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  • 1 adicción

    f.
    1 addiction, dependence, compulsion, obsession.
    2 addiction, drug addiction, drug habit, toxicomania.
    * * *
    1 addiction
    \
    crear adicción to be addictive
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino addiction
    * * *
    Ex. It has puzzled many commentators that the name of such a respectable provincial library should appear in the novel 'Confessions of an Opium Eater', an account of the bizarre nightmares suffered by De Quincey, the author, as a result of his addiction to opium.
    ----
    * adicción a las drogas = drug habit.
    * crear adicción = be addictive.
    * que crea adicción = addictive.
    * * *
    femenino addiction
    * * *

    Ex: It has puzzled many commentators that the name of such a respectable provincial library should appear in the novel 'Confessions of an Opium Eater', an account of the bizarre nightmares suffered by De Quincey, the author, as a result of his addiction to opium.

    * adicción a las drogas = drug habit.
    * crear adicción = be addictive.
    * que crea adicción = addictive.

    * * *
    addiction
    adicción a la heroína heroin addiction
    * * *

    adicción sustantivo femenino
    addiction;

    adicción sustantivo femenino addiction: los somníferos crean adicción, sleeping pills are addictive

    ' adicción' also found in these entries:
    English:
    addiction
    - astray
    - addictive
    * * *
    addiction (a to);
    esa droga produce una fuerte adicción this drug is highly addictive
    * * *
    f addiction;
    adicción a las drogas drug addiction
    * * *
    adicción nf, pl - ciones : addiction

    Spanish-English dictionary > adicción

  • 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 confesión

    f.
    1 confession, admission, shrift.
    2 denomination.
    * * *
    1 (expresión) confession, admission
    2 RELIGIÓN confession
    3 (credo) confession, faith
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( sacramento) confession
    b) (Der) confession
    c) ( admisión) confession

    le voy a hacer una confesión: a mí no me gusta — I must confess o admit (that) I don't like it

    2) ( credo) faith, creed, denomination
    * * *
    = confessional, denominational body, communion, confession, denomination, admission.
    Ex. Some are women who have great difficulty in getting novels published but have a moderate success writing short stores or even ' confessionals' for magazines.
    Ex. Enter a liturgical work under the heading for the church or denominational body to which it pertains.
    Ex. The largest part of the general book stock consists of the material on the Anglican communion = La mayor parte del fondo bibliográfico general consiste en material sobre la religión anglicana.
    Ex. It has puzzled many commentators that the name of such a respectable provincial library should appear in the novel ' confessions of an Opium Eater', an account of the bizarre nightmares suffered by De Quincey, the author, as a result of his addiction to opium.
    Ex. While some sites are developed by academic institutions, many more are sponsored by specific denominations, especially those involved in evangelical Christianity.
    Ex. This was not intended as a criticism of their hard working colleagues but simply as an admission that they needed additional support and stimulus.
    ----
    * confesión religiosa = religious denomination.
    * perteneciente a una confesión religiosa = denominational.
    * que no pertenece a una confesión religiosa concreta = nondenominational [non-denominational].
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( sacramento) confession
    b) (Der) confession
    c) ( admisión) confession

    le voy a hacer una confesión: a mí no me gusta — I must confess o admit (that) I don't like it

    2) ( credo) faith, creed, denomination
    * * *
    = confessional, denominational body, communion, confession, denomination, admission.

    Ex: Some are women who have great difficulty in getting novels published but have a moderate success writing short stores or even ' confessionals' for magazines.

    Ex: Enter a liturgical work under the heading for the church or denominational body to which it pertains.
    Ex: The largest part of the general book stock consists of the material on the Anglican communion = La mayor parte del fondo bibliográfico general consiste en material sobre la religión anglicana.
    Ex: It has puzzled many commentators that the name of such a respectable provincial library should appear in the novel ' confessions of an Opium Eater', an account of the bizarre nightmares suffered by De Quincey, the author, as a result of his addiction to opium.
    Ex: While some sites are developed by academic institutions, many more are sponsored by specific denominations, especially those involved in evangelical Christianity.
    Ex: This was not intended as a criticism of their hard working colleagues but simply as an admission that they needed additional support and stimulus.
    * confesión religiosa = religious denomination.
    * perteneciente a una confesión religiosa = denominational.
    * que no pertenece a una confesión religiosa concreta = nondenominational [non-denominational].

    * * *
    A
    1 (sacramento) confession
    me oyó en confesión he heard my confession
    2 ( Der) confession
    3 (admisión) confession
    le voy a hacer una confesión: a mí tampoco me gustó I must confess o admit I didn't like it either
    B (credo) faith, creed, denomination
    * * *

    confesión sustantivo femenino
    confession
    confesión sustantivo femenino
    1 confession, admission
    2 Rel confession
    ' confesión' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    arrancar
    English:
    acknowledgement
    - admission
    - confession
    - denomination
    - draw
    - extract
    - interfaith
    * * *
    1. [de pecado] confession;
    oír a alguien en confesión to hear sb's confession
    2. [de falta, culpabilidad, sentimientos] confession;
    extraer una confesión de alguien to extract a confession from sb, to get a confession out of sb
    3. [credo] religion, (religious) persuasion, denomination;
    de confesión protestante Protestant, of the Protestant faith
    * * *
    f confession
    * * *
    confesión nf, pl - siones
    1) : confession
    2) : creed, denomination
    * * *
    confesión n confession

    Spanish-English dictionary > confesión

  • 5 conocedor

    adj.
    knowledgeable, cognizant, knowing, connoisseur.
    m.
    connoisseur, cognoscente, knower, conoscente.
    * * *
    1 expert
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 expert (de, on), connoisseur (de, of)
    * * *
    (f. - conocedora)
    noun
    * * *
    conocedor, -a
    1.
    ADJ expert (de in)
    knowledgeable (de about)
    2.
    SM / F expert (de in)
    connoisseur (de of)
    * * *
    - dora masculino, femenino connoisseur, expert
    * * *
    = connoisseur, technically minded.
    Ex. Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.
    Ex. The building was without electricity for much of the day as some planned system upgrades were implemented (for the technically minded, some old gubbings were apparently replaced with sleek shiny new ones).
    ----
    * conocedor de la cerveza = beer lover.
    * conocedor del vino = wine lover.
    * * *
    - dora masculino, femenino connoisseur, expert
    * * *
    = connoisseur, technically minded.

    Ex: Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.

    Ex: The building was without electricity for much of the day as some planned system upgrades were implemented (for the technically minded, some old gubbings were apparently replaced with sleek shiny new ones).
    * conocedor de la cerveza = beer lover.
    * conocedor del vino = wine lover.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    connoisseur, expert
    es un gran conocedor del arte español he's a great expert on o connoisseur of Spanish art
    * * *

    conocedor
    ◊ - dora sustantivo masculino, femenino

    connoisseur, expert
    conocedor,-ora adjetivo & sustantivo masculino y femenino (especialista) expert
    (entendido) connoisseur

    ' conocedor' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    conocedora
    English:
    connoisseur
    - judge
    * * *
    conocedor, -ora nm,f
    expert;
    es un gran conocedor de los vinos franceses he is a connoisseur of French wine
    * * *
    I adj
    :
    ser conocedor de know about
    II m, conocedora f expert (de on)
    * * *
    conocedor, - dora adj
    : knowledgeable
    : connoisseur, expert

    Spanish-English dictionary > conocedor

  • 6 consumidor

    adj.
    consuming, consumptive, wasteful.
    m.
    1 consumer, user.
    2 consumer.
    * * *
    1 consuming
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 consumer
    * * *
    (f. - consumidora)
    noun
    * * *
    consumidor, -a
    SM / F consumer

    consumidor(a) de drogas — drug user, drug taker

    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo

    consumidor de algo: los países consumidores de este cereal — the countries which consume this cereal

    II
    - dora masculino, femenino consumer
    * * *
    = consumer, eater, consumptive.
    Nota: Adjetivo.
    Ex. Abstracting and indexing data are a vital component in the communication link between the originator of information and its ultimate consumer.
    Ex. It has puzzled many commentators that the name of such a respectable provincial library should appear in the novel 'Confessions of an Opium eater', an account of the bizarre nightmares suffered by De Quincey, the author, as a result of his addiction to opium.
    Ex. This has made enhancement and customization more controllable and less consumptive of resources.
    ----
    * Asociación Nacional de Oficinas de Información al Consumidor (NACAB) = National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux (NACAB).
    * confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence.
    * consumidor de bebidas = drinker.
    * consumidor de drogas = drug user.
    * consumidor de heroina = heroin user.
    * consumidor excesivo = overspender [over-spender].
    * defensa del consumidor = consumer protection.
    * departamento de defensa del consumidor = consumer protection department.
    * derecho del consumidor = consumer law.
    * derechos del consumidor = consumer rights [consumers' rights].
    * determinado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * dirigido al consumidor = consumer-oriented.
    * división del mercado por grupos de consumidores = market segmentation.
    * educación de consumidores = consumer education.
    * grupo de consumidores = consumer group.
    * guiado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * hacer a gusto del consumidor = make to + order.
    * índice de confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence index.
    * información al consumidor = consumer information, consumer advice, consumer affairs.
    * no consumidor = nonconsumptive.
    * oficina del consumidor = consumer guidance office.
    * oficina de protección al consumidor = consumer protection office.
    * servicio de información al consumidor = Consumer Advice Centre (CAC), consumer advisory service.
    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo

    consumidor de algo: los países consumidores de este cereal — the countries which consume this cereal

    II
    - dora masculino, femenino consumer
    * * *
    = consumer, eater, consumptive.
    Nota: Adjetivo.

    Ex: Abstracting and indexing data are a vital component in the communication link between the originator of information and its ultimate consumer.

    Ex: It has puzzled many commentators that the name of such a respectable provincial library should appear in the novel 'Confessions of an Opium eater', an account of the bizarre nightmares suffered by De Quincey, the author, as a result of his addiction to opium.
    Ex: This has made enhancement and customization more controllable and less consumptive of resources.
    * Asociación Nacional de Oficinas de Información al Consumidor (NACAB) = National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux (NACAB).
    * confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence.
    * consumidor de bebidas = drinker.
    * consumidor de drogas = drug user.
    * consumidor de heroina = heroin user.
    * consumidor excesivo = overspender [over-spender].
    * defensa del consumidor = consumer protection.
    * departamento de defensa del consumidor = consumer protection department.
    * derecho del consumidor = consumer law.
    * derechos del consumidor = consumer rights [consumers' rights].
    * determinado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * dirigido al consumidor = consumer-oriented.
    * división del mercado por grupos de consumidores = market segmentation.
    * educación de consumidores = consumer education.
    * grupo de consumidores = consumer group.
    * guiado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * hacer a gusto del consumidor = make to + order.
    * índice de confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence index.
    * información al consumidor = consumer information, consumer advice, consumer affairs.
    * no consumidor = nonconsumptive.
    * oficina del consumidor = consumer guidance office.
    * oficina de protección al consumidor = consumer protection office.
    * servicio de información al consumidor = Consumer Advice Centre (CAC), consumer advisory service.

