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hoity-toity

  • 1 altivo

    adj.
    1 arrogant, proud, disdainful, haughty.
    2 lofty, dignified.
    * * *
    1 haughty, arrogant, conceited
    * * *
    ADJ haughty, arrogant
    * * *
    - va adjetivo ( arrogante) arrogant, haughty; (noble, orgulloso) proud
    * * *
    = haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], hoity-toity, supercilious.
    Ex. The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex. A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    ----
    * de modo altivo = superciliously, haughtily.
    * * *
    - va adjetivo ( arrogante) arrogant, haughty; (noble, orgulloso) proud
    * * *
    = haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], hoity-toity, supercilious.

    Ex: The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.

    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex: A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    * de modo altivo = superciliously, haughtily.

    * * *
    altivo -va
    1 (altanero) ‹mirada/gesto› arrogant, haughty
    2 (noble, orgulloso) proud
    * * *

    altivo
    ◊ -va adjetivo ( arrogante) arrogant, haughty;


    (noble, orgulloso) proud
    altivo,-a adjetivo arrogant, haughty
    ' altivo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    altiva
    - orgullosa
    - orgulloso
    - soberbia
    - soberbio
    - alzado
    English:
    haughty
    - superior
    - lofty
    * * *
    altivo, -a adj
    haughty
    * * *
    adj proud, haughty
    * * *
    altivo, -va adj
    altanero, arrogante: arrogant, haughty

    Spanish-English dictionary > altivo

  • 2 arroange

    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    * * *

    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.

    Spanish-English dictionary > arroange

  • 3 creído

    adj.
    vain, arrogant, self-satisfied, conceited.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: creer.
    * * *
    1→ link=creer creer
    1 arrogant, vain, conceited
    \
    ser un creído,-a to be full of oneself
    * * *
    creído, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=engreído) conceited
    2) (=crédulo) credulous, trusting
    2.
    SM / F
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [ser] ( engreído) conceited
    b) [ser] (Arg) ( crédulo) gullible
    * * *
    = conceited, stuck-up, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], cocksure, supercilious, big-headed.
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex. Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex. The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex. A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    Ex. I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [ser] ( engreído) conceited
    b) [ser] (Arg) ( crédulo) gullible
    * * *
    = conceited, stuck-up, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], cocksure, supercilious, big-headed.

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.

    Ex: library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex: Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex: The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex: The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex: A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    Ex: I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.

    * * *
    creído -da
    1 [ SER] (engreído) conceited
    2 [ ESTAR]
    (confiado, convencido): está creído (de) que va a ganar he's convinced o quite sure he's going to win, he's very confident of victory
    3 [ SER] ( Arg) (crédulo) gullible
    * * *

    Del verbo creer: ( conjugate creer)

    creído es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    creer    
    creído
    creer ( conjugate creer) verbo intransitivo
    a) (tener fe, aceptar como verdad) to believe;

    creído en algo/algn to believe in sth/sb;
    ¿me crees? do you believe me?

    b) (pensar, juzgar) to think;

    ¿tú crees? do you think so?;

    no creo I don't think so;
    no creas, es bastante difícil believe me, it's quite hard
    verbo transitivo


    aunque no lo creas believe it or not;
    ¡no lo puedo creído! I don't believe it!;
    ¡ya lo creo! of course!
    b) (pensar, juzgar) to think;

    creo que sí/creo que no I think so/I don't think so;

    creo que va a llover I think it's going to rain;
    no la creo capaz I do not think she is capable;
    se cree que el incendio fue provocado the fire is thought to have been started deliberately;
    no lo creí necesario I didn't think it necessary;
    no creo que pueda ir I doubt if o I don't think I'll be able to go;
    creí oír un ruido I thought I heard a noise;
    creo recordar que … I seem to remember that …
    creerse verbo pronominal




    ¿quién se creídoá que es? who does he think he is?
    c) (CS fam) ( estimarse superior) to think one is special (o great etc)

    d) (Méx) ( fiarse) creídose de algn to trust sb

    creído
    ◊ -da adjetivo [ser] ( engreído) conceited

    creer
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (suponer) to think: ¿crees que está implicado?, do you think he's involved?
    creo que sí/no, I think so/don't think so
    ya lo creo, of course
    2 (tener fe, confianza) to believe: créeme, believe me
    te creo, I believe you
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 Rel to believe [en, in]
    cree en los marcianos, he believes in Martians
    2 (tener confianza) to trust: mi padre cree en mí, my father trusts me
    creído,-a
    I adjetivo arrogant, vain, conceited
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino big head

    ' creído' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    creerse
    - creída
    - pero
    English:
    bighead
    - bigheaded
    - cocksure
    - never
    - stuck-up
    - big
    * * *
    creído, -a Fam
    adj
    conceited;
    se lo tiene muy creído he's very full of himself, Br he really fancies himself
    nm,f
    es un creído he's a bighead
    * * *
    I partcreer
    II adj conceited
    * * *
    creído, -da adj
    1) fam : conceited
    2) : confident, sure
    * * *
    creído adj cocky

    Spanish-English dictionary > creído

  • 4 derrochar

    v.
    1 to squander, to waste.
    2 to ooze, to be full of (rebosar de).
    derrochaba simpatía he was incredibly friendly
    * * *
    1 (dilapidar) to waste, squander
    2 figurado (rebosar) to be full of
    * * *
    VT
    1) [+ dinero, recursos] to squander, waste
    2) (=tener) [+ energía, salud] to be bursting with, be full of
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( malgastar) < dinero> to squander, waste; <electricidad/agua> to waste
    2) ( tener en abundancia) <buen humor/simpatía> to radiate, exude
    2.
    derrochar vi to throw money away, to squander money
    * * *
    = waste, splurge on, fritter away, splurge.
    Ex. Long keys are not handled by wasting space in the data base, but by using only enough space to store the key.
    Ex. On the other hand, a few weeks later I decided to splurge on Adobe Acrobat 6.0, and I have not looked back.
    Ex. Most of the money spent was frittered away on projects that did nothing to make America safer.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    ----
    * derrochar dinero = waste + money.
    * derrochar energía = waste + energy.
    * derrochar espacio = waste + space.
    * economizar en cosas importantes y derrochar en nimiedades = penny wise, pound foolish.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( malgastar) < dinero> to squander, waste; <electricidad/agua> to waste
    2) ( tener en abundancia) <buen humor/simpatía> to radiate, exude
    2.
    derrochar vi to throw money away, to squander money
    * * *
    = waste, splurge on, fritter away, splurge.

