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  • 1 cafetera

    f.
    1 (filter) coffee machine.
    3 coffee maker, coffee pot, coffeepot, coffee urn.
    4 rickety car, noisy old car, old banger.
    * * *
    1 (para hacer café) coffee-maker
    3 familiar (coche viejo) old banger, old crock
    \
    estar como una cafetera familiar to be barmy, be nuts
    cafetera exprés expresso-coffee machine
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=aparato) coffee maker, coffee machine; (=jarra) coffee pot
    2) (Aut) * old banger *, jalop(p)y *; [de policía] police car
    cafetero
    * * *
    a) ( para hacer café) coffee maker; ( para servir café) coffeepot
    b) (fam) ( coche viejo) old heap (colloq)
    * * *
    = coffee pot, coffee maker.
    Ex. 'No question,' she said meditatively, 'we have to do something'; 'like more coffee?' proffered the waitress, the coffee pot hovered above Jergens' cup.
    Ex. It is a grinder/ coffee maker all in one.
    ----
    * cafetera llena de café = pot of coffee.
    * * *
    a) ( para hacer café) coffee maker; ( para servir café) coffeepot
    b) (fam) ( coche viejo) old heap (colloq)
    * * *
    = coffee pot, coffee maker.

    Ex: 'No question,' she said meditatively, 'we have to do something'; 'like more coffee?' proffered the waitress, the coffee pot hovered above Jergens' cup.

    Ex: It is a grinder/ coffee maker all in one.
    * cafetera llena de café = pot of coffee.

    * * *
    1 (para hacer café) coffee maker; (para servir café) coffeepot
    estar como una cafetera ( fam); to be off one's rocker o head ( colloq), to have a screw loose ( colloq)
    2 ( fam) (coche viejo) old heap ( colloq), old banger ( BrE colloq)
    * * *

    cafetera sustantivo femenino

    ( para servir café) coffeepot;
    estar como una cafetera (fam) to be off one's rocker o head (colloq)

    b) (fam) ( coche viejo) old heap (colloq)

    cafetero,-a adjetivo
    1 (industria) coffee
    2 familiar ser muy cafetero, to love coffee o to be a caffeine addict
    cafetera sustantivo femenino
    1 (para hacer café) coffee-maker
    (en una cafetería) expresso machine
    2 (para servir café) coffeepot
    ' cafetera' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    perder
    English:
    coffeepot
    - filter coffee
    - percolator
    - pot
    - coffee
    * * *
    1. [para preparar café] [italiana] = stove-top coffee percolator;
    [eléctrica] (filter) coffee machine; [de émbolo] Br cafetière, US French press; [en bares] expresso machine; [para servir café] coffee pot; Fam
    estar como una cafetera to be nuts o batty
    2. Fam [aparato viejo] old crock;
    [coche] boneshaker, jalop(p)y
    * * *
    f coffee maker o
    pot; para servir coffee pot
    I adj coffee atr ;
    ser muy cafetero fam be very fond of coffee, be a big coffee drinker
    II m, cafetera f coffee grower
    * * *
    : coffeepot, coffeemaker
    * * *
    cafetera n coffee pot

    Spanish-English dictionary > cafetera

  • 2 chalado

    adj.
    crazy, mad, batty, insane.
    f. & m.
    crackpot, basket case, crank, cuckoo.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: chalar.
    * * *
    1→ link=chalar chalar
    1 (loco) mad, crazy, nuts
    \
    estar chalado,-a por algo/alguien to be mad about something/somebody, be crazy about something/somebody
    * * *
    (f. - chalada)
    adj.
    nutty, crazy
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo (fam) [estar] crazy (colloq), nuts (colloq)
    II
    - da masculino, femenino nutter (colloq)
    * * *
    = nuts, bonkers, wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, nutty [nuttier -comp., nuttiest -sup.], daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], space cadet, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].
    Ex. I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex. This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex. 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex. Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex. Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex. A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex. The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex. He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex. When squirrels are acting ' nutty,' it is often caused by a warble or botfly larva living beneath the animal's skin.
    Ex. This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex. There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex. Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex. I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    ----
    * chalado perdido = as daft as a brush, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * estar chalado = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * volverse chalado = go off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo (fam) [estar] crazy (colloq), nuts (colloq)
    II
    - da masculino, femenino nutter (colloq)
    * * *
    = nuts, bonkers, wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, nutty [nuttier -comp., nuttiest -sup.], daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], space cadet, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].

    Ex: I think some people would think my approach is nuts.

    Ex: This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex: 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex: Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex: Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex: A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex: The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex: He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex: When squirrels are acting ' nutty,' it is often caused by a warble or botfly larva living beneath the animal's skin.
    Ex: This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex: There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex: Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex: I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    * chalado perdido = as daft as a brush, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * estar chalado = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * volverse chalado = go off + Posesivo + rocker.

    * * *
    chalado1 -da
    ( fam) [ ESTAR] crazy ( colloq), nuts ( colloq)
    está chalado, no le hagas ni caso he's nuts o crazy, don't take any notice of him ( colloq)
    ¿qué te pasa? estás chalado, tío what's the matter with you? you're out of your mind o you're crazy o you're nuts
    chalado2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    nutter ( colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo chalar: ( conjugate chalar)

    chalado es:

    el participio

    chalado
    ◊ -da adjetivo (fam) [estar] crazy (colloq), nuts (colloq)

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    nutter (colloq)
    chalado,-a adjetivo familiar crazy, nuts

    ' chalado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    chalada
    English:
    crazy
    - daft
    * * *
    chalado, -a Fam
    adj
    crazy, mad;
    estar chalado por algo/alguien to be crazy about sth/sb
    nm,f
    loony
    * * *
    adj fam
    crazy fam
    ( por about)
    * * *
    chalado, -da adj, fam : crazy, nuts
    chalado, -da n
    : nut, crazy person
    * * *
    chalado adj crazy [comp. crazier; superl. craziest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > chalado

  • 3 chiflado

    adj.
    nutty, batty, crazy, bananas.
    f. & m.
    nut, crackpot, eccentric person, fruitcake.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: chiflar.
    * * *
    1→ link=chiflar chiflar
    1 familiar mad, crazy, barmy, nuts, bonkers
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 familiar nut, loony, headcase
    \
    estar chiflado,-a con/por algo familiar to be crazy about something, be mad about something
    estar chiflado,-a por alguien familiar (enamorado) to be madly in love with somebody
    * * *
    (f. - chiflada)
    adj.
    nutty, crazy
    * * *
    chiflado, -a *
    1.
    ADJ crazy *, barmy *

    estar chiflado con o por algo/algn — to be crazy about sth/sb

    2.
    SM / F nutter *, nutcase *
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo (fam) crazy (colloq), mad (BrE)

    ese viejo está chiflado — that old guy's crazy, that old guy's a nutter (colloq)

    estar chiflado por algo/alguien — to be crazy o nuts o (BrE) mad about something/somebody (colloq)

    II
    - da masculino, femenino (fam) nutcase (colloq), nutter (colloq)
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], crank, loony [loonier -comp., looniest -sup], nuts, zany [zanier -comp., zaniest -sup.], bonkers, wacko, screwy [screwier -comp., screwiest -sup.], wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, lunatic, nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, nutty [nuttier -comp., nuttiest -sup.], mad, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], space cadet, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].
    Ex. Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.
    Ex. The British Museum Reading Room is filled with cranks, hacks, poverty-stricken scholars who cherish their hobby.
    Ex. Some loud loonies are not dangerous to the library while others may be; the librarian needs to be able to guess which is which.
    Ex. I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex. His zany humor, gawky production, and sexual exhibitionism have grown in this new film into a confident, ironic account of a world in which it pays to be rich and beautiful.
    Ex. This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex. Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.
    Ex. This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.
    Ex. 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex. Since he wasn't stark raving mad as a result, but simply very relaxed, I decided I would try it when the opportunity arose.
    Ex. It is said that if anybody remained there for a night, he would be found in the morning either dead, raving mad, or endowed with remarkable genius.
    Ex. Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex. This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex. Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex. Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex. A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex. The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex. He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex. When squirrels are acting ' nutty,' it is often caused by a warble or botfly larva living beneath the animal's skin.
    Ex. When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex. This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex. There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex. Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex. I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex. ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    ----
    * chiflado de la informática = computer geek.
    * chiflado perdido = as daft as a brush, as thick as two (short) planks, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * estar chiflado = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * estar chiflado por = have + a crush on.
    * volverse chiflado = go + potty, go off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo (fam) crazy (colloq), mad (BrE)

    ese viejo está chiflado — that old guy's crazy, that old guy's a nutter (colloq)

    estar chiflado por algo/alguien — to be crazy o nuts o (BrE) mad about something/somebody (colloq)

    II
    - da masculino, femenino (fam) nutcase (colloq), nutter (colloq)
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], crank, loony [loonier -comp., looniest -sup], nuts, zany [zanier -comp., zaniest -sup.], bonkers, wacko, screwy [screwier -comp., screwiest -sup.], wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, lunatic, nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, nutty [nuttier -comp., nuttiest -sup.], mad, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], space cadet, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].

