follow Dictionary.com

How do you spell Hannukah?

compañera

[kom-puh n-yair-uh; Spanish kawm-pah-nye-rah] /ˌkɒm pənˈyɛər ə; Spanish ˌkɔm pɑˈnyɛ rɑ/
noun, plural compañeras
[kom-puh n-yair-uh z; Spanish kawm-pah-nye-rahs] /ˌkɒm pənˈyɛər əz; Spanish ˌkɔm pɑˈnyɛ rɑs/ (Show IPA)
1.
(in the southwestern U.S.) a female companion; friend.
2.
(in Latin America) a female worker, coworker, or comrade.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; Americanism; < Spanish, feminine of compañero
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for compañera

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for companera

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends