Showing results for chapulín. Search instead for el chapulín.
chapulín
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
chapulín(
chah
-
poo
-
leen
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. grasshopper
El chapulín brincó para escaparse de la araña.The grasshopper leaped to escape from the spider.
b. locust
Un enjambre de chapulines cubrió la plantación.A swarm of locusts invaded the plantation.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
chapulín
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. grasshopper
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
chapulín
1 (México) large grasshopper
2 (Centroamérica) child; kid (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning
Did this page answer your question?