    Ex: Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.

    Ex: The British Museum Reading Room is filled with cranks, hacks, poverty-stricken scholars who cherish their hobby.
    Ex: Some loud loonies are not dangerous to the library while others may be; the librarian needs to be able to guess which is which.
    Ex: I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex: His zany humor, gawky production, and sexual exhibitionism have grown in this new film into a confident, ironic account of a world in which it pays to be rich and beautiful.
    Ex: This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex: Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.
    Ex: This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.
    Ex: 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex: Since he wasn't stark raving mad as a result, but simply very relaxed, I decided I would try it when the opportunity arose.
    Ex: It is said that if anybody remained there for a night, he would be found in the morning either dead, raving mad, or endowed with remarkable genius.
    Ex: Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex: This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex: Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex: Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex: A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex: The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex: He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex: When squirrels are acting ' nutty,' it is often caused by a warble or botfly larva living beneath the animal's skin.
    Ex: When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex: This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex: There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex: Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex: I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex: ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    * chiflado de la informática = computer geek.
    * chiflado perdido = as daft as a brush, as thick as two (short) planks, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * estar chiflado = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * estar chiflado por = have + a crush on.
    * volverse chiflado = go + potty, go off + Posesivo + rocker.

    * * *
    chiflado1 -da
    ( fam); crazy ( colloq), mad ( BrE)
    ese viejo está chiflado that old guy's crazy o mad o nuts ( colloq), that old guy's a nutter o off his rocker o round the bend ( colloq)
    estar chiflado POR algo/algn to be crazy o nuts o mad ABOUT sth/sb ( colloq)
    está chiflado por ti he's crazy o nuts o mad about you ( colloq)
    chiflado2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    ( fam); nutcase ( colloq), nutter ( colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo chiflar: ( conjugate chiflar)

    chiflado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    chiflado    
    chiflar
    chiflado
    ◊ -da adjetivo (fam) crazy (colloq), mad (BrE);

    estar chiflado por algo/algn to be crazy o mad about sth/sb (colloq)
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (fam) nutter (colloq)
    chiflar ( conjugate chiflar) verbo transitivoactor/cantante to whistle at ( as sign of disapproval), ≈ to boo
    verbo intransitivo
    1 ( silbar) to whistle
    2 (fam) ( gustar mucho):

    chiflarse verbo pronominal (fam) chifladose por algo/algn to be crazy about sth/sb (colloq)
    chiflado,-a
    I adjetivo familiar mad, crazy [por, about]
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino (loco) nut, loony
    chiflar verbo intransitivo
    1 (con la boca) to whistle
    (con un silbato) to blow
    2 familiar (gustar mucho) me chifla esta música, I love this music
    ' chiflado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    chiflada
    - sonada
    - sonado
    - loco
    English:
    barmy
    - batty
    - bend
    - loony
    - mental
    - moonstruck
    - nut
    - nutcase
    - nuts
    - nutty
    - plumb
    - potty
    - wacky
    - zany
    - cracked
    - crush
    - dotty
    - kooky
    - screw
    * * *
    chiflado, -a Fam
    adj
    crazy, mad;
    está chiflado por la música étnica he's crazy o mad about ethnic music;
    está chiflado por una compañera de clase he's really fallen for one of his classmates
    nm,f
    loony
    * * *
    adj fam
    crazy fam
    ( por about), nuts fam
    ( por about)
    II m, chiflada f nutcase fam, basketcase fam
    * * *
    chiflado, -da adj, fam : nuts, crazy
    chiflado, -da n, fam : crazy person, lunatic
    * * *
    chiflado adj crazy [comp. crazier; superl. craziest] / mad [comp. madder; superl. maddest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > chiflado

  • 4 chillar a grito pelado

    (v.) = scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee
    Ex. By the time I had gotten to the front door, however, I could hear a woman screaming at the top of her head some incoherent nonsense.
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    Ex. She shouted at the top of her lungs, causing Gabrielle to cringe slightly.
    Ex. In no time she took off her sandals and thrashed one of the snatchers and started shouting at the top of her voice.
    Ex. She ran into the street stark naked, waving her arms wildly and screaming at the top of her voice, 'Stop, stop!'.
    Ex. Speaking specifically about manic depression, she asked, 'How would you diagnose a patient who walks back and forth screaming at the top of his lungs?'.
    Ex. He was arrested for disorderly conduct because he was screaming like a banshee.
    Ex. In her arms she held a child, round, pink, and wailing like a banshee.
    * * *
    (v.) = scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee

    Ex: By the time I had gotten to the front door, however, I could hear a woman screaming at the top of her head some incoherent nonsense.

    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    Ex: She shouted at the top of her lungs, causing Gabrielle to cringe slightly.
    Ex: In no time she took off her sandals and thrashed one of the snatchers and started shouting at the top of her voice.
    Ex: She ran into the street stark naked, waving her arms wildly and screaming at the top of her voice, 'Stop, stop!'.
    Ex: Speaking specifically about manic depression, she asked, 'How would you diagnose a patient who walks back and forth screaming at the top of his lungs?'.
    Ex: He was arrested for disorderly conduct because he was screaming like a banshee.
    Ex: In her arms she held a child, round, pink, and wailing like a banshee.

    Spanish-English dictionary > chillar a grito pelado

  • 5 chillar como un loco

    (v.) = shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    Ex. She has a vicious temper and is always screaming her head off about something.
    Ex. She shouted at the top of her lungs, causing Gabrielle to cringe slightly.
    Ex. By the time I had gotten to the front door, however, I could hear a woman screaming at the top of her head some incoherent nonsense.
    Ex. In no time she took off her sandals and thrashed one of the snatchers and started shouting at the top of her voice.
    Ex. She ran into the street stark naked, waving her arms wildly and screaming at the top of her voice, 'Stop, stop!'.
    Ex. Speaking specifically about manic depression, she asked, 'How would you diagnose a patient who walks back and forth screaming at the top of his lungs?'.
    Ex. He was arrested for disorderly conduct because he was screaming like a banshee.
    Ex. In her arms she held a child, round, pink, and wailing like a banshee.
    * * *
    (v.) = shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee

    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.

    Ex: She has a vicious temper and is always screaming her head off about something.
    Ex: She shouted at the top of her lungs, causing Gabrielle to cringe slightly.
    Ex: By the time I had gotten to the front door, however, I could hear a woman screaming at the top of her head some incoherent nonsense.
    Ex: In no time she took off her sandals and thrashed one of the snatchers and started shouting at the top of her voice.
    Ex: She ran into the street stark naked, waving her arms wildly and screaming at the top of her voice, 'Stop, stop!'.
    Ex: Speaking specifically about manic depression, she asked, 'How would you diagnose a patient who walks back and forth screaming at the top of his lungs?'.
    Ex: He was arrested for disorderly conduct because he was screaming like a banshee.
    Ex: In her arms she held a child, round, pink, and wailing like a banshee.

    Spanish-English dictionary > chillar como un loco

  • 6 desgañitarse

    pron.v.
    to shout one's head off, to scream, to scream one's head off.
    * * *
    1 familiar to shout oneself hoarse, shout one's head off
    * * *
    verbo pronominal (fam) to shout oneself hoarse
    * * *
    = shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs.
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    Ex. She has a vicious temper and is always screaming her head off about something.
    Ex. She shouted at the top of her lungs, causing Gabrielle to cringe slightly.
    Ex. By the time I had gotten to the front door, however, I could hear a woman screaming at the top of her head some incoherent nonsense.
    Ex. In no time she took off her sandals and thrashed one of the snatchers and started shouting at the top of her voice.
    Ex. She ran into the street stark naked, waving her arms wildly and screaming at the top of her voice, 'Stop, stop!'.
    Ex. Speaking specifically about manic depression, she asked, 'How would you diagnose a patient who walks back and forth screaming at the top of his lungs?'.
    * * *
    verbo pronominal (fam) to shout oneself hoarse
    * * *
    = shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs.

    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.

