Possible Results:
el pellizco
-the pinch
See the entry for pellizco.
él/ella/usted pellizcó
-he/she/you pinched
Preteriteél/ella/ustedconjugation ofpellizcar.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (squeeze on skin)
a. pinch
Mi madre me dio un pellizco en el hombro porque no saludé a los invitados.My mother gave me a pinch on my shoulder because I didn't say hi to the guests.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g., carrot, bean).
(small amount)
a. pinch
Me parece que al guacamole le falta un pellizco de pimienta.I think the guacamole needs a pinch of pepper.
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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. pinch
2. (fig)
un buen pellizcoa tidy sum
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1 (en mejilla, brazo) pinch
2 (cantidad pequeña) small bit
un pellizco de sal a pinch of salt
un buen pellizco a tidy sum (familiar)
3 [de sombrero] pinch; dent
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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