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chupete
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chupete(
choo
-
peh
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teh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (rubber nipple)
a. pacifier
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El bebé se durmió con el chupete en la boca.The baby fell asleep with the pacifier in his mouth.
b. dummy (United Kingdom)
¿Dónde está el chupete? ¡El bebé no para de llorar!Where's the dummy? The baby won't stop crying!
c. teat (on a feeding bottle)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Inclina el biberón para que el chupete esté lleno de leche.Tilt the bottle so the teat is full of milk.
d. nipple (on a feeding bottle) (United Kingdom)
El bebé está masticando el chupete del biberón.The baby is chewing the nipple of the feeding bottle.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(mark on the neck)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. hickey
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Intenté ocultar el chupete que tengo en el cuello con maquillaje, pero todavía se nota.I tried to cover the hickey on my neck with makeup, but it's still visible.
b. love bite (United Kingdom)
Tuve que usar una bufanda para esconder los chupetes que me dejó mi novio.I had to wear a scarf to hide the love bites my boyfriend left me.
3. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. lollipop
Solo me gustan los chupetes con sabor a cereza.I only like cherry flavored lollipops.
4. (automobile)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. choke
El piloto quitó el chupete para que entre más aire al carburador.The pilot pulled the choke out to let more air into the carburetor.
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chupete
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (para bebé)
a. dummy (United Kingdom)
b. pacifier
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (dulce)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
a. lollipop
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chupete
1 [de niño] dummy; pacifier; (EEUU)
2 (Latinoamérica) (pirulí) lollipop
3 (Latinoamérica) (chupada) suck
4
de chupete delicious
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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