Translation of cacho in English:

cacho

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  • 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 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 (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] to be a big softie [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] (como adj inv) ¡qué cacho chuleta te estás comiendo! that's some o one hell of a chop you're eating! [colloquial/familiar] ¡lo vas a romper, cacho bruto! you'll break it, you great oaf! [colloquial/familiar]
  • 2 2.1 (AmS) (cuerno) horn ¡fuera cacho! (Ven) [familiar/colloquial], se acabó la discusión, y ¡fuera cacho! the discussion's over, and I don't want to hear another word! o and that's final! pararse en los cachos (Chi) [familiar/colloquial] to get annoyed poner (Per) or (Ven) montar cachos a algn [familiar/colloquial] to be unfaithful to sb, cheat on sb (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] recibir en los cachos a algn (Chi) [familiar/colloquial], llegó tarde y la mujer lo recibió en los cachos he arrived late and his wife gave him a real earful [colloquial/familiar] tener algo de un cacho (Col) [familiar/colloquial], ya lo tengo de un cacho it's nearly done, I've nearly finished it, I'm almost there o (AmE) through [colloquial/familiar]
    In Other Dictionaries
    Definition of horn in:
    2.2 (Andes) (juego) poker dice; (cubilete) shaker saber a cacho (Col) , jugaron hasta que les supo a cacho they played until they were sick of it
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    Definition of poker dice in:
    2.3 (Chi) (para beber) drinking horn
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    Definition of drinking horn in:
  • 6 (Chi) [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 [colloquial/familiar]

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