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Translation of palillo in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 1 1.1 (mondadientes) tbpalillo de dientes tiene las piernas como palillos estar como un or hecho un palillo [familiar]
    to be as thin as a rake
    1.2 [familiar] (persona flaca) See examples: es un palillo
    he's as thin as a rake
Example sentences
  • Jamás se utilizan los palillos de dientes en la mesa.
  • Jamás se utilizan los palillos de dientes en la mesa.
  • Prensar cada mitad con un palillo de madera y una aceituna.

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