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chiste

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chiste(
chees
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teh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (short, funny story)
a. joke
¿Oíste el chiste sobre lo que le dijo un tamal a otro tamal?Did you hear the joke about what one tamal said to another tamal?
2. (trick)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. prank
Ven, vamos a hacerle un chiste al profesor.Come on, we're going to pull a prank on the professor.
3. (difficulty)
a. trick
Preparar un buen café no tiene chiste. ¡Cualquiera lo puede hacer!There's no trick to making a good cup of coffee. Anyone can do it!
chistes
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (short, funny stories)
a. joking
Todos en la oficina tenemos veintipico, así que hay mucho chismorreo y chistes de todo tipo, como te puedes imaginar.All of us in the office are in our twenties, so there's a lot of gossiping and joking of all kinds, as you can imagine.
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chiste
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cuento)
a. joke
contar chistesto tell jokes
2. (fig)
a.
no tiene ningún chistethere's nothing special about it
chiste coloradodirty joke
3. (broma)
a. joke, prank
hacerle un chiste a alguiento play a joke o prank on somebody
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chiste
joke
caer en el chiste to get the joke; get it; dar en el chiste to guess right; hacer chiste de algo
tomar algo a chiste to take sth as a joke
tiene chiste it's funny; no veo el chiste I don't get it
chiste verde blue joke; dirty joke
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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