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chicle

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chicle(
chee
-
kleh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (candy)
a. chewing gum
Me encantan los chicles de menta.I love mint chewing gum.
b. gum
Le recomendaron chicles de nicotina para ayudarlo a dejar de fumar.They recommended nicotine gum to help him quit smoking.
c. bubblegum
Me encantaba hacer globos con chicle.I used to love blowing bubbles with bubblegum.
2. (botany)
a. gum
Se puede obtener chicle de este tipo de árbol.You can obtain gum from this kind of tree.
b. chicle
Los árboles estaban cubiertos de chicle.The trees were covered with chicle.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(annoying person)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. pest
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No la soporto, es una chicle y no me deja sola.I can't stand her, she's such a pest. She never leaves me alone.
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chicle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. chewing gum
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
chicle
chewing gum
chicle de globo bubble gum
chicle sin azúcar sugar-free chewing gum
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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