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  • 1 alpiste1

    1 = bird seed, canary grass.
    Ex. So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    Ex. The pollen of canary grass, which was introduced as a pasture grass from Europe, is a major allergen in southern Australia.

    Spanish-English dictionary > alpiste1

  • 2 anticuado

    adj.
    old-fashioned, archaic, out-of-date, antiquated.
    f. & m.
    old-fashioned person, fuddy-duddy, fuddy, lame.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: anticuar.
    * * *
    1 antiquated, old-fashioned, obsolete, out-of-date
    * * *
    (f. - anticuada)
    adj.
    old-fashioned, outdated
    * * *
    ADJ [maquinaria, infraestructura, tecnología] antiquated; [moda] old-fashioned, out-of-date; [técnica] obsolete
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo old-fashioned
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    * * *
    = antiquated, backwater, out of date [out-of-date], outdated [out-dated], stale, old-fashioned, outworn, musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], timed, fossilised [fossilized, -USA], passé, atavistic, moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.], dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.], fuddy-duddy, daggy [daggier -comp., daggiest -sup], long in the tooth.
    Ex. Almost without exception these problems occurred in libraries with antiquated or inadequate ventilation without air-conditioning.
    Ex. When he was younger he really turned the library around, from a backwater, two-bit operation to the respected institution it is today.
    Ex. It is for this reason that many special libraries have constructed their own indexing language; they have avoided being tied to a possibly out of date published list.
    Ex. For example, the outdated subject heading 'Female emancipation' could be changed to the newer term 'Women's liberation' with this function.
    Ex. Does the library continue a stale tradition, or does it interpret social change?.
    Ex. One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.
    Ex. This advertisement was part of a publicity campaign which was based on a presentation of Europe so outworn as to be almost meaningless.
    Ex. Only if we continuously redefine our goals in accordance with the developments in our societies will we remain dynamic libraries and not turn into musty institutions.
    Ex. Librarians need to be vociferous about achievements and services offered in order to dispel ideas about the stereotype librarian, timed and out of touch with contemporary society.
    Ex. The article deals with matters of image and status, professional associations, cultural policies, collections, censorship, outdated infrastructure and fossilised mentalities.
    Ex. By conscious or unconscious fixation on this single, already passé, facet of data processing technology we risk totally ignoring the other functions of a catalog.
    Ex. Teaching lost its status when education became secularized as a tool for economic mobility, when concerns for the spiritual became embarrassingly atavistic.
    Ex. He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.
    Ex. So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    Ex. This article shows how the dowdy and boring image of the stereotypical librarian as presented in fiction, taints the portrayal of all who work in libraries.
    Ex. According to him, tea as a category has lacked innovation and upgradation in recent years and hence has a very fuddy-duddy image.
    Ex. What wearing daggy clothes is all about for me is feeling relaxed, knowing I can wear them around people I'm comfortable with.
    Ex. Training would be needed for the reception staff, who all said they were a bit long in the tooth for learning how to use a computer.
    ----
    * estar anticuado = dated.
    * estar un poco anticuado = be some years old.
    * quedarse anticuado = date.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo old-fashioned
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    * * *
    = antiquated, backwater, out of date [out-of-date], outdated [out-dated], stale, old-fashioned, outworn, musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], timed, fossilised [fossilized, -USA], passé, atavistic, moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.], dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.], fuddy-duddy, daggy [daggier -comp., daggiest -sup], long in the tooth.

    Ex: Almost without exception these problems occurred in libraries with antiquated or inadequate ventilation without air-conditioning.