    Ex: Long keys are not handled by wasting space in the data base, but by using only enough space to store the key.

    Ex: On the other hand, a few weeks later I decided to splurge on Adobe Acrobat 6.0, and I have not looked back.
    Ex: Most of the money spent was frittered away on projects that did nothing to make America safer.
    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    * derrochar dinero = waste + money.
    * derrochar energía = waste + energy.
    * derrochar espacio = waste + space.
    * economizar en cosas importantes y derrochar en nimiedades = penny wise, pound foolish.

    * * *
    derrochar [A1 ]
    vt
    A (malgastar) ‹dinero› to squander, waste; ‹electricidad/agua› to waste
    B (tener en abundancia) ‹buen humor/simpatía› to radiate, exude
    derrocha salud y energía she radiates o exudes health and energy
    ■ derrochar
    vi
    to throw money away, to squander money
    cómprate algo pero no derroches buy yourself something but don't go throwing your money away o wasting your money
    estaban acostumbrados a derrochar they were used to being very free with their money
    * * *

    derrochar ( conjugate derrochar) verbo transitivo ( malgastar) ‹ dinero to squander, waste;
    electricidad/agua to waste
    verbo intransitivo
    to throw money away, to squander money
    derrochar verbo transitivo
    1 (malgastar) to waste, squander
    2 (derramar, rebosar) to brim over: esta muchacha derrocha alegría, this girl radiates happiness
    ' derrochar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    dissipate
    - fritter away
    - waste
    * * *
    vt
    1. [malgastar] [dinero, fortuna] to squander, to fritter away;
    [gas, agua, electricidad] to waste; [fuerzas, energías] to squander, to waste
    2. [rebosar de] to ooze, to be full of;
    siempre derrocha simpatía he's always incredibly friendly;
    derrochaba vitalidad she was bursting with vitality
    vi
    to waste
    * * *
    v/t
    1 dinero waste
    2 salud, felicidad exude, be bursting with
    * * *
    : to waste, to squander
    * * *
    1. (en general) to waste
    2. (rebosar) to be full of

    Spanish-English dictionary > derrochar

  • 5 despilfarrar

    v.
    1 to squander (money).
    2 to waste, to fling about, to misuse, to squander.
    * * *
    1 to waste, squander
    * * *
    VT [+ dinero] to waste, squander; [+ recursos, esfuerzos] to waste
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo to waste o squander money
    2.
    despilfarrar vt to squander, waste
    * * *
    = waste, splurge on, fritter away, splurge.
    Ex. Long keys are not handled by wasting space in the data base, but by using only enough space to store the key.
    Ex. On the other hand, a few weeks later I decided to splurge on Adobe Acrobat 6.0, and I have not looked back.
    Ex. Most of the money spent was frittered away on projects that did nothing to make America safer.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    ----
    * despilfarrar dinero = squander + money.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo to waste o squander money
    2.
    despilfarrar vt to squander, waste
    * * *
    = waste, splurge on, fritter away, splurge.

    Ex: Long keys are not handled by wasting space in the data base, but by using only enough space to store the key.

    Ex: On the other hand, a few weeks later I decided to splurge on Adobe Acrobat 6.0, and I have not looked back.
    Ex: Most of the money spent was frittered away on projects that did nothing to make America safer.
    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    * despilfarrar dinero = squander + money.

    * * *
    vi
    to waste o squander money
    ■ despilfarrar
    vt
    to squander, waste
    * * *

    despilfarrar ( conjugate despilfarrar) verbo intransitivo
    to waste o squander money
    verbo transitivo
    to squander, waste
    despilfarrar verbo transitivo to waste, squander
    ' despilfarrar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    disipar
    - tirar
    English:
    blow
    - dissipate
    - misuse
    - squander
    - throw about
    - throw around
    - throw away
    - waste
    * * *
    [dinero] to squander, to waste; [energía, agua, recursos] to waste
    * * *
    v/t squander, waste
    * * *
    malgastar: to squander, to waste
    * * *
    despilfarrar vb to waste

    Spanish-English dictionary > despilfarrar

  • 6 disipar

    v.
    1 to dispel (dudas, sospechas).
    2 to squander, to throw away (fortuna, herencia).
    3 to drive or blow away.
    4 to dissipate, to fritter away, to waste away, to squander.
    Tito disipó su fortuna Tito dissipated his fortune.
    María disipó las dudas Mary dissipated the doubts.
    * * *
    1 (desvanecer) to disperse, dissipate
    2 (derrochar) to squander, dissipate
    3 figurado (dudas, temores) to dispel; (esperanzas) to destroy; (sospechas) to allay
    1 (desvanecerse) to clear, disperse, dissipate
    2 (evaporarse) to evaporate
    3 figurado to vanish, be dispelled
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (Meteo) [+ niebla] to drive away; [+ nubes] to disperse
    2) (=hacer desaparecer) [+ duda, temor] to dispel, remove; [+ esperanza] to destroy
    3) [+ dinero] to squander, fritter away (en on)
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <temores/dudas> to dispel
    b) <fortuna/dinero> to squander
    2.
    disiparse v pron nubes/niebla to clear; temores/sospechas to be dispelled; ilusiones to vanish, disappear
    * * *
    = dissipate, diffuse, dispel, quiet, assuage, fritter away, splurge, clear up.
    Ex. Similarly, equipment such as this can often give out quite a lot of heat which has to be adequately dissipated.
    Ex. As everywhere, research in library and information science in Australia is diffused over the myriad topics that make up the field.
    Ex. But years and experience do not always dispel the sense of unease.
    Ex. This trepidation is somewhat quieted when students discover the abundance of bibliographical guides that list and describe reference works.
    Ex. The dullard's envy of brilliant men is always assuaged by the suspicion that they will come to bad end.
    Ex. Most of the money spent was frittered away on projects that did nothing to make America safer.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex. What they will not do is clear up the foggy area in most cataloguers' minds, the area that leads to an inconsistent application of half-understood principles'.
    ----
    * disipar dudas = dispel + doubts.
    * disipar el miedo = assuage + fear.
    * disipar el temor = assuage + fear.
    * disiparse = fade (away/out), dribble off, die away, fizzle out, blow away, wear off.
    * disipar un temor = allay + fear.
    * humo + disiparse = smoke + clear.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <temores/dudas> to dispel
    b) <fortuna/dinero> to squander
    2.
    disiparse v pron nubes/niebla to clear; temores/sospechas to be dispelled; ilusiones to vanish, disappear
    * * *
    = dissipate, diffuse, dispel, quiet, assuage, fritter away, splurge, clear up.