    * * *
    consumidor DE algo:
    los países consumidores de este cereal the countries which consume this cereal
    masculine, feminine
    consumer
    proteger al consumidor to protect the consumer
    somos grandes consumidores de carne vacuna we are great consumers of beef o beef consumers, we consume a lot of beef
    * * *

    consumidor
    ◊ - dora sustantivo masculino, femenino

    consumer
    consumidor,-ora sustantivo masculino y femenino consumer

    ' consumidor' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    consumidora
    English:
    consumer
    - consumer advocate
    - consumer credit
    - drug
    - user
    * * *
    consumidor, -ora
    adj
    el primer país consumidor de electricidad the country with the highest consumption of electricity
    nm,f
    [de producto] consumer; [en bar, restaurante] patron, customer;
    es un gran consumidor de comida rápida he eats a lot of fast food
    * * *
    m, consumidora f COM consumer
    * * *
    : consumer
    * * *
    consumidor n consumer

    Spanish-English dictionary > consumidor

  • 7 cuidadoso

    adj.
    careful, heedful, mindful, cautious.
    * * *
    1 (atento) careful
    2 (celoso) cautious
    * * *
    (f. - cuidadosa)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=atento) [persona, observación, estrategia] careful
    2) (=prudente) careful
    3) (=solícito) attentive
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo
    a) < persona> careful
    b) <búsqueda/investigación> careful, thorough
    * * *
    = careful, thoughtful, delicate, scrupulous, parsimonious, fastidious.
    Ex. The format of the description in an analytical entry requires careful consideration.
    Ex. Production quotas, I believe, are antithetical to careful, thoughtful cataloging.
    Ex. Despite the incompetence of most eighteenth-century block-makers, woodcuts never quite disappeared, and they returned to favour in the delicate form called 'wood-engraving' at the end of the hand-press period.
    Ex. Happily the rules of quasi-facsimile are easily mastered; what is difficult is to observe them with scrupulous, undeviating accuracy.
    Ex. He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex. Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo
    a) < persona> careful
    b) <búsqueda/investigación> careful, thorough
    * * *
    = careful, thoughtful, delicate, scrupulous, parsimonious, fastidious.

    Ex: The format of the description in an analytical entry requires careful consideration.

    Ex: Production quotas, I believe, are antithetical to careful, thoughtful cataloging.
    Ex: Despite the incompetence of most eighteenth-century block-makers, woodcuts never quite disappeared, and they returned to favour in the delicate form called 'wood-engraving' at the end of the hand-press period.
    Ex: Happily the rules of quasi-facsimile are easily mastered; what is difficult is to observe them with scrupulous, undeviating accuracy.
    Ex: He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex: Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.

    * * *
    1 ‹persona› careful
    no te lo presto porque eres muy poco cuidadoso I'm not going to lend it to you because you don't look after things
    cuidadoso CON algo careful WITH sth
    tienes que ser más cuidadoso con tus juguetes you have to be more careful with your toys, you have to take better care of your toys o look after your toys better
    cuidadoso DE algo:
    es muy cuidadoso de su apariencia he takes great care over his appearance
    es muy cuidadoso de los detalles he pays great attention to detail
    2 ‹búsqueda/investigación› careful, thorough
    * * *

    cuidadoso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo

    a) persona careful;

    cuidadoso con algo careful with sth
    b)búsqueda/investigación careful, thorough

    cuidadoso,-a adjetivo careful
    ' cuidadoso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    celosa
    - celoso
    - chapucera
    - chapucero
    - cuidadosa
    - descuidada
    - descuidado
    - escrutinio
    - responsable
    English:
    careful
    - close
    - bear
    - thorough
    * * *
    cuidadoso, -a adj
    careful;
    es muy cuidadosa con lo que hace she's very careful o takes a lot of care in what she does;
    sé muy cuidadoso con lo que dices be very careful what you say, you'd better watch what you say;
    es muy poco cuidadoso he's very careless, he doesn't take much care
    * * *
    adj careful
    * * *
    cuidadoso, -sa adj
    : careful, attentive
    * * *
    cuidadoso adj careful

    Spanish-English dictionary > cuidadoso

  • 8 desaparecer sin dejar huella

    (v.) = evaporate into + thin air, vanish into + thin air, disappear into + thin air, disappear without + a trace, disappear into + the blue, vanish into + the blue
    Ex. Their debates have operated with a more fluid notion of power, which at times has become so fluid as to evaporate into thin air.
    Ex. The Soviet Union's cultural presence in Prague, Budapest, and Warsaw vanished into thin air the moment the last Russian soldier departed.
    Ex. Another trick makes an enormous elephant seem to disappeared into thin air.
    Ex. Their leader, a bizarre charismatic known only as 'The Redeemer,' has disappeared without a trace.
    Ex. We're all puzzled by the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle where hundreds of boats and planes have disappeared into the blue leaving no trace at all.
    Ex. All about the plane round puffs of white smoke suddenly appeared, broke, and vanished into the blue.
    * * *
    (v.) = evaporate into + thin air, vanish into + thin air, disappear into + thin air, disappear without + a trace, disappear into + the blue, vanish into + the blue

    Ex: Their debates have operated with a more fluid notion of power, which at times has become so fluid as to evaporate into thin air.

    Ex: The Soviet Union's cultural presence in Prague, Budapest, and Warsaw vanished into thin air the moment the last Russian soldier departed.
    Ex: Another trick makes an enormous elephant seem to disappeared into thin air.
    Ex: Their leader, a bizarre charismatic known only as 'The Redeemer,' has disappeared without a trace.
    Ex: We're all puzzled by the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle where hundreds of boats and planes have disappeared into the blue leaving no trace at all.
    Ex: All about the plane round puffs of white smoke suddenly appeared, broke, and vanished into the blue.

    Spanish-English dictionary > desaparecer sin dejar huella

  • 9 desaparecer sin dejar rastro

    (v.) = evaporate into + thin air, vanish into + thin air, disappear into + thin air, disappear without + a trace, disappear into + the blue, vanish into + the blue
    Ex. Their debates have operated with a more fluid notion of power, which at times has become so fluid as to evaporate into thin air.
    Ex. The Soviet Union's cultural presence in Prague, Budapest, and Warsaw vanished into thin air the moment the last Russian soldier departed.
    Ex. Another trick makes an enormous elephant seem to disappeared into thin air.
    Ex. Their leader, a bizarre charismatic known only as 'The Redeemer,' has disappeared without a trace.
    Ex. We're all puzzled by the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle where hundreds of boats and planes have disappeared into the blue leaving no trace at all.
    Ex. All about the plane round puffs of white smoke suddenly appeared, broke, and vanished into the blue.
    * * *
    (v.) = evaporate into + thin air, vanish into + thin air, disappear into + thin air, disappear without + a trace, disappear into + the blue, vanish into + the blue

    Ex: Their debates have operated with a more fluid notion of power, which at times has become so fluid as to evaporate into thin air.

    Ex: The Soviet Union's cultural presence in Prague, Budapest, and Warsaw vanished into thin air the moment the last Russian soldier departed.
    Ex: Another trick makes an enormous elephant seem to disappeared into thin air.
    Ex: Their leader, a bizarre charismatic known only as 'The Redeemer,' has disappeared without a trace.
    Ex: We're all puzzled by the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle where hundreds of boats and planes have disappeared into the blue leaving no trace at all.
    Ex: All about the plane round puffs of white smoke suddenly appeared, broke, and vanished into the blue.

    Spanish-English dictionary > desaparecer sin dejar rastro

  • 10 entendido

    adj.
    knowing, learned, skilled, wise.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: entender.
    * * *
    1→ link=entender entender
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 expert
    * * *
    (f. - entendida)
    noun
    * * *
    entendido, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=comprendido) understood

    ¡entendido! — (=convenido) agreed!

    tenemos entendido que... — we understand that...

    2) [persona] (=experto) expert; (=cualificado) skilled; (=sabio) wise; (=informado) well-informed
    2.
    SM / F expert
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    1) [ESTAR] ( comprendido) understood

    tengo entendido que... — I understand o gather that...

    tenía entendido que... — I was under the impression that...

    bien entendido que... — (frml) on the understanding that...

    2) [ser] ( experto)

    entendido en algo: no soy muy entendido en estos temas I'm not very well up on these subjects; es muy entendido en política — he knows a lot about politics

    II
    - da masculino, femenino expert
    * * *
    = connoisseur, pundit, knowledgeable.
    Ex. Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.
    Ex. Neither pundit from the past, nor sage from the schools, neither authorised body nor inspired individual has come forward with a definition acceptable to all practising librarians as theirs and theirs alone, sharply defining them as a group.
    Ex. From this perspective librarians assume the role of knowledgeable user of the technology and its products.
    ----
    * entendido en el tema = knowledgeable.
    * ser un entendido en = be knowledgeable about.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    1) [ESTAR] ( comprendido) understood

    tengo entendido que... — I understand o gather that...

    tenía entendido que... — I was under the impression that...

    bien entendido que... — (frml) on the understanding that...

    2) [ser] ( experto)

    entendido en algo: no soy muy entendido en estos temas I'm not very well up on these subjects; es muy entendido en política — he knows a lot about politics

    II
    - da masculino, femenino expert
    * * *
    = connoisseur, pundit, knowledgeable.

    Ex: Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.

    Ex: Neither pundit from the past, nor sage from the schools, neither authorised body nor inspired individual has come forward with a definition acceptable to all practising librarians as theirs and theirs alone, sharply defining them as a group.
    Ex: From this perspective librarians assume the role of knowledgeable user of the technology and its products.
    * entendido en el tema = knowledgeable.
    * ser un entendido en = be knowledgeable about.

