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churro
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churro(
choo
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (culinary)
a. churro
En Madrid, siempre desayunábamos medialunas y churros con chocolate caliente.In Madrid, we always had croissants and churros with hot chocolate for breakfast.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(failure)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. botch
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Perderemos toda credibilidad si les presentamos otro churro a la junta como el de la última vez.We'll lose all credibility if we present the board with another botch like last time.
b. mess
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Esta pintura es un churro; obvio que la pintó un principiante.This painting is a mess. It was obviously done by an amateur painter.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(bad movie)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. dud
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Te gustó la película? - No, me aburrió. Es un churro.Did you like the movie? - No, it was boring. It's a dud.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(disaster)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
a. mess
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El pastel de bodas se cayó al piso. ¡Qué churro!The wedding cake fell to the floor. What a mess!
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(drug)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
(Nicaragua)
a. joint
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Diego puso música reggae y se prendió un churro.Diego put on reggae music and lit a joint.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(pure chance)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. luck
¡Nuestro equipo ganó de puro churro!Our team won by sheer luck!
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).
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(attractive person)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. hottie
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Javier está en pareja con una churra que trabaja de modelo.Javier is dating a hottie who works as a model.
b. stunner
Carlos comenzó a ir al gimnasio y se convirtió en un churro.Carlos started working out at the gym and he's become a stunner.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
8.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(beautiful)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. gorgeous
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Daniel se ve muy churro en ese trajeDaniel looks gorgeous in that suit.
b. stunning
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Camila, ¡estás muy churra! ¿Tienes una cita?Camila, you look stunning! Are you going on a date?
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churro
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (para comer)
a. dough formed into sticks or rings and fried in oil
2. (colloquial)
a. botch
ese dibujo es un churrothat drawing is awful
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churro
adjective
[+lana] coarse
1 (Culin) flour fritter eaten with coffee or hot chocolate
venderse como churros to sell like hot cakes
2 (chapuza) botch; mess
el dibujo ha salido hecho un churro the sketch came out all wrong
3 (suerte) fluke
4 (And) (S. Cone) attractive person; dish (familiar)
5 (pene) prick (vulgar)
6 (México) bad film
Churros, long fritters made with flour and water, are popular in much of Spain and are often eaten with thick hot chocolate either for breakfast or as a snack. In Madrid, they eat a thicker variety of churro called a porra.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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