hickey

hickey(
hih
-
ki
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (temporary red mark)
a. el chupón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Donna wore a turtleneck to hide the hickey on her neck.Donna llevaba un suéter de cuello alto para esconder el chupón en el cuello.
b. el chupetón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Manolo, who gave you that hickey? - It's confidential.Manolo, ¿quién te dio ese chupetón? - Es confidencial.
2. (pimple)
a. el grano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Meg got a hickey on her nose after eating chocolate cake.A Meg le salió un grano en la nariz después de comer pastel de chocolate.
b. la espinilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
When did I get that hickey on my forehead?¿Cuándo me salió esa espinilla en la frente?
c. el comedón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
If I ate all those chocolates I'd have a face full of hickeys.Si me comiera todos esos bombones tendría la cara llena de comedones.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(thingy)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el coso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
(River Plate)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Where's that hickey for peeling potatoes?¿Dónde está ese coso para pelar papas?
b. la vaina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
What's that hickey you bought yesterday?¿Qué es esa vaina que compraste ayer?
c. el chisme
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
What is that hickey over there?¿Qué es ese chisme que está allá?
d. el chunche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Bring me that hickey that's on top of that over there.Tráeme ese chunche que está encima de aquello.
e. la chingadera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Can you hand me that hickey please?¿Me pasas esa chingadera, por favor?
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hickey
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (lovebite)
a. la marca (de un beso)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
b. el chupetón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
c. el chupón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
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hickey [ˈhɪkɪ]
noun
(US) (pimple) grano (m); (love-bite) mordisco (m) amoroso; chupón (informal) (m);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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