chico


chico
adj.
small, little.
intj.
boy, hey.
m.
1 boy, child, lad, little boy.
2 boyfriend.
Ese es tu chico? Is he your boyfriend?
3 Chico, Leonard Marx.
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chico
adjetivo
1 (pequeño) small, little
nombre masculino,nombre femenino
1 (gen) kid, youngster
nombre masculino chico
1 (muchacho) boy
es buen chico he's a good boy
2 (aprendiz) errand boy; (de oficina) office boy
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FRASEOLOGÍA
como chico con zapatos nuevos familiar like a kid with a new toy
dejar chico,-a a alguien figurado to make somebody look small
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chico
nombre masculino
1 (muchacho) boy
es buen chico he's a good boy
2 (aprendiz) errand boy; (de oficina) office boy
* * *
1. (f. - chica)
adj.
1) little, small
2) young
2. (f. - chica)
noun
boy / girl
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chico, -a
1. ADJ
1) (=pequeño) small, little
2) (=joven) young

yo era muy chico, pero me acuerdo de ella — I was very young but I remember her

de chico no me gustaban las verduras — I didn't like vegetables when I was little, as a child, I didn't like vegetables

2. SM / F
1) (=joven) boy/girl

me gusta un chico de Barcelona — there's a guy * o boy from Barcelona I like

es un buen chico — he's a good lad

el entrenador tiene bien preparados a sus chicos — the trainer has his lads well prepared

las chicas de la oficina — the girls at the office

2) (=niño) boy/girl

los chicos de la clase — the boys in the class

chico de la calle — street kid *

chico de los recados — office boy, messenger boy

3) (=hijo) boy/girl

no nos hemos divorciado aún por los chicos — we haven't got divorced yet because of the kids * o children

4) (=novio) boyfriend/girlfriend

¿sales con algún chico? — are you going out with anyone?, have you got a boyfriend?

5) [apelativo]
a) [a un adulto]

mira, chico, déjalo — OK, just leave it, will you?

chica, ¡qué cambiada estás! — hey! o you know, you look so different!

¡hola, chicos! ¿qué tal? — hi, guys! how're you doing? *

hola chicas ¡ya estoy aquí! — hi, girls, here I am!

b) [a un niño]

¡oye, chico! ¿quieres ganarte un poco de dinero? — hey! do you want to earn yourself a bit of money?

chica, ¡no corras! — don't run, dear!

chica
3.
SM LAm (Naipes) game, round; (Billar) game; (Snooker) frame
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I
-ca adjetivo (esp AmL)
a) (joven) <persona> young

es muy chico para salir solo — he's too young to go out on his own

íbamos de chicos or cuando éramos chicos — we used to go there as children o when we were little (colloq)

b) (bajo) <persona> small

dejar chico a alguien — (fam) to put somebody to shame

c) (pequeño) small

los pantalones le quedan chicos — the trousers are too small for him

un pedacito chiquitito — a tiny piece

II
-ca masculino, femenino
1)
a) (niño) (m) boy; (f) girl

uno chicos — (varones) some boys; (varones y hombras) some children

b) (hijo) (m) son, boy; (f) daughter, girl

mis chicos van a ese colegio — my children go to that school

c) (joven) (m) guy (colloq), boy (colloq), bloke (BrE colloq); (f) girl

vino con su chico — she came with her boyfriend

d) (empleado joven) (m) boy; (f) girl
e) (como apelativo)

chico! ¿tú por aquí? — well, well! what brings you here?

