nombre masculino/masculine noun
- 1.1 (cotilleo) piece of gossip chismes gossip, tittle-tattle [familiar/colloquial] no me vengas con chismes don't come gossiping to me, don't come to me with your tittle-tattle o/or tales 1.2 (España/Spain) (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial], (trasto, cacharro) thing, thingamajig [familiar/colloquial] ¿cómo funciona este chisme? how does this thing work? ¿dónde está el chisme para cambiar de canal? where's the thing o/or thingamajig for changing channels? tiene su cuarto lleno de chismes his room's full of junk o/or stuff [familiar/colloquial]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them.