    * * *
    entendido1 -da
    A [ ESTAR] (comprendido) understood
    tengo entendido que la casa está en venta I understand o gather that the house is for sale
    según tengo entendido será una boda íntima as I understand it, it's going to be a quiet wedding
    esto que quede bien entendido this must be clearly understood
    tenía entendido que te ibas mañana I was under the impression that you were leaving tomorrow
    eso se da por entendido that goes without saying
    no quiero interrupciones — ¿entendido? I don't want any interruptions — understood? o do you understand?
    bien entendido que … ( frml); on the understanding that …
    B [ SER] (experto) entendido EN algo:
    no soy muy entendido en estos temas I'm not very well up on these subjects
    entendido2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    expert
    es un entendido en la materia he is an authority o expert on the subject
    * * *

    Del verbo entender: ( conjugate entender)

    entendido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    entender    
    entendido
    entender ( conjugate entender) verbo transitivo
    to understand;
    chiste to understand, get (colloq);

    no entendí su nombre I didn't get his name;
    lo entendió todo al revés he got it all completely wrong;
    tú ya me entiendes you know what I mean;
    me has entendido mal you've misunderstood me;
    se hace entendido or (AmL) se da a entendido he makes himself understood;
    me dio a entendido que … she gave me to understand that …;
    dar algo a entendido to imply sth
    verbo intransitivo

    b) ( saber) entendido de algo to know about sth

    entenderse verbo pronominal
    1


    entendidose con algn to communicate with sb;
    a ver si nos entendemos ¿quién te pegó? let's get this straight, who hit you?


    entendidose con algn to get along o on with sb
    2 ( refl):
    déjame, yo me entiendo leave me alone, I know what I'm doing

    entendido
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    1 [ESTAR] ( comprendido) understood;

    tenía entendido que … I was under the impression that …;
    eso se da por entendido that goes without saying
    2 [ser] ( experto):

    es muy entendido en política he's very knowledgeable about politics
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    expert
    entender
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (comprender) to understand: a mi entender, está equivocado, in my opinion he's wrong
    no entendí ni papa/pío/jota de este libro, I didn't understand a word of this book
    no entiendo lo que quieres decir, I don't know what you mean
    no me entiendas mal, don't get me wrong
    nos dio a entender que no aceptaría el trabajo, he gave us to understand that he wouldn't accept the job
    2 (creer) to think: entendemos que no debiste hacerlo, we think you shouldn't have done that
    II verbo intransitivo entender de, (saber) to know about: entiende de música, he has an ear for music ➣ Ver nota en understand
    entendido,-a
    I sustantivo masculino y femenino expert
    II adjetivo knowledgeable: son muy entendidos en literatura, they know a lot about literature
    ' entendido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    conocedor
    - conocedora
    - entendida
    - suponer
    - entender
    - tener
    English:
    discriminating
    - misconception
    - sorry
    - understand
    - connoisseur
    - gather
    - knowledgeable
    - miss
    - understanding
    - yourself
    * * *
    entendido, -a
    adj
    1. [comprendido] understood;
    dar algo por entendido: daba por entendido que nos apoyarían I understood that they would support us;
    eso se da por entendido that goes without saying;
    que quede bien entendido que… I want it clearly understood that…;
    tener entendido: tengo entendido que te casas, ¿es verdad? I understand o I've heard you're getting married, is that right?;
    tenía entendido que te mudabas de ciudad I understood you were moving to another town;
    según tenía entendido, era una casa grande from what I'd understood, it was a large house
    2. [en preguntas, respuestas]
    ¿entendido? (is that) understood?;
    si lo vuelves a hacer te castigaré, ¿entendido? if you do it again, you'll be punished, is that clear o understood?;
    ¡entendido! all right!, okay!
    3. [versado] expert (en in);
    un político entendido en relaciones internacionales a politician well-versed in international relations
    nm,f
    expert (en on);
    según los entendidos en la materia… according to the experts…
    * * *
    I adj understood;
    ¿entendido? do you understand?, understood?;
    tengo entendido que I gather o understand that
    II m, entendida f expert, authority (en on)
    * * *
    entendido, -da adj
    1) : skilled, expert
    2)
    tener entendido : to understand, to be under the impression
    teníamos entendido que vendrías: we were under the impression you would come
    3)
    darse por entendido : to go without saying
    : expert, authority, connoisseur
    * * *
    entendido n expert

    Spanish-English dictionary > entendido

  • 11 erudito

    adj.
    erudite, educated, read, learned.
    m.
    scholar, highbrow, man of learning, scholarly person.
    * * *
    1 erudite, learned, scholarly
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 scholar, expert
    \
    erudito,-a a la violeta familiar pseudo-intellectual
    * * *
    1. (f. - erudita)
    noun
    2. (f. - erudita)
    adj.
    * * *
    erudito, -a
    1.
    ADJ learned, scholarly, erudite frm
    2.
    SM / F scholar, learned person

    los eruditos en esta materia — those who are expert in this subject, those who really know about this subject

    un erudito a la violetapey a pseudo-intellectual

    * * *
    I
    - ta adjetivo <lenguaje/obra> erudite; < persona> learned, knowledgeable

    erudito en algo — learned in something, knowledgeable about something

    II
    - ta masculino, femenino scholar
    * * *
    = connoisseur, learned, scholar, scholarly, erudite, polymath, savant, highbrow [high-brow], man of letters.
    Ex. Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.
    Ex. Abstracts will accompany various learned, technical or scholarly contributions.
    Ex. Under 'American scholar' he found editions published beginning, I believe, in the 1880s.
    Ex. Personal authorship has been accepted for some time, and indeed reflects the scholarly practice of the western world.
    Ex. The bulk of the town's residents had little time for culture, for the theater, for the erudite lecture.
    Ex. Many faculty would like to conceive of the 21st-century librarian as a polymath who is as sensitive to issues in the arts and humanities as he or she is knowledgeable about computers, networking and about related programming object management issues.
    Ex. The subsequent debate, which engaged astrologers, doctors, theologians, & savants, reveals the tensions in French culture at the dawn of the Enlightenment.
    Ex. The lowly chow of the rural poor has gone highbrow.
    Ex. The library was greatly expanded in the late 1650s to accommodate the needs of the scholars and men of letters attached to Fouquet and to add lustre to his political career.
    * * *
    I
    - ta adjetivo <lenguaje/obra> erudite; < persona> learned, knowledgeable

    erudito en algo — learned in something, knowledgeable about something

    II
    - ta masculino, femenino scholar
    * * *
    = connoisseur, learned, scholar, scholarly, erudite, polymath, savant, highbrow [high-brow], man of letters.

    Ex: Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.

    Ex: Abstracts will accompany various learned, technical or scholarly contributions.
    Ex: Under 'American scholar' he found editions published beginning, I believe, in the 1880s.
    Ex: Personal authorship has been accepted for some time, and indeed reflects the scholarly practice of the western world.
    Ex: The bulk of the town's residents had little time for culture, for the theater, for the erudite lecture.
    Ex: Many faculty would like to conceive of the 21st-century librarian as a polymath who is as sensitive to issues in the arts and humanities as he or she is knowledgeable about computers, networking and about related programming object management issues.
    Ex: The subsequent debate, which engaged astrologers, doctors, theologians, & savants, reveals the tensions in French culture at the dawn of the Enlightenment.
    Ex: The lowly chow of the rural poor has gone highbrow.
    Ex: The library was greatly expanded in the late 1650s to accommodate the needs of the scholars and men of letters attached to Fouquet and to add lustre to his political career.

    * * *
    erudito1 -ta
    ‹lenguaje/obra› erudite; ‹persona› learned, knowledgeable, erudite erudito EN algo learned IN sth, knowledgeable ABOUT sth
    erudito2 -ta
    masculine, feminine
    scholar
    los eruditos en la materia experts in the subject
    * * *

    erudito
    ◊ -ta adjetivo ‹lenguaje/obra erudite;


    persona learned, knowledgeable;
    erudito en algo learned in sth, knowledgeable about sth
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    scholar
    erudito,-a
    I adjetivo erudite, learned
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino scholar
    ' erudito' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    erudita
    English:
    knowledgeable
    - learned
    - scholar
    - erudite
    - learning
    - scholarly
    * * *
    erudito, -a
    adj
    erudite
    nm,f
    scholar;
    un erudito en la materia an expert on the subject
    * * *
    I adj learned, erudite
    II m, erudita f scholar
    * * *
    erudito, -ta adj
    letrado: erudite, learned
    erudito, -ta n
    : scholar

    Spanish-English dictionary > erudito

  • 12 estrafalario

    adj.
    1 outlandish, eccentric.
    2 lurid, flashy, gaudy, garish.
    * * *
    2 familiar figurado (extravagante) eccentric, weird, outlandish
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [persona, ideas] odd, eccentric
    2) [ropa] outlandish
    * * *
    I
    - ria adjetivo <persona/ideas/conducta> eccentric; < vestimenta> outlandish, bizarre
    II
    - ria masculino, femenino eccentric
    * * *
    = zany [zanier -comp., zaniest -sup.], bizarre, cranky [crankier -comp., crankiest -sup.], way out in left field, freakish.
    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. Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.
    Ex. For example, you already know that living in a windowless room will make you cranky and out of sorts.
    Ex. From this chance observation, Kazantsev drew two conclusions: one dead on target, the other, way out in left field.
    Ex. 1816 was one of several years during the 1810s in which numerous crops failed during freakish summer cold snaps after volcanic eruptions that reduced incoming sunlight.
    ----
    * de un modo estrafalario = bizarrely, freakishly.
    * estrafalario, lo = bizarre, the.
    * idea estrafalaria = outlandish idea.
    * lo estrafalario = zaniness.
    * * *
    I
    - ria adjetivo <persona/ideas/conducta> eccentric; < vestimenta> outlandish, bizarre
    II
    - ria masculino, femenino eccentric
    * * *
    = zany [zanier -comp., zaniest -sup.], bizarre, cranky [crankier -comp., crankiest -sup.], way out in left field, freakish.

    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: Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.
    Ex: For example, you already know that living in a windowless room will make you cranky and out of sorts.
    Ex: From this chance observation, Kazantsev drew two conclusions: one dead on target, the other, way out in left field.
    Ex: 1816 was one of several years during the 1810s in which numerous crops failed during freakish summer cold snaps after volcanic eruptions that reduced incoming sunlight.
    * de un modo estrafalario = bizarrely, freakishly.
    * estrafalario, lo = bizarre, the.
    * idea estrafalaria = outlandish idea.
    * lo estrafalario = zaniness.

