la chuchería
-the candy
See the entry for chuchería.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (confectionery item)
a. candy
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El dentista dijo que las caries del niño se debían al azúcar de las chucherías que comía.The dentist said that the child's tooth decay was due to the sugar in the candy he ate.
b. sweet (United Kingdom)
Mis chucherías preferidas son las piruletas.My favorite sweets are lollipops.
2. (snack)
a. tidbit
Los niños necesitarán unas chucherías para llevar al parque.The kids will need some tidbits for the park.
b. titbit
Siempre llevo alguna chuchería conmigo por si tengo hambre.I always have some kind of titbit with me in case I get hungry.
3. (jewelry)
a. trinket
Tiré las chucherías que solía ponerme, porque eran de mala calidad.I threw away all the trinkets I used to wear because they were poor quality.
4. (inexpensive ornament)
a. knickknack
Estas chucherías las compré al principio de alquilar el apartamento para hacerlo más acogedor.I bought these knickknacks when I first rented the apartment to make it feel more like home.
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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. (golosina)
a. sweet (United Kingdom)
b. candy
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (objeto)
a. trinket
1 (golosina) sweet; candy; (EEUU)
2 (bocada) titbit
3 (adorno) trinket
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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