Translation of bacon in Spanish:

bacon

Pronunciation: /ˈbeɪkən/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • tocino (masculine) or (Spain/España) bacon (masculine) or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) panceta (feminine) to bring home the bacon [colloquial/familiar] (be breadwinner) ganar los garbanzos [colloquial/familiar], parar la olla (Southern Cone, Peru/Cono Sur, Perú) [colloquial/familiar] (achieve goal) obtener* resultados to save sb's bacon [colloquial/familiar] salvarle el pellejo a algn [colloquial/familiar]

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