Translation of cacho in English:

cacho

m

  • 1 1.1 [familiar/colloquial] (pedazo) bit ¿me das un cachito de queso? can I have a little bit of cheese? me perdí un cacho del programa I missed some of o/or a bit of the program se te van a caer los dientes a cachos your teeth will all start dropping out ser un cacho de pan (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial] to be a big softie [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial] (como adjetivo invariable/as invariable adjective) ¡qué cacho chuleta te estás comiendo! that's some o/or one hell of a chop you're eating! [familiar/colloquial] ¡lo vas a romper, cacho bruto! you'll break it, you great oaf! [familiar/colloquial]
  • 2 2.1 (América del Sur/South America) (cuerno) horn ¡fuera cacho! (Venezuela) [familiar/colloquial], se acabó la discusión, y ¡fuera cacho! the discussion's over, and I don't want to hear another word! o/or and that's final! pararse en los cachos (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] to get annoyed poner (Perú/Peru) or (Venezuela) montar cachos a algn [familiar/colloquial] to be unfaithful to sb, cheat on sb (inglés norteamericano/American English) [familiar/colloquial] recibir en los cachos a algn (Chile) [familiar/colloquial], llegó tarde y la mujer lo recibió en los cachos he arrived late and his wife gave him a real earful [familiar/colloquial] tener algo de un cacho (Colombia) [familiar/colloquial], ya lo tengo de un cacho it's nearly done, I've nearly finished it, I'm almost there o/or (inglés norteamericano/American English) through [familiar/colloquial] 2.2 (Andes) (juego) poker dice; (cubilete) shaker saber a cacho (Colombia) , jugaron hasta que les supo a cacho they played until they were sick of it 2.3 (Chile) (para beber) drinking horn
  • 6 (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] (cosa inútil, molesta) esta mesita es un cacho, no hay dónde ponerla this table's a real nuisance, there's nowhere to put it me quedé con el cacho I got stuck with the damned thing [familiar/colloquial]

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