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canuto

canuto(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (small cylinder)
a. small tube
El niño hizo un canuto enrollando una hoja de papel y lo usó como cerbatana.The child rolled a sheet of paper into a small tube and used it as blowgun.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(marijuana cigarette)
a. joint
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Cerré las ventanas porque los vecinos se estaban fumando un canuto otra vez.I closed the windows because the neighbors were smoking a joint again.
b. spliff
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Santiago fumó un canuto una vez cuando estuvo en Ámsterdam.Santiago smoked a spliff one time when he was in Amsterdam.
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).
masculine or feminine noun
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
(religious)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. Protestant
Ellos son canutos, no católicos.They're Protestants, not Catholics.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
(religious)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. Protestant
En este pueblo no hay gente canuta.There are no Protestant people in this town.
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canuto
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (tubo)
a. tube
2. (fam fig)
a.
no sabe hacer la o con un canutohe is as thick as two short planks
3. (colloquial)
a. joint
canuto
1 (tubo) small tube; small container
2 (porro) joint (familiar)
3 (Botánica) internode
4 (persona) telltale; tattletale; (EEUU)
5 (teléfono) phone; blower (familiar)
6 (Cos) needle case
adjective
1 super (familiar); smashing (familiar)
2
pasarlas canutas to have a rough time of it
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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