    * * *
    ‹persona› eccentric; ‹ideas/conducta› weird, eccentric; ‹vestimenta› outlandish, bizarre
    masculine, feminine
    eccentric
    * * *

    estrafalario
    ◊ - ria adjetivo ‹persona/ideas/conducta eccentric;


    vestimenta outlandish, bizarre
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    eccentric
    estrafalario,-a adj fam outlandish, eccentric: tiene una forma de vestir un poco estrafalaria, she dresses a bit outlandishly
    ' estrafalario' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    estrafalaria
    English:
    bizarre
    - freak
    - outlandish
    - outrageous
    - quirky
    - zany
    * * *
    estrafalario, -a adj
    1. [extravagante] [persona, ropa, ideas] outlandish, eccentric
    2. [desaliñado] slovenly, sloppy
    * * *
    adj fam
    eccentric; ropa outlandish
    * * *
    estrambótico, excéntrico: eccentric, bizarre

    Spanish-English dictionary > estrafalario

  • 13 estrafalario, lo

    (n.) = bizarre, the
    Ex. The author studies the main features of Andre Malraux's early quasi surrealist fantasy novel: Le Royaume Farfelu (Kingdom of the bizarre).
    * * *
    (n.) = bizarre, the

    Ex: The author studies the main features of Andre Malraux's early quasi surrealist fantasy novel: Le Royaume Farfelu (Kingdom of the bizarre).

    Spanish-English dictionary > estrafalario, lo

  • 14 estrambótico

    adj.
    outlandish, freakish.
    * * *
    1 familiar outlandish, eccentric, weird
    * * *
    ADJ odd, outlandish
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo <persona/idea/conducta> eccentric; < vestimenta> outlandish, bizarre
    * * *
    = fancy, zany [zanier -comp., zaniest -sup.], bizarre, wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], freaky [freakier -comp., freakiest -sup.], freakish.
    Ex. This kind of research, whether on processes of cataloging, acquisitions, or whatnot, should produce results to show that, with due respect to all the fancy mathematics, the specific arts of cataloging, acquisitions, or whatnot are being done as well as can be expected.
    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. Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.
    Ex. 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex. This film is really just a series of throwaway skits that the director and scriptwriter attempt to lard with parody and freaky fantasy.
    Ex. 1816 was one of several years during the 1810s in which numerous crops failed during freakish summer cold snaps after volcanic eruptions that reduced incoming sunlight.
    ----
    * lo estrambótico = zaniness.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo <persona/idea/conducta> eccentric; < vestimenta> outlandish, bizarre
    * * *
    = fancy, zany [zanier -comp., zaniest -sup.], bizarre, wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], freaky [freakier -comp., freakiest -sup.], freakish.

    Ex: This kind of research, whether on processes of cataloging, acquisitions, or whatnot, should produce results to show that, with due respect to all the fancy mathematics, the specific arts of cataloging, acquisitions, or whatnot are being done as well as can be expected.

    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: Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.
    Ex: 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex: This film is really just a series of throwaway skits that the director and scriptwriter attempt to lard with parody and freaky fantasy.
    Ex: 1816 was one of several years during the 1810s in which numerous crops failed during freakish summer cold snaps after volcanic eruptions that reduced incoming sunlight.
    * lo estrambótico = zaniness.

    * * *
    ‹persona› eccentric; ‹idea/conducta› weird, eccentric; ‹vestimenta› outlandish, bizarre
    * * *

    estrambótico
    ◊ -ca adjetivo ‹persona/idea/conducta eccentric;


    vestimenta outlandish, bizarre
    estrambótico,-a adj fam outlandish, eccentric
    ' estrambótico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    estrambótica
    English:
    bizarre
    - fancy
    - way
    * * *
    estrambótico, -a adj
    outlandish, eccentric
    * * *
    adj fam
    eccentric; ropa outlandish
    * * *
    estrambótico, -ca adj
    estrafalario, excéntrico: eccentric, bizarre

    Spanish-English dictionary > estrambótico

  • 15 estudioso

    adj.
    studious, scholarly, academic.
    m.
    scholar, learned person.
    * * *
    1 studious
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 student, scholar
    * * *
    (f. - estudiosa)
    adj.
    * * *
    estudioso, -a
    1.
    2.
    SM / F expert, scholar

    un estudioso de la literatura medievalan expert in o a scholar of medieval literature

    * * *
    I
    - sa adjetivo studious
    II
    - sa masculino, femenino scholar
    * * *
    = connoisseur, scholar, studious.
    Ex. Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.
    Ex. Under 'American scholar' he found editions published beginning, I believe, in the 1880s.
    Ex. His face wore a look of studious concentration.
    ----
    * estudioso de la metodología = methodologist.
    * estudioso de los incunables = incunabulist.
    * * *
    I
    - sa adjetivo studious
    II
    - sa masculino, femenino scholar
    * * *
    = connoisseur, scholar, studious.

    Ex: Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.

    Ex: Under 'American scholar' he found editions published beginning, I believe, in the 1880s.
    Ex: His face wore a look of studious concentration.
    * estudioso de la metodología = methodologist.
    * estudioso de los incunables = incunabulist.

    * * *
    estudioso1 -sa
    studious
    estudioso2 -sa
    masculine, feminine
    scholar
    un estudioso del arte renacentista an expert in Renaissance art, a Renaissance art scholar
    * * *

    estudioso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo

    studious
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    scholar
    estudioso,-a
    I adjetivo studious
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino specialist

    ' estudioso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    estudiosa
    - haber
    - pedagogo
    English:
    studious
    * * *
    estudioso, -a
    adj
    studious
    nm,f
    [especialista] expert, scholar;
    un estudioso de la cultura persa a scholar of Persian culture;
    un estudioso de la naturaleza humana a student of human nature
    * * *
    adj studious
    * * *
    estudioso, -sa adj
    : studious
    * * *
    estudioso adj studious

    Spanish-English dictionary > estudioso

  • 16 exigente

    adj.
    demanding.
    f. & m.
    demanding person.
    * * *
    1 demanding, exacting
    * * *
    adj.
    demanding, exacting
    * * *
    ADJ [persona, trabajo] demanding, exacting

    ser exigente con algnto be demanding o exacting of sb, be hard on sb

    * * *
    adjetivo < persona> demanding; < prueba> demanding, exacting
    * * *
    = demanding, exacting, hard-driving, exigent, nitpicking [nit-picking], choosy [choosey] [choosier -comp., choosiest -sup.], discerning, fussy [fussier -comp., fussiest -sup.], fastidious, quality-sensitive.
    Ex. It is clear to me that they face a professional role that will be far more complicated and far more demanding that the one we have known.
    Ex. And since the main entry is the hub and most exacting aspect of our cataloging process, its replacement by a title-unit entry would greatly simplify the problem and expedite the operation of cataloging.
    Ex. She did observe, however, that his conduct was pretty well as it had been described: he was a hard-driving taskmaster and thoroughly autocratic.
    Ex. The exigent demands library managers face often result in highly dramatic events.
    Ex. Librarians are expected, by their popular media image, to be fussy, nit-picking, pedants.
    Ex. I became a hungry reader who was not choosy at all about the food.
    Ex. Moreover, the shady image of video libraries drove away discerning customers.
    Ex. Librarians are expected, by their popular media image, to be fussy, nit-picking, pedants.
    Ex. Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.
    Ex. This segment of the population is relatively quality-sensitive and not very price sensitive.
    ----
    * poco exigente = untaxing, undemanding.
    * ser exigente al elegir = pick and choose.
    * ser exigente al escoger = pick and choose.
    * * *
    adjetivo < persona> demanding; < prueba> demanding, exacting
    * * *
    = demanding, exacting, hard-driving, exigent, nitpicking [nit-picking], choosy [choosey] [choosier -comp., choosiest -sup.], discerning, fussy [fussier -comp., fussiest -sup.], fastidious, quality-sensitive.

    Ex: It is clear to me that they face a professional role that will be far more complicated and far more demanding that the one we have known.

    Ex: And since the main entry is the hub and most exacting aspect of our cataloging process, its replacement by a title-unit entry would greatly simplify the problem and expedite the operation of cataloging.
    Ex: She did observe, however, that his conduct was pretty well as it had been described: he was a hard-driving taskmaster and thoroughly autocratic.
    Ex: The exigent demands library managers face often result in highly dramatic events.
    Ex: Librarians are expected, by their popular media image, to be fussy, nit-picking, pedants.
    Ex: I became a hungry reader who was not choosy at all about the food.
    Ex: Moreover, the shady image of video libraries drove away discerning customers.
    Ex: Librarians are expected, by their popular media image, to be fussy, nit-picking, pedants.
    Ex: Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.
    Ex: This segment of the population is relatively quality-sensitive and not very price sensitive.
    * poco exigente = untaxing, undemanding.
    * ser exigente al elegir = pick and choose.
    * ser exigente al escoger = pick and choose.

    * * *
    ‹persona› demanding; ‹prueba› demanding, exacting
    eres demasiado exigente con él you ask too much of him, you're too demanding with him, you're too hard on him
    el jefe está muy exigente esta tarde the boss is being very demanding this afternoon
    para paladares exigentes for the discerning palate
    * * *

     

    exigente adjetivo ‹persona/prueba demanding;
    clientela/paladar discerning
    exigente adjetivo demanding
    ' exigente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    caprichosa
    - caprichoso
    - delicada
    - delicado
    - jodido
    - quisquilloso
    English:
    challenging
    - choosy
    - demanding
    - discerning
    - discriminating
    - easy-going
    - exacting
    - fussy
    - lax
    - particular
    - pick
    - please
    - taxing
    - undiscerning
    - fastidious
    - undemanding
    * * *
    adj
    demanding;
    ser exigente con alguien to be demanding of sb;
    no seas tan exigente con el chico don't ask so much from the lad;
    últimamente está bastante exigente he's been pretty demanding recently
    nmf
    demanding person;
    ser un exigente to be very demanding
    * * *
    adj demanding
    * * *
    : demanding, exacting
    * * *
    exigente adj demanding

    Spanish-English dictionary > exigente

  • 17 extravagante

    adj.
    1 eccentric, outlandish.
    2 extravagant, conspicuous, eccentric, highly unconventional.
    3 outrageous.
    f. & m.
    deviate.
    * * *
    1 (comportamiento) extravagant outrageous; (persona, ropa) flamboyant
    1 flamboyant person
    * * *
    ADJ [ideas, ropa, persona] extravagant, outlandish
    * * *
    adjetivo <comportamiento/ideas> outrageous, extravagant; <persona/ropa> flamboyant, outrageous
    * * *
    = extravagant, fancy, fanciful, outrageous, flamboyant, outlandish, way out in left field, freakish, quirky [quirkier -comp., quirkiest -sup.].
    Ex. The claims that ISBD will make the entries produced in any country 'easily understood' in any other country and integrable with the entries produced in any other country are obviously and incredibly extravagant.
    Ex. This kind of research, whether on processes of cataloging, acquisitions, or whatnot, should produce results to show that, with due respect to all the fancy mathematics, the specific arts of cataloging, acquisitions, or whatnot are being done as well as can be expected.
    Ex. Their terminology is confusing and unrealistic, and the ideas about education for librarianship are fanciful but unoriginal.
    Ex. The letter sent Tomas Hernandez into a frenzy of conflicting reactions: ecstatic jubilation and ego-tripping, wild speculation and outrageous fantasy, compounded by confusion and indirection.
    Ex. Nathan was known for being the most flamboyant DJ in the area.
    Ex. This book discusses some of the most outlandish myths and fantastic realities of medical history.
    Ex. From this chance observation, Kazantsev drew two conclusions: one dead on target, the other, way out in left field.
    Ex. 1816 was one of several years during the 1810s in which numerous crops failed during freakish summer cold snaps after volcanic eruptions that reduced incoming sunlight.
    Ex. 'Why are barns frequently painted red?' -- These are the curious, slightly bizarre and somewhat quirky kinds of questions librarians deal with.
    ----
    * extravagante, lo = fanciful, the.
    * * *
    adjetivo <comportamiento/ideas> outrageous, extravagant; <persona/ropa> flamboyant, outrageous
    * * *
    = extravagant, fancy, fanciful, outrageous, flamboyant, outlandish, way out in left field, freakish, quirky [quirkier -comp., quirkiest -sup.].

