el antojo
-the craving
See the entry for antojo.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (strong desire)
a. craving
Tengo un antojo de algo dulce.I have a craving for something sweet.
2. (sudden desire)
a. whim
Lucía decidió viajar a China por puro antojo.Lucía decided to travel to China on a whim.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(mark on skin)
a. birthmark
El bebé nació con un antojo en la frente.The baby was born with a birthmark on his forehead.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (capricho)
a. whim
2. (de embarazada)
a. craving
a mi/tu antojomy/your (own) way
3. (lunar)
a. birthmark
1 (capricho) whim
hacer a su antojo to do as one pleases; cada uno a su antojo each to his own; ¿cuál es su antojo? what's your idea?
no morirse de antojo (S. Cone) to satisfy a whim
2 [de embarazada] craving
tener antojos to have cravings during pregnancy; (during pregnancy)
3 (Anatomía) birthmark
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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