    Ex: Similarly, equipment such as this can often give out quite a lot of heat which has to be adequately dissipated.

    Ex: As everywhere, research in library and information science in Australia is diffused over the myriad topics that make up the field.
    Ex: But years and experience do not always dispel the sense of unease.
    Ex: This trepidation is somewhat quieted when students discover the abundance of bibliographical guides that list and describe reference works.
    Ex: The dullard's envy of brilliant men is always assuaged by the suspicion that they will come to bad end.
    Ex: Most of the money spent was frittered away on projects that did nothing to make America safer.
    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex: What they will not do is clear up the foggy area in most cataloguers' minds, the area that leads to an inconsistent application of half-understood principles'.
    * disipar dudas = dispel + doubts.
    * disipar el miedo = assuage + fear.
    * disipar el temor = assuage + fear.
    * disiparse = fade (away/out), dribble off, die away, fizzle out, blow away, wear off.
    * disipar un temor = allay + fear.
    * humo + disiparse = smoke + clear.

    * * *
    disipar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹temores/dudas/sospechas› to dispel
    2 (derrochar) ‹fortuna/dinero› to squander, fritter away ( colloq); ‹energía/fuerzas› to use up
    3 ( Tec) ‹calor/energía› to dissipate
    1 «nubes/niebla» to clear
    2 «temores/sospechas» to be dispelled
    3 «esperanzas/ilusiones» to vanish, disappear
    4 ( Tec) «calor/energía» to dissipate, be dissipated
    * * *

    disipar verbo transitivo
    1 (hacer desaparecer la niebla, etc) to drive away
    (un temor, una duda) to dispel: quiero disipar cualquier duda que podáis tener, I'd like to dispel any doubts you have
    2 (despilfarrar) to squander: tardó poco en disipar sus ahorros, it didn't take him long to squander his savings
    ' disipar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    dispel
    - dissipate
    - settle
    - allay
    - assuage
    - quiet
    - remove
    * * *
    vt
    1. [dudas, sospechas, temores] to dispel;
    [ilusiones] to shatter
    2. [fortuna, herencia] to squander, to throw away
    3. [niebla, humo, vapor] to drive o blow away, to disperse;
    las lluvias disiparon la contaminación the rains washed away the pollution
    * * *
    v/t
    1 duda dispel
    2 dinero fritter away, squander
    * * *
    1) : to dissipate
    2) : to dispel

    Spanish-English dictionary > disipar

  • 7 engreído

    adj.
    vain, cocky, proud, bigheaded.
    f. & m.
    swell-headed person, conceited person, swellhead.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: engreír.
    * * *
    1 vain, conceited, stuck-up
    * * *
    engreído, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=vanidoso) vain, stuck-up *
    2) LAm (=afectuoso) affectionate; (=mimado) spoiled, spoilt
    2.
    SM / F bighead *, spoiled brat
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( vanidoso) conceited, bigheaded (colloq)
    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled*
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    a) ( vanidoso) bighead (colloq)
    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled* brat
    * * *
    = conceited, self-inflated, stuck-up, self-important, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], high-blown, snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], cocksure, supercilious, big-headed.
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. Book clubs do not have to be cliquish, pretentious, stuffily self-inflated, or bolt-holes for ethereal literary spirits.
    Ex. library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex. He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex. Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex. In our media saturated world of high-blown hype and suffocating spin they do their best to tell you the truth.
    Ex. It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex. Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex. The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex. The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex. The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex. A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    Ex. I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( vanidoso) conceited, bigheaded (colloq)
    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled*
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    a) ( vanidoso) bighead (colloq)
    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled* brat
    * * *
    = conceited, self-inflated, stuck-up, self-important, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], high-blown, snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], cocksure, supercilious, big-headed.

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.

    Ex: Book clubs do not have to be cliquish, pretentious, stuffily self-inflated, or bolt-holes for ethereal literary spirits.
    Ex: library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex: He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex: Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex: In our media saturated world of high-blown hype and suffocating spin they do their best to tell you the truth.
    Ex: It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex: Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex: The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex: The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.
    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex: The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex: The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex: A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    Ex: I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.

    * * *
    engreído1 -da
    1 (vanidoso, presumido) conceited, bigheaded ( colloq)
    2 ( Per) (mimado) spoiled*
    engreído2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    1 (vanidoso) bighead ( colloq)
    2 ( Per) (mimado) spoiled* brat
    * * *

    Del verbo engreír: ( conjugate engreír)

    engreído es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    engreído    
    engreír
    engreído
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) ( vanidoso) conceited, bigheaded (colloq)

    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled( conjugate spoiled)

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    a) ( vanidoso) bighead (colloq)

    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled brat

    engreído,-a adjetivo conceited
    ' engreído' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    además
    - cambio
    - corte
    - engreída
    - estiramiento
    - fatua
    - fatuo
    - parecer
    - ufana
    - ufano
    - creído
    - pituco
    - presumido
    - sobrado
    English:
    bighead
    - bigheaded
    - cocksure
    - fatuous
    - self-important
    - smug
    - toffee-nosed
    - conceited
    - puffed
    - self
    * * *
    engreído, -a
    adj
    1. [creído] conceited, full of one's own importance
    2. Perú [mimado] spoiled
    nm,f
    1. [creído] conceited person;
    ser un engreído to be very conceited
    2. Perú [mimado]
    ser un engreído to be spoiled
    * * *
    adj conceited
    * * *
    engreído, -da adj
    presumido, vanidoso: vain, conceited, stuck-up

