Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name of the common American skunk, Mephitis mephitica. Also cinche.
  • See chinch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Parsimonious; niggardly.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I have since been informed that chinche is Spanish for bug; but at the time the word suggested only the material of a curtain.

    Domestic Manners of the Americans

  • Chinches bravas -- Surely you have heard of the Volkswagon chinche?

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  • Chinches bravas -- Surely you have heard of the Volkswagon chinche?

    Two Expressions

  • Chinches bravas -- Surely you have heard of the Volkswagon chinche?

    Two Expressions

  • Chinches bravas -- Surely you have heard of the Volkswagon chinche?

    Two Expressions

  • Chinches bravas -- Surely you have heard of the Volkswagon chinche?

    Two Expressions

  • Chinches bravas -- Surely you have heard of the Volkswagon chinche?

    Two Expressions

  • Chinches bravas -- Surely you have heard of the Volkswagon chinche?

    Two Expressions

  • Chinches bravas -- Surely you have heard of the Volkswagon chinche?

    Two Expressions

  • Chinches bravas -- Surely you have heard of the Volkswagon chinche?

    Two Expressions

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