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(United Kingdom)
Ese tipo me parece un chingón.I think that guy's a pain in the arse.
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chingón
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (muy fam)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. fantastic, great
b. neat
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
chingón
(México) big shot (familiar); boss
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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