hinchar

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish (compare also the form finchar), from Latin inflāre, present active infinitive of īnflō (following internal metathesis). Compare borrowed doublet inflar. Compare English inflate.

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  • IPA(key): /inˈt͡ʃaɾ/, [ĩnʲˈt͡ʃaɾ]

Verb[edit]

hinchar (first-person singular present hincho, first-person singular preterite hinché, past participle hinchado)

  1. (transitive) to inflate or fill with air or liquid
    Synonyms: inflar, henchir
  2. (transitive, figurative) to exaggerate a story
    Synonym: exagerar
  3. (vulgar, figurative) to fill someone with anger
  4. (intransitive, Latin America, sports) to support, to cheer
    Synonym: apoyar

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