chocho

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See also: chōchō and chồ chồ

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Caribbean Spanish origin, ultimately from an indigenous South American word. Compare also Réunion French chouchou.

This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

chocho (plural chochos)

  1. (Caribbean) A chayote.

Anagrams[edit]

Mecayapan Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chocho

  1. a kind of fruit (Astrocaryum mexicanum)

References[edit]

  • Wolgemuth, Carl et al. (2002) Diccionario náhuatl de los municipios de Mecayapan y Tatahuicapan de Juárez, Veracruz[1] (in Spanish), second electronic edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 40

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fluxus.[1][2] Doublet of frouxo and fluxo.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
 

  • Rhymes: -oʃu, (Northern Portugal) -ot͡ʃu
  • Hyphenation: cho‧cho

Adjective[edit]

chocho (feminine chocha, masculine plural chochos, feminine plural chochas, comparable, comparative mais chocho, superlative o mais chocho or chochíssimo, diminutive chochinho)

  1. (figuratively) dispirited, unenergetic, lethargic

References[edit]

Purepecha[edit]

Noun[edit]

chocho

  1. Obsolete spelling of chóchu

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃot͡ʃo/ [ˈt͡ʃo.t͡ʃo]
  • Rhymes: -otʃo
  • Syllabification: cho‧cho

Etymology 1[edit]

From Mozarabic xauxu, from Latin salsus (salty).

Noun[edit]

chocho m (plural chochos)

  1. lupin beans, lupin fruit
  2. cinnamon sweet

Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain. Perhaps from etymology 3. See also chocha.

Noun[edit]

chocho m (plural chochos)

  1. (vulgar, slang) cunt

Etymology 3[edit]

Perhaps related to clueco (and Italian chioccio) or Basque txotxo.

Adjective[edit]

chocho (feminine chocha, masculine plural chochos, feminine plural chochas)

  1. senile, doddery
  2. sentimental, soft
  3. (Central America, colloquial) Nicaraguan

Noun[edit]

chocho m (plural chochos)

  1. (colloquial) drug addict
  2. (Central America, colloquial) Nicaraguan
  3. (Mexico, colloquial) pill

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Further reading[edit]

Wayuu[edit]

Noun[edit]

chocho

  1. top (spinning toy)