chorizo

EnglishEdit

 
Corn bread with cheese and chorizo

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish chorizo.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: chŏrēʹzō, IPA(key): /t͡ʃɒˈɹiː.zəʊ/ or like Spanish: /t͡ʃɒˈɹiːsəʊ/, /t͡ʃɒˈɹiːθəʊ/
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  • (US) enPR: chərēʹzō, IPA(key): /t͡ʃəˈɹi.zoʊ/[1][2] or like Spanish: /t͡ʃoʊˈɹisoʊ/, /tʃəˈɹisoʊ/,[1][2] /t͡ʃoʊˈɹiθoʊ/[2]
  • (Britain, Ireland, proscribed) enPR: chəritsō, IPA(key): /t͡ʃəˈɹɪtsəʊ/ or /t͡ʃəˈɹi.tsəʊ/

NounEdit

chorizo (countable and uncountable, plural chorizos)

  1. A spicy Spanish sausage flavoured with paprika, often crumbled for use in filling tacos, quesadillas, etc.
    • 2008 January–February, Mark Bittman, “The only 7 meals you need for 2008”, in Men's Health, volume 23, number 1, ISSN 1054-4836, page 138:
      Substitute three chopped scallions and a minced jalapeño for the onion, and 6 ounces crumbled chorizo for the tomatoes. Sub ½ cup queso fresco for the Parmesan in step 2. Serve with salsa.

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ReferencesEdit

  • chorizo” defined by Infoplease.com: pronounced: chu-rē'zō; Sp. chô-rē'sô, -thô, plural: (-zōz; Sp. -sôs, -thôs
  • Chorizo” listed in the BBC Food Glossary (accessed on 17.09.2009): pronounced: ‘chor-eetho’
  1. 1.0 1.1 chorizo”, in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 chorizo”, in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish chorizo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chorizo m (plural chorizos)

  1. chorizo

SpanishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /t͡ʃoˈɾiθo/ [t͡ʃoˈɾi.θo]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /t͡ʃoˈɾiso/ [t͡ʃoˈɾi.so]
  • (Spain) Rhymes: -iθo
  • (Latin America) Rhymes: -iso
  • Hyphenation: cho‧ri‧zo

Etymology 1Edit

Probably borrowed from Portuguese chouriço or Galician chourizo,[1] both from Old Portuguese souriço (attested 13th c.), from Vulgar Latin *saurīcium, of uncertain origin. First attested in Spanish in 1604.[2]

NounEdit

chorizo m (plural chorizos)

  1. a type of sausage
  2. (Uruguay) a foolish person
    Synonym: longaniza
  3. (vulgar, slang) a penis
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:pene
  4. (slang, Costa Rica) corruption
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Catalan: xoriço
  • English: chorizo
  • French: chorizo

Etymology 2Edit

From chori, from Caló chorar (to steal).

NounEdit

chorizo m (plural chorizos)

  1. (Spain) a crook
  2. (Spain, Mexico, Chile, colloquial) petty thief, pickpocket
    Synonyms: choro, ratero, ladronzuelo, carterista

AdjectiveEdit

chorizo (feminine choriza, masculine plural chorizos, feminine plural chorizas)

  1. (vulgar, Chile) stuck-up, haughty

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

chorizo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of chorizar

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish chorizo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɕoˈritso/, /ɕoˈriːso/

NounEdit

chorizo c

  1. chorizo

DeclensionEdit

Declension of chorizo 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative chorizo chorizon chorizor chorizorna
Genitive chorizos chorizons chorizors chorizornas
Declension of chorizo 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative chorizo chorizoen chorizoer chorizoerna
Genitive chorizos chorizoens chorizoers chorizoernas