    Ex: When he was younger he really turned the library around, from a backwater, two-bit operation to the respected institution it is today.
    Ex: It is for this reason that many special libraries have constructed their own indexing language; they have avoided being tied to a possibly out of date published list.
    Ex: For example, the outdated subject heading 'Female emancipation' could be changed to the newer term 'Women's liberation' with this function.
    Ex: Does the library continue a stale tradition, or does it interpret social change?.
    Ex: One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.
    Ex: This advertisement was part of a publicity campaign which was based on a presentation of Europe so outworn as to be almost meaningless.
    Ex: Only if we continuously redefine our goals in accordance with the developments in our societies will we remain dynamic libraries and not turn into musty institutions.
    Ex: Librarians need to be vociferous about achievements and services offered in order to dispel ideas about the stereotype librarian, timed and out of touch with contemporary society.
    Ex: The article deals with matters of image and status, professional associations, cultural policies, collections, censorship, outdated infrastructure and fossilised mentalities.
    Ex: By conscious or unconscious fixation on this single, already passé, facet of data processing technology we risk totally ignoring the other functions of a catalog.
    Ex: Teaching lost its status when education became secularized as a tool for economic mobility, when concerns for the spiritual became embarrassingly atavistic.
    Ex: He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.
    Ex: So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    Ex: This article shows how the dowdy and boring image of the stereotypical librarian as presented in fiction, taints the portrayal of all who work in libraries.
    Ex: According to him, tea as a category has lacked innovation and upgradation in recent years and hence has a very fuddy-duddy image.
    Ex: What wearing daggy clothes is all about for me is feeling relaxed, knowing I can wear them around people I'm comfortable with.
    Ex: Training would be needed for the reception staff, who all said they were a bit long in the tooth for learning how to use a computer.
    * estar anticuado = dated.
    * estar un poco anticuado = be some years old.
    * quedarse anticuado = date.

    * * *
    anticuado1 -da
    ‹persona/ideas› old-fashioned, antiquated; ‹ropa› old-fashioned; ‹sistema/aparato› antiquated
    anticuado2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    eres un anticuado you're so old-fashioned
    * * *

    Del verbo anticuarse: ( conjugate anticuarse)

    anticuado es:

    el participio

    anticuado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    old-fashioned
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino: eres un anticuado you're so old-fashioned
    anticuado,-a adjetivo & sustantivo masculino y femenino old-fashioned, antiquated

    ' anticuado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    anticuada
    - apolillada
    - apolillado
    - antiguo
    - atrasado
    - pasado
    - zanahoria
    English:
    antiquated
    - date
    - fuddy-duddy
    - old
    - old-fashioned
    - outdated
    - outmoded
    - dated
    - out
    - time
    * * *
    anticuado, -a
    adj
    [persona, ropa] old-fashioned;
    esa técnica está anticuada that method is out of date;
    mi módem se ha quedado anticuado my modem is out of date
    nm,f
    old-fashioned person;
    mi madre es una anticuada my mother is very old-fashioned
    * * *
    adj antiquated
    * * *
    anticuado, -da adj
    : antiquated, outdated
    * * *
    anticuado adj old fashioned

    Spanish-English dictionary > anticuado

  • 3 apolillado

    adj.
    moth-eaten, wormeaten, full of wormholes.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: apolillar.
    * * *
    1→ link=apolillar apolillar
    1 moth-eaten
    * * *
    * * *
    - da adjetivo < ropa> moth-eaten; < madera> worm-eaten; < ideas> antiquated, fusty
    * * *
    = moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.].
    Ex. He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.
    Ex. So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo < ropa> moth-eaten; < madera> worm-eaten; < ideas> antiquated, fusty
    * * *
    = moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.].

    Ex: He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.

    Ex: So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.

    * * *
    1 ‹ropa› moth-eaten; ‹madera› worm-eaten
    la silla estaba toda apolillada the chair was worm-eaten o riddled with woodworm
    2 ‹teorías/ideas› antiquated, fusty
    * * *

    Del verbo apolillar: ( conjugate apolillar)

    apolillado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    apolillado    
    apolillar
    apolillado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹ ropa moth-eaten;


    madera worm-eaten;
    ideas antiquated, fusty
    apolillado,-a adjetivo
    1 (estropeado por la polilla) moth-eaten
    2 (quedarse anticuado) antiquated, moth-eaten, outdated: sus ideas están bastante apolilladas, his ideas are quite outdated
    ' apolillado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    apolillada
    * * *
    apolillado, -a adj
    1. [ropa] moth-eaten
    2. [sin usar]
    tienes la máquina de coser apolillada your sewing machine is just gathering dust;
    tengo los logaritmos un poco apolillados I'm a bit rusty on logarithms
    3. [anticuado]
    unos métodos apolillados dusty old methods
    * * *
    adj moth-eaten

    Spanish-English dictionary > apolillado

  • 4 comida para pájaros

    (n.) = bird seed
    Ex. So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    * * *
    (n.) = bird seed

    Ex: So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.