    Spanish-English dictionary > engreído

  • 8 estirado

    adj.
    1 stretched out, dilated, elongated, outstretched.
    2 stiff, airy-fairy, pretentious, prim.
    f. & m.
    stuck-up person, stiff shirt.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: estirar.
    * * *
    1 (textil) drawing
    2 (del pelo) straightening; (de la piel) lift
    ————————
    1→ link=estirar estirar
    1 figurado (en el vestir) stiff, formal, starchy
    2 figurado (orgulloso) stiff, conceited, haughty
    1 (textil) drawing
    2 (del pelo) straightening; (de la piel) lift
    * * *
    (f. - estirada)
    adj.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=alargado) stretched
    2) [persona] (=tieso) stiff, starchy; (=engreído) stuck-up *
    3) (=tacaño) tight-fisted
    2.
    SM [de vidrio] drawing; [de pelo] straightening

    estirado de piel, estirado facial — face lift

    * * *
    - da adjetivo (fam) stuck-up (colloq), snooty (colloq)
    * * *
    = stuffy [stuffier -comp., stuffies -sup.], outstretched, pulled-out, stuck-up, prim [primmer -comp., primmest -sup.], starched, starchy [starchier -comp., starchiest -sup.], hoity-toity, stiff.
    Ex. Some children are prepared to patronize the shop, and use it in quite a different way, when they find the library (however well run) stuffy or off-putting.
    Ex. The 'law of the outstretched arm', by which is understood the rule that information which is further away than can be physically reached has a major impact on information use patterns.
    Ex. Self-effacing nervousness causes the epiglottis to tighten, strangling the words in the throat and stiffening the diaphragm so that it is like pulled-out elastic unable to propel anything.
    Ex. library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex. I am really liking buttoned-up, very prim, demure-to-the-point-of-invisibility dresses lately.
    Ex. Portraits of that nature are a thing of the past with people sitting around looking stiff and starched.
    Ex. This is a collection of pictures of codgers from all over the world who look starchy, pompous, haughty or grumpy.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex. He could have won that election, if he had played his cards right, not come off as such a stiff, and had some real conviction.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (fam) stuck-up (colloq), snooty (colloq)
    * * *
    = stuffy [stuffier -comp., stuffies -sup.], outstretched, pulled-out, stuck-up, prim [primmer -comp., primmest -sup.], starched, starchy [starchier -comp., starchiest -sup.], hoity-toity, stiff.

    Ex: Some children are prepared to patronize the shop, and use it in quite a different way, when they find the library (however well run) stuffy or off-putting.

    Ex: The 'law of the outstretched arm', by which is understood the rule that information which is further away than can be physically reached has a major impact on information use patterns.
    Ex: Self-effacing nervousness causes the epiglottis to tighten, strangling the words in the throat and stiffening the diaphragm so that it is like pulled-out elastic unable to propel anything.
    Ex: library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex: I am really liking buttoned-up, very prim, demure-to-the-point-of-invisibility dresses lately.
    Ex: Portraits of that nature are a thing of the past with people sitting around looking stiff and starched.
    Ex: This is a collection of pictures of codgers from all over the world who look starchy, pompous, haughty or grumpy.
    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex: He could have won that election, if he had played his cards right, not come off as such a stiff, and had some real conviction.

    * * *
    estirado1 -da
    ( fam); stuck-up ( colloq), snooty ( colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo estirar: ( conjugate estirar)

    estirado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    estirado    
    estirar
    estirado
    ◊ -da adjetivo (fam) stuck-up (colloq), snooty (colloq)

    estirar ( conjugate estirar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a)goma/elástico/suéter to stretch;

    cable/soga to pull out, stretch
    b)sábanas/mantel› ( con las manos) to smooth out;

    ( con la plancha) to run the iron over
    2brazos/piernas/músculo to stretch;

    3dinero/comida/recursosto make … go further
    estirarse verbo pronominal
    to stretch
    estirado,-a adj pey (persona) stiff
    estirar verbo transitivo
    1 (alargar, tensar) to stretch
    2 (alisar) to smooth out: tienes que estirar la cama, you must straighten the covers
    3 (dinero) to spin out ♦ LOC familiar: estirar la pata, to kick the bucket, bite the dust
    estirar las piernas, to stretch one's legs: voy afuera a estirar las piernas un poco, I'm going outside to strech my legs a bit
    ' estirado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    estirada
    English:
    shirt
    - snooty
    - snotty
    - standoffish
    - stiff
    - stiff-necked
    - stuffy
    - stuck
    - toffee
    * * *
    estirado, -a
    adj
    1. [persona] [altanero] haughty;
    [adusto] uptight
    2. [brazos, piernas] outstretched
    3. [jersey] baggy, shapeless
    nm
    stretching
    * * *
    I adj snooty fam, stuck-up fam
    II m face-lift;
    hacerse un estirado have a face-lift
    * * *
    estirado, -da adj
    1) : stretched, extended
    2) presumido: stuck-up, conceited

    Spanish-English dictionary > estirado

  • 9 parada

    f.
    1 stop, stopping.
    2 save (sport).
    3 (bus) stop.
    parada discrecional request stop
    4 parade (military).
    5 stopping place, pick-up point for people.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: parar.
    * * *
    1 MILITAR parade
    \
    ————————
    1 (gen) stop, halt
    3 (pausa) pause
    4 DEPORTE save, catch
    \
    hacer parada en to stop at, stop in
    parada de taxis taxi rank, US cab stand
    parada discrecional request stop
    * * *
    1. f., (m. - parado) 2. noun f.
    1) stop, halt
    2) catch, save
    3. f., (m. - parado)
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=acción) stop

    correr en parada — to run on the spot, run in place (EEUU)

    hacer una parada a algn Chile * to stop sb

    parada biológica[en pesca] temporary fishing ban ( to allow stocks to recover)

    parada de manos Chile handstand

    parada en firme — (Equitación) dead stop, dead halt

    2) (=lugar) stop
    3) [de caballos] relay, team
    4) (=desfile) (Mil) parade

    parada nupcial — (Orn) courtship display

    5) (Dep) save, stop
    6) (Mús) pause
    7) (Esgrima) parry
    8) [en el juego] bet, stake
    9) (=presa) dam
    10) (Agr) stud farm
    11) Cono Sur (=vanidad) snobbery, pretension; (=jactancia) boastfulness

    no me dio asiento, solo hizo la parada — he made as if to give me his seat, but didn't

    12) Chile * (=traje) outfit
    13) Perú open market, farmer's market (EEUU)
    * * *
    1) (Transp)
    a) ( acción) stop
    b) ( lugar) tb

    parada de autobús (or de ómnibus etc) — bus stop

    2) (Dep) ( en fútbol) save, stop
    3) ( desfile) parade

    ir a todas las paradas — (Chi fam) to be game for anything (colloq)

