There are 2 translations of chorro in English:

chorro1

m

  • 1 (de agua) stream, jet; (de vapor, gas) jet solo sale un chorrito de agua del grifo there's only a trickle of water coming from the faucet agregar un chorrito de vino add a splash of wine una ducha con un chorro muy potente a shower with a very strong spray, a high-pressure shower un chorro de luz entraba por la ventana a shaft of light came in through the window se abrió y cayó un chorro de monedas it came open and coins poured out a chorro [motor/avión] jet (before n) con propulsión a chorro jet-propelled a chorros, la sangre salía a chorros blood poured o gushed out sudaba a chorros he was sweating buckets [colloquial/familiar] a todo chorro (Ven) [familiar/colloquial], pasó a todo chorro he went rushing past, he shot past at top speed como los chorros del oro (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] as clean o bright as a new pin

    Compounds

    chorro de arena

    chorro de voz

    • strength of voice
  • 3 (Méx) [familiar/colloquial] (diarrea) chorrillo
  • 4 (Méx) [familiar/colloquial] (cantidad) ¡qué chorro de gente! what a lot of people! tiene chorros de dinero he's got loads o stacks o pots of money [colloquial/familiar] me gusta un chorro salir I really love going out te extraño un chorro I miss you like crazy (AmE) o (BrE) like mad [colloquial/familiar]

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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of chorro in English:

chorro2

(-rra)

m,f

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.