    Spanish-English dictionary > comida para pájaros

  • 5 desfasado

    adj.
    out of phase, out of place, off-time.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: desfasar.
    * * *
    1→ link=desfasar desfasar
    1 outdated, out of date (persona) old-fashioned, behind the times
    ¡eres un desfasado! you're just not with it!
    * * *
    (f. - desfasada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=anticuado) behind the times
    2) (Téc) out of phase
    3)

    estar desfasado — (Aer) to be suffering from jetlag

    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) (Fís) out of phase; <mecanismo/ritmo> out of sync; <planes/etapas> out of step
    b) <ideas/persona> old-fashioned
    * * *
    = out of date [out-of-date], outdated [out-dated], outmoded, superseded, outworn, musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], out of sync, overaged, out of touch with + reality, fossilised [fossilized, -USA], byzantine, moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.], stale, long in the tooth.
    Ex. It is for this reason that many special libraries have constructed their own indexing language; they have avoided being tied to a possibly out of date published list.
    Ex. For example, the outdated subject heading 'Female emancipation' could be changed to the newer term 'Women's liberation' with this function.
    Ex. With computerization some libraries took the opportunity to replace outmoded abstracts bulletins with SDI services.
    Ex. Nonetheless, shelves fill up and eventually must be relieved of duplicated, superseded or obsolete books.
    Ex. This advertisement was part of a publicity campaign which was based on a presentation of Europe so outworn as to be almost meaningless.
    Ex. Only if we continuously redefine our goals in accordance with the developments in our societies will we remain dynamic libraries and not turn into musty institutions.
    Ex. The article 'Reading: an activity out of sync' emphasizes the need for the librarian and the teacher to work together to ensure that pupils are taught about a wide range of quality literature titles and authors.
    Ex. Bielefeld University is replacing its overaged mainframe data processing systems in the library.
    Ex. Some librarians seem to be out of touch with reality.
    Ex. The article deals with matters of image and status, professional associations, cultural policies, collections, censorship, outdated infrastructure and fossilised mentalities.
    Ex. Those elderly bureaucrats and their byzantine procedures are cherished by the customers, who tend to be uninterested in the arcane details of 'digital,' and so are relentlessly passé themselves.
    Ex. He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.
    Ex. So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    Ex. Does the library continue a stale tradition, or does it interpret social change?.
    Ex. Training would be needed for the reception staff, who all said they were a bit long in the tooth for learning how to use a computer.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) (Fís) out of phase; <mecanismo/ritmo> out of sync; <planes/etapas> out of step
    b) <ideas/persona> old-fashioned
    * * *
    = out of date [out-of-date], outdated [out-dated], outmoded, superseded, outworn, musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], out of sync, overaged, out of touch with + reality, fossilised [fossilized, -USA], byzantine, moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.], stale, long in the tooth.

    Ex: It is for this reason that many special libraries have constructed their own indexing language; they have avoided being tied to a possibly out of date published list.

    Ex: For example, the outdated subject heading 'Female emancipation' could be changed to the newer term 'Women's liberation' with this function.
    Ex: With computerization some libraries took the opportunity to replace outmoded abstracts bulletins with SDI services.
    Ex: Nonetheless, shelves fill up and eventually must be relieved of duplicated, superseded or obsolete books.
    Ex: This advertisement was part of a publicity campaign which was based on a presentation of Europe so outworn as to be almost meaningless.
    Ex: Only if we continuously redefine our goals in accordance with the developments in our societies will we remain dynamic libraries and not turn into musty institutions.
    Ex: The article 'Reading: an activity out of sync' emphasizes the need for the librarian and the teacher to work together to ensure that pupils are taught about a wide range of quality literature titles and authors.
    Ex: Bielefeld University is replacing its overaged mainframe data processing systems in the library.
    Ex: Some librarians seem to be out of touch with reality.
    Ex: The article deals with matters of image and status, professional associations, cultural policies, collections, censorship, outdated infrastructure and fossilised mentalities.
    Ex: Those elderly bureaucrats and their byzantine procedures are cherished by the customers, who tend to be uninterested in the arcane details of 'digital,' and so are relentlessly passé themselves.
    Ex: He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.
    Ex: So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    Ex: Does the library continue a stale tradition, or does it interpret social change?.
    Ex: Training would be needed for the reception staff, who all said they were a bit long in the tooth for learning how to use a computer.

