Mucho / Mucha = A lot

Mucho (m), mucha (f) = A lot, Very much (mooch-o, mooch-ah)

In text messages this typically gets abbreviated as “mxo”

As in...

  • Tengo mucha hambre. = I am very hungry.
  • Mucho mejor = much better
  • Te quiero mucho. = I love you very much. This is less romanic than Te amo (which you'd say to your lover). Te quiero is something you might say to your mother. You'll hear this in our phrase guide to Spanish-speaking coffee mugs
  • Como mucho = At the most
  • ¡Ni mucho menos! = Of course not! OR No way!
  • Con mucho gusto. OR Mucho gusto. = With pleasure. OR It’s a pleasure.
  • Me gusta muchísimo. = I like her/him/it a lot.
  • Tengo muchas ganas de verte. = I am looking forward to seeing you.
  • Tengo mucho que hacer. = I have a lot to do.
  • Bésame mucho = Kiss me a lot. You’ll find a Spanish typography poster featuring this phrase via our guide to Spanish for Your Walls.