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Translation of mecha in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 2 (Cocina)
    piece of bacon/ham
    (used for larding or stuffing)
  • 3
    also: mechas femenino plural
    3.1 (en peluquería)
    highlights plural
    hacerse mechas
    to have highlights put in
    3.2 (América Latina) [familiar] (pelo) See examples: ¡mira cómo tienes las mechas!
    look at the state of your hair!
    your hair's a bit of a mess!
    la agarró de las mechas
    she grabbed her by the hair
    ser tieso de mechas (Cono Sur) [familiar]
    to be pigheaded
    ser tirado de las mechas (Cono Sur) [familiar]
    to be ridiculous
Example sentences
  • Usadas de esta forma, las mechas se pueden convertir en un peligroso explosivo.
  • Donde al parecer una mecha lenta nos está conduciendo a un enfrentamiento entre Oriente y Occidente.
  • Bret también dio grandes mechas, aunque en su tiempo era menos espectáculo.

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