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Meaning of "poncho" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PONCHO

From American Spanish, from Araucanian pantho woollen material.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PONCHO

poncho  [ˈpɒntʃəʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PONCHO

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Poncho is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PONCHO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

poncho

Poncho

A poncho is an outer garment designed to keep the body warm or, if made from a watertight material, to keep dry during rain. Ponchos have been used by the Native American peoples of the Andes since pre-Hispanic times and are now considered typical South American garments.

Definition of poncho in the English dictionary

The definition of poncho in the dictionary is a cloak of a kind originally worn in South America, made of a rectangular or circular piece of cloth, esp wool, with a hole in the middle to put the head through.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PONCHO


ancho
ˈæntʃəʊ
bocaccio
bəˈkætʃəʊ
calimocho
ˌkælɪˈməʊtʃəʊ
Chaochow
ˈtʃaʊˈtʃəʊ
Chaozhou
ˈtʃaʊˈtʃəʊ
concho
ˈkɒntʃəʊ
gaucho
ˈɡaʊtʃəʊ
gazpacho
ɡəzˈpɑːtʃəʊ
honcho
ˈhɒntʃəʊ
macho
ˈmætʃəʊ
malicho
ˈmælɪtʃəʊ
muchacho
muːˈtʃɑːtʃəʊ
mucho
ˈmʊtʃəʊ
nacho
ˈnɑːtʃəʊ
pasticcio
pæˈstɪtʃəʊ
picacho
pɪˈkɑːtʃəʊ
quebracho
keɪˈbrɑːtʃəʊ
rancho
ˈrɑːntʃəʊ
sancho
ˈsæntʃəʊ
supermacho
ˌsuːpərˈmætʃəʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PONCHO

ponce
ponceau
poncey
ponchoed
poncier
ponciest
poncy
pond
pond hockey
pond life
pond lily
pond scum
pond snail
pond-skater
pondage
ponder
ponderability
ponderable
ponderably
ponderal

WORDS THAT END LIKE PONCHO

Accho
Ayacucho
brocho
echo
huaracho
Jericho
pre-echo
psycho
re-echo
rose of Jericho
Stilicho
subecho
tape echo
Tycho
unmacho

Synonyms and antonyms of poncho in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «poncho» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PONCHO

Find out the translation of poncho to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of poncho from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «poncho» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

雨披
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

poncho
570 millions of speakers

English

poncho
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पोंचो
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المعطف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пончо
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

poncho
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সাইকেল-আরোহী ভ্রমণকারী প্রভৃতির অনূরূপ আকারেরে ওআটারপ্রূফ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

poncho
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Poncho
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Poncho
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ポンチョ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

판초
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Poncho
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

loại áo chồng đầu vào
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தலை நுழைவதற்கு மையத்தில் இடம் விடப்பட்ட பெரிய மேல் அங்கி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पोंचो
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

panço
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

poncho
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

poncho
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пончо
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

poncho
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

poncho
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

poncho
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

poncho
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

poncho
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of poncho

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PONCHO»

The term «poncho» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.717 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PONCHO» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «poncho» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «poncho» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about poncho

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PONCHO»

