Translation of hot dog in Spanish:

hot dog


  • 1.1 [Cookery/Cocina] perro (masculine) or perrito (masculine) caliente, pancho (masculine) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata)
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    • The essence of baseball food is a bun-wrapped wiener - be it hot dog, bratwurst or sausage.
    • On Sundays, the bar opens its kitchen, serving burgers, hot dogs, and pizza.
    • Fresh meat is lower in sodium than luncheon meat, bacon, hot dogs, sausage and ham.
    1.2 (show-off) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], fanfarrón, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar]
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    • The viewers in my house were all worried about redneck/macho reactions among competitors when Kobayashi first won the hot dog round and then went on to win the grand prize.
    • And with spectacular past performances in hot dog waves as a guide - talent wise - Tim has what it takes to go wire-to-wire.
    1.3 (as interjection/como interjección) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang/argot] hot dog! ¡caray! [colloquial/familiar] [euphemistic/eufemístico]

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In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them. Raciones tend to be larger and more elaborate than tapas. They may be: Spanish omelet, squid, octopus, cheese, ham, or chorizo, among others.