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  • Yup, "la muchacha" is a very good way to say "maid" ... even if she's not too muchacha anymore: Þ

    Need best word for "maid" and for "mop"

  • When we lived in Chiapas, the word for housekeeper or cleaning woman was "muchacha" even if yours was 90 years old.

    Muchachas, from South to North

  • But advertisements for household help in the newspapers or on signs hung our front always used the generic term "muchacha".

    Muchachas, from South to North

  • If it is someone married, with children and 40 years old would you still call them "muchacha"?

    Need best word for "maid" and for "mop"

  • In Mexico, he must be a deeply disgraced criminal whose sweetheart would be ashamed of him; and every now and then, a brown-skinned "muchacha" might be seen crossing to where the scavengers were at work, and, with a muttered word or two, passing something into a hand eagerly outstretched to receive it.

    The Free Lances A Romance of the Mexican Valley

  • I thought, Got a point there, muchacha, only it wasn't God.

    Duma Key

  • Hace poco, apareció en la tele una muchacha llamada Belén Francese; fue como invitada a varios programas.

    veruscio Diary Entry

  • Like _girl_ was _muchacha_, so _muchachita_ was _little girl_.

    The Little Mornings

  • While the _muchacha_ ground, or rather crushed, the wheat between the stones, the _ranchera_, with a platter-shaped basket, cleansed it of dust, chaff, and all impure particles, by tossing the grain in the basket.

    What I Saw in California

  • This great rough fellow, of six feet and over, called a trim little _poblana_ to him, with, "hyar, my little muchacha! vamous, and git me some of that'er Pass, good now, and clar!"

    Seven and Nine years Among the Camanches and Apaches An Autobiography


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  • "Everybody in the party do the cha cha... Hey muchacha..." I think that's how it goes; correct me if I'm violently mistaken.

    March 5, 2008