    Ex: She has a vicious temper and is always screaming her head off about something.
    Ex: She shouted at the top of her lungs, causing Gabrielle to cringe slightly.
    Ex: By the time I had gotten to the front door, however, I could hear a woman screaming at the top of her head some incoherent nonsense.
    Ex: In no time she took off her sandals and thrashed one of the snatchers and started shouting at the top of her voice.
    Ex: She ran into the street stark naked, waving her arms wildly and screaming at the top of her voice, 'Stop, stop!'.
    Ex: Speaking specifically about manic depression, she asked, 'How would you diagnose a patient who walks back and forth screaming at the top of his lungs?'.

    * * *
    ( fam); to shout one's head off ( colloq), to shout oneself hoarse
    * * *

    desgañitarse vr fam to shout oneself hoarse
    * * *
    to scream oneself hoarse
    * * *
    v/r fam
    yell one’s head off fam

    Spanish-English dictionary > desgañitarse

  • 7 espumoso

    adj.
    foamy, scummy, barmy, foaming.
    * * *
    1 (ola) foamy, frothy; (jabón) lathery; (vino) sparkling
    * * *
    ADJ [cerveza] frothy; [jabón] foamy; [baño] foaming; [vino] sparkling
    * * *
    I
    - sa adjetivo < ola> foaming; < cerveza> frothy; < vino> sparkling
    II
    masculino sparkling wine
    * * *
    = frothy [frothier -comp., frothiest -sup.].
    Ex. Then he coughed up pink frothy sputum.
    * * *
    I
    - sa adjetivo < ola> foaming; < cerveza> frothy; < vino> sparkling
    II
    masculino sparkling wine
    * * *
    = frothy [frothier -comp., frothiest -sup.].

    Ex: Then he coughed up pink frothy sputum.

    * * *
    espumoso1 -sa
    1 ‹ola› foaming; ‹cerveza› frothy
    2 ‹vino› sparkling
    sparkling wine
    * * *

    espumoso 1
    ◊ -sa adjetivo ‹ ola foaming;


    cerveza frothy;
    vino sparkling
    espumoso 2 sustantivo masculino
    sparkling wine
    espumoso,-a adjetivo frothy
    (vino) sparkling
    ' espumoso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cava
    - espumosa
    - vino
    English:
    frothy
    - sparkling
    * * *
    espumoso, -a
    adj
    1. [baño] foamy, bubbly;
    [cerveza] frothy, foaming; [jabón] lathery
    2. [vino] sparkling
    nm
    [vino] sparkling wine
    * * *
    adj
    1 frothy, foamy
    2 caldo sparkling
    * * *
    espumoso, -sa adj
    : foamy, frothy

    Spanish-English dictionary > espumoso

  • 8 grillado

    adj.
    insane, barmy, batty, nuts.
    * * *
    1 familiar barmy
    * * *
    = barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    * * *
    = barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].

    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.

    * * *
    ( Esp fam) batty ( colloq), barmy ( BrE colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo grillarse: ( conjugate grillarse)

    grillado es:

    el participio

    grillado,-a adj fam crazy
    ' grillado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    grillada
    * * *
    grillado, -a adj
    Esp Fam crazy, loopy;
    estar grillado to be crazy o loopy
    * * *
    adj fam
    crazy, loopy fam

    Spanish-English dictionary > grillado

  • 9 gritar como un loco

    (v.) = shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    Ex. She has a vicious temper and is always screaming her head off about something.
    Ex. She shouted at the top of her lungs, causing Gabrielle to cringe slightly.
    Ex. By the time I had gotten to the front door, however, I could hear a woman screaming at the top of her head some incoherent nonsense.
    Ex. In no time she took off her sandals and thrashed one of the snatchers and started shouting at the top of her voice.
    Ex. She ran into the street stark naked, waving her arms wildly and screaming at the top of her voice, 'Stop, stop!'.
    Ex. Speaking specifically about manic depression, she asked, 'How would you diagnose a patient who walks back and forth screaming at the top of his lungs?'.
    Ex. He was arrested for disorderly conduct because he was screaming like a banshee.
    Ex. In her arms she held a child, round, pink, and wailing like a banshee.
    * * *
    (v.) = shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee

    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.

    Ex: She has a vicious temper and is always screaming her head off about something.
    Ex: She shouted at the top of her lungs, causing Gabrielle to cringe slightly.
    Ex: By the time I had gotten to the front door, however, I could hear a woman screaming at the top of her head some incoherent nonsense.
    Ex: In no time she took off her sandals and thrashed one of the snatchers and started shouting at the top of her voice.
    Ex: She ran into the street stark naked, waving her arms wildly and screaming at the top of her voice, 'Stop, stop!'.
    Ex: Speaking specifically about manic depression, she asked, 'How would you diagnose a patient who walks back and forth screaming at the top of his lungs?'.
    Ex: He was arrested for disorderly conduct because he was screaming like a banshee.
    Ex: In her arms she held a child, round, pink, and wailing like a banshee.

    Spanish-English dictionary > gritar como un loco

  • 10 gritar desaforadamente

    v.
    to scream.
    * * *
    (v.) = shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    Ex. She has a vicious temper and is always screaming her head off about something.
    Ex. She shouted at the top of her lungs, causing Gabrielle to cringe slightly.
    Ex. In no time she took off her sandals and thrashed one of the snatchers and started shouting at the top of her voice.
    Ex. She ran into the street stark naked, waving her arms wildly and screaming at the top of her voice, 'Stop, stop!'.
    Ex. Speaking specifically about manic depression, she asked, 'How would you diagnose a patient who walks back and forth screaming at the top of his lungs?'.
    * * *
    (v.) = shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs

    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.

    Ex: She has a vicious temper and is always screaming her head off about something.
    Ex: She shouted at the top of her lungs, causing Gabrielle to cringe slightly.
    Ex: In no time she took off her sandals and thrashed one of the snatchers and started shouting at the top of her voice.
    Ex: She ran into the street stark naked, waving her arms wildly and screaming at the top of her voice, 'Stop, stop!'.
    Ex: Speaking specifically about manic depression, she asked, 'How would you diagnose a patient who walks back and forth screaming at the top of his lungs?'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > gritar desaforadamente

  • 11 idea

    f.
    1 idea (concepto, ocurrencia).
    buena/mala idea good/bad idea
    hacerse una idea de algo to get an idea of something
    hacerse a la idea de que to get used to the idea that
    no tengo ni idea (de) I don't have a clue (about)
    tener idea de cómo hacer algo to know how to do something
    tener una ligera idea to have a vague idea
    idea brillante brilliant idea, brainwave
    idea fija obsession
    ser una persona de ideas fijas to be a person of fixed ideas
    2 intention.
    con la idea de with the idea o intention of
    tener idea de hacer algo to intend to do something
    a mala idea maliciously
    3 impression.
    cambiar de idea to change one's mind
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: idear.
    * * *
    1 idea
    2 (noción) notion
    3 (ingenio) imagination
    \
    cambiar de idea to change one's mind
    darle ideas a alguien to put ideas in somebody's head
    hacer algo a mala idea to do something on purpose, do something deliberately
    hacerse a la idea de algo to get used to the idea of something, accept something
    llevar idea de to intend to, have the intention of
    ¡ni idea! no idea!, not a clue!
    no te puedes hacer una idea you have no idea
    no tener ni idea familiar to have no idea, not have a clue
    ser de ideas fijas to be narrow-minded, have very fixed ideas
    tener ideas de bombero to have funny ideas, have madcap ideas
    tener mala idea familiar to be a nasty piece of work
    idea fija fixed idea
    ligera idea vague idea
    mala idea evil intention
    * * *
    noun f.
    1) idea
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=concepto) idea

    tenía una idea falsa de mí — he had a false impression of me, he had the wrong idea about me

    formarse una idea de algo — to form an impression of sth

    hacerse una idea de algo — to get an idea of sth

    hacerse una idea equivocada de algn — to get a false impression of sb, get the wrong idea about sb

    preconcebido
    2) (=sugerencia) idea

    ¡qué idea! ¿por qué no vamos a Marruecos? — I've got an idea! why don't we go to Morocco?

    idea brillante, idea genial — brilliant idea, brainwave

    3) (=intención) idea, intention

    mi idea era salir temprano — I had intended to leave early, my idea o intention was to leave early

    cambiar de idea — to change one's mind

    idea fijafixed idea

    salió del país con una idea fija: no volver nunca — he left the country with one fixed idea: never to return

    ir con la idea de hacer algo — to mean to do sth

    no iba nunca con la idea de perjudicar a nadie — it was never his intention to harm anybody, he never meant to harm anybody

    tiene muy mala idea — his intentions are not good, he's a nasty piece of work *

    metérsele una idea en la cabeza a algn, cuando se le mete una idea en la cabeza no hay quien se la saque — once he gets an idea into his head no one can talk him out of it

    tener idea de hacer algo — [en el pasado] to mean to do sth; [en el futuro] to be thinking of doing sth

    tenía idea de traerme varias botellas de vodkaI meant o I was meaning to bring some bottles of vodka

    4) (=conocimiento) idea

    -¿a qué hora llega Sara? -no tengo ni idea — "what time is Sara arriving?" - "I've got no idea"

    ¡ni idea! — no idea!

    tener idea de algo — to have an idea of sth

    ¿tienes idea de la hora que es? — do you have any idea of the time?

