chico

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See also: CHICO and Chico

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish chico

Noun[edit]

chico (plural chicos)

  1. (Canada, US, informal) A Latin-American boy; a Latino.
  2. The fruit of the sapodilla, Manilkara zapota
  3. (American Southwest, chiefly in the plural) Sweet corn that has been cooked and dried on the cob.

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

chico m (plural chicos)

  1. (Brazil, regional, slang) ass (the anus)
  2. (Brazil, regional, slang) period (menstruation)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Indirectly related to Latin ciccum (insignificant thing; trifle); found in several Romance languages as an expressive creation[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃiko/
  • Hyphenation: chi‧co

Adjective[edit]

chico (feminine singular chica, masculine plural chicos, feminine plural chicas)

  1. small
    Synonym: pequeño

Noun[edit]

chico m (plural chicos, feminine chica, feminine plural chicas)

  1. boy; kid
    Synonyms: cabro, chamaco, chaval, chavo, muchacho, niño

Usage notes[edit]

Ln they first romm there where

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Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

chico

  1. sapodilla fruit