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.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
bedbugs the size of elephants
exp.
enormous bedbugs
v.
to die like flies
[Fam.] (MODISMOS)
exp.
to drop like flies
(MODISMOS)
exp.
so there!
***
'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
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"chinche": examples and translations in context
Se dice que la chinche es el escarabajo... que Francois Le Clerc tenía en su bandera. The kissing bug is said to be the beetle that Francois Le Clerc used on his flag.
Pudo haber ocurrido en un lugar como este... ...el nido de la chinche roja japonesa. It may have started in a place like this, the nest of the Japanese red bug.
Cimex Lectularius, alias el chinche común. Hmm, Cimex lectularius, aka the common bedbug.
Cimex lectularios, más conocida como chinche común. Hmm, Cimex lectularius, aka the common bedbug.
Ése era Eddie Grant el Chinche. That was Bed Bug Eddie Grant.
- El Chinche me ha cortado el pulgar. - The Bed Bug took my thumb, man.
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