muchacho

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish muchacho.

Noun[edit]

muchacho (plural muchachos)

  1. (slang) An informal term of address, especially to a young man; similar to man, chap, dude, etc.
    Hey there, my muchacho. How's it going?
    "So you're talking about a thermonuclear explosion and adiós, muchachos." – Paul Reiser as Carter Burke in Aliens (1986)

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish young boy, from mocho.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: mu‧cha‧cho

Noun[edit]

muchacho

  1. (dated, pejorative) Alternative spelling of mutsatso

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mocho.

Noun[edit]

muchacho m (plural muchachos, feminine muchacha)

  1. boy
  2. young man
  3. young person, youngster
  4. teenager

Usage notes[edit]

The noun muchacho is like several other Spanish nouns with a human referent. The masculine forms are used when the referent is known to be male, a group of males, a group of mixed or unknown gender, or an individual of unknown or unspecified gender. The feminine forms are used if the referent is known to be female or a group of females.

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