    4) (Per) ( mercado) street market
    5) (RPl fam) ( presunción)
    * * *
    = stopping place, stop, stopover.
    Ex. So much depends on the nature of the van, the choice of stopping places and the person running the service.
    Ex. It is certainly no accident that in Finland, a country that circulates an average of 17 books per capita per year through 1500 public libraries and 18,000 mobile-library stops, its public libraries are supported by both national and local monies.
    Ex. This article discusses the strategic location of the Islands as a stopover and spring-board for more far-flung explorations along the African coast.
    ----
    * hacer paradas = make + stops.
    * hacer una parada en el camino = stop along + the way.
    * lugar de parada = halting place.
    * marquesina de parada de autobús = bus shelter.
    * parada de autobús = bus stop, bus stand, bus bay.
    * parada de bola = fielding.
    * parada de taxis = taxi rank.
    * parada en el camino = rest stop, stop along the way.
    * parada opcional = flag stop.
    * * *
    1) (Transp)
    a) ( acción) stop
    b) ( lugar) tb

    parada de autobús (or de ómnibus etc) — bus stop

    2) (Dep) ( en fútbol) save, stop
    3) ( desfile) parade

    ir a todas las paradas — (Chi fam) to be game for anything (colloq)

    4) (Per) ( mercado) street market
    5) (RPl fam) ( presunción)
    * * *
    = stopping place, stop, stopover.

    Ex: So much depends on the nature of the van, the choice of stopping places and the person running the service.

    Ex: It is certainly no accident that in Finland, a country that circulates an average of 17 books per capita per year through 1500 public libraries and 18,000 mobile-library stops, its public libraries are supported by both national and local monies.
    Ex: This article discusses the strategic location of the Islands as a stopover and spring-board for more far-flung explorations along the African coast.
    * hacer paradas = make + stops.
    * hacer una parada en el camino = stop along + the way.
    * lugar de parada = halting place.
    * marquesina de parada de autobús = bus shelter.
    * parada de autobús = bus stop, bus stand, bus bay.
    * parada de bola = fielding.
    * parada de taxis = taxi rank.
    * parada en el camino = rest stop, stop along the way.
    * parada opcional = flag stop.

    * * *
    A ( Transp)
    1 (acción) stop
    hicimos una parada de media hora en Soria we made a half-hour stop in Soria, we stopped in Soria for half an hour
    tren con parada en todas las estaciones local train, stopping train ( BrE)
    2 (lugar) tb
    parada de autobús (or de ómnibus etc) bus stop, stop
    me bajo en la próxima parada I'm getting off at the next stop
    Compuestos:
    ( RPl) handstand
    taxi stand, taxi rank ( BrE)
    request stop
    courtship ritual
    B ( Dep) (en fútbol) save, stop
    C (desfile) parade
    ir a todas las paradas ( Chi fam); to be game for anything ( colloq)
    D ( Chi fam) ( Indum) get-up ( colloq), garb ( colloq)
    E ( Per) (mercado) street market
    F
    ( RPl fam) (presunción): son gente de mucha parada they are very hoity-toity o snooty ( colloq)
    hacer la parada (CS fam); to put on a show ( colloq)
    * * *

     

    parada sustantivo femenino
    1 (Transp)

    b) ( lugar) tb parada de autobús (or de ómnibus etc) bus stop;


    parada de taxi taxi stand, taxi rank (BrE)
    2 (Dep) ( en fútbol) save, stop
    3 ( desfile) parade
    4 (Per) ( mercado) street market
    parado,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (máquina, vehículo, etc) stopped, stationary
    (persona) still: ¡no te quedes parada, haz algo!, don't just stand there, do something!
    2 (sin trabajo) unemployed, out of work
    3 fig (sin iniciativa) slow
    4 (desconcertado) stunned
    5 LAm (de pie) standing
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino unemployed person
    ♦ Locuciones: salir bien/mal parado, to come off well/ badly
    parada sustantivo femenino
    1 stop
    parada de autobús, bus stop
    parada de taxis, taxi rank, US taxi stand
    2 Ftb save, stop
    3 Mil parade
    ' parada' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bajar
    - directamente
    - discrecional
    - encontrarse
    - escala
    - marquesina
    - parado
    - próxima
    - próximo
    - acercar
    - alto
    - paradero
    - sitio
    English:
    bus stop
    - catch
    - fast
    - next
    - parade
    - rank
    - request stop
    - save
    - standstill
    - stop
    - stop-off
    - stopover
    - stopping-place
    - taxi rank
    - taxi stand
    - bus
    - emergency
    - stopping train
    * * *
    parada nf
    1. [detención] stop;
    hicimos una parada para descansar we stopped for a rest;
    el tren hace parada en todas las estaciones the train stops at every station;
    hacer parada y fonda [para comer] to stop for something to eat;
    [para dormir] to make an overnight stop parada en boxes [en automovilismo] pit stop
    2. [de autobús] (bus) stop;
    [de metro] (Br underground o US subway) station;
    la próxima parada es la mía mine's the next stop, I get off at the next stop
    parada discrecional Br request stop, US flag stop;
    parada de taxi taxi Br rank o US stand
    3. Dep save
    4. [desfile] parade
    5. parada nupcial courtship ritual
    6. Arg, Ven parada de manos handstand;
    hacer un parada de manos to do a handstand
    7. Andes, RP Fam [engreimiento] airs and graces;
    son gente de mucha parada they're very high and mighty o hoity-toity
    8. Perú [mercado] market stall
    9. Comp
    CSur Fam
    hacer parada de hacer algo to move o make as if to do sth;
    hizo parada de abrirme la puerta he made as if to open the door for me
    * * *
    f
    1 stop
    2 DEP save, stop
    I adj
    1 unemployed
    2 L.Am. (de pie) standing (up)
    3
    :
    quedarse parado stand still;
    salir bien/mal parado come off well/badly;
    II m, parada f unemployed person;
    los parados de larga duración the long-term unemployed
    * * *
    parada nf
    1) : stop
    parada de autobús: bus stop
    2) : catch, save, parry (in sports)
    3) desfile: parade
    * * *
    1. (en general) stop
    2. (en fútbol, etc) save

    Spanish-English dictionary > parada

  • 10 pedante

    adj.
    1 pretentious.
    2 pedantic, vain, bookish, pedant.
    f. & m.
    1 pretentious person.
    2 pedant, dry-as-dust, dryasdust, popinjay.
    * * *
    1 pedantic, pompous
    1 pedant
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ [gen] pedantic; (=pomposo) pompous, conceited
    2.
    SMF pedant
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo pedantic
    II
    masculino y femenino pedant
    * * *
    = pompous, pedant, pedantic, pretentious, hyfoluted, snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, hoity-toity, portentous.
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. Librarians are expected, by their popular media image, to be fussy, nit-picking, pedants.
    Ex. He didn't react quite as strongly as Voltaire, but he thought it poor stuff: artificial, pedantic, dull.
    Ex. Book clubs do not have to be cliquish, pretentious, stuffily self-inflated, or bolt-holes for ethereal literary spirits.
    Ex. I can believe that changing the logo broke some hyfoluted view ofthe library.
    Ex. It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex. Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex. The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex. It's the kind of barn where you can learn to ride without feeling mocked or like some hoity-toities are looking down their nose at you.
    Ex. He is described in the play as a "rather portentous man in his middle fifties but rather provincial in his speech'.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo pedantic
    II
    masculino y femenino pedant
    * * *
    = pompous, pedant, pedantic, pretentious, hyfoluted, snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, hoity-toity, portentous.

