el bocadillo
-the sandwich
See the entry for bocadillo.


Caribbean Spanish 
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. sandwich
Para el almuerzo comió un bocadillo de jamón y queso.She had a ham-and-cheese sandwich for lunch.
2. (refreshment)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. snack
Nos sirvieron unos bocadillos deliciosos con las bebidas.They served us some delicious snacks with the drinks.
3. (in comics)
a. speech bubble
Quien sea que escribe los bocadillos de esta tira cómica es muy listo.Whoever writes the speech bubbles in this comic strip is very clever.
4. (sweet thing)
Regionalism used in Colombia
Regionalism used in Panama
Regionalism used in Venezuela
a. guava jelly
¿Tienes una receta buena para hacer bocadillo?Do you have a good recipe for guava jelly?
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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. (comida)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. (filled) roll
2. (en cómic)
a. speech bubble, balloon
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
1 (España) sandwich made with French bread; (made with French bread)
un bocadillo de queso a cheese baguette
2 (en historietas) balloon; bubble
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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