Discover the use of poncho in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to poncho and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Ultimate Poncho Book: 50 Fun, Fabulous Knit And Crochet ...
50 knit and crochet designs for all ages and styles.
Carol Alexander, 2005
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The Ultimate Guide to U.S. Army Survival Skills, Tactics, ...
Drawing from dozens of the U.S. Army's official field manuals, editor Jay McCullough has culled a thousand pages of the most useful and curious tidbits for the would-be soldier, historian, movie-maker, writer, or survivalist—including ...
Department of the Army, Jay McCullough, 2013
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U.S. Army Uniforms of the Cold War, 1948-1973
The poncho as a rain cape gave better protection than a raincoat in the field, because its size and hooded design enabled the soldier to be covered comfortably while carrying equipment. The poncho also fulfilled a variety of other purposes, ...
Shelby L. Stanton, 1998
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Popular Mechanics
A friend in Sante Fe, N.M., designed it from two 52x86-inch Kelty urethane-coated waterproof ponchos, stitched it up on his ancient portable sewing machine, and appropriately dubbed it a "rancho-poncho." I first tested mine on a hike of ...
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Rodeo Drive Poncho:
Finished poncho is about 25.5” long from front of neck opening to bottom front, and 23” longatthesides. (See notebelowon size.) Needles: SizeUS7(4.5mm). Inaperfect world, you will have both 16” circular needles and 32” circular needles.
Staci Perry, 2013
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Crochet Ponchos
Presents instructions and patterns for crocheting a variety of ponchos.
Leisure Arts, Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby, 2012
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Fabulous Crocheted Ponchos: New Styles, New Looks, New Yarns
Introduction 6 Fabulous & Simple Ponchos Amore' 8 Caramel Poncho 11 Pretty in Pink Capelet 14 Dandy Denim Poncho 16 Faux Sheepskin Poncho 18 Looks Good from Any Angle 24 Free-Form Rust Poncho 26 Sunset Poncho 30 Perfect ...
Terry Taylor, 2005
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Backpacker
The answer is a poncho with extra length and width to accommodate the height and bulk of the pack, including extension bar, if any. Our project this issue will be such a poncho custom-fitted to your body and your pack, with rain chaps to ...
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Black Poncho
Didiam. attempt to politely refuse the offer met with a chorus of not so agreeable jeers. Not wanting to upset my hosts, I took a generous swig that engendered the approval of the others, and then another burst of laughter as I coughed on the ...
Didiam, 2005
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Wingtips Under a Bolivian Poncho
Wingtips. Under. a. Bolivian. Poncho. Chapter 1 – The Best Opportunities Are Always Unexpected and Unplanned...............................................................................1 Chapter 2 – The Opportunity Materializes ................................................15 Chapter 3 ...
Bruce N. Anderson, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PONCHO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term poncho is used in the context of the following news items.
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Wesley 'Poncho' Louis Miller
BARK RIVER - Wesley "Poncho" Louis Miller, 82, of Bark River, passed way at home on Sunday, July 25, 2015. Arrangements are in ... «Escanaba Daily Press, Jul 15»
2
Away Days: Real Madrid v Manchester City at the Melbourne Cricket …
... a [rain] poncho!” She'd imagined this happening differently, clearly, but what else can she do, with tens of thousands watching in the stadium. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
Who needs the sun when you have these ideas for wet weather …
For those special outdoor events when a bin bag with holes torn through just won't cut it, find an old rain mac or poncho and decorate with ... «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»
4
Decapitation Suspect Had A Previous Attempted Murder Charge
On November 20, 2014, Heisch wrote: “Poncho didn't get charged with his old … charge but he got picked up [on] his two yr old drug charge.”. «Daily Beast, Jul 15»
5
Wacky Ultimate tournament attracts hundreds
... this weekend with over 220 participants from 15 teams. Many wore wacky costumes, like this player sporting a flamboyant Mexican poncho. «Nelson Star, Jul 15»
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Sergio Leone's spaghetti western sets: The Good, the Not Bad and …
... on the main drag that's instantly recognisable as Clint Eastwood's Man With No Name, the bottom of his poncho edged by a film strip. «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
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A guide to backpacking in Eagles Nest Wilderness and Flat Tops …
Gilliland suggests bringing sturdy black garbage bags, which have multiple uses: You can cut a hole in it to make a rain poncho, use it as a tarp ... «Summit Daily News, Jul 15»
8
Box8 aims at expanding services to 5 cities by year-end
Box8 started as a Mexican-only quick service restaurant called Poncho in 2011. In 2012, the company refreshed its menu to offer Indian food, ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
9
The Ultimate Travel Packing List
Throwaway rain poncho: You won't look like a supermodel in this $4 drugstore item but it'll do the job, plus it takes up less space and weight ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
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From Canes To Closures, Designing With Style For People With …
"We went from poncho to a rise in the front, lower in the back, a little more A-lined," Smith says. "It has a hood, it's coated with Teflon and it's ... «WUNC, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Poncho [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/poncho>. Aug 2019 ».
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