chico, no seas tonto — come on, don't be so silly

2) chico masculino (AmL) (en billar) frame; (en bolos) game
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I
-ca adjetivo (esp AmL)
a) (joven) <persona> young

es muy chico para salir solo — he's too young to go out on his own

íbamos de chicos or cuando éramos chicos — we used to go there as children o when we were little (colloq)

b) (bajo) <persona> small

dejar chico a alguien — (fam) to put somebody to shame

c) (pequeño) small

los pantalones le quedan chicos — the trousers are too small for him

un pedacito chiquitito — a tiny piece

II
-ca masculino, femenino
1)
a) (niño) (m) boy; (f) girl

uno chicos — (varones) some boys; (varones y hombras) some children

b) (hijo) (m) son, boy; (f) daughter, girl

mis chicos van a ese colegio — my children go to that school

c) (joven) (m) guy (colloq), boy (colloq), bloke (BrE colloq); (f) girl

vino con su chico — she came with her boyfriend

d) (empleado joven) (m) boy; (f) girl
e) (como apelativo)

chico! ¿tú por aquí? — well, well! what brings you here?

chico, no seas tonto — come on, don't be so silly

2) chico masculino (AmL) (en billar) frame; (en bolos) game
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chico1
1 = boy, youngster, kiddy [kiddie], kid, young boy, lad, laddie.

Ex: This is a story about a thirteen-year-old boy who lives in New York and is so often the victim of street bullies that he hides in the subway, where he manages to make a home for himself.

Ex: If by being identified in the popular mind with a few gifted youngsters we compromise our ability to attract blue collar workers, for example, I think we'll have done ourselves irreparable harm.
Ex: If they can do it for the kiddies, perhaps they can do it for the adults too.
Ex: He said they try to arrange special visits to cultural institutions and attend concerts, and that the kids have an opportunity to speak with people connected with the event afterwards.
Ex: 2 case histories are outlined -- the case of a woman who might be dead and that of a young boy and a potentially rabid dog.
Ex: 'Aye,' said the farmer, 'you are right, lad'.
Ex: This festival has its origins in the 19th century, when young laddies and lasses had very few places where they could meet, greet and flirt in a socially acceptable manner.
* chica bonita y tonta = bimbo.
* chico de pueblo = small-town country boy.
* chico lector = reading-boy.
* chico o chica de trece años = thirteen-year-old.
* chico travieso = naughty boy.
* ser un buen chico = be a sport.

chico2
2 = small [smaller -comp., smallest -sup.], little [little -comp., littlest -sup.], dinky [dinkier -comp., dinkiest -sup.].

Ex: The small extract from the index to BNB in figure 2.1 demonstrates some of the features of index entries generated according to PRECIS indexing.

Ex: To introduce a little vulgarity, it would be absolutely hell on browsers were all the works by Agatha Christie or Dorothy Sayers or Dashiell Hammett or you name it, entered individually by their title.
Ex: Pluto, scorned by astronomers who considered it too dinky and distant, was unceremoniously stripped of its status as a planet Thursday.
* área chica, el = six-yard box, the.
* niño chico = young kid.
* Nombre de Lugar + quedarse chico = outgrow + Nombre de Lugar.

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chico1 -ca
adjective
(esp AmL)
1 (joven) ‹persona› young
es muy chico para salir solo he's too young to go out on his own
una playa a la que íbamos de chicos or cuando éramos chicos a beach we used to go to as children o when we were young, a beach we used to go to when we were small o little (colloq)
2 (bajo) ‹persona› small
es muy chico para su edad he's very small for his age
chiquita or chiquitita pero cumplidora (CS); she may be small but she's good ( o clever etc)
matón1 (↑ matón (1))
dejar chico a algn (fam); to put sb to shame
se puso a hablar de filosofía y nos dejó chicos a todos she started talking about philosophy and put us all to shame o (colloq) showed us all up
las dejarás chicas a todas con ese vestido with that dress you'll put everyone else in the shade (colloq)
quedarse chico: en física me quedo chico junto a él he puts me to shame when it comes to physics
3 (pequeño) small
es un bar muy chico it's a very small bar
los pantalones le quedan chicos the trousers are too small for him
me dio un pedacito chiquitito he gave me a tiny piece
chico2 -ca
masculine, feminine
A
1 (niño) (masculine) boy; (feminine) girl
es un chico muy bueno he's a very good boy, he's very good
tengo que recoger a los chicos del colegio I have to pick the children o (colloq) kids up from school
chico de la calle street urchin
2 (hijo) (masculine) son, boy; (feminine) daughter, girl
mis chicos van a ese colegio my children go to that school
mi chico mayor está haciendo la mili my eldest boy o son is doing his military service
3 (joven) (masculine) guy (colloq), boy (colloq), bloke (BrE colloq); (feminine) girl
ayer te vi con tu chico I saw you with your boyfriend yesterday
4 (empleado joven) (masculine) boy; (feminine) girl
5
(como apelativo): chica, no te puedes imaginar lo que me pasó hey, you'll never guess what happened to me
¡chico! ¿tú por aquí? well, well! what brings you here?
chico, no seas tonto, todo te lo crees come on, don't be so silly, you'd believe anything
Compuesto:
chico de los recados
messenger boy
B
chico masculine (AmL) (en billar) frame; (en bolos) game
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chico
-ca adjetivo (esp AmL)