    * * *
    1 ( Fís) out of phase
    2 ‹mecanismo/ritmo› out of sync; ‹planes/etapas› out of step
    3 ‹ideas/persona› old-fashioned
    está algo desfasado it's a little behind the times o old-fashioned
    * * *

    Del verbo desfasarse: ( conjugate desfasarse)

    desfasado es:

    el participio

    desfasado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹ideas/persona old-fashioned

    desfasado,-a adjetivo
    1 (objeto, moda, etc) outdated
    2 (persona) old-fashioned, behind the times
    3 Téc out of phase

    ' desfasado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    desfasada
    - atrasado
    English:
    time
    - out
    * * *
    desfasado, -a adj
    1. [desincronizado] out of synch o sync
    2. [persona] out of touch;
    [libro, moda] old-fashioned; [ideas] old-fashioned, out of date
    * * *
    adj fig
    old-fashioned
    * * *
    desfasado, -da adj
    1) : out of sync
    2) : out of step, behind the times
    * * *
    desfasado adj out of date

    Spanish-English dictionary > desfasado

  • 6 jaula

    f.
    1 cage.
    2 cattletruck.
    * * *
    2 (embalaje) crate
    3 (niños) playpen
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) [para animales] (tb Min) cage
    2) [de embalaje] crate
    3) [de demente] cell
    4) (Aut) lock-up garage
    5) Caribe * Black Maria *, paddy wagon (EEUU) *
    6) Méx (Ferro) * open truck
    7)
    * * *
    1) ( para animales) cage
    2) ( de ascensor) cage
    3) ( de embalaje) crate
    4)
    a) (fam) ( cárcel) jail
    b) (Méx) (Ferr) cattletruck
    5) (Col, Ven fam) ( furgón) Black Maria (colloq)
    * * *
    = cage, bird cage.
    Ex. No one ever arrived without some mishap at the two large cages at the far end of that gloomy room.
    Ex. So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    ----
    * encerrar en una jaula = cage.
    * jaula de grillos = madhouse.
    * jaula grande para pájaros = aviary.
    * meter en una jaula = cage.
    * * *
    1) ( para animales) cage
    2) ( de ascensor) cage
    3) ( de embalaje) crate
    4)
    a) (fam) ( cárcel) jail
    b) (Méx) (Ferr) cattletruck
    5) (Col, Ven fam) ( furgón) Black Maria (colloq)
    * * *
    = cage, bird cage.

    Ex: No one ever arrived without some mishap at the two large cages at the far end of that gloomy room.

    Ex: So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    * encerrar en una jaula = cage.
    * jaula de grillos = madhouse.
    * jaula grande para pájaros = aviary.
    * meter en una jaula = cage.

    * * *
    jaula de grillos ( fam); madhouse ( colloq)
    Compuesto:
    gilded cage
    D
    1 ( fam) (cárcel) jail
    está en la jaula he's doing time ( colloq), he's in the can ( AmE) o ( BrE) nick ( colloq)
    2 ( Méx) ( Ferr) cattletruck
    E ( Col fam) paddy wagon ( AmE colloq), police van ( BrE), meat wagon (sl)
    * * *

    jaula sustantivo femenino
    cage
    jaula f (para animales) cage
    ' jaula' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    escapar
    - varilla
    English:
    bar
    - birdcage
    - cage
    - bird
    - coax
    * * *
    jaula nf
    1. [para animales] cage
    Fig una jaula de grillos a madhouse;
    aquello era una jaula de grillos it was bedlam o a madhouse;
    Fig jaula de oro gilded cage
    2. [en mina] cage
    3. Fam [cárcel] slammer
    4. Carib, Col, RP Fam [policial] Br Black Maria, US paddy wagon
    * * *
    f cage
    * * *
    jaula nf
    : cage
    * * *
    jaula n cage

    Spanish-English dictionary > jaula

  • 7 lleno

    adj.
    1 full, filled, replete.
    2 full, full up.
    3 full, crowded.
    4 fraught, filled.
    m.
    fullness, full house.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: llenar.
    * * *
    1 full (de, of)
    2 (cubierto) covered (de, with)
    1 TEATRO full house
    \
    de lleno smack, right
    lleno,-a hasta el borde brimful
    ————————
    1 TEATRO full house
    * * *
    (f. - llena)
    adj.
    full, filled
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=completo) [plato, vaso] full; [teatro, tren] full

    ¡lleno, por favor! — [en una gasolinera] fill her up, please!

