chupo

chupo(
choo
-
poh
)
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)
(rubber nipple)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
a. pacifier
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿No es tu hijo mayorcito para el chupo?Isn't your son a bit too old for a pacifier?
b. dummy (United Kingdom)
Como le quité el chupo, ahora se chupa el pulgar.Since I took his dummy from him, now he sucks his thumb.
c. teat (on a feeding bottle)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La beba tiene hambre; está chupando del chupo con ansia.This baby girl is hungry. She's sucking hungrily at the teat.
d. nipple (on a feeding bottle) (United Kingdom)
Hay que hervir los chupos para esterilizarlos después de cada uso.You have to boil the nipples to sterilise them after every use.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(medicine)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
a. boil
El dermatólogo me recomendó que aplicara compresas caliente al chupo.The dermatologist told me to apply warm compresses to the boil.
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chupo
1 (Latinoamérica) (Med) boil
2 (And) (biberón) baby's bottle
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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