la chincheta
-the thumbtack
See the entry for chincheta.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (office supplies)
a. thumbtack
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Puedes colgar el póster o con chinchetas o con cinta Scotch.You can put the poster up either with thumbtacks or with Scotch tape.
b. drawing pin (United Kingdom)
El general colgó el mapa en la pared con chinchetas.The general attached the map to the wall with drawing pins.
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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. drawing pin (United Kingdom)
b. thumbtack
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
drawing pin; thumbtack; (EEUU)
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