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guindilla

guindilla(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (culinary)
a. chili
Usé guindillas en lugar de salsa Tabasco.I used chilies instead of Tabasco sauce.
b. chilli (United Kingdom)
¿Cuántas guindillas pusiste? ¡Está muy picante!How many chillies did you use? This is too spicy!
c. chili pepper
Para darle color al plato, usé guindillas rojas, verdes y amarillas.To add color to the dish, I used red, green, and yellow chili peppers.
d. chilli pepper (United Kingdom)
Pica el ajo y la guindilla en pequeños pedazos.Chop the garlic and the chilli pepper into very small pieces.
2. (botany)
a. chili
Ayudé a los obreros en la granja a recoger las guindillas.I helped the workers on the farm to pick the chilies.
b. chilli (United Kingdom)
No hay suficiente sol aquí. Debes plantar las guindillas en otro lugar.There isn't enough sun here. You should plant the chillies somewhere else.
c. chili pepper
Este año, pensamos plantar guindillas y tomates.This year, we're planning to plant chili peppers and tomatoes.
d. chilli pepper (United Kingdom)
La sequía hizo que todas nuestras guindillas se secaran y murieran.The drought caused all our chilli peppers to dry out and die.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(police officer)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. cop
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El guindilla me arrestó porque pintar un graffiti.The cop arrested me for painting graffiti.
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guindilla
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. chilli (pepper)
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guindilla
(pimiento) chilli; hot pepper
guindilla roja red chilli
Unas rodajillas de [guindilla roja] le dará el gusto picante que a tantos agrada.
guindilla verde green chilli
Hoy comeré lentejas. Irán con un huevo duro y una picada de [guindilla verde] y cebolla nueva.
(España) (policía) cop (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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