Definition of chicha in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɪtʃə/


[mass noun]
(In South and Central America) a kind of beer made typically from maize.
Example sentences
  • Along the track's edges the older women sit in line, tending their cooking fires, selling home-grown produce or ladling out mugs of chicha, the milky maize beer brewed only the night before and still fermenting.
  • Our guide wants us to see a local chicharia, a place that sells chicha (corn beer).
  • They were expected to spin and weave, pasture llamas and alpacas, work in the fields, gather firewood, make chicha (corn beer), cook, and clean the house.


American Spanish, from Kuna.

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