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.

    Ex: Librarians are expected, by their popular media image, to be fussy, nit-picking, pedants.
    Ex: He didn't react quite as strongly as Voltaire, but he thought it poor stuff: artificial, pedantic, dull.
    Ex: Book clubs do not have to be cliquish, pretentious, stuffily self-inflated, or bolt-holes for ethereal literary spirits.
    Ex: I can believe that changing the logo broke some hyfoluted view ofthe library.
    Ex: It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex: Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex: The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex: It's the kind of barn where you can learn to ride without feeling mocked or like some hoity-toities are looking down their nose at you.
    Ex: He is described in the play as a "rather portentous man in his middle fifties but rather provincial in his speech'.

    * * *
    (detallista) pedantic; (presuntuoso) pompous
    pedant
    * * *

    pedante adjetivo
    pedantic
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino
    pedant
    pedante
    I adjetivo pedantic
    II mf pedant
    ' pedante' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    repipi
    English:
    fastidious
    - pedantic
    - should
    * * *
    adj
    pretentious
    nmf
    pretentious person
    * * *
    I adj
    1 ( perfeccionista) pedantic
    2 ( presuntuoso) pretentious
    II m/f
    1 ( perfeccionista) pedant
    2 ( presuntuoso) pretentious individual
    * * *
    pedante adj
    : pedantic
    pedante nmf
    : pedant

    Spanish-English dictionary > pedante

  • 11 petulante

    adj.
    1 opinionated, arrogant.
    2 petulant, boasting, vain, cynical.
    f. & m.
    1 opinionated person.
    2 smug person, self-righteous person, self-satisfied person.
    * * *
    1 vain
    * * *
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo smug, self-satisfied
    II
    masculino y femenino smug o self-satisfied fool
    * * *
    = smug, petulant, show-off, showboat, hot dog, hoity-toity, cocksure.
    Ex. A little later in the same document, in a passage dealing in a rather smug way with the then infant county libraries we read that the purpose of such libraries should be to relieve the tedium of idle hours quite irrespective of intellectual profit or educational gain.
    Ex. His manner was more animated, but not in the usual petulant sense: he even seemed years younger.
    Ex. The ebullient Mr Wang is a chatterbox and a bit of a show-off.
    Ex. Steve knows that he is a ' showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex. Jerry Hairston is a bit of a hot dog and needs to be reined in at times.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex. The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo smug, self-satisfied
    II
    masculino y femenino smug o self-satisfied fool
    * * *
    = smug, petulant, show-off, showboat, hot dog, hoity-toity, cocksure.

    Ex: A little later in the same document, in a passage dealing in a rather smug way with the then infant county libraries we read that the purpose of such libraries should be to relieve the tedium of idle hours quite irrespective of intellectual profit or educational gain.

    Ex: His manner was more animated, but not in the usual petulant sense: he even seemed years younger.
    Ex: The ebullient Mr Wang is a chatterbox and a bit of a show-off.
    Ex: Steve knows that he is a ' showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex: Jerry Hairston is a bit of a hot dog and needs to be reined in at times.
    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex: The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.

    * * *
    smug, self-satisfied
    smug o self-satisfied fool
    * * *

    petulante adjetivo
    smug, self-satisfied
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino
    smug o self-satisified fool
    ' petulante' also found in these entries:
    English:
    smug
    * * *
    adj
    opinionated, arrogant
    nmf
    opinionated person;
    es un petulante he's very opinionated
    * * *
    adj smug
    * * *
    insolente: insolent, petulant

    Spanish-English dictionary > petulante

  • 12 presumido

    adj.
    conceited, arrogant, vain, assuming.
    f. & m.
    conceited person, swell-headed person, vain person, poseur.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: presumir.
    * * *
    1 (arrogante) conceited; (en el vestir) vain
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (arrogante) conceited person; (en el vestir) vain person
    * * *
    (f. - presumida)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ (=creído) conceited; (=coqueto) vain
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( engreído) conceited, full of oneself; ( arrogante) arrogant
    b) ( coqueto) vain
    * * *
    = conceited, smug, presumptuous, self-important, high-blown, hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], poseur.
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. A little later in the same document, in a passage dealing in a rather smug way with the then infant county libraries we read that the purpose of such libraries should be to relieve the tedium of idle hours quite irrespective of intellectual profit or educational gain.
    Ex. Many feel that it is presumptuous to think that a 150- to 250-word abstract can carry enough information from a well-written 3,000-word paper to be of much use except as a guide.
    Ex. He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex. In our media saturated world of high-blown hype and suffocating spin they do their best to tell you the truth.
    Ex. It's the kind of barn where you can learn to ride without feeling mocked or like some hoity-toities are looking down their nose at you.
    Ex. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex. This is an interesting little town wholly populated by poseurs and backpackers with a few salty sea dogs thrown in for good measure.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( engreído) conceited, full of oneself; ( arrogante) arrogant
    b) ( coqueto) vain
    * * *
    = conceited, smug, presumptuous, self-important, high-blown, hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], poseur.

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.

    Ex: A little later in the same document, in a passage dealing in a rather smug way with the then infant county libraries we read that the purpose of such libraries should be to relieve the tedium of idle hours quite irrespective of intellectual profit or educational gain.
    Ex: Many feel that it is presumptuous to think that a 150- to 250-word abstract can carry enough information from a well-written 3,000-word paper to be of much use except as a guide.
    Ex: He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex: In our media saturated world of high-blown hype and suffocating spin they do their best to tell you the truth.
    Ex: It's the kind of barn where you can learn to ride without feeling mocked or like some hoity-toities are looking down their nose at you.
    Ex: The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex: This is an interesting little town wholly populated by poseurs and backpackers with a few salty sea dogs thrown in for good measure.

