chiquito
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chiquito(
chee
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kee
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toh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (little)
a. tiny
Mira la mano chiquita del bebé. ¡Es tan linda!Look at the baby's tiny hand. It's so cute!
b. small
Tiene un auto chiquito; solo pueden caber dos personas.He has a small car; only two people can fit in.
c. teeny
Es increíble que ese animal chiquito pueda hacer tanto ruido.It's amazing that that teeny animal can make so much noise.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (glass of wine)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. small glass of wine
¡Mesero! Dos chiquitos y una cerveza, por favor.Waiter! Two small glasses of wine and a beer, please.
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chiquito
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. tiny
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (de vino)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. small glass of wine
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
no andarse con chiquitasnot to mess about
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chiquitoa chiquita
adjective
especialmente (Latinoamérica) small
es chiquito pero matón he may be small but he's tough
kid (familiar)
no andarse con chiquitas not to beat about the bush
o se anduvo con chiquitas para decirme lo que pensaba /ten duidado con él, que/ no se anda con chiquitas
1 (vaso) small glass of wine
2 (S. Cone) (pedacito)
un chiquito a bit; a little
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "chiquito"
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chiquito pero picoso
small but spicy
de chiquito
when he was little
muy chiquito
too small
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