enganchar

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Attested since 1858. From en- +‎ gancho (hook) +‎ -ar.

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enganchar (first-person singular present engancho, first-person singular preterite enganchei, past participle enganchado)

  1. to hook (to attach or get attached to a hook)
  2. to grab, catch

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From en- +‎ gancho +‎ -ar.

VerbEdit

enganchar (first-person singular present indicative engancho, past participle enganchado)

  1. to hook (to attach or get attached to a hook)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From en- +‎ gancho +‎ -ar.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /enɡanˈt͡ʃaɾ/, [ẽŋ.ɡãnʲˈt͡ʃaɾ]

VerbEdit

enganchar (first-person singular present engancho, first-person singular preterite enganché, past participle enganchado)

  1. to hook
  2. to get (someone) in one's clutches
  3. (reflexive, slang) to get high (take drugs)

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