The Alternative Spanish Dictionary: bacán

Android app on Google Play

Entry definition

bacán etymology From Ligurian baccan.
noun: {{es-noun}}
  1. (colloquial, Argentina, Uruguay) pimp
  2. (colloquial, dated, Argentina, Uruguay) boss, owner
  3. (colloquial, dated, Argentina, Uruguay) concubine
  4. (colloquial, dated, Argentina, Uruguay) lover of a kept woman
adjective: {{es-adj}}
  1. (colloquial, Perú, Chile, Colombia, Cuba) cool, awesome
  2. (colloquial, Argentina, Uruguay) posh
  3. (colloquial, Argentina, Uruguay) snobbish
  4. (colloquial, Argentina, Uruguay) luxurious, refined
Synonyms: chévere (Puerto Rico, Colombia, Venezuela, slang), chido (Mexico, slang), genial, guay (Spain, slang), padre (Mexico, slang), gufiao (Puerto Rico, slang), nítido (all Latin America, slang)

All Languages

Languages and entry counts