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bicho

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bicho(
bee
-
choh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (insect)
a. bug
Las ventanas tienen mosquiteros. ¿Cómo entró ese bicho?The windows have mosquito nets. How did that bug get in?
2. (animal)
a. beast
¡Mira el tamaño de ese cocodrilo! - Ese bicho debe pesar por lo menos 800 kilos.Look at the size of that crocodile! - That beast must weigh at least 800 kilograms.
b. creature
¡Había ratas en la cocina! Cómo odio esos bichos desagradables.There were rats in the kitchen! I hate those nasty creatures.
c. critter
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Viste alguna zarigüeya? Esos bichos han estado revolviendo la basura.Did you see any opossums? Those critters have been going through my garbage.
3. (bullfighting)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. bull
Era la primera vez que el torero Linares se enfrentaba a un bicho en el ruedo.It was the first time that the torero Linares faced a bull in the arena.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(person)
a. living creature
Nahima no era precisamente bella. No había bicho que se quisiera casar con ella.Nahima wasn't exactly beautiful. There was no living creature that wanted to marry her.
5.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(mischievous child)
a. little terror
Ese niño es un bicho; siempre se mete en problemas.That boy is a little terror; he is always getting into trouble.
6.
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)
(male genitalia)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Guatemala
(Guatemala)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. dick
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)
Luciano le enseñó a su hijo que no debe decir la palabra "bicho".Luciano taught his son not to say the word "dick."
b. cock
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)
¿En serio escribiste "bicho" en el examen de anatomía?Did you really write "cock" on your anatomy exam?
c. prick
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)
Florencia iba a decir la palabra "bicho", pero dijo "pene" en cambio.Florencia was about to say "prick", but she said "penis" instead.
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(ugly person)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. hideous (adjective)
Paula era un bicho en la secundaria, pero ahora es hermosa.Paula was hideous in high school, but now she's gorgeous.
8.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(unpleasant person)
a. nasty piece of work
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No te juntes con ella; es un mal bicho que puede lastimarte.Don't hang out with her; she's a nasty piece of work that might hurt you.
b. weirdo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Ese bicho me friquea.That weirdo freaks me out.
9.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(term of endearment; usually used in diminutive) (River Plate)
a. honey
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Bichito, ¿qué querés cenar?Honey, what do you want for dinner?
10.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(undetermined object)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. thingy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Dónde está ese bicho que hay que poner para llenar la bañera? - ¿Te refieres al tapón?Where's that thingy you need to fill the bathtub? - You mean the plug?
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).
11.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(young person)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
a. kid
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Los bichos se acercaron al heladero corriendo y le compraron dos conos.The kids rushed to the ice-cream man and bought two cones.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
12.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(smart person)
Regionalism used in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica)
a. genius
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(noun)
¿Cómo resolviste el acertijo? ¡Eres bicho!How did you solve the riddle? You're a genius!
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
13.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used to express annoyance)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. ugh
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Bicho! No me sale nada bien.Ugh! Nothing turns out well for me.
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bicho
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. beast, animal
2. (insecto)
a. bug
3. (persona)
a.
(mal) bichonasty piece of work
bicho raroweirdo
siempre está intentado ligar con todo bicho vivientehe'll try to get off with, make out with anything that moves
no hay bicho viviente que se coma estothere isn't a creature alive that would eat that
4. (pillo)
a. little terror
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bicho
1 (Zoología) (gen) small animal; (insecto) bug; creepy-crawly (familiar); (Taur) bull; (Cuba) (S. Cone) (gusano) maggot; grub; (And) (serpiente) snake; (Latinoamérica) (animal extraño) odd-looking creature
de puro bicho (Latinoamérica) out of sheer pig-headedness
matar el bicho to quench one's thirst
tener bicho to be dying of thirst
bicho malo nunca muere the devil looks after his own
2 bichos vermin
singular
; (s)
pests
3 (persona) oddball (familiar)
mal bicho rogue; villain; es un mal bicho he's a nasty piece of work; he's a rotter (familiar); todo bicho viviente every living soul; every man-jack of them
bicho raro weirdo (familiar)
4 (niño) brat (familiar)
sí, bichito yes, my love
5 (Centroamérica) (niño) child; little boy
6 (And) (peste aviar) fowl pest
7 (Mil) squaddie (familiar); recruit
8 (Caribe) (chisme) what's-it (familiar); thingummy (familiar)
9 (Centroamérica) (México) (pene) prick (vulgar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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