Dictionary.com

charqui

[ chahr-kee ]
/ ˈtʃɑr ki /
Save This Word!

noun
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of charqui

From South American Spanish, from Quechua ch'arki

OTHER WORDS FROM charqui

char·quied [chahr-keed], /ˈtʃɑr kid/, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use charqui in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for charqui

charqui
/ (ˈtʃɑːkɪ) /

noun
meat, esp beef, cut into strips and dried

Derived forms of charqui

charquid (ˈtʃɑːkɪd), adjective

Word Origin for charqui

C18: from Spanish, from Quechuan
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK