pichón

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el pichón, la pichona(
pee
-
chohn
)
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).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (young dove)
a. young pigeon
Los pichones se alimentan de una sustancia regurgitada que se llama leche de buche.Young pigeons eat a regurgitated substance known as pigeon milk.
2. (young bird)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. chick
En el zoológico están criando a un pichón de cóndor abandonado.An abandoned condor chick is being raised at the zoo.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(term of endearment)
a. darling
¡A levantarse, pichona, que vas a llegar tarde al colegio!Time to get up, darling, or you'll be late to school!
b. honey
Gracias, pichón. Ha sido un día estupendo.Thanks, honey. It's been a wonderful day.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(beginner)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. rookie
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Esos pichones de policías no pueden proteger a nadie.Those rookie cops can't protect anyone.
b. novice
Malena es una gran cantante y pichona de comediante que se destaca en la última película del director chileno.Malena is a great singer and novice comedian who really stands out in the latest film by the Chilean director.
c. inexperienced (adjective)
Cuando el estudio me contrató, yo era apenas un pichón de abogado.When the office hired me, I was just an inexperienced lawyer.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
5. (culinary)
a. pigeon
El pichón asado es delicioso, pero no se sirve mucho hoy en día.Grilled pigeon is delicious, but it isn't often served these days.
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pichón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (ave)
a. young pigeon
2. (colloquial)
a. darling, sweetheart
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pichón
1 (paloma) young pigeon; (Culin) pigeon
pichón de barro clay pigeon
2 (Latinoamérica) (pollo) chick
3 (Latinoamérica) (novato) novice; greenhorn; (Dep) rookie
4 (S. Cone)
un pichón de hombre a well-bred man
5 (apelativo) darling; dearest
sí, pichón yes, darling o dearest
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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