el tentempié
-the snack
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (light refreshments)
a. snack
Me comí un pequeño tentempié esta tarde y no tengo hambre ahora.I had a small snack this afternoon and I'm not hungry now.
¿Había comida en la fiesta? - Solo unos tentempiés.Was there food at the party? - Just some snacks.
b. bite to eat
¿Quieres un tentempié mientras llega la hora de la cena?Would you like a bite to eat until it's time for dinner?
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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. snack
snack; bite
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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