    2)

    lleno de —

    a) [espacio] full of; [superficie] covered in
    b) [complejos, problemas] full of; [odio, esperanza] filled with

    una mirada llena de odio — a hateful look, a look full of hate

    3)

    acertaste de lleno con ese comentario — you've hit the nail on the head (with that remark), that remark was spot on

    4) (=saciado) full, full up *
    5) (=regordete) plump, chubby
    6) (Astron) [luna] full
    2. SM
    1) (=aforo completo) [gen] sellout; (Cine, Teat) full house

    ayer hubo lleno en el concierto — there was a full house for the concert yesterday, yesterday's concert was a sellout

    lleno absoluto, lleno hasta la bandera, lleno total — (Cine, Teat) packed house; (Dep) capacity crowd

    2) (Astron) full moon
    * * *
    I
    - na adjetivo
    1)
    a) <estadio/autobús/copa> full
    b) ( cubierto)

    lleno de algo<de granos/manchas/polvo> covered in something

    c) ( después de comer) full (up) (colloq)
    2) ( regordete) plump
    3)
    II
    masculino sellout
    * * *
    = laden, whole, saturated, full [fuller -comp., fullest -sup.], packed full.
    Ex. When you arrive at the check-out desk you have a laden trolley and many more items than on your shopping list.
    Ex. One of them will take instructions and data from a whole roomful of girls armed with simple keyboard punches.
    Ex. Place a drop of a saturated solution of sugar in water on the paper and dab up the excess liquid with cotton wool.
    Ex. Since recall goes up as precision goes down, it is clearly not possible to achieve in general a system which gives full recall at the same time as full precision.
    Ex. The days will be packed full, without any filler and without a moment wasted.
    ----
    * cabeza llena de pájaros = head in the clouds.
    * cafetera llena de café = pot of coffee.
    * camino lleno de baches = bumpy road.
    * dar de lleno = hit + home.
    * decir con la boca llena = say in + full confidence.
    * dedicarse de lleno a = get + Posesivo + teeth into.
    * el camino hacia + Nombre + está lleno de + Nombre = the road (to/towards) + Nombre + is paved with + Nombre.
    * enfrascar a Alguien de lleno en lo más difícil = throw in + at the deep end.
    * entrar de lleno = plunge into.
    * entrar de lleno en = get + stuck into, get + stuck into.
    * estar lleno de problemas = bristle with + problems.
    * habitación llena de = roomful.
    * hablar con la boca llena = speak with + Posesivo + mouth full, talk with + Posesivo + mouth full.
    * llena de argot = slangy.
    * llena de depresiones = pitted.
    * lleno al máximo = packed to capacity, packed to the rafters.
    * lleno a reventar = bursting, bursting at the seams, packed to capacity, packed to the rafters.
    * lleno a tope = packed to capacity, packed to the rafters.
    * lleno completo = full house.
    * lleno de = fraught with, replete with, full of, bursting with, strewn with, plagued with, teeming with, studded with, brimful (of/with), riddled with, jam-packed (with), filled to capacity, flush with, laden with.
    * lleno de acción = actionful [action-full], action-packed.
    * lleno de aciertos = crowned with + success.
    * lleno de acontecimientos = eventful, event-filled.
    * lleno de actividades = event-filled.
    * lleno de angustia = angst-ridden.
    * lleno de baches = bumpy.
    * lleno de cardenales = black and blue.
    * lleno de chismes = gossipy.
    * lleno de clichés = cliche-ridden.
    * lleno de delincuentes = crime-ridden.
    * lleno de disgresiones = meandering.
    * lleno de divagaciones = meandering.
    * lleno de dudas = doubtful.
    * lleno de energía = energetic, feisty [feistier -comp., feistiest -sup.], full of beans.
    * lleno de entusiasmo = enthusiastic.
    * lleno de errores = buggy [buggier -comp., buggiest -sup.].
    * lleno de espinas = bony [bonier -comp., boniest -sup.].
    * lleno de estrellas = starry.
    * lleno de eventos = event-filled.
    * lleno de éxitos = crowned with + success.
    * lleno de famosos = celebrity-studded.
    * lleno de gracia = graceful.
    * lleno de hierbajos = weedy [weedier -comp., weediest -sup.].
    * lleno de huesos = bony [bonier -comp., boniest -sup.].
    * lleno de ilusiones = stardust in + Posesivo + eyes.
    * lleno de información = populated.
    * lleno de interés = solicitously.
    * lleno de matojos = weedy [weedier -comp., weediest -sup.].
    * lleno de nudos = gnarly [gnarlier -comp., gnarliest -sup.].
    * lleno de odio = hateful.
    * lleno de polilla = mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.].
    * lleno de prejuicios = prejudiced.
    * lleno de problemas = plagued with problems, problem-ridden.
    * lleno de remordimiento = remorseful.
    * lleno de retos = challenging.
    * lleno de sabor = flavourful [flavorful, -USA], full-flavoured [full-flavored, -USA].
    * lleno de sandeces = rubbishy.
    * lleno de significado = purposeful.
    * lleno de vida = vibrant, feisty [feistier -comp., feistiest -sup.], perky [perkier -comp., perkiest -sup.], spry [spryer comp., spryest -sup.], sprightly [sprightlier -comp., sprightliest -sup.], spirited, teeming with life, vivacious, ebullient, saucy [saucier -comp., sauciest -sup.].
    * lleno de vitalidad = full of beans.
    * lleno hasta el borde = full to the brim.
    * lleno hasta la bandera = packed to capacity, packed to the rafters.
    * lleno hasta los topes = bursting, bursting at the seams, packed to capacity, packed to the rafters.
    * lleno total = full house.
    * luna llena = full moon.
    * meter a Alguien de lleno en lo más difícil = throw in + at the deep end.
    * meterse de lleno en = get + Posesivo + teeth into.
    * meterse de lleno en lo más difícil = plunge in at + the deep end.
    * meterse de lleno en lo más difícil = swim in + the deep end, jump in at + the deep end.
    * palabra llena de contenido = substantive word.
    * participar de lleno en = become + a stakeholder in.
    * rebosante de energía y lleno de entusiasmo = all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.
    * repartir a manos llenas = dish out.
    * tetera llena de té = pot of tea.
    * un saco lleno de = a sackful of.
    * * *
    I
    - na adjetivo
    1)
    a) <estadio/autobús/copa> full
    b) ( cubierto)

