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mecha

Translation of mecha in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 2 [Cocina] piece of bacon/ham ([ used for larding or stuffing ])
  • 3
    (mechas femenino plural)
    3.1 (en peluquería) highlights (plural) hacerse mechas to have highlights put in 3.2 (América Latina/Latin America) [familiar/colloquial] (pelo) ¡mira cómo tienes las mechas! look at the state of your hair! [familiar/colloquial], your hair's a bit of a mess! [familiar/colloquial] la agarró de las mechas she grabbed her by the hair ser tieso de mechas (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) [familiar/colloquial] to be pigheaded [familiar/colloquial] ser tirado de las mechas (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) [familiar/colloquial] to be ridiculous

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