    ¡no tienes idea de las ganas que tenía de verte! — you have no idea how much I wanted to see you!

    no tener la menor idea — not to have the faintest o the foggiest idea

    pajolero 1), remoto 3)
    5) pl ideas (=opiniones) ideas

    una persona de ideas conservadoras/liberales/radicales — a conservative/liberal/radical-minded person

    * * *
    1)
    a) ( concepto) idea

    la idea de libertadthe idea o concept of freedom

    b) (opinión, ideología) idea
    c) ( noción) idea

    darse idea para algo — (RPl fam) to be good at something

    hacerse (a) la idea de algoto get used to the idea of something

    2)
    a) ( ocurrencia) idea

    no sería buena/mala idea — it wouldn't be a good/bad idea

    idea de bombero — (Esp fam) crazy idea

    b) ( intención) intention, idea
    c) ( sugerencia) idea
    * * *
    = idea, insight, notion, perspective, point, thought, conception, rationality, inkling, perception.
    Ex. Analytical cataloguing is valuable in respect of any type of media, but many of ideas have been tested most thoroughly in the context of monographs and serials.
    Ex. The human indexer works mechanically and rapidly; he should require no insight into the document content.
    Ex. A focus conveys the key or principal notion of a concept.
    Ex. It is easy to see that users and separate pieces of literature may hold different perspectives on one subject.
    Ex. Parts of the abstract are written in the informative style, whilst those points which are of less significance are treated indicatively.
    Ex. Amongst these are numbered: some specific legal and governmental works, such as laws, decrees, treaties; works that record the collective thought of a body, for example, reports of commissions and committees; and various cartographic materials.
    Ex. Different conceptions of what subject indexing means are described.
    Ex. A model of how librarians may actually go about book selection is presented in three ways: rationality; tacit knowledge; and symbolic content.
    Ex. Her experience with many children has shown that often they can repeat sentences and read quite well without any inkling of what they are saying.
    Ex. Nevertheless, citation indexes do seek to link documents according to their content (or at least the perception of their content held by the author of the source work).
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    * acariciar la idea de = toy with + idea of, flirt with + the idea of.
    * aceptar una idea = accept + notion, deal with + concept.
    * aclarar las ideas de Uno = clarify + Posesivo + mind.
    * acoger con ahínco la idea de = seize upon + the idea of.
    * acostumbrarse a una idea = get used to + idea, deal with + concept.
    * adquirir una idea = gain + impression.
    * aferrarse a una idea = hold fast to + idea.
    * aludir a una idea = allude to + idea.
    * aportación de ideas = brainstorming [brain-storming], brainstorm.
    * aportar ideas = contribute + ideas, brainstorm.
    * apoyar la idea = endorse + the idea.
    * apoyar una idea = favour + idea.
    * atraer la idea de = fancy + the idea of.
    * bombardeo de ideas = brainstorming [brain-storming], brainstorm.
    * cambio de idea = change of heart, change of mind.
    * cantera de ideas = hotbed.
    * casarse con una idea = wed to + view.
    * compartir ideas = share + ideas, share + thoughts, bounce off + ideas.
    * compartir ideas con Alguien = bounce + ideas off + Nombre.
    * compartir las ideas = pool + ideas.
    * composición por confrontación de ideas = brain-writing.
    * concebir una idea = conceive + idea.
    * confrontación de ideas = brainstorming [brain-storming], brainstorm.
    * confrontar ideas = brainstorm.
    * con sólo una mínima idea de = with only the sketchiest idea of.
    * contar las ideas a Alguien = run + ideas + past + Pronombre.
    * contrastar ideas = brainstorm.
    * contraste de ideas = brainstorming [brain-storming].
    * contribución de ideas = input of ideas.
    * con una idea muy superficial sobre = with only a sketchy idea of.
    * corroborar una idea = substantiate + point.
    * criticar las ideas de Alguien = trample on + Posesivo + ideas.
    * dar con una idea = hit on/upon + idea.
    * dar ideas = offer + clues.
    * dar la idea = give + the impression that.
    * darle vueltas a la idea = toy with, toy with + idea of.
    * darle vueltas a la idea de = flirt with + the idea of.
    * dar una idea = give + idea, give + glimpse, provide + an understanding.
    * dar una idea de = give + a feel for, give + indication, provide + a glimpse of, give + a flavour of, be indicative of, provide + insight into, give + a picture, give + an insight into, give + an inkling of.
    * dar una idea general = put in + the picture, give + a general picture, paint + a broad picture.
    * debatir una idea = discuss + idea.
    * deducir una idea = draw + idea.
    * defender + Posesivo + idea = support + Posesivo + case.
    * defender una idea = champion + idea.
    * de ideas afines = like-minded.
    * desaprobar una idea = disapprove of + the idea of.
    * desarrollar una idea = amplify + idea.
    * descartar una idea = dismiss + idea, discount + notion.
    * difundir una idea = spread + view, spread + an idea, circulate + Posesivo + idea.
    * discutir una idea = float + concept.
    * echar por tierra una idea = crush + idea.
    * empezar a gustar la idea = warm up to + the idea.
    * entusiasmarse con la idea = warm up to + the idea.
    * erradicar falsas ideas = erase + misconceptions.
    * erradicar una falsa ide = dispel + idea.
    * escaso de ideas = short of ideas.
    * estar a favor de una idea = favour + idea.
    * estar convencido de la idea de que = be committed to the idea that.
    * estar de acuerdo con una idea = subscribe to + idea.
    * expresar ideas = express + thoughts, put over + ideas.
    * extraer una idea = draw + idea.
    * falto de ideas = short of ideas.
    * germen de una idea = germ of an idea.
    * gustar la idea de = fancy + the idea of.
    * hacer hincapié en una idea = hammer + point.
    * hacer prevaler las ideas y valores de uno mismo = assert + own ideas and values.
    * hacer realidad una idea = follow through on/with + Posesivo + idea.
    * hacerse a una idea = deal with + concept.
    * hacerse una idea = form + impression, get + an inkling.
    * hacerse una idea de = catch + glimpse, glean + indication, glean + picture, have + an inkling of.
    * hacerse una idea mejor de = glean + insights.
    * hacer valer una idea = enforce + idea.
    * idea abstracta = abstract idea.
    * idea + aparecer = idea + surface.
    * idea aproximada = rough idea.
    * idea arraigada = ingrained attitude.
    * idea brillante = bright idea.
    * idea buena = cool idea.
    * idea central = focal point.
    * idea clara = clear idea.
    * idea cultural = meme.
    * idea + dar forma = idea + shape.
    * idea de reforma = reform idea.
    * idea estrafalaria = outlandish idea.
    * idea falsa = misconception, misperception, bogus idea, illusion.
    * idea favorita = pet idea.
    * idea + forjar = idea + shape.
    * idea fundamental = keynote.
    * idea general = rough idea.
    * idea genial = brain child [brainchild].
    * idea incoherente = disjointed idea.
    * idea loca = wild thought.
    * idea nueva = fresh idea.
    * idea original = brain child [brainchild].
    * idea pensada a posteriori = afterthought.
    * idea peregrina = outlandish idea.
    * idea preconcebida = preconception.
    * idea principal = drift.
    * idea reciclada = retread [re-tread].
    * ideas = food for thought, strands of thought.
    * idea secundaria = side issue.
    * ideas políticas = politics.
    * ideas principales = significant ideas.
    * idea + surgir = idea + come up.
    * ilustrar una idea = illustrate + point.
    * inspirar ideas = spark off + ideas.
    * intercambiar ideas = compare + notes, exchange + ideas, bounce off + ideas.
    * intercambiar ideas con Alguien = bounce + ideas off + Nombre.
    * intercambio de ideas = exchange of ideas, fertilisation [fertilization, -USA], cross-fertilisation [cross-fertilization, -USA], cross-fertilisation of ideas.
    * la idea que hay detrás de = the idea behind.
    * lanzar una idea = pilot + idea.
    * machacar un idea = squash + idea.
    * mencionar una idea = bring up + idea.
    * ¡ni idea! = beats me!.
    * no captar la idea = miss + the point.
    * no estar de acuerdo con la idea de = disapprove of + the idea of.
    * no pillar la idea = miss + the point.
    * no tener idea = have + no clue, have + no idea.
    * no tener idea de = be clueless about, have + no understanding of.
    * no tener la más mínima idea sobre Algo = Negativo + have + the foggiest idea.
    * no tener ni idea sobre Algo = not know the first thing about.
    * no tener ni puta idea = not get + Posesivo + shit together.
    * no tener ni puta idea sobre Algo = not know the first thing about.
    * nueva idea = reform idea.
    * obtener una idea = get + a sense of, gain + a sense of.
    * obtener una idea de = get + a taste of.
    * ocurrirse a Alguien una idea = hit on/upon + idea.
    * ocurrírsele a Alguien una idea = think up + idea.
    * ocurrírsele la idea = come up with + idea.
    * pensar en una idea = think up + idea.
    * perpetuar una idea preconcebida = perpetuate + preconception.
    * plantear una idea = raise + idea.
    * plasmar una idea en la realidad = translate + idea into + reality.
    * poner a prueba una idea = test + idea, pilot + idea.
    * poner en práctica una idea = put + Posesivo + idea + into practice.
    * presentar una idea = make + point, put forward + idea, offer + perspective, present + idea.
    * probar una idea = test + idea.
    * profundizar en una idea = carry + argument + one step further.
    * promover una idea = promote + idea, pioneer + idea.
    * proponer una idea = advance + proposition, advance + idea, put forward + idea.
    * quitar la idea = wipe away + idea.
    * recalcar una idea = hammer + point.
    * rechazar una idea = turn + idea + down.
    * reforzar una idea = reinforce + idea, reinforce + notion, strengthen + the view.
    * refutar una idea = quarrel with + notion.
    * replantearse las ideas = rethink + Posesivo + ideas.
    * representar una idea = dramatise + idea.
    * sacar a colación una idea = bring up + idea.
    * ser la idea central de = be at the core of, be at the heart of.
    * ser partidario de una idea = favour + idea.
    * sin idea = clueless.
    * sin ideas preconcebidas = open mind.
    * sin la menor idea = clueless.
    * sopesar una idea = weigh + idea.
    * sugerir ideas = contribute + ideas, brainstorm.
    * sugerir una idea = advance + proposition, suggest + idea, float + concept.
    * suscribir una idea = subscribe to + idea.
    * tener idea = have + a clue.
    * tener una idea = gain + impression, capture + glimpse, get + a sense of, have + an inkling of, gain + a sense of, have + a clue.
    * tener una idea de = gain + idea of.
    * tormenta de ideas = brainstorming [brain-storming], brainstorm.
    * una idea general = a rough guide.
    * unas cuantas ideas = a rough guide.
    * utilizar las ideas de (Alguien) = draw on/upon + Posesivo + ideas.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( concepto) idea