a) (joven) young;

cuando éramos chicos when we were little (colloq)

b) (bajo) small

c) (pequeño) small

■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
1
a) (niño) (m) boy;

(f) girl
b) (hijo) (m) son, boy;

(f) daughter, girl
c) (joven) (m) guy (colloq), boy (colloq), bloke (BrE colloq);

(f) girl;
unos chicos (varones) some boys;


(varones y hembras) some boys and girls
d) (empleado joven) (m) boy;

(f) girl
e) (como apelativo):

¡chico! ¿tú por aquí? well, well! what brings you here?

2
chico sustantivo masculino (AmL) (en billar) frame;


(en bolos) game
chico,-a
I sustantivo masculino y femenino (muchacho) boy, lad
(muchacha) girl
II adjetivo small, little
'chico' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
arreglo
- chaval
- chavala
- chica
- ser
- fortachón
- fortachona
- limitada
- limitado
- llenarse
- mentirosa
- mentiroso
- recogepelotas
- representar
- sentida
- sentido
- solícita
- solícito
- varón
- acabar
- deshonra
- este
- guapetón
- temperamento
English:
angrily
- boy
- date
- dope
- go out
- go-go
- gofer
- hit
- hit back
- interact
- leave out
- mate
- small
- toyboy
- boyish
- kid
- little
- nice
- wee
- who
- world
- youngster
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chico, -a
adj
esp Am
1. [joven] small, young;
este perro es demasiado chico para separarlo de su madre this dog is too small o young to be taken away from its mother
2. [de poco tamaño] small;
este apartamento es muy chico this Br flat o US apartment is very small;
Prov
lo bueno viene en frasco chico good things come in small packages
nm,f
1. [joven] boy, f girl;
no es mala chica she isn't a bad girl
2. [hijo] son, boy;
[hija] daughter, girl;
mi chica mayor ya se ha casado my eldest daughter o girl is already married;
los chicos han ido a pasar el fin de semana con sus abuelos the children have gone to their grandparents for the weekend
3. [empleado] boy, f girl;
la compra se la llevará el chico the delivery boy will bring your shopping home for you
Comp
RP chico de los mandados [en oficina] office boy; [en tienda] errand boy;
chico de los recados [en oficina] office boy;
[en tienda] errand boy
4. [novio] boyfriend;
[novia] girlfriend;
a ver si nos presentas a tu chico why don't you introduce us to your boyfriend o young man?
5. [tratamiento]
chico, ponme un café waiter, could I have a coffee, please?;
¡chica, no sé qué decirte! well, what can I say?;
¡chico, qué suerte has tenido! you lucky thing!;
chica, haz lo que quieras look, you can do what you want;
¡vamos chico, no te pongas así! come on, don't be like that!
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chico
I adj small, little;
dejar chico a alguien fig fam put s.o. to shame fam II m boy;
peinado a lo chico with short hair, with a boyish haircut
* * *
chico, -ca adj
1) : little, small
2) : young
chico, -ca n
1) : child, boy m, girl f
2) : young man m, young woman f
* * *
chico n
1. (en general) boy
2. (joven) young man [pl. men]

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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