chévere

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested in Cuba from the end of the 18th century. The etymology is uncertain. Possibly from Igbo sebede (dandy), or Efik chébere (bully).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃebeɾe/, [ˈt͡ʃe.β̞e.ɾe]

Adjective[edit]

chévere (plural chéveres)

  1. (slang, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, El Salvador) terrific, cool, awesome, nifty
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:guay

Noun[edit]

chévere m (plural chéveres)

  1. (Guatemala) hot dog
    Synonyms: hot dog (Mexico, Peru), perrito caliente (Spain), perro caliente (Costa Rica, Mexico, Venezuela)