From English Chiclets (a brand of candy-coated chewing gum made by Cadbury Adams), from chicle (principal ingredient of chewing gum), from Spanish chicle, from Classical Nahuatl tzictli (“gum of the sapodilla tree, chewing gum”).
- (Portugal) IPA(key): /ʃi.ˈklɛ.tɨ/
- (Brazil) IPA(key): /ʃi.ˈklɛ.t͡ʃi/
- Hyphenation: chi‧cle‧te
- Rhymes: -ɛt(ʃ)i
chiclete m (Brazil) or f (Portugal) (plural chicletes)
- gum (single piece of chewing gum)