    la idea de libertadthe idea o concept of freedom

    b) (opinión, ideología) idea
    c) ( noción) idea

    darse idea para algo — (RPl fam) to be good at something

    hacerse (a) la idea de algoto get used to the idea of something

    2)
    a) ( ocurrencia) idea

    no sería buena/mala idea — it wouldn't be a good/bad idea

    idea de bombero — (Esp fam) crazy idea

    b) ( intención) intention, idea
    c) ( sugerencia) idea
    * * *
    = idea, insight, notion, perspective, point, thought, conception, rationality, inkling, perception.

    Ex: Analytical cataloguing is valuable in respect of any type of media, but many of ideas have been tested most thoroughly in the context of monographs and serials.

    Ex: The human indexer works mechanically and rapidly; he should require no insight into the document content.
    Ex: A focus conveys the key or principal notion of a concept.
    Ex: It is easy to see that users and separate pieces of literature may hold different perspectives on one subject.
    Ex: Parts of the abstract are written in the informative style, whilst those points which are of less significance are treated indicatively.
    Ex: Amongst these are numbered: some specific legal and governmental works, such as laws, decrees, treaties; works that record the collective thought of a body, for example, reports of commissions and committees; and various cartographic materials.
    Ex: Different conceptions of what subject indexing means are described.
    Ex: A model of how librarians may actually go about book selection is presented in three ways: rationality; tacit knowledge; and symbolic content.
    Ex: Her experience with many children has shown that often they can repeat sentences and read quite well without any inkling of what they are saying.
    Ex: Nevertheless, citation indexes do seek to link documents according to their content (or at least the perception of their content held by the author of the source work).
    * acariciar la idea de = toy with + idea of, flirt with + the idea of.
    * aceptar una idea = accept + notion, deal with + concept.
    * aclarar las ideas de Uno = clarify + Posesivo + mind.
    * acoger con ahínco la idea de = seize upon + the idea of.
    * acostumbrarse a una idea = get used to + idea, deal with + concept.
    * adquirir una idea = gain + impression.
    * aferrarse a una idea = hold fast to + idea.
    * aludir a una idea = allude to + idea.
    * aportación de ideas = brainstorming [brain-storming], brainstorm.
    * aportar ideas = contribute + ideas, brainstorm.
    * apoyar la idea = endorse + the idea.
    * apoyar una idea = favour + idea.
    * atraer la idea de = fancy + the idea of.
    * bombardeo de ideas = brainstorming [brain-storming], brainstorm.
    * cambio de idea = change of heart, change of mind.
    * cantera de ideas = hotbed.
    * casarse con una idea = wed to + view.
    * compartir ideas = share + ideas, share + thoughts, bounce off + ideas.
    * compartir ideas con Alguien = bounce + ideas off + Nombre.
    * compartir las ideas = pool + ideas.
    * composición por confrontación de ideas = brain-writing.
    * concebir una idea = conceive + idea.
    * confrontación de ideas = brainstorming [brain-storming], brainstorm.
    * confrontar ideas = brainstorm.
    * con sólo una mínima idea de = with only the sketchiest idea of.
    * contar las ideas a Alguien = run + ideas + past + Pronombre.
    * contrastar ideas = brainstorm.
    * contraste de ideas = brainstorming [brain-storming].
    * contribución de ideas = input of ideas.
    * con una idea muy superficial sobre = with only a sketchy idea of.
    * corroborar una idea = substantiate + point.
    * criticar las ideas de Alguien = trample on + Posesivo + ideas.
    * dar con una idea = hit on/upon + idea.
    * dar ideas = offer + clues.
    * dar la idea = give + the impression that.
    * darle vueltas a la idea = toy with, toy with + idea of.
    * darle vueltas a la idea de = flirt with + the idea of.
    * dar una idea = give + idea, give + glimpse, provide + an understanding.
    * dar una idea de = give + a feel for, give + indication, provide + a glimpse of, give + a flavour of, be indicative of, provide + insight into, give + a picture, give + an insight into, give + an inkling of.
    * dar una idea general = put in + the picture, give + a general picture, paint + a broad picture.
    * debatir una idea = discuss + idea.
    * deducir una idea = draw + idea.
    * defender + Posesivo + idea = support + Posesivo + case.
    * defender una idea = champion + idea.
    * de ideas afines = like-minded.
    * desaprobar una idea = disapprove of + the idea of.
    * desarrollar una idea = amplify + idea.
    * descartar una idea = dismiss + idea, discount + notion.
    * difundir una idea = spread + view, spread + an idea, circulate + Posesivo + idea.
    * discutir una idea = float + concept.
    * echar por tierra una idea = crush + idea.
    * empezar a gustar la idea = warm up to + the idea.
    * entusiasmarse con la idea = warm up to + the idea.
    * erradicar falsas ideas = erase + misconceptions.
    * erradicar una falsa ide = dispel + idea.
    * escaso de ideas = short of ideas.
    * estar a favor de una idea = favour + idea.
    * estar convencido de la idea de que = be committed to the idea that.
    * estar de acuerdo con una idea = subscribe to + idea.
    * expresar ideas = express + thoughts, put over + ideas.
    * extraer una idea = draw + idea.
    * falto de ideas = short of ideas.
    * germen de una idea = germ of an idea.
    * gustar la idea de = fancy + the idea of.
    * hacer hincapié en una idea = hammer + point.
    * hacer prevaler las ideas y valores de uno mismo = assert + own ideas and values.
    * hacer realidad una idea = follow through on/with + Posesivo + idea.
    * hacerse a una idea = deal with + concept.
    * hacerse una idea = form + impression, get + an inkling.
    * hacerse una idea de = catch + glimpse, glean + indication, glean + picture, have + an inkling of.
    * hacerse una idea mejor de = glean + insights.
    * hacer valer una idea = enforce + idea.
    * idea abstracta = abstract idea.
    * idea + aparecer = idea + surface.
    * idea aproximada = rough idea.
    * idea arraigada = ingrained attitude.
    * idea brillante = bright idea.
    * idea buena = cool idea.
    * idea central = focal point.
    * idea clara = clear idea.
    * idea cultural = meme.
    * idea + dar forma = idea + shape.
    * idea de reforma = reform idea.
    * idea estrafalaria = outlandish idea.
    * idea falsa = misconception, misperception, bogus idea, illusion.
    * idea favorita = pet idea.
    * idea + forjar = idea + shape.
    * idea fundamental = keynote.
    * idea general = rough idea.
    * idea genial = brain child [brainchild].
    * idea incoherente = disjointed idea.
    * idea loca = wild thought.
    * idea nueva = fresh idea.
    * idea original = brain child [brainchild].
    * idea pensada a posteriori = afterthought.
    * idea peregrina = outlandish idea.
    * idea preconcebida = preconception.
    * idea principal = drift.
    * idea reciclada = retread [re-tread].
    * ideas = food for thought, strands of thought.
    * idea secundaria = side issue.
    * ideas políticas = politics.
    * ideas principales = significant ideas.
    * idea + surgir = idea + come up.
    * ilustrar una idea = illustrate + point.
    * inspirar ideas = spark off + ideas.
    * intercambiar ideas = compare + notes, exchange + ideas, bounce off + ideas.
    * intercambiar ideas con Alguien = bounce + ideas off + Nombre.
    * intercambio de ideas = exchange of ideas, fertilisation [fertilization, -USA], cross-fertilisation [cross-fertilization, -USA], cross-fertilisation of ideas.
    * la idea que hay detrás de = the idea behind.
    * lanzar una idea = pilot + idea.
    * machacar un idea = squash + idea.
    * mencionar una idea = bring up + idea.
    * ¡ni idea! = beats me!.
    * no captar la idea = miss + the point.
    * no estar de acuerdo con la idea de = disapprove of + the idea of.
    * no pillar la idea = miss + the point.
    * no tener idea = have + no clue, have + no idea.
    * no tener idea de = be clueless about, have + no understanding of.
    * no tener la más mínima idea sobre Algo = Negativo + have + the foggiest idea.
    * no tener ni idea sobre Algo = not know the first thing about.
    * no tener ni puta idea = not get + Posesivo + shit together.
    * no tener ni puta idea sobre Algo = not know the first thing about.
    * nueva idea = reform idea.
    * obtener una idea = get + a sense of, gain + a sense of.
    * obtener una idea de = get + a taste of.
    * ocurrirse a Alguien una idea = hit on/upon + idea.
    * ocurrírsele a Alguien una idea = think up + idea.
    * ocurrírsele la idea = come up with + idea.
    * pensar en una idea = think up + idea.
    * perpetuar una idea preconcebida = perpetuate + preconception.
    * plantear una idea = raise + idea.
    * plasmar una idea en la realidad = translate + idea into + reality.
    * poner a prueba una idea = test + idea, pilot + idea.
    * poner en práctica una idea = put + Posesivo + idea + into practice.
    * presentar una idea = make + point, put forward + idea, offer + perspective, present + idea.
    * probar una idea = test + idea.
    * profundizar en una idea = carry + argument + one step further.
    * promover una idea = promote + idea, pioneer + idea.
    * proponer una idea = advance + proposition, advance + idea, put forward + idea.
    * quitar la idea = wipe away + idea.
    * recalcar una idea = hammer + point.
    * rechazar una idea = turn + idea + down.
    * reforzar una idea = reinforce + idea, reinforce + notion, strengthen + the view.
    * refutar una idea = quarrel with + notion.
    * replantearse las ideas = rethink + Posesivo + ideas.
    * representar una idea = dramatise + idea.
    * sacar a colación una idea = bring up + idea.
    * ser la idea central de = be at the core of, be at the heart of.
    * ser partidario de una idea = favour + idea.
    * sin idea = clueless.
    * sin ideas preconcebidas = open mind.
    * sin la menor idea = clueless.
    * sopesar una idea = weigh + idea.
    * sugerir ideas = contribute + ideas, brainstorm.
    * sugerir una idea = advance + proposition, suggest + idea, float + concept.
    * suscribir una idea = subscribe to + idea.
    * tener idea = have + a clue.
    * tener una idea = gain + impression, capture + glimpse, get + a sense of, have + an inkling of, gain + a sense of, have + a clue.
    * tener una idea de = gain + idea of.
    * tormenta de ideas = brainstorming [brain-storming], brainstorm.
    * una idea general = a rough guide.
    * unas cuantas ideas = a rough guide.
    * utilizar las ideas de (Alguien) = draw on/upon + Posesivo + ideas.

