EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish mucho.

AdjectiveEdit

mucho (not comparable)

  1. (often humorous) Much; a great deal of.
    • 1978, Debbie Harry; Chris Stein (lyrics and music), “Heart of Glass”, in Parallel Lines, Chrysalis Records, performed by Blondie:
      Seemed like the real thing, only to find / Mucho mistrust, love's gone behind
    • 1989 December 22, Achy Obejas, “Calendar”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      There will be calamities, maudlin melodramas, and mucho pathos at Cries & Whispers--A Tragedy Club, which seeks to reverse our town's love of comedy.

AdverbEdit

mucho (not comparable)

  1. (often humorous) very
    • 2014 November 7, Hadley Freeman, “God save us from the philosemitism of Burchill, Amis and Mensch”, in The Guardian[2]:
      And this makes sense because, as with Burchill, Amis’s philosemitism is quasi-sexual and mucho ridiculous.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmu.xɔ/
  • Hyphenation: mu‧cho
  • Rhymes: -uxɔ

NounEdit

mucho f

  1. vocative singular of mucha

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish mucho, from Latin multus (much, many), from the Proto-Indo-European *ml̥tos (crumbled, crumpled, past passive participle). Compare the Portuguese muito (much, many, a lot). Unrelated to English much, which is related to archaic Spanish maño (big) (the second element in tamaño).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmut͡ʃo/, [ˈmu.t͡ʃo]

DeterminerEdit

mucho m sg (feminine mucha, masculine plural muchos, feminine plural muchas)

  1. a lot of; many; much
    Tengo mucho dinero.I have a lot of money.
    Tengo muchas monedas.I have many coins.

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AdverbEdit

mucho

  1. much, a lot, far, way
    Es mucho más difícil salir que entrar.It is way harder to get out than to get in.
    La situación real era mucho más complicada de lo que se sugería en el documento.
    The real situation was far more complicated than was suggested in the document.
  2. long, a long time

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PronounEdit

mucho

  1. a lot, many

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