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chichón
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chichón(
chee
-
chohn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (medicine)
a. lump
Martín se puso un gorro para ocultar el chichón que tenía en la frente.Martin put on a cap to hide the lump he had on his forehead.
b. bump
Mi hermano me dio un coscorrón en la cabeza y me dejó un chichón.My brother smacked me in the head and left a bump.
c. swelling
Ponte una bolsa de hielo sobre el chichón hasta que desaparezca.Hold an ice pack on the swelling until it goes away.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(not difficult)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
a. easy
El examen estaba chichón y me saqué un 10.The exam was easy and I got a 10.
b. piece of cake (phrase)
¡Qué tarea más chichona!That homework assignment was a piece of cake!
3.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(large-breasted)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
No me digas que estoy chichona, naco.Don't say I've got a big rack, dirtbag.
Oye, tu vecina está bien chichona.Wow, your neighbor's got enormous boobs.
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chichón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. bump
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chichón
adjective
1 (S. Cone) (jovial) merry; jovial
2 (Centroamérica) (fácil) easy; straightforward
está chichón it's a piece of cake (familiar)
chichón
(bulto) lump; swelling
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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