muchacho
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el muchacho, la muchacha(
moo
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chah
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choh
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (young person)
a. boy (masculine)
Había un grupo de muchachos jugando al tenis.There was a group of boys playing tennis.
b. girl (feminine)
Las muchachas sentadas allá son mis amigas.Those girls sitting over there are my friends.
c. kid
¡Oye muchacha! Ayúdame a mover este sofá.Hey kid! Help me move this sofa.
d. youngster
Los muchachos de hoy en día son muy distintos de cómo éramos nosotros a su edad.Today's youngsters are very different from how we were at their age.
2.
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)
(attendant)
a. servant (masculine)
El muchacho le subirá las maletas a la habitación.The servant will take your suitcases up to your room.
b. maid (feminine)
Mi abuela ordenó a la muchacha que limpiara la cocina.My grandmother instructed the maid to clean the kitchen.
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muchacho
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. boy, girl
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muchachoa muchacha
1 (joven) boy/girl
2 (also muchacho de servicio) (hombre) servant; (mujer) maid; servant
(Chile) (cuña) wedge; (Latinoamérica) (abrazadera) clamp; (S. Cone) [de zapato] shoehorn; (And) (lámpara) miner's lamp; (sostén) prop;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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