    lleno de algo<de granos/manchas/polvo> covered in something

    c) ( después de comer) full (up) (colloq)
    2) ( regordete) plump
    3)
    II
    masculino sellout
    * * *
    = laden, whole, saturated, full [fuller -comp., fullest -sup.], packed full.

    Ex: When you arrive at the check-out desk you have a laden trolley and many more items than on your shopping list.

    Ex: One of them will take instructions and data from a whole roomful of girls armed with simple keyboard punches.
    Ex: Place a drop of a saturated solution of sugar in water on the paper and dab up the excess liquid with cotton wool.
    Ex: Since recall goes up as precision goes down, it is clearly not possible to achieve in general a system which gives full recall at the same time as full precision.
    Ex: The days will be packed full, without any filler and without a moment wasted.
    * cabeza llena de pájaros = head in the clouds.
    * cafetera llena de café = pot of coffee.
    * camino lleno de baches = bumpy road.
    * dar de lleno = hit + home.
    * decir con la boca llena = say in + full confidence.
    * dedicarse de lleno a = get + Posesivo + teeth into.
    * el camino hacia + Nombre + está lleno de + Nombre = the road (to/towards) + Nombre + is paved with + Nombre.
    * enfrascar a Alguien de lleno en lo más difícil = throw in + at the deep end.
    * entrar de lleno = plunge into.
    * entrar de lleno en = get + stuck into, get + stuck into.
    * estar lleno de problemas = bristle with + problems.
    * habitación llena de = roomful.
    * hablar con la boca llena = speak with + Posesivo + mouth full, talk with + Posesivo + mouth full.
    * llena de argot = slangy.
    * llena de depresiones = pitted.
    * lleno al máximo = packed to capacity, packed to the rafters.
    * lleno a reventar = bursting, bursting at the seams, packed to capacity, packed to the rafters.
    * lleno a tope = packed to capacity, packed to the rafters.
    * lleno completo = full house.
    * lleno de = fraught with, replete with, full of, bursting with, strewn with, plagued with, teeming with, studded with, brimful (of/with), riddled with, jam-packed (with), filled to capacity, flush with, laden with.
    * lleno de acción = actionful [action-full], action-packed.
    * lleno de aciertos = crowned with + success.
    * lleno de acontecimientos = eventful, event-filled.
    * lleno de actividades = event-filled.
    * lleno de angustia = angst-ridden.
    * lleno de baches = bumpy.
    * lleno de cardenales = black and blue.
    * lleno de chismes = gossipy.
    * lleno de clichés = cliche-ridden.
    * lleno de delincuentes = crime-ridden.
    * lleno de disgresiones = meandering.
    * lleno de divagaciones = meandering.
    * lleno de dudas = doubtful.
    * lleno de energía = energetic, feisty [feistier -comp., feistiest -sup.], full of beans.
    * lleno de entusiasmo = enthusiastic.
    * lleno de errores = buggy [buggier -comp., buggiest -sup.].
    * lleno de espinas = bony [bonier -comp., boniest -sup.].
    * lleno de estrellas = starry.
    * lleno de eventos = event-filled.
    * lleno de éxitos = crowned with + success.
    * lleno de famosos = celebrity-studded.
    * lleno de gracia = graceful.
    * lleno de hierbajos = weedy [weedier -comp., weediest -sup.].
    * lleno de huesos = bony [bonier -comp., boniest -sup.].
    * lleno de ilusiones = stardust in + Posesivo + eyes.
    * lleno de información = populated.
    * lleno de interés = solicitously.
    * lleno de matojos = weedy [weedier -comp., weediest -sup.].
    * lleno de nudos = gnarly [gnarlier -comp., gnarliest -sup.].
    * lleno de odio = hateful.
    * lleno de polilla = mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.].
