slingshot

slingshot(
slihng
-
shat
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (weaponry)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el tirachinas
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Danny broke the neighbor's window shooting pebbles from his slingshot.Danny rompió la ventana del vecino tirando piedritas con su tirachinas.
b. la honda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
Mike shot a can on the fence from 150 feet away using a slingshot.Mike le pegó a una lata en la cerca a 150 pies de distancia utilizando una honda.
c. la resortera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The kids are in the yard, shooting balls with slingshots.Los niños están en el jardín lanzando pelotas con resorteras.
d. la cauchera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(Andes)
Two boys were shooting stones at people using a slingshot.Dos muchachos les tiraban piedras a las personas con una cauchera.
e. la gomera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(River Plate)
The kids are looking for Y-shaped branches to make slingshots.Los chicos están buscando ramas en forma de Y para hacer gomeras.
f. la china
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
Susie shot some beans at her teacher with a slingshot.Susie le arrojó unas caraotas a la maestra con una china.
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slingshot
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el tirachinas
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
slingshot [ˈslɪŋʃɒt]
noun
1 (weapon) honda (f); (shot) hondazo (m)
2 (US) (catapult) tirador (m); tirachinas (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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