    Ex: The claims that ISBD will make the entries produced in any country 'easily understood' in any other country and integrable with the entries produced in any other country are obviously and incredibly extravagant.

    Ex: This kind of research, whether on processes of cataloging, acquisitions, or whatnot, should produce results to show that, with due respect to all the fancy mathematics, the specific arts of cataloging, acquisitions, or whatnot are being done as well as can be expected.
    Ex: Their terminology is confusing and unrealistic, and the ideas about education for librarianship are fanciful but unoriginal.
    Ex: The letter sent Tomas Hernandez into a frenzy of conflicting reactions: ecstatic jubilation and ego-tripping, wild speculation and outrageous fantasy, compounded by confusion and indirection.
    Ex: Nathan was known for being the most flamboyant DJ in the area.
    Ex: This book discusses some of the most outlandish myths and fantastic realities of medical history.
    Ex: From this chance observation, Kazantsev drew two conclusions: one dead on target, the other, way out in left field.
    Ex: 1816 was one of several years during the 1810s in which numerous crops failed during freakish summer cold snaps after volcanic eruptions that reduced incoming sunlight.
    Ex: 'Why are barns frequently painted red?' -- These are the curious, slightly bizarre and somewhat quirky kinds of questions librarians deal with.
    * extravagante, lo = fanciful, the.

    * * *
    1 ‹comportamiento/ideas› outrageous, extravagant; ‹persona› flamboyant
    2 ‹ropa› flamboyant, outrageous, outlandish
    * * *

    extravagante adjetivo ‹comportamiento/ideas outrageous, extravagant;
    persona/ropa flamboyant, outrageous
    extravagante adjetivo odd, outlandish
    ' extravagante' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    colgada
    - colgado
    English:
    fanciful
    - fancy
    - flamboyant
    - outlandish
    - outrageous
    - extravagant
    * * *
    1. [excéntrico] eccentric
    2. [raro] outlandish
    * * *
    I adj eccentric
    II m/f eccentric
    * * *
    : extravagant, outrageous, flamboyant
    * * *
    extravagante adj eccentric / flamboyant

    Spanish-English dictionary > extravagante

  • 18 extraño

    adj.
    strange, far-out, queer, odd.
    f. & m.
    stranger, foreigner, outsider.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: extrañar.
    * * *
    1 (no conocido) alien, foreign
    2 (particular) strange, peculiar, odd, funny
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 stranger
    \
    no es extraño que... it is not surprising that...
    ser extraño,-a a algo to have nothing to do with something
    * * *
    1. (f. - extraña)
    noun
    2. (f. - extraña)
    adj.
    1) strange, odd
    2) alien, foreign
    * * *
    extraño, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=raro) strange

    ¡qué extraño! — how odd o strange!

    parece extraño que... — it seems odd o strange that...

    2) (=ajeno)
    2. SM / F
    1) (=desconocido) stranger
    2) (=extranjero) foreigner
    3.
    SM

    hacer un extraño: el balón hizo un extraño — the ball took a bad bounce

    * * *
    I
    - ña adjetivo
    a) ( raro) strange, odd

    es extraño que no haya llamadoit's strange o odd that she hasn't called

    II
    - ña masculino, femenino ( desconocido) stranger
    * * *
    = bizarre, extraneous, queer, strange, eccentric, odd, alien, outlander, weird [weirder -comp., weirdest -sup.], awry, funny [funnier -comp., funniest -sup.], outlandish, freaky [freakier -comp., freakiest -sup.], uncanny, outsider, kinky [kinkier -comp., kinkiest -sup.], freakish, quirky [quirkier -comp., quirkiest -sup.].
    Ex. Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.
    Ex. If the catalog is to fulfill any of the requirements just enumerated, then it must be capable of responding to a user's query in a manner which does not result in extraneous citations.
    Ex. Several years later, his talk with a friend turns to the queer ways in which a people resist innovations, even of vital interest.
    Ex. The style of recording instructions for references differs from that in Sears', and can at first seem strange, but instructions are clear.
    Ex. School classrooms are sometimes extraordinarily badly designed with poor acoustics, ineffective blackout facilities, and notoriously eccentric electrical outlets.
    Ex. There is little modulation, whole steps of division being short-circuited and an odd assembly of terms being frequently found: e.g.: LAW see also JURY, JUDGES.
    Ex. Libraries in developing countries may represent part of an alien cultural package, an importation ill suited to the country's needs, even working at cross purposes to the people's interests.
    Ex. 'Small, near-sighted, dreaming, bruised, an outlander in the city of his birth,' thirteen-year-old Aremis Slake fled one day to the only refuge he knew, the New York subway system.
    Ex. This paper surveys some of the more weird World Wide Web sites.
    Ex. Could she not have detected that something in his behavior was awry?.
    Ex. The article 'What's that funny noise? Videogames in the library' explains how videogames have attracted many young irregular library users who may, in time, extend their attention to other library facilities.
    Ex. This book discusses some of the most outlandish myths and fantastic realities of medical history.
    Ex. This film is really just a series of throwaway skits that the director and scriptwriter attempt to lard with parody and freaky fantasy.
    Ex. Surrealism is an art concerned not with love and liberation but with the uncanny, the compulsion to repeat, and the drive toward death.
    Ex. The library director does not want to take the chance that by allowing the trustees to get active he might lose partial control of the library operation to an 'outsider'.
    Ex. However, those desiring something off-the-wall, borderline kinky, and just plain mad might appreciate the novel.
    Ex. 1816 was one of several years during the 1810s in which numerous crops failed during freakish summer cold snaps after volcanic eruptions that reduced incoming sunlight.
    Ex. 'Why are barns frequently painted red?' -- These are the curious, slightly bizarre and somewhat quirky kinds of questions librarians deal with.
    ----
    * aunque parezca extraño = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * cita con un extraño = blind date.
    * cuerpo extraño = foreign body.
    * de forma extraña = oddly, funnily.
    * de manera extraña = oddly, funnily.
    * de una manera extraña = strangely.
    * de un modo extraño = freakishly.
    * extraño (a) = foreign (to).
    * país extraño = foreign country.
    * por muy extraño que parezca = oddly enough, strangely enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, funnily enough, funnily.
    * resultar extraño = be unfamiliar with.
    * ser extraño para = be alien to.
    * ser mirado de forma extraña = get + some funny looks.
    * ser un extraño = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * * *
    I
    - ña adjetivo
    a) ( raro) strange, odd

    es extraño que no haya llamadoit's strange o odd that she hasn't called

    II
    - ña masculino, femenino ( desconocido) stranger
    * * *
    = bizarre, extraneous, queer, strange, eccentric, odd, alien, outlander, weird [weirder -comp., weirdest -sup.], awry, funny [funnier -comp., funniest -sup.], outlandish, freaky [freakier -comp., freakiest -sup.], uncanny, outsider, kinky [kinkier -comp., kinkiest -sup.], freakish, quirky [quirkier -comp., quirkiest -sup.].

    Ex: Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.

    Ex: If the catalog is to fulfill any of the requirements just enumerated, then it must be capable of responding to a user's query in a manner which does not result in extraneous citations.
    Ex: Several years later, his talk with a friend turns to the queer ways in which a people resist innovations, even of vital interest.
    Ex: The style of recording instructions for references differs from that in Sears', and can at first seem strange, but instructions are clear.
    Ex: School classrooms are sometimes extraordinarily badly designed with poor acoustics, ineffective blackout facilities, and notoriously eccentric electrical outlets.
    Ex: There is little modulation, whole steps of division being short-circuited and an odd assembly of terms being frequently found: e.g.: LAW see also JURY, JUDGES.
    Ex: Libraries in developing countries may represent part of an alien cultural package, an importation ill suited to the country's needs, even working at cross purposes to the people's interests.
    Ex: 'Small, near-sighted, dreaming, bruised, an outlander in the city of his birth,' thirteen-year-old Aremis Slake fled one day to the only refuge he knew, the New York subway system.
    Ex: This paper surveys some of the more weird World Wide Web sites.
    Ex: Could she not have detected that something in his behavior was awry?.
    Ex: The article 'What's that funny noise? Videogames in the library' explains how videogames have attracted many young irregular library users who may, in time, extend their attention to other library facilities.
    Ex: This book discusses some of the most outlandish myths and fantastic realities of medical history.
    Ex: This film is really just a series of throwaway skits that the director and scriptwriter attempt to lard with parody and freaky fantasy.
    Ex: Surrealism is an art concerned not with love and liberation but with the uncanny, the compulsion to repeat, and the drive toward death.
    Ex: The library director does not want to take the chance that by allowing the trustees to get active he might lose partial control of the library operation to an 'outsider'.
    Ex: However, those desiring something off-the-wall, borderline kinky, and just plain mad might appreciate the novel.
    Ex: 1816 was one of several years during the 1810s in which numerous crops failed during freakish summer cold snaps after volcanic eruptions that reduced incoming sunlight.
    Ex: 'Why are barns frequently painted red?' -- These are the curious, slightly bizarre and somewhat quirky kinds of questions librarians deal with.
    * aunque parezca extraño = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * cita con un extraño = blind date.
    * cuerpo extraño = foreign body.
    * de forma extraña = oddly, funnily.
    * de manera extraña = oddly, funnily.
    * de una manera extraña = strangely.
    * de un modo extraño = freakishly.
    * extraño (a) = foreign (to).
    * país extraño = foreign country.
    * por muy extraño que parezca = oddly enough, strangely enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, funnily enough, funnily.
    * resultar extraño = be unfamiliar with.
    * ser extraño para = be alien to.
    * ser mirado de forma extraña = get + some funny looks.
    * ser un extraño = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.