    * lleno de prejuicios = prejudiced.
    * lleno de problemas = plagued with problems, problem-ridden.
    * lleno de remordimiento = remorseful.
    * lleno de retos = challenging.
    * lleno de sabor = flavourful [flavorful, -USA], full-flavoured [full-flavored, -USA].
    * lleno de sandeces = rubbishy.
    * lleno de significado = purposeful.
    * lleno de vida = vibrant, feisty [feistier -comp., feistiest -sup.], perky [perkier -comp., perkiest -sup.], spry [spryer comp., spryest -sup.], sprightly [sprightlier -comp., sprightliest -sup.], spirited, teeming with life, vivacious, ebullient, saucy [saucier -comp., sauciest -sup.].
    * lleno de vitalidad = full of beans.
    * lleno hasta el borde = full to the brim.
    * lleno hasta la bandera = packed to capacity, packed to the rafters.
    * lleno hasta los topes = bursting, bursting at the seams, packed to capacity, packed to the rafters.
    * lleno total = full house.
    * luna llena = full moon.
    * meter a Alguien de lleno en lo más difícil = throw in + at the deep end.
    * meterse de lleno en = get + Posesivo + teeth into.
    * meterse de lleno en lo más difícil = plunge in at + the deep end.
    * meterse de lleno en lo más difícil = swim in + the deep end, jump in at + the deep end.
    * palabra llena de contenido = substantive word.
    * participar de lleno en = become + a stakeholder in.
    * rebosante de energía y lleno de entusiasmo = all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.
    * repartir a manos llenas = dish out.
    * tetera llena de té = pot of tea.
    * un saco lleno de = a sackful of.

    * * *
    lleno1 -na
    A
    1 ‹teatro/estadio/autobús› full; ‹copa/tanque› full
    sírveme una taza bien llena pour me a nice full cup
    el teatro estaba lleno de bote en bote or hasta los topes the theater was (jam) packed o was full to bursting
    no hables con la boca llena don't speak with your mouth full
    lleno DE algo full OF sth
    lo dijo con los ojos llenos de lágrimas he said it with his eyes full of tears
    le gusta tener la casa llena de gente she loves having a houseful of people
    una mirada llena de rencor a look full of resentment, a resentful look
    2 (cubierto) lleno DE algo covered IN sth
    esta falda está llena de manchas this skirt is covered in o with stains
    tengo la cara llena de granos my face is covered in o with spots
    3 (de comida) full, full up ( colloq)
    no gracias, estoy lleno no thanks, I'm full (up)
    es una persona llena de complejos he's full of complexes
    C (regordete) plump
    es de cara llena she has a full face
    está algo llenita she has a full figure ( euph), she's a bit on the plump side
    D
    (Ur fam) (harto): me tiene lleno I'm fed up with her ( colloq), I'm sick of her ( colloq)
    E
    de lleno fully
    se dedicó de lleno a su carrera she dedicated herself fully o entirely to her career
    el sol le daba de lleno en la cara the sun was full on his face o was shining directly on his face
    sellout
    se espera un lleno total they're expecting a sellout
    se registraron llenos totales or completos noche tras noche the show played to capacity audiences o was sold out night after night
    * * *

     

    Del verbo llenar: ( conjugate llenar)

    lleno es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    llenó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    llenar    
    lleno    
    llenó
    llenar ( conjugate llenar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a)vaso/plato/cajón to fill;

    tanque to fill (up);
    maleta to fill, pack;

    lleno algo de/con algo to fill sth with sth
    b) formulario to fill out, to fill in (esp BrE)

