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Chapa | Costa Rican Spanish 101


Persona poco ingeniosa o con falta de agilidad para hacer las cosas. Torpe, poco diestro para hacer algo.

A person who’s not wittiyor or lacks the ability to do things. Awkward, not skilled enough to do anything.

Ejemplos (Examples):

  • Este tipo no sabe manejar bien, es muy chapa.

   This guy doesn’t drive well, he’s clueless.        

  • ¡Ese Andrés si es chapa para el fútbol!

     That Andres is unfit for soccer!    

  • ¡No seas chapa, eso no se hace así!

    Don’t be silly, that’s not how it is done!