    * * *
    1 (engreído) conceited, full of oneself; (arrogante) arrogant
    2 (coqueto) vain
    * * *

     

    Del verbo presumir: ( conjugate presumir)

    presumido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    presumido    
    presumir
    presumido
    ◊ -da adjetivo


    ( arrogante) arrogant

    presumir ( conjugate presumir) verbo intransitivo
    to show off;
    presumido DE algo ‹ de dinero› ( hablando) to boast o brag about sth;
    ( enseñándolo) to flash sth around;

    verbo transitivo: se presume una reacción violenta there is likely to be a violent reaction;
    era de presumido occurriría it was quite predictable what would happen
    presumido,-a
    I adjetivo vain
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino vain person, familiar poser
    presumir
    I vtr (sospechar) to predict, suppose
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 (de una cualidad) to fancy oneself as: presume de listo, he thinks he's very smart
    2 (de una posesión) to boast [de, about]: le gusta presumir de coche, he likes to show off his car

    ' presumido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    presumida
    - presuntuosa
    - presuntuoso
    - autosuficiente
    - vanidoso
    English:
    overconfident
    - toffee-nosed
    - vain
    - self
    * * *
    presumido, -a
    adj
    1. [jactancioso]
    ser presumido to be a show-off
    2. [vanidoso] vain
    nm,f
    1. [jactancioso] show-off
    2. [vanidoso]
    ser un presumido to be vain
    * * *
    I adj
    1 ( creído) conceited
    2 ( coqueto) vain
    II m, presumida f bighead
    * * *
    presumido, -da adj
    vanidoso: conceited, vain
    * * *
    presumido adj vain

    Spanish-English dictionary > presumido

  • 13 presuntuoso

    adj.
    1 conceited, arrogant, assuming, vain.
    2 pompous, highfaluting, lavish, highfalutin.
    m.
    self-conceited person, snob.
    * * *
    1 (presumido) conceited, vain; (arrogante) presumptuous
    * * *
    ADJ (=vanidoso) conceited, presumptuous; (=pretencioso) pretentious
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo conceited, vain
    * * *
    = conceited, pompous, presumptuous, immodest, pretentious, stuck-up, hyfoluted, high-blown, snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], poseur, cocksure, big-headed, portentous.
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. Many feel that it is presumptuous to think that a 150- to 250-word abstract can carry enough information from a well-written 3,000-word paper to be of much use except as a guide.
    Ex. The author reviews an article by Tom Eadie, ' Immodest proposals: user instruction for students does not work'.
    Ex. Book clubs do not have to be cliquish, pretentious, stuffily self-inflated, or bolt-holes for ethereal literary spirits.
    Ex. library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex. I can believe that changing the logo broke some hyfoluted view ofthe library.
    Ex. In our media saturated world of high-blown hype and suffocating spin they do their best to tell you the truth.
    Ex. It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex. Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex. The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex. It's the kind of barn where you can learn to ride without feeling mocked or like some hoity-toities are looking down their nose at you.
    Ex. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex. This is an interesting little town wholly populated by poseurs and backpackers with a few salty sea dogs thrown in for good measure.
    Ex. The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex. I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.
    Ex. He is described in the play as a "rather portentous man in his middle fifties but rather provincial in his speech'.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo conceited, vain
    * * *
    = conceited, pompous, presumptuous, immodest, pretentious, stuck-up, hyfoluted, high-blown, snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], poseur, cocksure, big-headed, portentous.

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex: Many feel that it is presumptuous to think that a 150- to 250-word abstract can carry enough information from a well-written 3,000-word paper to be of much use except as a guide.
    Ex: The author reviews an article by Tom Eadie, ' Immodest proposals: user instruction for students does not work'.
    Ex: Book clubs do not have to be cliquish, pretentious, stuffily self-inflated, or bolt-holes for ethereal literary spirits.
    Ex: library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex: I can believe that changing the logo broke some hyfoluted view ofthe library.
    Ex: In our media saturated world of high-blown hype and suffocating spin they do their best to tell you the truth.
    Ex: It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex: Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex: The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex: It's the kind of barn where you can learn to ride without feeling mocked or like some hoity-toities are looking down their nose at you.
    Ex: The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex: This is an interesting little town wholly populated by poseurs and backpackers with a few salty sea dogs thrown in for good measure.
    Ex: The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex: I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.
    Ex: He is described in the play as a "rather portentous man in his middle fifties but rather provincial in his speech'.

    * * *
    conceited, vain
    * * *

    presuntuoso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo

    conceited, vain
    presuntuoso,-a adjetivo & sustantivo masculino y femenino
    1 (presumido) vain, conceited
    2 (pretencioso) pretentious, showy

    ' presuntuoso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    chula
    - chulo
    - presuntuosa
    - suficiente
    - ufana
    - ufano
    English:
    bumptious
    - immodest
    - jumped up
    - pompous
    - pretentious
    - upstart
    - conceited
    * * *
    presuntuoso, -a
    adj
    [vanidoso] conceited; [pretencioso] pretentious
    nm,f
    conceited person
    * * *
    adj conceited
    * * *
    presuntuoso, -sa adj
    : conceited
    * * *
    presuntuoso adj boastful

    Spanish-English dictionary > presuntuoso

  • 14 pretencioso

    adj.
    1 pretentious, assuming, high-flying, la-di-da.
    2 pretentious, doggy.
    * * *
    1 pretentious
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 pretentious person
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=vanidoso) pretentious, presumptuous; (=fanfarrón) showy
    2) LAm (=presumido) vain, stuck-up *
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo
    a) < casa> pretentious, showy; <persona/película> pretentious
    b) (Chi) ( vainidoso) vain
    * * *
    = pretentious, hyfoluted, hoity-toity, hoity-toity, high-flown.
    Ex. Book clubs do not have to be cliquish, pretentious, stuffily self-inflated, or bolt-holes for ethereal literary spirits.
    Ex. I can believe that changing the logo broke some hyfoluted view ofthe library.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex. It's the kind of barn where you can learn to ride without feeling mocked or like some hoity-toities are looking down their nose at you.
    Ex. Disaffected and literally unliterary pubescent readers were expected to be hooked by his high-flown style.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo
    a) < casa> pretentious, showy; <persona/película> pretentious
    b) (Chi) ( vainidoso) vain
    * * *
    = pretentious, hyfoluted, hoity-toity, hoity-toity, high-flown.

