coxinha

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese coxinha.

Noun[edit]

coxinha (plural coxinhas)

  1. A Brazilian popular food consisting of chopped or shredded chicken meat, covered in dough, molded into a shape resembling a chicken leg, battered and fried.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From coxa +‎ -inha.

Noun[edit]

coxinha f (plural coxinhas)

  1. coxinha
  2. diminutive of coxa

Noun[edit]

coxinha m, f (plural coxinhas)

  1. (Brazil, neologism, derogatory, left leaning) reactionary person, conservative person
  2. (Brazil, neologism, derogatory, left leaning) basic person, normie, airhead

Adjective[edit]

coxinha m, f (plural coxinhas, comparable)

  1. (Brazil, neologism, derogatory, left leaning) reactionary, conservative
  2. (Brazil, neologism, derogatory, left leaning) basic, uncreative