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    A
    1 (concepto) idea
    la idea de libertad the idea o concept of freedom
    la idea de un dios único the idea o notion of a single God
    2 (opinión, ideología) idea
    sus ideas políticas his political beliefs o ideas
    es de ideas bastante conservadoras she has fairly conservative ideas o views
    es un hombre de ideas fijas he has very set ideas about things
    yo no soy de la misma idea I don't agree, I don't share your opinion
    3 (noción) idea
    no tiene idea de cómo funciona he has no idea how it works
    no tenía ni idea de todo esto I had no idea about any of this
    no tengo idea no idea! o I don't have a clue
    no tenía ni la más remota idea or ( Esp fam) ni pajolera idea she didn't have the slightest idea, she didn't have the faintest o foggiest idea ( colloq)
    tenía idea de que ibas a llamar I had a feeling you'd call
    no tienes idea de lo que he sufrido you have no idea how much I've suffered
    para darse or hacerse una idea de la situación to give oneself o to get an idea of the situation
    es difícil hacerse una idea de cómo es si no lo has visto it's hard to imagine what it's like if you haven't seen it
    esto es sólo una idea del proyecto this is just a general idea of the project
    darse idea para algo ( RPl fam); to be good at sth
    se da mucha idea para cocinar she's a very good cook
    hacerse (a) la idea de algo: ya me voy haciendo (a) la idea de vivir allí I am getting used to the idea of living there now
    no se hace (a) la idea de que está muerto she can't accept the fact that he's dead
    B
    se me ocurre or tengo una idea I've got an idea
    ¡qué ideas se te ocurren! you really o sure get some funny ideas! ( colloq)
    ¡tú y tus brillantes ideas! ( iró); you and your brilliant ideas! ( iro)
    se le metió la idea en la cabeza de ir a escalar la montaña she got it into her head to go and climb the mountain
    no sería mala idea hacer las reservas hoy it wouldn't be a bad idea to make the reservations today
    ¡quítate esa idea de la cabeza! you can get that idea out of your head!
    idea de bombero ( Esp fam); crazy idea
    2 (intención) intention, idea
    no fui con esa idea I didn't go with that idea in mind o with that intention
    mi idea era terminarlo hoy my intention was to finish it today, I had intended to finish it today
    cambió de idea y tomó el tren she changed her mind and took the train
    no han abandonado la idea de ir al parque they haven't given up the idea of going to the park
    malo1 (↑ malo (1))
    ideas para el hogar ideas for the home
    escriban sus ideas en un papelito please write your suggestions o ideas on a piece of paper
    Compuesto:
    fixed idea, idée fixe
    C
    ( RPl) (manía): no lo comas con idea stop thinking about it and just eat it
    tenerle idea a algn (CS fam); to have sth against sb ( colloq), to have it in for sb ( colloq)
    tenerle idea a algo ( fam); to have a thing about sth ( colloq)
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    Del verbo idear: ( conjugate idear)

    idea es:

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente indicativo

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    idea    
    idear
    idea sustantivo femenino
    idea;
    la idea de libertad the idea o concept of freedom;

    es de ideas fijas he has very set ideas about things;
    no tiene idea de cómo funciona he has no idea how it works;
    no tengo idea I don't have a clue;
    hacerse una idea de la situación to get an idea of the situation;
    se me ocurre una idea I've got an idea;
    cambió de idea she changed her mind;
    hacerse (a) la idea de algo to get used to the idea of sth
    idea sustantivo femenino
    1 idea
    idea fija, fixed idea
    2 (representación, concepto) idea: la simple idea de volver a verle me pone nervioso, the very thought of seeing him again makes me all jittery
    (noción) idea: para que te hagas una idea..., so that you can get an idea...
    tiene muy poca idea de lo que cuesta, she has very little idea of what it costs
    3 (opinión, juicio) idea, opinion: te lo advierto, ésta no es la idea que yo tengo de la diversión, mind you, that's not my idea of fun
    tiene ideas peligrosas sobre el poder, he has dangerous ideas about power
    cambiar de idea, to change one's mind
    4 (intención) intention
    a mala idea, on purpose
    5 (proyecto, plan, ocurrencia) idea: teme que le roben la idea, she's afraid someone might steal her idea
    vino con la idea de ir a la playa, she came with the idea of going to the beach
    exclamación ¡vaya una idea!, the very idea!
    ♦ Locuciones: hacerse a la idea de, to get used to the idea of
    familiar no tener ni idea, to have no idea o not to have a clue: no tenía ni idea de que hubieras regresado, I had no idea that you were back
    (ser ignorante) no tengo ni (la más remota/puñetera) idea de fútbol, I haven't got a clue about football
    ideas de bombero, absurd ideas
    idear verbo transitivo
    1 (un invento, diseño) to devise, invent
    2 (una teoría, un plan) to think up, conceive