    Ex: Book clubs do not have to be cliquish, pretentious, stuffily self-inflated, or bolt-holes for ethereal literary spirits.

    Ex: I can believe that changing the logo broke some hyfoluted view ofthe library.
    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex: It's the kind of barn where you can learn to ride without feeling mocked or like some hoity-toities are looking down their nose at you.
    Ex: Disaffected and literally unliterary pubescent readers were expected to be hooked by his high-flown style.

    * * *
    A ‹casa› pretentious, showy; ‹persona/película› pretentious
    B ( AmL) (vanidoso) vain
    * * *

    pretencioso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo ‹casa/película pretentious

    pretencioso,-a adjetivo pretentious

    ' pretencioso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    presuntuosa
    - presuntuoso
    - pretenciosa
    English:
    pretentious
    * * *
    pretencioso, -a
    adj
    pretentious
    nm,f
    pretentious person
    * * *
    adj pretentious
    * * *
    pretencioso, -sa adj
    : pretentious

    Spanish-English dictionary > pretencioso

  • 15 sentir el deseo de

    (v.) = have + an/the inclination to, get + the urge to
    Ex. Aside from shipwrecked seafarers few people have had the inclination to set foot on this desert island.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    * * *
    (v.) = have + an/the inclination to, get + the urge to

    Ex: Aside from shipwrecked seafarers few people have had the inclination to set foot on this desert island.

    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sentir el deseo de

  • 16 sentir la necesidad de

    (v.) = feel + need for, feel + the need to, get + the urge to
    Ex. The need was felt for a local data system which would provide not only catalogue and circulation control, but also acquisition routines and periodicals control.
    Ex. Following the entry of the UK into the European Communities libraries felt the need to improve the flow of information among themselves.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    * * *
    (v.) = feel + need for, feel + the need to, get + the urge to

    Ex: The need was felt for a local data system which would provide not only catalogue and circulation control, but also acquisition routines and periodicals control.

    Ex: Following the entry of the UK into the European Communities libraries felt the need to improve the flow of information among themselves.
    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sentir la necesidad de

  • 17 sentir las ganas de

    (v.) = get + the urge to
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    * * *
    (v.) = get + the urge to

    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sentir las ganas de

  • 18 engolado

    adj.
    hoity-toity, affected, pey.
    * * *
    1 (persona) arrogant, pompous
    2 (estilo etc) high-flown
    * * *
    ADJ (fig) haughty
    * * *
    - da adjetivo pompous
    * * *
    - da adjetivo pompous
    * * *
    pompous
    * * *
    engolado, -a adj
    [presuntuoso] presumptuous, arrogant; [pomposo] pompous, bombastic
    * * *
    adj pompous

    Spanish-English dictionary > engolado

  • 19 relamido

    adj.
    1 trim and neat, dressed up with excessive neatness and stylishness, smart and trim, smartly dressed.
    2 affected, phony, hoity-toity, pey.
    3 priggish.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: relamer.
    * * *
    1→ link=relamer relamer
    2 (pulcro) prim and proper
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=afectado) affected
    2) (=acicalado) overdressed
    3) (=remilgado) prim and proper
    4) CAm, Caribe * (=descarado) shameless, cheeky *
    * * *
    - da adjetivo hoity-toity
    * * *
    - da adjetivo hoity-toity
    * * *
    hoity-toity
    * * *

    Del verbo relamer: ( conjugate relamer)

    relamido es:

    el participio

    relamido,-a adj fam pey affected, hoity-toity
    ' relamido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    relamida
    * * *
    relamido, -a adj
    prim and proper
    * * *
    adj fam
    1 ( persona) smooth
    2 ( adorno) refined

    Spanish-English dictionary > relamido

  • 20 empingorotado

    adj.
    1 hoity-toity, arrogant, high-and-mighty.
    2 upper-class, of high social standing, high-class.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: empingorotar.
    * * *
    1→ link=empingorotar empingorotar
    1 (de clase alta) upper-class
    2 (engreído) stuck-up, posh
    * * *
    ( fam); stuck-up ( colloq), snobby ( colloq)
    * * *
    empingorotado, -a adj
    Fam Pey stuck-up, posh

    Spanish-English dictionary > empingorotado

См. также в других словарях:

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  • hoity-toity — also hoity toity, 1660s, riotous behavior, from earlier highty tighty frolicsome, flighty, perhaps an alteration and reduplication of dial. hoyting acting the hoyden, romping (1590s), see HOYDEN (Cf. hoyden). Sense of haughty first recorded late… …   Etymology dictionary

  • hoity-toity — [hoit′ē toit′ē] adj. [redupl. of obs. hoit, to indulge in noisy mirth] 1. Brit. giddy or flighty; capricious 2. haughty; arrogant; condescending 3. petulant; touchy; huffy n. hoity toity behavior …   English World dictionary

  • hoity-toity — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ haughty. ORIGIN originally in the sense «frolicsome, flighty»: from obsolete hoit «indulge in riotous mirth» …   English terms dictionary

  • Hoity Toity — Infobox Game image link= subject name=Hoity Toity designer= Klaus Teuber publisher= Überplay players=2 to 6 ages=12 years and up setup time=approx. 5 minutes playing time=> 45 minutes complexity=Low strategy=Medium random chance= Card shuffling… …   Wikipedia

  • hoity-toity — Affectedly genteel, pretentiously self important, unduly proud. She is one hoity toity bitch …   Dictionary of american slang

  • hoity-toity — Affectedly genteel, pretentiously self important, unduly proud. She is one hoity toity bitch …   Dictionary of american slang

  • hoity-toity — a bit snobbish, high and mighty    Pamela is a classy lady, but she is not snobbish or hoity toity …   English idioms

  • hoity-toity — hoi•ty toi•ty [[t]ˈhɔɪ tiˈtɔɪ ti[/t]] adj. 1) pretentious; haughty 2) giddy; flighty 3) hoity toity behavior • Etymology: 1660–70; rhyming compound based on hoit to romp, riot (now obs.) …   From formal English to slang

  • hoity toity — Synonyms and related words: Olympian detachment, Olympian loftiness, arrogance, arrogant, arrogantness, assumption of superiority, big, condescendence, condescending, condescension, dizzy, domineering, domineeringness, featherbrained, flighty,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hoity-toity — I. noun Etymology: rhyming compound from English dialect hoit to play the fool Date: 1668 thoughtless giddy behavior II. adjective Date: 1812 1. thoughtlessly silly or frivolous ; flighty 2. marked by an air of assumed importance ; …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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