cachete

m.
1 chubby cheek.
2 slap.
3 favor.
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cachete
nombre masculino
1 (bofetada) slap
2 (golpe) blow, punch
3 (carrillo) cheek
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noun m.
cheek, slap
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SM
1) (=golpe) slap, punch in the face

darse de cachetes con algn — to fight with sb

2) (=arma) dagger
3) (=mejilla) (fat) cheek; (Med) swollen cheek
4) CAm (=favor) favour, favor (EEUU)
5) pl cachetes Cono Sur * (=culo) bottom sing
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masculino
1) (mejilla) (esp AmL) cheek; (nalga) (CS fam) cheek
2) (esp Esp) cachetada
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= pat, slap on the wrist, spanking, cuff, whack.
Ex. Straighten out the problem, give him a few parental murmurs of comfort, a pat or two, then leave again.
Ex. It is hard to believe that the public will see a reprimand in this case as anything more than a slap on the wrist.
Ex. A spanking is designed as much to humiliate as to hurt enough to deter.
Ex. He caught a kid shoplifting in his store, gave him a good cuff on the side of his head and kicked him out the door.
Ex. Suddenly there was a loud 'whack-whack-whack' and I looked back to see the guide slapping the water with his fishing pole.
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* dar un cachete = spank, cuff, slap.
* dar un cachete a Alguien = slap + Nombre + on the wrist.
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masculino
1) (mejilla) (esp AmL) cheek; (nalga) (CS fam) cheek
2) (esp Esp) cachetada
* * *
= pat, slap on the wrist, spanking, cuff, whack.

Ex: Straighten out the problem, give him a few parental murmurs of comfort, a pat or two, then leave again.

Ex: It is hard to believe that the public will see a reprimand in this case as anything more than a slap on the wrist.
Ex: A spanking is designed as much to humiliate as to hurt enough to deter.
Ex: He caught a kid shoplifting in his store, gave him a good cuff on the side of his head and kicked him out the door.
Ex: Suddenly there was a loud 'whack-whack-whack' and I looked back to see the guide slapping the water with his fishing pole.
* dar un cachete = spank, cuff, slap.
* dar un cachete a Alguien = slap + Nombre + on the wrist.

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cachete
masculine
A
1 (esp AmL) (mejilla) cheek
2 (CS fam) (nalga) cheek
B (esp Esp) cachetada
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cachete sustantivo masculino
1 (mejilla) (esp AmL) cheek;
(nalga) (CS fam) cheek
2 (esp Esp) (bofetada) slap
cachete sustantivo masculino
1 (en la cara) slap
(en las nalgas) smack
2 (mejilla) cheek
'cachete' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
arrear
English:
cheek
- cuff
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cachete nm
1. [moflete] chubby cheek
2. [bofetada] [en la cara] slap;
[en el trasero] slap, smack
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cachete
m cheek
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cachete nm
: cheek
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cachete n smack / slap
dar un cachete to smack / to slap
me dio un cachete he smacked me

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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