chinche translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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chinche

  
a       sm o sf  
1    bedbug  
MODISMOS caer o morir como chinches      to die like flies  
2    (=chincheta)   drawing pin, thumbtack   (EEUU)  
3    (=molestia)   nuisance
4      (Cono Sur)  
*   (=rabieta)   pique, irritation
b       smf   (=persona molesta)   nuisance     (Andes, CAm)   naughty child
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
morir como chinches v.
to die like flies
[Fam.]

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
v.
to die like flies
[Fam.] (MODISMOS)
exp.
to drop like flies
(MODISMOS)
exp.
bedbugs the size of elephants
exp.
enormous bedbugs
exp.
so there!
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'chinche' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
el chinche
n.
el chinche de agua
exp.
morir como chinches
(IDIOMS)
adj.
infestado de chinches
"chinche": examples and translations in context
Cimex Lectularius, alias el chinche común. Hmm, Cimex lectularius, aka the common bedbug.
Pensé que querrías saber que vi un chinche en mi habitación. I thought you'd want to know that I saw a bedbug in my room.
Ése era Eddie Grant el Chinche. That was Bed Bug Eddie Grant.
El Chinche sabe de ti, Charlie. The Bed Bug knows about you, Charlie.
Le disparé a Ian y maté a Daniel con una chinche como el dijo. I shot Ian and I killed Daniel with the kissing bug like he said.
Pero si tiene el tipo correcto de alergia, el veneno de una chinche puede ser mortal. But if you've got the right kind of allergy, the venom from a kissing bug can be fatal.
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