Translation of palillo in English:

palillo

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 1 1.1 (mondadientes) tb palillo de dientes toothpick tiene las piernas como palillos her legs are like matchsticks estar como un or hecho un palillo [familiar/colloquial] to be as thin as a rake 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] (persona flaca) es un palillo he's as thin as a rake

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