See also: antojó

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

antojo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of antojar

NounEdit

antojo m (plural antojos)

  1. illusion, false appearence
  2. unreasonable whim

Alternative formsEdit


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /anˈtoxo/, [ãn̪ˈt̪oxo]

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin ante oculum, equivalent to ante +‎ ojo.

NounEdit

antojo m (plural antojos)

  1. whim, impulse, craving
    Synonym: capricho
    • (Can we date this quote?), Laura Esquivel, Como Agua Para Chocolate, page 69:
      "Y así como un poeta juega con las palabras, así ella jugaba a su antojo con los ingredientes y con las cantidades, obteniendo resultados fenomenales."
      And, like a poet plays with words, she played to her whims with ingredients and amounts, obtaining phenomenal results.
  2. birthmark
    Synonym: lunar
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

antojo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of antojar.

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