el coche
-the car
See the entry for coche.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (vehicle)
a. car
Mi coche no prende porque tiene una falla en el motor.My car won't start because of a problem with the engine.
b. automobile
Todos estos coches tienen bolsas de aire.All these automobiles have airbags.
2. (vehicle led by horses)
a. carriage
Los monarcas llegaron en un coche elegante.The monarchs arrived in an elegant carriage.
b. coach
Los coches de caballos se utilizaban mucho más antes de que se inventara el automóvil.Horse-drawn coaches were used much more before the invention of the automobile.
3. (train car)
a. car
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Tu mamá y yo vamos a pasar al coche comedor para almorzar.Your mother and I are going to the dining car to have lunch.
b. coach (United Kingdom)
Según nuestros boletos del tren, nuestros asientos están en el coche F.According to our train tickets, our seats are in coach F.
c. carriage (United Kingdom)
Los coches del tren tienen aire acondicionado y asientos muy cómodos.The train carriages have air conditioning and very comfortable seats.
4. (for babies)
a. stroller
La niñita no se quería subir al coche. Quería ir caminando.The little girl didn't want to get in her stroller. She wanted to walk.
b. carriage
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Paseaban por el parque con el bebé en su coche.They were taking a stroll through the park with the baby in her carriage.
c. pram (United Kingdom)
Rocío quiere un coche doble para pasear a sus gemelos.Rocio wants a double pram to go for walks with her twins.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (automóvil)
a. car
b. automobile
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
ir en cocheto go by car
viajar en cocheto travel by car
coche de alquilerhire car
coche antiguovintage car
coche automáticoautomatic
coche bombacar bomb
coche de bomberosfire engine fire truck
coche de carrerasracing car
coche celularpolice van
coches de choqueDodgems®, bumper cars
coche deportivosports car
coche de empresacompany car
coche de épocavintage car
coche familiarestate car
coche fúnebrehearse
coche de ocasiónused car
coche patrullapatrol car
coche de policíapolice car
coche usado o de segunda manoused car
2. (de caballos)
a. carriage
3. (de niño)
a. pram (United Kingdom)
b. baby carriage
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
4. (de tren)
a. coach
b. carriage (United Kingdom)
c. car
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
coche camasleeping car, sleeper
coche restauranterestaurant o dining car
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1 (automóvil) car; automobile; (EEUU)
fuimos a Almería en coche we drove to Almeria; we went to Almeria by car; una exposición de coches antiguos a vintage car show
coche blindado armoured car; armored car; (EEUU)
coche bomba car bomb
coche celular police van; patrol wagon; (EEUU)
coche de alquiler hire car
coche de bomberos fire engine
coche de caballos coach; carriage
coche de carreras racing car
coche de choque bumper car; dodgem; (Gran Bretaña)
coche de cortesía courtesy car
coche de época vintage car
coche de línea coach; long distance bus; especialmente (EEUU)
coche de muertos hearse
coche de ocasión used car; second-hand car
coche deportivo sports car
coche de punto taxi
coche de turismo private car
coche escoba (Ciclismo) sag wagon
coche fúnebre hearse
coche K unmarked police-car
coche mortuorio hearse
coche patrulla patrol car
coche radio-patrulla radio patrol car
coche usado used car; second-hand car
coche Z coche zeta police car; patrol car
en el coche de San Fernando on Shanks's pony; on Shanks's mare; (EEUU)
2 (Ferro) coach; car; especialmente (EEUU) carriage
coche cama sleeping car; sleeper; Pullman; (EEUU)
coche comedor dining car; restaurant car
coche de correos mail van
coche de equipajes luggage van; baggage car; (EEUU)
coche de literas couchette car
coche de viajeros passenger coach
coche directo through carriage
3 [de bebé] pram; baby carriage; (EEUU)
4 (México) (taxi) taxi; cab
(Centroamérica) (México) (animal) pig; hog; especialmente (EEUU) (carne) pork
coche de monte wild pig o boar
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