See the entry for chapero.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g., joint, john).
Regionalism used in Spain
a. male prostitute
Steve se volvió chapero para ganar dinero para pagarse la universidad.Steve became a male prostitute to earn money to pay for college.
b. rent boy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(United Kingdom)
Las clientas del chapero suelen ser mujeres mayores y adineradas.The clients of the rent boy are usually older and wealthy women.
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
2. (person who installs or repairs locks)
Regionalism used in Chile
a. locksmith
Olvidé mis llaves de la casa, pero afortunadamente, el chapero solo tardó unos minutos en llegar a abrirme.I forgot my house keys, but fortunately, it took just a few minutes for the locksmith to open the door for me.
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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. (colloquial)
a. male prostitute
b. rent boy (United Kingdom)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
1 (prostituto) rent boy (familiar)
2 (homosexual) queer (vulgar); poof (vulgar); fag (muy_familiar); (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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