bicha

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bicha

  1. third-person singular past historic of bicher

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin bīstia, variant of Latin bēstia. Doublet of besta.

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Noun[edit]

bicha f (plural bichas)

  1. worm (any of several legless, elongated creatures), especially:
    Synonym: verme
    1. roundworm (intestinal parasite)
      Synonym: lombriga
    2. (dated) leech (bloodsucking parasite)
      Synonym: sanguessuga
    3. (dated) snake; serpent
      Synonyms: cobra, serpente
  2. (by extension) an elongated or writhing object or structure
    1. (Portugal) queue; line
      Synonym: fila
      • 1984, Ana Maria Magalhães; Isabel Alçada, Uma aventura na cidade, 19 edition, Editorial Caminho, published 2012, →ISBN, page 28:
        A empregada bem gritava com eles: — Ou se põem em bicha ou não atendo ninguém! Mas a bicha era sempre um magote de gente aos encontrões, todos a tentarem ser atendidos primeiro.
        The employee yelled at them: “form a line or I won’t serve anybody!” But the line was always a bunch of people bumping into each other, all trying to be served first.
    2. (obsolete) serpentine (coiled distillation tube)
      Synonym: serpentina
    3. a type of firework that moves randomly on the ground
    4. a flexible tube
    5. (obsolete) a type of earring shaped like a snake
    6. (obsolete) a small boat used by customs officers
  3. (uncommon) feminine equivalent of bicho (a female animal)
  4. (colloquial) ascariasis (infection by Ascaris roundworms)
    Synonym: ascaridíase

Noun[edit]

bicha f or m (in variation) (plural bichas)

  1. (Brazil, colloquial, usually derogatory) flamer; fairy; fag; poofter (a male homosexual, especially one who behaves flamboyantly or affectedly)
    • 2006, Jaguar; Sergio Augusto, O Pasquim: 1969-1971, número 1 ao 150, Editora Desiderata, page 171:
      Diz que ele é bicha mas eu não acredito porque um dia eu vi ele beijando uma moça muito bonita.
      People say he’s a poof but I don’t believe it because one day I saw him kissing a really pretty lady.

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Adjective[edit]

bicha m, f (plural bichas, sometimes comparable)

  1. (Brazil, often derogatory) flaming (gay, homosexual, especially when behaving flamboyantly or affectedly)
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Verb[edit]

bicha

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of bichar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of bichar

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bi‧cha

Noun[edit]

bicha f (plural bichas)

  1. feminine of bicho
  2. beer, brew

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Vilamovian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bi‧cha
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bicha f

  1. beech (tree)