    * * *
    extraño1 -ña
    1 (raro) strange, odd
    es extraño que no haya llamado it's strange o odd that she hasn't called
    es una pareja extraña they're a strange o an odd couple
    últimamente está muy extraño he's been very strange lately, he's been acting very strange o strangely lately
    2
    (desconocido): los asuntos de familia no se discuten delante de personas extrañas you shouldn't discuss family matters in front of strangers o outsiders
    no me siento bien ante tanta gente extraña I feel uncomfortable with so many people I don't know o so many strangers
    extraño2 -ña
    masculine, feminine
    1 (desconocido) stranger
    2
    extraño masculine (movimiento): el caballo hizo un extraño the horse shied
    el coche me hizo un extraño en la curva the car did something strange on the bend
    * * *

     

    Del verbo extrañar: ( conjugate extrañar)

    extraño es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    extrañó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    extrañar    
    extraño
    extrañar ( conjugate extrañar) verbo transitivo (esp AmL) ‹amigo/país to miss
    verbo intransitivo
    1 ( sorprender) (+ me/te/le etc) to surprise;

    ya me extrañaba a mí que … I thought it was strange that …
    2 (RPl) ( tener nostalgia) to be homesick
    extrañarse verbo pronominal extrañose de algo to be surprised at sth
    extraño
    ◊ -ña adjetivo ( raro) strange, odd;

    eso no tiene nada de extraño there's nothing unusual about that
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino ( desconocido) stranger
    extrañar verbo transitivo
    1 (asombrar) to surprise: no es de extrañar, it's hardly surprising
    2 (echar de menos) to miss
    3 (notar extraño) extraño mucho la cama, I find this bed strange o (echar de menos) I miss my own bed
    extraño,-a
    I adjetivo strange
    Med foreign: tiene un cuerpo extraño en el ojo, she has a foreign object in her eye
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino stranger: de repente entró un extraño, a stranger suddenly came in

    ' extraño' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ajena
    - ajeno
    - curiosa
    - curioso
    - extraña
    - extrañar
    - imprimir
    - más
    - modo
    - proceder
    - rondar
    - ruido
    - tan
    - corriente
    - notar
    - raro
    English:
    bizarre
    - curious
    - extraordinary
    - funnily
    - odd
    - odd-sounding
    - peculiar
    - phenomenon
    - puzzling
    - queer
    - singular
    - strange
    - uncanny
    - weird
    - agree
    - alien
    - as
    - foreign
    - greet
    - home
    - incongruous
    - quaint
    * * *
    extraño, -a
    adj
    1. [raro] strange, odd;
    es extraño que no hayan llegado ya it's strange o odd they haven't arrived yet;
    ¡qué extraño! how strange o odd!;
    me resulta extraño oírte hablar así I find it strange o odd to hear you talk like that
    2. [ajeno] detached, uninvolved
    3. Med foreign
    nm,f
    stranger;
    no hables con extraños don't talk to strangers
    nm
    [movimiento brusco]
    el vehículo hizo un extraño the vehicle went out of control for a second
    * * *
    I adj strange, odd
    II m, extraña f stranger
    * * *
    extraño, -ña adj
    1) raro: strange, odd
    2) extranjero: foreign
    extraño, -ña n
    desconocido: stranger
    * * *
    extraño1 adj strange
    extraño2 n stranger

    Spanish-English dictionary > extraño

  • 19 grotesco

    adj.
    grotesque, grim, gross, grisly.
    * * *
    1 grotesque, ridiculous
    * * *
    ADJ (=ridículo) grotesque; (=absurdo) bizarre, absurd
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo <personaje/mueca> grotesque; < espectáculo> hideous, grotesque
    * * *
    = ludicrous, grotesque, gross [grosser -comp., grossest -sup.], risible, freaky [freakier -comp., freakiest -sup.], way out in left field, burlesque.
    Ex. Hernandez described the encounter as futile and ludicrous, and concluded that it tallied entirely with Lespran's expectation of it..
    Ex. The above examples are simple subjects; compound subjects such as 'Wiring methods in prefabricated steel-framed houses' would result in grotesque headings.
    Ex. Janell has always had a soft spot in her heart for animals most people might find gross.
    Ex. The film can be considered innovative for its frank (albeit risible) depiction of transvestism.
    Ex. This film is really just a series of throwaway skits that the director and scriptwriter attempt to lard with parody and freaky fantasy.
    Ex. From this chance observation, Kazantsev drew two conclusions: one dead on target, the other, way out in left field.
    Ex. By mixing two or more languages macaronic verse is a peculiar, rare and often burlesque form of poetry that sometimes borders on nonsense.
    ----
    * de forma grotesca = grotesquely.
    * de manera grotesca = grotesquely.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo <personaje/mueca> grotesque; < espectáculo> hideous, grotesque
    * * *
    = ludicrous, grotesque, gross [grosser -comp., grossest -sup.], risible, freaky [freakier -comp., freakiest -sup.], way out in left field, burlesque.

    Ex: Hernandez described the encounter as futile and ludicrous, and concluded that it tallied entirely with Lespran's expectation of it..

    Ex: The above examples are simple subjects; compound subjects such as 'Wiring methods in prefabricated steel-framed houses' would result in grotesque headings.
    Ex: Janell has always had a soft spot in her heart for animals most people might find gross.
    Ex: The film can be considered innovative for its frank (albeit risible) depiction of transvestism.
    Ex: This film is really just a series of throwaway skits that the director and scriptwriter attempt to lard with parody and freaky fantasy.
    Ex: From this chance observation, Kazantsev drew two conclusions: one dead on target, the other, way out in left field.
    Ex: By mixing two or more languages macaronic verse is a peculiar, rare and often burlesque form of poetry that sometimes borders on nonsense.
    * de forma grotesca = grotesquely.
    * de manera grotesca = grotesquely.

    * * *
    1 ‹personaje/figura/mueca› grotesque
    2 ‹espectáculo› hideous, grotesque
    * * *

    grotesco
    ◊ -ca adjetivo ‹personaje/mueca grotesque;


    espectáculo hideous, grotesque
    grotesco,-a adjetivo grotesque
    ' grotesco' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    grotesca
    English:
    grotesque
    * * *
    grotesco, -a adj
    [personaje] grotesque; [traje] hideous; [declaración] absurd
    * * *
    adj grotesque
    * * *
    grotesco, -ca adj
    : grotesque, hideous

    Spanish-English dictionary > grotesco

  • 20 loco

    adj.
    1 crazy, cracked, batty, crazed.
    2 crazy.
    m.
    madman, crackpot, crazy person, head case.
    * * *
    1 (gen) mad, crazy, insane
    2 (muy ocupado) terribly busy
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 lunatic, insane person
    \
    a lo loco any old how
    como un,-a loco,-a like mad
    estar loco,-a de alegría to be over the moon
    estar loco,-a por alguien to be mad about somebody
    hacer el loco to act wild
    hacerse el/la loco,-a to pretend to know nothing, act dumb
    ¡ni loco,-a! no way!
    volver loco,-a a alguien to drive somebody crazy, drive somebody mad
    volverse loco,-a to go mad
    loco,-a de remate stark raving mad
    * * *
    1. (f. - loca)
    adj.
    crazy, mad
    2. (f. - loca)
    noun
    * * *
    loco, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=no cuerdo) mad, crazy

    ¿estás loco? — are you mad o crazy?

    no seas loco, eso es muy arriesgado — don't be stupid, that's very risky

    una brújula locaa compass whose needle no longer points north

    estaba loco de alegríahe was mad o wild with joy

    andar o estar loco con algo — (=preocupado) to be worried to death about sth; (=contento) to be crazy about sth

    está loco por algn/algo, está loco por esa chica — he's mad o crazy about that girl

    anda o está loca por irse a Inglaterra — she's mad keen to go to England

    tener o traer loco a algn, este asunto me tiene o trae loco — this business is driving me crazy

    volver loco a algn — to drive sb mad, drive sb round the bend

    volverse loco — to go insane, go mad

    2) (=frenético) hectic
    3) * (=enorme)
    2.
    SM / F lunatic, madman/madwoman

    el loco de César se ha comprado otro cochethat lunatic o madman César has bought another car

    correr como un loco — to run like mad

    gritar como un loco — to shout like a madman, shout one's head off

    hacerse el loco — to act the fool

    es un loco perdidohe's stark raving mad

    ponerse como un loco — to start acting like a madman/madwoman

    3.
    SM Chile abalone, false abalone
    * * *
    I
    - ca adjetivo
    1)
    a) (Med, Psic) mad, insane
    b) ( chiflado) crazy (colloq), nuts (colloq)

    este tipo está medio loco — (fam) the guy's not all there (colloq)

    no seas loco, te vas a matar — don't be stupid, you'll kill yourself

    ¿disculparme yo? ni (que estuviera) loco! — what, me apologize? not in a million years!

    hacer algo a lo locoto do something any which way (AmE) o (BrE) any old how (colloq)

    estar loco de remate or de atar — (fam) to be completely nuts (colloq)

    tener or (Esp) traer loco a alguien — to be driving somebody crazy (colloq)

    c) (contento, entusiasmado)

    están locos con el nietothey're besotted with their grandchild

    d) (fam) ( ajetreado)
    2)
    b)

    loco de algo: estaba loca de alegría she was blissfully happy; está loco de celos he's wild with jealousy; estaba loco de dolor he was racked with pain; está loca de amor — she's madly in love

