muchacha

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

muchacha f (plural muchachas, masculine muchacho)

  1. feminine form of muchacho
  2. girl
  3. female teenager
  4. young lady

Usage notes[edit]

The noun muchacho is like several other Spanish nouns with a human referent. The masculine forms are used when the referent is known to be male, a group of males, a group of mixed or unknown gender, or an individual of unknown or unspecified gender. The feminine forms are used if the referent is known to be female or a group of females.