Monday, December 16, 2013

muchacho

muchacho m (plural muchachos, feminine singular muchacha, feminine plural muchachas)

  1. boy
  2. young man
  3. young person, youngster
  4. teenager

Usage notes

The noun muchacho is like several other Spanish nouns with a human referent. The masculine forms are used when the referent is known to be male, a group of males, a group of mixed or unknown gender, or an individual of unknown or unspecified gender. The feminine forms are used if the referent is known to be female or a group of females.

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