Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Late Latin comestiōnem, from Latin comestus. Compare Galician comechón and Spanish comezón.

Pronunciation edit


  • Hyphenation: co‧mi‧chão

Noun edit

comichão f or (nonstandard) m (plural comichões)

  1. itch (a sensation felt on an area of the skin that causes a person or animal to want to scratch)
    Synonyms: coceira, prurido
  2. (figuratively) a strong desire
    Synonyms: desejo, vontade

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