    ' idea' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abandono
    - acariciar
    - acierto
    - acoger
    - acogida
    - advertir
    - aferrarse
    - añadidura
    - anticipo
    - borrosa
    - borroso
    - bosquejar
    - bosquejo
    - buena
    - bueno
    - cabeza
    - cambiar
    - chifladura
    - concepto
    - confusa
    - confuso
    - convencer
    - cosa
    - decir
    - definida
    - definido
    - desechar
    - desterrar
    - dónde
    - exclusión
    - flor
    - formarse
    - fríamente
    - gestarse
    - gustar
    - hacerse
    - hoy
    - impracticable
    - inicialmente
    - intención
    - irse
    - leve
    - luminosa
    - luminoso
    - madurar
    - menor
    - mentalizarse
    - neta
    - neto
    - noción
    English:
    abandon
    - adjust
    - advance
    - afterthought
    - amusement
    - appealing
    - assumption
    - barmy
    - better
    - brainstorm
    - brainwave
    - brilliant
    - bring forward
    - bristle
    - catch
    - catch on
    - change
    - cling
    - clue
    - come up with
    - conception
    - confused
    - convey
    - crazy
    - daft
    - daring
    - dated
    - defunct
    - dismiss
    - distinct
    - downside
    - drift
    - embody
    - embrace
    - face
    - faint
    - fall in with
    - fanciful
    - fasten on to
    - flirt
    - fluid
    - foggy
    - fundamental
    - get across
    - get through
    - hit on
    - hit upon
    - idea
    - idiotic
    - illusion
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    idea nf
    1. [concepto] idea;
    la idea del bien y del mal the concept of good and evil;
    yo tenía otra idea de Estados Unidos I had a different image of the United States;
    tiene una idea peculiar de lo que es la honradez he has a funny idea of (what's meant by) honesty;
    hazte a la idea de que no va a venir you'd better start accepting that she isn't going to come;
    no conseguía hacerme a la idea de vivir sin ella I couldn't get used to the idea of living without her;
    con lo que me has dicho ya me hago una idea de cómo es la escuela from what you've told me I've got a pretty good idea of what the school is like;
    no me hago una idea de cómo debió ser I can't imagine what it must have been like
    idea fija obsession;
    ser una persona de ideas fijas to be a person of fixed ideas
    2. [ocurrencia] idea;
    una buena/mala idea a good/bad idea;
    ha sido muy buena idea escoger este restaurante it was a very good idea to choose this restaurant;
    se le ve falto de ideas en su última novela he seems short of ideas in his latest novel;
    lo que contaste me dio la idea para el guión what you said to me gave me the idea for the script;
    se me ocurre una idea, podríamos… I know what, we could…;
    ¿a quién se le habrá ocurrido la idea de apagar las luces? can you believe it, somebody's gone and turned the lights out!;
    ¡más vale que te quites esa idea de la cabeza! you can forget that idea!;
    una idea brillante o [m5] luminosa a brilliant idea, a brainwave;
    cuando se le mete una idea en la cabeza… when he gets an idea into his head…;
    Esp
    tener ideas de bombero to have wild o crazy ideas
    3. [conocimiento, nociones] idea;
    la policía no tenía ni idea de quién pudo haber cometido el crimen the police had no idea who could have committed the crime;
    no tengo ni idea I haven't got a clue;
    no tengo ni idea de física I don't know the first thing about physics;
    no tengo (ni) la menor o [m5] la más remota idea I haven't the slightest idea;
    Esp muy Fam
    no tengo ni pajolera idea I haven't the faintest Br bloody o US goddamn idea;
    Vulg
    no tengo ni puta idea I haven't got a fucking clue;
    Fam
    ¡ni idea! [como respuesta] search me!, I haven't got a clue!;
    tener idea de cómo hacer algo to know how to do sth;
    tener una ligera idea to have a vague idea;
    por la forma en que maneja las herramientas se ve que tiene idea from the way she's handling the tools, you can tell she knows what she's doing;
    ¡no tienes idea o [m5] no puedes hacerte una idea de lo duro que fue! you have no idea o you can't imagine how hard it was!
    4. [propósito] intention;
    nuestra idea es volver pronto we intend to o our intention is to return early;
    con la idea de with the idea o intention of;
    tener idea de hacer algo to intend to do sth;
    a mala idea maliciously;
    tener mala idea [ser malintencionado] to be a Br nasty o US real piece of work;
    ¡mira que tienes mala idea! that's really nasty of you!
    5. [opinión] opinion;
    mi idea de ella era totalmente errónea I had completely the wrong impression of her;
    no tengo una idea formada sobre el tema I don't have a clear opinion on the subject;
    cambiar de idea to change one's mind;
    yo soy de la idea de que mujeres y hombres deben tener los mismos derechos I'm of the opinion that men and women should have equal rights;
    somos de la misma idea we agree, we're of the same opinion
    6.
    ideas [ideología] ideas;
    mi padre es de ideas progresistas my father is a progressive o has progressive attitudes;
    fue perseguido por sus ideas he was persecuted for his beliefs o ideas
    7. CSur [manía]
    le tengo idea a su hermana I can't stand her sister;
    le tengo idea a eso that drives me nuts;
    si te vas a poner el vestido con idea, mejor ponete otra cosa if you're not sure about the dress, you'd do better to wear something else
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    f idea;
    dar (una) idea de algo give an idea of sth;
    hacerse a la idea de que … get used to the idea that …;
    no tener ni idea not have a clue
    * * *
    idea nf
    1) : idea, notion
    2) : opinion, belief
    3) propósito: intention
    * * *
    idea n idea
    ¡qué buena idea! what a good idea!
    no tengo ni idea I have no idea / I haven't got a clue

    Spanish-English dictionary > idea

  • 12 lelo

    adj.
    silly, foolish, stupid, simpleton.
    m.
    halfwit, dope, silly person.
    * * *
    1 familiar gormless, stupid
    * * *
    lelo, -a *
    1.
    ADJ (=tonto) slow
    2.
    SM / F (=tonto) halfwit

    parece que te ven cara de lelo — they seem to think you're totally stupid, they seem to think you were born yesterday

    * * *
    - la adjetivo (fam) ( tonto) dim; ( pasmado) speechless
    * * *
    = dullard, dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], brainless, twat, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], nonce, gaga, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].
    Ex. The dullard's envy of brilliant men is always assuaged by the suspicion that they will come to bad end.
    Ex. The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
    Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex. I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
    Ex. The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex. He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex. This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex. Ranking among the dafter exercises sometimes imposed on children is the one that requires them to describe a screwdriver or a vase or the desks they sit at, or any familiar object.
    Ex. Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
    Ex. So if Ellen and Baltar are anything to go by, it seems exceptionally smart people are a bit gaga.
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
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    - la adjetivo (fam) ( tonto) dim; ( pasmado) speechless
    * * *
    = dullard, dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], brainless, twat, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], nonce, gaga, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].

    Ex: The dullard's envy of brilliant men is always assuaged by the suspicion that they will come to bad end.

    Ex: The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
    Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex: I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
    Ex: The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex: He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex: This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex: Ranking among the dafter exercises sometimes imposed on children is the one that requires them to describe a screwdriver or a vase or the desks they sit at, or any familiar object.
    Ex: Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
    Ex: So if Ellen and Baltar are anything to go by, it seems exceptionally smart people are a bit gaga.
    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.