    II
    - ca masculino, femenino
    1) ( enfermo mental) (m) madman; (f) madwoman

    maneja or (Esp) conduce como un loco — he drives like a lunatic

    corrimos como locos — (fam) we ran like crazy o mad (colloq)

    el loco de Javier se vino a pie — Javier walked here, mad fool that he is

    hay mucho loco suelto — (fam) there are a lot of weirdos about (colloq)

    cada loco con su tema — (fam) to each his own

    la loca de la casa — (liter) the imagination

    2) loco masculino (Zool) abalone
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], demented, crazed, daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], bananas, mad, insane, deranged, out of + Posesivo + mind, lunatic, nut, bonkers, wacko, dolally tap, dolally [do-lally], imbecile, berserk, wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], madman, nutter, off + Posesivo + nut, kook, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], loony [loonier -comp., looniest -sup], maniac, out of + Posesivo + senses, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck.
    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. Without the ability to select when faced with these choices we would be like demented dogs chasing every attractive smell that reaches our noses in complete confusion of purpose.
    Ex. Many of the inhabitants were shot dead or injured by a crazed gunman.
    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. It is frequently lack of that causes teachers to accuse children of being lazy, uncooperative, insubordinate, rude, or plain bananas.
    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. Ramakrishna was deemed holy by his followers but considered insane by many non-Hindus chiefly because of his behavior when interacting with the goddess Kali.
    Ex. Accessing the web today is like entering a large library, where there is no catalogue but where a deranged janitor has assembled in the lobby a few pages torn from the indexes of randomly selected volumes.
    Ex. The article ' Out of their minds: legal theory in neural networks' criticises the use of neural networks in law.
    Ex. This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex. The ratings war between TV programmes has produced an emphasis on ' nuts, sluts, & perverts' & their victims, & discussion of sexual problems are commonplace on TV talk shows.
    Ex. This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex. Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.
    Ex. Now I know this country of ours is totally dolally tap!.
    Ex. The server has gone dolally by the looks of it.
    Ex. The same evil is done in slaving, tormenting and killing, say, chimpanzees as is done in so injuring human imbeciles.
    Ex. Today, hyperbolic comic and cartoon imagery is an established movie aesthetic -- a berserk but ironic Pop Art expressionism.
    Ex. 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex. Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    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. 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. 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. 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. The novel is a crude barbaric mixture of verse and prose, poetry and realism, crammed with ghosts, corpses, maniacs all very unlike Racine.
    Ex. He means well for his country, is always an honest man, often a wise one, but sometimes and in some things, absolutely out of his senses.
    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.
    ----
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * buscando como loco = in hot pursuit of.
    * casa de locos = lunatic asylum, madhouse, bedlam.
    * casa de los locos = asylum, mental asylum, madhouse.
    * chillar como un loco = 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.
    * como loco = like hell, like crazy, like mad, like a lunatic, like a madman.
    * como un loco = like crazy, like crazy, like mad, like a lunatic, madly, like a madman.
    * estar loco = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * estar loco de alegría = be chuffed to bits, thrill + Nombre + to bits, be tickled pink.
    * estar loco de contento = be beside + Reflexivo + with joy, be over the moon.
    * estar loco de remate = be a real nutter.
    * estar loco por = have + a crush on.
    * gritar como un loco = 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.
    * hacerse el loco = act + dumb, turn + a blind eye to, pretend + not to have heard, pretend + not to have seen, turn + a deaf ear to.
    * idea loca = wild thought.
    * loco como una cabra = raving lunatic.
    * loco de alegría = chuffed to bits.
    * loco de atar = stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, stir-crazy.
    * loco de contento = chuffed to bits.
    * loco del deporte = sports freak.
    * loco de remate = barking mad, certified madman.
    * loco perdido = stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic.
    * ¡ni loco! = Not on your life!, You won't catch me doing it.
    * parecer loco = sound + crazy.
    * ponerse como loco = get + (all) worked up (about), get + hot under the collar.
    * ponerse loco = go + berserk, go + postal, work up + a lather.
    * sine loco (s.l.) = s.l. (sine loco).
    * trabajar como un loco = work off + Posesivo + shoes.
    * volver a Alguien loco = drive + Alguien + up a wall, drive + Alguien + to despair, drive + Alguien + mad, drive + Alguien + insane, drive + Alguien + crazy, drive + Alguien + nuts, drive + Alguien + potty.
    * volver loco = drive + Alguien + (a)round the bend, piss + Nombre + off.
    * volver loco a Alguien = have + Nombre + jump through the hoops, push + Alguien + over the edge.
    * volverse loco = go + bananas, take + leave of + Posesivo + senses, go + mad, run + amok, lose + Posesivo + marbles, go + bonkers, go + berserk, go + postal, go + wild, go + crazy, go + nuts, go + potty, get + a buzz from, go out of + Posesivo + mind, throw + a wobbly, go off + the rails, throw + a wobbler, go + haywire, go off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * volverse loco de alegría = thrill + Nombre + to bits, be chuffed to bits, be tickled pink.
    * volverse loco por = sweep + Nombre + off + Posesivo + feet, go + gaga (over).
    * * *
    I
    - ca adjetivo
    1)
    a) (Med, Psic) mad, insane
    b) ( chiflado) crazy (colloq), nuts (colloq)

    este tipo está medio loco — (fam) the guy's not all there (colloq)

    no seas loco, te vas a matar — don't be stupid, you'll kill yourself

    ¿disculparme yo? ni (que estuviera) loco! — what, me apologize? not in a million years!

    hacer algo a lo locoto do something any which way (AmE) o (BrE) any old how (colloq)

    estar loco de remate or de atar — (fam) to be completely nuts (colloq)

    tener or (Esp) traer loco a alguien — to be driving somebody crazy (colloq)

    c) (contento, entusiasmado)

    están locos con el nietothey're besotted with their grandchild

    d) (fam) ( ajetreado)
    2)
    b)

    loco de algo: estaba loca de alegría she was blissfully happy; está loco de celos he's wild with jealousy; estaba loco de dolor he was racked with pain; está loca de amor — she's madly in love

    II
    - ca masculino, femenino
    1) ( enfermo mental) (m) madman; (f) madwoman

    maneja or (Esp) conduce como un loco — he drives like a lunatic

    corrimos como locos — (fam) we ran like crazy o mad (colloq)

    el loco de Javier se vino a pie — Javier walked here, mad fool that he is

    hay mucho loco suelto — (fam) there are a lot of weirdos about (colloq)

    cada loco con su tema — (fam) to each his own

    la loca de la casa — (liter) the imagination

    2) loco masculino (Zool) abalone
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], demented, crazed, daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], bananas, mad, insane, deranged, out of + Posesivo + mind, lunatic, nut, bonkers, wacko, dolally tap, dolally [do-lally], imbecile, berserk, wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], madman, nutter, off + Posesivo + nut, kook, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], loony [loonier -comp., looniest -sup], maniac, out of + Posesivo + senses, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck.

    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: Without the ability to select when faced with these choices we would be like demented dogs chasing every attractive smell that reaches our noses in complete confusion of purpose.
    Ex: Many of the inhabitants were shot dead or injured by a crazed gunman.
    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: It is frequently lack of that causes teachers to accuse children of being lazy, uncooperative, insubordinate, rude, or plain bananas.
    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: Ramakrishna was deemed holy by his followers but considered insane by many non-Hindus chiefly because of his behavior when interacting with the goddess Kali.
    Ex: Accessing the web today is like entering a large library, where there is no catalogue but where a deranged janitor has assembled in the lobby a few pages torn from the indexes of randomly selected volumes.
    Ex: The article ' Out of their minds: legal theory in neural networks' criticises the use of neural networks in law.
    Ex: This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex: The ratings war between TV programmes has produced an emphasis on ' nuts, sluts, & perverts' & their victims, & discussion of sexual problems are commonplace on TV talk shows.
    Ex: This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex: Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.
    Ex: Now I know this country of ours is totally dolally tap!.
    Ex: The server has gone dolally by the looks of it.
    Ex: The same evil is done in slaving, tormenting and killing, say, chimpanzees as is done in so injuring human imbeciles.
    Ex: Today, hyperbolic comic and cartoon imagery is an established movie aesthetic -- a berserk but ironic Pop Art expressionism.
    Ex: 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex: Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    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: 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: 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: 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: The novel is a crude barbaric mixture of verse and prose, poetry and realism, crammed with ghosts, corpses, maniacs all very unlike Racine.
    Ex: He means well for his country, is always an honest man, often a wise one, but sometimes and in some things, absolutely out of his senses.
    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.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * buscando como loco = in hot pursuit of.
    * casa de locos = lunatic asylum, madhouse, bedlam.
    * casa de los locos = asylum, mental asylum, madhouse.
    * chillar como un loco = 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.
    * como loco = like hell, like crazy, like mad, like a lunatic, like a madman.
    * como un loco = like crazy, like crazy, like mad, like a lunatic, madly, like a madman.
    * estar loco = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * estar loco de alegría = be chuffed to bits, thrill + Nombre + to bits, be tickled pink.
    * estar loco de contento = be beside + Reflexivo + with joy, be over the moon.
    * estar loco de remate = be a real nutter.
    * estar loco por = have + a crush on.
    * gritar como un loco = 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.
    * hacerse el loco = act + dumb, turn + a blind eye to, pretend + not to have heard, pretend + not to have seen, turn + a deaf ear to.
    * idea loca = wild thought.
    * loco como una cabra = raving lunatic.
    * loco de alegría = chuffed to bits.
    * loco de atar = stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, stir-crazy.
    * loco de contento = chuffed to bits.
    * loco del deporte = sports freak.
    * loco de remate = barking mad, certified madman.
    * loco perdido = stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic.
    * ¡ni loco! = Not on your life!, You won't catch me doing it.
    * parecer loco = sound + crazy.
    * ponerse como loco = get + (all) worked up (about), get + hot under the collar.
    * ponerse loco = go + berserk, go + postal, work up + a lather.
    * sine loco (s.l.) = s.l. (sine loco).
    * trabajar como un loco = work off + Posesivo + shoes.
    * volver a Alguien loco = drive + Alguien + up a wall, drive + Alguien + to despair, drive + Alguien + mad, drive + Alguien + insane, drive + Alguien + crazy, drive + Alguien + nuts, drive + Alguien + potty.
    * volver loco = drive + Alguien + (a)round the bend, piss + Nombre + off.
    * volver loco a Alguien = have + Nombre + jump through the hoops, push + Alguien + over the edge.
    * volverse loco = go + bananas, take + leave of + Posesivo + senses, go + mad, run + amok, lose + Posesivo + marbles, go + bonkers, go + berserk, go + postal, go + wild, go + crazy, go + nuts, go + potty, get + a buzz from, go out of + Posesivo + mind, throw + a wobbly, go off + the rails, throw + a wobbler, go + haywire, go off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * volverse loco de alegría = thrill + Nombre + to bits, be chuffed to bits, be tickled pink.
    * volverse loco por = sweep + Nombre + off + Posesivo + feet, go + gaga (over).

