pincho
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pincho(
peen
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choh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (prong)
a. point
Los pinchos del tenedor de plástico se rompieron.The points of the plastic fork broke.
b. spike
El ladrón quedó enganchado de los pinchos cuando quiso saltar la cerca.The thief got stuck on the spikes when he tried to hop over the fence.
2. (long, pointy piece of wood)
a. pointed stick
El náufrago tuvo que aprender a pescar con un pincho.The castaway had to learn how to fish with a pointed stick.
3. (botany)
a. thorn
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿En serio te olvidaste de quitar los pinchos de la rosa antes de dársela?Did you really forget to remove the rose's thorns before you gave it to her?
b. prickle
Me saqué los pinchos de cactus que tenía en la pierna con unas pinzas.I removed the cactus prickles from my leg with a pair of tweezers.
4. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. hors d'oeuvres
Los mozos pasaron ofreciendo bandejas con pinchos y vasos de cerveza.The waiters walked around offering trays bearing hors d'oeuvres and glasses of beer.
5.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(male genitalia)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
a. prick
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Déjame decirte que lo vi desnudo y sí tiene un buen pincho.I saw him naked and he does have a huge prick.
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pincho
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (punta)
a. (sharp) point
2. (espina; de planta)
a. prickle, thorn
3. (varilla)
a. pointed stick
4. (tapa)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. bar snack, aperitif
pincho morunoshish kebab
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pincho
1 (punta) point; (varilla) pointed stick; spike
2 [de zarza, flor] thorn; prickle; [de cactus, animal] spike; prickle
3 (navaja) knife
4 (Culin) tapa
un pincho de tortilla a small portion of omelette
pincho moruno kebab
5 (pene) prick (vulgar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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pincho de tortilla
tortilla skewer
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