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    lelo1 -la
    ( fam)
    1 (tonto) slow on the uptake, goofy ( AmE colloq), dozy ( BrE colloq)
    2 (pasmado) speechless
    me quedé lelo con su respuesta I was struck dumb by his reply, his reply left me speechless
    lelo2 -la
    masculine, feminine
    ( fam); dummy ( colloq), fool
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    lelo
    ◊ -la adjetivo (fam) ( tonto) slow on the uptake;


    ( pasmado) speechless
    lelo,-a familiar
    I adjetivo stupid, silly
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino dummy, dimwit
    ' lelo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    boba
    - bobo
    - lela
    English:
    barmy
    - birdbrained
    - dopey
    * * *
    lelo, -a
    adj
    stupid, slow
    nm,f
    idiot
    * * *
    adj slow(-witted)
    * * *
    lelo, -la adj
    : silly, stupid

    Spanish-English dictionary > lelo

  • 13 majareta

    adj.
    nuts, crazy.
    f.
    loony, crazy person, crackpot, basket case.
    * * *
    1 familiar→ link=majara majara
    * * *
    = wacko, stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, madman, lunatic, basket case, nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, mad, crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].
    Ex. Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.
    Ex. Since he wasn't stark raving mad as a result, but simply very relaxed, I decided I would try it when the opportunity arose.
    Ex. It is said that if anybody remained there for a night, he would be found in the morning either dead, raving mad, or endowed with remarkable genius.
    Ex. Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex. Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex. This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex. They are seen as basket cases, 'damaged goods', the vulnerable children of the world who need the help and protection of the UN, NGOs and armies of therapists from the West.
    Ex. Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex. Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex. A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex. The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex. He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex. When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex. Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.
    Ex. This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex. Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex. I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex. ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    ----
    * estar majareta = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * volverse majareta = go + potty, go out of + Posesivo + mind, go off + the rails, go off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * * *
    = wacko, stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, madman, lunatic, basket case, nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, mad, crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].

    Ex: Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.

    Ex: Since he wasn't stark raving mad as a result, but simply very relaxed, I decided I would try it when the opportunity arose.
    Ex: It is said that if anybody remained there for a night, he would be found in the morning either dead, raving mad, or endowed with remarkable genius.
    Ex: Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex: Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex: This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex: They are seen as basket cases, 'damaged goods', the vulnerable children of the world who need the help and protection of the UN, NGOs and armies of therapists from the West.
    Ex: Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex: Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex: A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex: The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex: He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex: When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex: Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.
    Ex: This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex: Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex: I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex: ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    * estar majareta = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * volverse majareta = go + potty, go out of + Posesivo + mind, go off + the rails, go off + Posesivo + rocker.

    * * *

    majara, majareta adj fam loony, nutty
    ' majareta' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    majara
    English:
    marble
    - rocker
    * * *
    majareta, Esp majara Fam
    adj
    nutty
    nmf
    nutcase
    * * *
    adj fam
    nutty fam, screwy fam

    Spanish-English dictionary > majareta

  • 14 vociferar

    v.
    1 to shout.
    2 to vociferate, to shout, to scream, to blare.
    * * *
    1 to vociferate, shout
    1 to vociferate, shout
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=gritar) to yell, shout
    2) (=jactarse) to proclaim boastfully
    2.
    VI to yell, shout, vociferate frm
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo to shout, vociferate (frml)
    * * *
    = boom, howl, mouth off, belt out, shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs.
    Ex. And those users who are unfortunate enough to hit on a librarian who booms (or shrills) their private problems around the library floor may never ask a question again.
    Ex. If we do not listen to other people whispering their prayers today we may have to meet them tomorrow when they are howling their war cries.
    Ex. She walked into the tavern and started mouthing off about my less than exemplary manliness.
    Ex. Singers will belt out Beatles hits to help charity.
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    Ex. She has a vicious temper and is always screaming her head off about something.
    Ex. She shouted at the top of her lungs, causing Gabrielle to cringe slightly.
    Ex. By the time I had gotten to the front door, however, I could hear a woman screaming at the top of her head some incoherent nonsense.
    Ex. In no time she took off her sandals and thrashed one of the snatchers and started shouting at the top of her voice.
    Ex. She ran into the street stark naked, waving her arms wildly and screaming at the top of her voice, 'Stop, stop!'.
    Ex. Speaking specifically about manic depression, she asked, 'How would you diagnose a patient who walks back and forth screaming at the top of his lungs?'.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo to shout, vociferate (frml)
    * * *
    = boom, howl, mouth off, belt out, shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs.

    Ex: And those users who are unfortunate enough to hit on a librarian who booms (or shrills) their private problems around the library floor may never ask a question again.

    Ex: If we do not listen to other people whispering their prayers today we may have to meet them tomorrow when they are howling their war cries.
    Ex: She walked into the tavern and started mouthing off about my less than exemplary manliness.
    Ex: Singers will belt out Beatles hits to help charity.
    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    Ex: She has a vicious temper and is always screaming her head off about something.
    Ex: She shouted at the top of her lungs, causing Gabrielle to cringe slightly.
    Ex: By the time I had gotten to the front door, however, I could hear a woman screaming at the top of her head some incoherent nonsense.
    Ex: In no time she took off her sandals and thrashed one of the snatchers and started shouting at the top of her voice.
    Ex: She ran into the street stark naked, waving her arms wildly and screaming at the top of her voice, 'Stop, stop!'.
    Ex: Speaking specifically about manic depression, she asked, 'How would you diagnose a patient who walks back and forth screaming at the top of his lungs?'.

    * * *
    vociferar [A1 ]
    vi
    to shout, yell, vociferate ( frml)
    * * *

    vociferar ( conjugate vociferar) verbo intransitivo
    to shout, vociferate (frml)
    vociferar verbo intransitivo to shout, scream, vociferate
    ' vociferar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    vocear
    English:
    bluster
    - bawl
    - storm
    * * *
    to shout
    * * *
    v/i shout
    * * *
    gritar: to shout, to yell

    Spanish-English dictionary > vociferar

  • 15 grillado **

    ADJ barmy *

    Spanish-English dictionary > grillado **

  • 16 estar como una cafetera

    familiar to be barmy, be nuts

    Spanish-English dictionary > estar como una cafetera

  • 17 descabellada


    descabellado,-a adjetivo crazy, wild
    ' descabellada' also found in these entries:
    English:
    barmy
    - dotty

    Spanish-English dictionary > descabellada

  • 18 espumoso

    • barmy
    • foaminess
    • foamy point
    • scummy
    • spumous
    • spumy
    • sudsy

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > espumoso

См. также в других словарях:

  • Barmy — Barm y (b[aum]rm [y^]), a. Full of barm or froth; in a ferment. Barmy beer. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barmy — 1530s, frothing, covered with barm; see BARM (Cf. barm) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Figurative sense of excited, flighty, bubbling with excitement is from c.1600. Meaning foolish (1892) is probably an alteration of BALMY (Cf. balmy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • barmy — ► ADJECTIVE (barmier, barmiest) informal, chiefly Brit. ▪ extremely foolish; mad. DERIVATIVES barmily adverb barminess noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «frothy»: from BARM(Cf. ↑B) …   English terms dictionary

  • barmy — [bärm′ē] adj. barmier, barmiest 1. full of barm; yeasty or foamy 2. [Brit. Slang] crazy …   English World dictionary

  • barmy — balmy, barmy These two words come from two roots, although the lines of descent have become intertwined: balmy (meaning ‘deliciously fragrant’) comes from balm (see the entry above) and barmy (as now used colloquially, meaning ‘stupid’) comes… …   Modern English usage

  • barmy — [[t]bɑ͟ː(r)mi[/t]] barmier, barmiest ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you say that someone or something is barmy, you mean that they are slightly crazy or very foolish. [BRIT, INFORMAL] Bill used to say I was barmy, and that would really get to me...… …   English dictionary

  • Barmy — Infobox Settlement official name =Barmy native name = pushpin pushpin mapsize =300 subdivision type = Country subdivision name = flag|Azerbaijan subdivision type1 = Rayon subdivision name1 =Agsu leader title = leader name = established title =… …   Wikipedia

  • Barmy — If someone tells you that you re barmy they mean you have gone mad orcrazy. For example you d have to be barmy to visit England without trying black pudding! …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • barmy — UK [ˈbɑː(r)mɪ] / US [ˈbɑrmɪ] adjective Word forms barmy : adjective barmy comparative barmier superlative barmiest British informal crazy or silly …   English dictionary

  • barmy —    A word which describes a person who is foolish or eccentric, perhaps a little crazy. ‘Barm’ is the froth that forms on the top of fermenting liquors, so ‘barmy’ means frothy headed. The word is used in Britain rather than elsewhere, and is… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • barmy — adjective a) containing barm, i.e. froth from fermented yeast 2004: The movie is sweet enough in its barmy way... Roger Ebert b) dotty, goofy, wacko …   Wiktionary

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