    * * *
    loco1 -ca
    A
    1 ( Med, Psic) mad, insane
    2 (chiflado) crazy ( colloq), nuts ( colloq), mad ( BrE colloq)
    este tipo está medio loco ( fam); this guy's not all there ( colloq), this guy's a bit cracked ( colloq)
    ¡pero ustedes están or ( AmL) son locos! you must be crazy o mad o insane o out of your mind! ( colloq)
    no seas loco, te vas a matar don't be so stupid o foolish, you'll kill yourself
    eso no lo hago (pero) ni loco there's no way I'd do that, nothing in the world would make me do that o induce me to do that
    ¿disculparme yo? ¡ni (que estuviera) loco! what, me apologize? not in a million years o no way o never!
    llenó el formulario a lo loco she completed the form any which way ( AmE) o ( BrE) any old how ( colloq)
    gasta dinero a lo loco he spends money like water o like there's no tomorrow
    estar loco de remate or de atar ( fam); to be stark raving o stark staring mad, to be nutty as a fruitcake ( colloq), to be completely nuts ( colloq), to be mad as a hatter ( BrE)
    traer or tener loco a algn ( Esp); to be driving sb mad o crazy o up the wall o round the bend ( colloq)
    volver loco a algn to drive sb mad o crazy ( colloq)
    vuelve locos a los hombres she drives men wild ( colloq)
    el chocolate me vuelve loca I adore chocolate, I'm a chocolate addict ( colloq)
    volverse loco to go mad
    este desorden es para volverse loco this mess is enough to drive you crazy ( colloq)
    3
    (contento, entusiasmado): están locos con el nieto they're besotted with o crazy about their grandchild
    está loca por él she's mad o crazy o wild about him ( colloq)
    está loco por verla/por que le presenten a Laura he's dying o ( BrE) mad keen to see her/to be introduced to Laura ( colloq)
    es loco por las aceitunas (CS); he's crazy about o mad on olives ( colloq)
    4 ( fam) (preocupado) worried sick ( colloq)
    anda (como) loco con las pruebas he's worried sick about the tests
    B
    1
    (indicando gran cantidad): tengo unas ganas locas de verla I'm really looking forward to seeing her, I'm dying to see her ( colloq)
    tuvo una suerte loca she was incredibly lucky
    la obra tuvo un éxito loco the play was hugely successful
    tienen la guita loca ( RPl arg); they're rolling in it ( colloq), they're absolutely loaded ( colloq)
    2 loco DE algo:
    estaba loca de alegría or de contenta she was incredibly happy, she was over the moon ( BrE colloq)
    está loco de ira/celos he's wild with anger/jealousy
    estaba loco de dolor he was racked with pain
    está loca de amor por él she's madly in love with him
    3
    (CS fam) (indicando poca cantidad): por cuatro clientes locos que puedan venir, no vamos a abrir it's not worth opening up just for a few odd customers
    loco2 -ca
    masculine, feminine
    A (enfermo mental) ( masculine) madman; ( feminine) madwoman
    se puso como un loco al oír la noticia he went crazy o mad when he heard the news
    maneja or ( Esp) conduce como un loco he drives like a madman o lunatic
    corrimos como locos para alcanzar el autobús ( fam); we ran like crazy o mad to catch the bus ( colloq)
    gritaba como una loca she was shouting like a madwoman, she was shouting her head off ( colloq)
    ¡qué desorganización, esto es de locos! what chaos! this is pure o sheer madness!
    el loco de Javier se ha venido a pie Javier walked here, madman that he is
    hoy en día hay mucho loco suelto ( fam); there are a lot of loonies o nutcases o weirdos about these days ( colloq)
    cada loco con su tema ( fam); to each his own, each to his own ( BrE)
    ahora le ha dado por el budismocada loco con su tema she's into Buddhism now — oh well, each to his own o ( colloq) whatever turns you on
    hacer el loco ( Chi fam); to make a fool of oneself
    hacerse el loco to act dumb ( colloq)
    no te hagas el loco don't act dumb, don't pretend you haven't seen/heard
    la loca de la casa ( liter); the imagination
    B
    loco masculine ( Chi) ( Zool) abalone
    C
    loco masculine ( RPl arg) (hombre) guy ( colloq), bloke ( BrE colloq)
    * * *

     

    loco 1
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    a) (Med, Psic) mad, insane

    b) ( chiflado) crazy (colloq), nuts (colloq);


    eso no lo hago (pero) ni loco there's no way I'd do that;
    hacer algo a lo loco to do sth any which way (AmE) o (BrE) any old how (colloq);
    estar loco de remate (fam) to be completely nuts (colloq);
    tener or (Esp) traer loco a algn to be driving sb crazy (colloq);
    volver loco a algn to drive sb crazy (colloq);
    volverse loco to go mad


    está loco por volver he's dying to come back (colloq)
    d) (fam) ( ajetreado):




    tuvo una suerte loca she was incredibly lucky
    f) estar loco de algo: ‹de entusiasmo/furia/celos› to be wild with sth;

    de dolor/remordimiento› to be racked with sth;

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino ( enfermo mental) (m) madman;
    (f) madwoman;
    se puso como un loco he went crazy o mad;

    corrimos como locos (fam) we ran like crazy o mad (colloq);
    hacerse el loco to act dumb (colloq)
    loco 2 sustantivo masculino (Chi) (Zool) abalone
    loco,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 mad, crazy
    volverse loco, to lose one's mind o to go mad
    2 (deseoso) estoy loco por ir a París, I'm eager to travel to Paris
    3 (entusiasmado) está loca de alegría, she's thrilled
    está loco por las motos, he's crazy about motorbikes
    II m,f (hombre) madman, (mujer) madwoman
    ♦ Locuciones: hacerse el loco, to act the fool
    familiar ¡ni loco!, I'd sooner die!
    familiar traer/volver loco a alguien, to drive sb crazy
    a lo loco, crazily

    ' loco' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    atar
    - chiflada
    - chiflado
    - conforme
    - enajenar
    - enajenarse
    - estragos
    - hormigueo
    - ida
    - ido
    - loc. cit.
    - loca
    - tema
    - tocada
    - tocado
    - trastocarse
    - trastornar
    - volver
    - volverse
    - carro
    - maniaco
    - perdido
    - poner
    - rayado
    - rayar
    - rematado
    English:
    amok
    - away
    - bend
    - berserk
    - beside
    - bit
    - bonkers
    - certifiable
    - change over
    - cracker
    - crazy
    - cuckoo
    - delirious
    - demented
    - drive
    - gaga
    - head
    - hijack
    - insane
    - loony
    - lunatic
    - mad
    - madly
    - madman
    - maniac
    - mind
    - moon
    - nut
    - nuts
    - nutter
    - nutty
    - parched
    - potshot
    - rampage
    - raving
    - roadhog
    - send
    - some
    - something
    - stark
    - wall
    - wild
    - wildly
    - wind up
    - wit
    - bumper car
    - cracked
    - fear
    - flap
    - go
    * * *
    loco, -a
    adj
    1. [demente] mad, crazy;
    volver loco a alguien [enajenar, aturdir] to drive sb mad;
    esos martillazos en la pared me van a volver loco that hammering on the wall is driving me mad;
    el dolor lo volvía loco the pain was driving him mad;
    volverse loco to go mad;
    este niño me trae loco this child is driving me mad;
    estar loco de atar o [m5] de remate to be stark raving mad;
    ¡ni loco! (absolutely) no way!;
    ¡no lo haría ni loco! there's no way you'd get me doing that!
    2. [insensato] mad, crazy;
    no seas loca, es muy peligroso don't be (so) stupid, it's very dangerous;
    está medio loco pero es muy simpático he's a bit crazy, but he's very nice with it;
    a lo loco [sin pensar] hastily;
    [temerariamente] wildly;
    conduce o Am [m5] maneja a lo loco he drives like a madman
    3. [apasionado, entusiasmado] mad, crazy;
    la abuela está loca con su nieto the grandmother's mad o crazy about her grandson;
    estar loco de contento/pasión to be wild with joy/passion;
    estar loco de amor to be madly in love;
    estar loco de celos to be wildly o insanely jealous;
    estar loco de ira to be raging mad;
    estar o CSur [m5]ser loco por algo/alguien to be mad about sth/sb;
    está o CSur [m5] es loco por ella [enamorado] he's madly in love with her, he's crazy about her;
    está loca por conocerte she's dying to meet you;
    está (como) loco por que lleguen los invitados he's desperate for the guests to arrive, he can't wait for the guests to arrive;
    le vuelve loco el fútbol he's mad about soccer o Br football, he's soccer-crazy o Br football-crazy;
    la vuelve loca la paella she absolutely adores paella
    4. [muy ajetreado] mad, hectic;
    llevamos una semana loca it's been a mad week for us
    5. [enorme]
    tengo unas ganas locas de conocer Italia I'm absolutely dying to go to Italy;
    tuvimos una suerte loca we were extraordinarily o amazingly lucky;
    RP Fam
    tener la guita loca to be rolling in it
    6. RP Fam [insignificante]
    sólo van a venir tres o cuatro invitados locos only a handful of guests will show up;
    no nos vamos a pelear por dos pesos locos let's not quarrel over a few measly pesos
    nm,f
    1. [enfermo] [hombre] lunatic, madman;
    [mujer] lunatic, madwoman;
    conduce o Am [m5] maneja como un loco he drives like a madman;
    corrimos como locos we ran like mad o crazy;
    el loco de tu marido se puso a chillar that madman husband of yours started shouting;
    ponerse como un loco [enfadarse] to go mad;
    sería de locos empezar de nuevo todo el trabajo it would be crazy o madness to start the whole job over again;
    Fam
    ¡deja de hacer el loco! stop messing around!;
    cada loco con su tema: ya está otra vez Santi con lo del yoga, cada loco con su tema Santi's going on about yoga again, the man's obsessed!;
    Fam
    hacerse el loco to play dumb, to pretend not to understand
    2. RP, Ven Fam [como apelativo]
    este loco se encarga de todo this guy's in charge of everything;
    loco, vení para acá come over here, Br mate o US buddy
    3. Chile [molusco comestible] false abalone
    * * *
    I adj mad, crazy;
    a lo loco fam ( sin pensar) hastily;
    es para volverse loco it’s enough to drive you mad o crazy;
    remate completely mad;
    estar loco de alegría be insanely happy;
    estar loco por alguien be mad o crazy about s.o.
    II m
    1 madman;
    cada loco con su tema each to his own;
    hacer el loco make a fool of o.s.
    guy;
    loco, ayudame help me, pal
    * * *
    loco, -ca adj
    1) demente: crazy, insane, mad
    2)
    a lo loco : wildly, recklessly
    3)
    volverse loco : to go mad
    loco, -ca n
    1) : crazy person, lunatic
    2)
    hacerse el loco : to act the fool
    * * *
    loco1 adj crazy [comp. crazier; superl. craziest] / mad [comp. madder; superl. maddest]
    loco2 n lunatic

    Spanish-English dictionary > loco

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