el muchacho
-the boy
See the entry for muchacho.


Spanish Slang 
el muchacho, la muchacha(
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).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (young person)
a. boy (masculine)
Había un grupo de muchachos jugando al tenis.There was a group of boys playing tennis.
b. girl (feminine)
Las muchachas sentadas allá son mis amigas.Those girls sitting over there are my friends.
c. kid
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
¡Oye, muchacha! Ayúdame a mover este sofá.Hey kid! Help me move this sofa.
d. young man (masculine)
¿Quién es ese muchacho que está en el jardín con Isabel? - Es su novio.Who's that young man who's with Isabel in the garden? - He's her boyfriend.
e. young woman (feminine)
Hoy en día las muchachas suelen ser más maduras que nosotras a su edad.Nowadays young women are usually more mature than we were at their age.
f. youngster
Los muchachos de hoy en día son muy distintos de cómo éramos nosotros a su edad.Today's youngsters are very different from how we were at their age.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g., cat, groovy).
a. servant (masculine)
El muchacho le subirá las maletas a la habitación.The servant will take your suitcases up to your room.
b. maid (feminine)
Mi abuela ordenó a la muchacha que limpiara la cocina.My grandmother instructed the maid to clean the kitchen.
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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. (general)
a. boy, girl
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muchachoa muchacha
1 (joven) boy/girl
2 (also muchacho de servicio) (hombre) servant; (mujer) maid; servant
(Chile) (cuña) wedge; (Latinoamérica) (abrazadera) clamp; (S. Cone) [de zapato] shoehorn; (And) (lámpara) miner's lamp; (sostén) prop;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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