    2
    a) ( cubrir) lleno algo de algo to cover sth with sth

    b) vacante to fill

    3 ( colmar) ‹ persona›:

    nos llenó de atenciones he made a real fuss of us
    4 ( hacer sentirse realizado) ‹ persona›:

    verbo intransitivo [ comida] to be filling
    llenarse verbo pronominal
    1
    a) [recipiente/estadio] to fill (up);

    el teatro solo se llenó a la mitad the theater only filled to half capacity o was only half full;

    llenose de algo to fill with sth
    b) ( cubrirse) llenose de algo ‹de polvo/pelos› to be covered in sth

    2bolsillo/boca to fill;
    llenose algo de algo to fill sth with sth
    3 ( colmarse):

    se llenoon de deudas they got heavily into debt
    4 [ persona] ( de comida):

    me llené (colloq) I'm full (up) (colloq)
    lleno 1
    ◊ -na adjetivo

    1
    a)estadio/autobús/copa full;

    lleno de algo full of sth
    b) ( cubierto) lleno de algo ‹de granos/manchas/polvo› covered in sth


    2
    de llenoconsagrarse/dedicarse fully;

    el sol nos daba de lleno the sun was shining down on us
    lleno 2 sustantivo masculino
    sellout
    llenar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 to fill: me llena de vergüenza/alegría, it fills me with shame/happiness
    2 (una superficie) llené la pared de fotografías, I covered the wall with photos
    3 (una comida, actividad, etc) to satisfy
    II verbo intransitivo to be filling: la paella llena mucho, paella is very filling
    lleno,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (colmado) full (up)
    luna llena, full moon
    2 (superficie) covered: está llena de manchas, it's covered with stains
    3 (gordito) plump
    II m (en espectáculos) full house
    ♦ Locuciones: figurado de lleno, fully: se equivocó de lleno, he went fully wrong
    ' lleno' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    auspiciar
    - cabeza
    - cargada
    - cargado
    - completa
    - completo
    - destilar
    - expositor
    - expositora
    - franchuta
    - franchute
    - hervir
    - llena
    - propaganda
    - sugestiva
    - sugestivo
    - telaraña
    - tope
    - borde
    - cháchara
    - chisme
    - dar
    - desconcierto
    - desnivel
    - energía
    - espanto
    - estrellado
    - grasa
    - llenar
    - peripecia
    - poder
    - recoveco
    - rencor
    - roncha
    - roña
    - satisfecho
    - vida
    English:
    action-packed
    - alive
    - bean
    - bony
    - bouncy
    - brim
    - bristle with
    - bumpy
    - capacity
    - chock-a-block
    - chock-full
    - colourful
    - cram
    - crowded
    - dynamic
    - eventful
    - fill
    - full
    - gulley
    - gully
    - half-full
    - jam-packed
    - life
    - lumpy
    - overgrown
    - remorseful
    - replete
    - roomful
    - scabby
    - scummy
    - sell-out
    - smoky
    - squarely
    - steamy
    - thick
    - truckload
    - well-intentioned
    - action
    - adore
    - anxious
    - beat
    - blotchy
    - bright
    - bubbly
    - chatty
    - colorful
    - deep
    - delight
    - dudgeon
    - energetic
    * * *
    lleno, -a
    adj
    1. [recipiente, habitación] full (de of); [suelo, mesa, pared] covered (de in o with);
    lleno, por favor [en gasolinera] fill her up, please;
    el estadio estaba lleno hasta los topes o [m5] hasta la bandera the stadium was packed to the rafters;
    estaba lleno de tristeza I was full of sadness;
    su discurso estaba lleno de promesas her speech was full of promises
    2. [regordete] plump
    3. [satisfecho] full (up);
    no quiero postre, gracias, estoy lleno I don't want a dessert, thanks, I'm full (up)
    4. [luna] full
    5. Urug Fam [harto] fed up;
    estoy lleno de esta computadora I'm fed up o I've had it up to here with this computer;
    me tiene llena I've had it with him;
    muy Fam
    tengo las pelotas llenas I'm Br bloody o US goddamn fed up!
    nm
    [en teatro, estadio] full house;
    se espera un lleno total a full house is expected
    de lleno loc adv
    le dio de lleno en la cara it hit him full in the face;
    acertó de lleno he was right o Br bang on target
    * * *
    I adj full (de of); pared covered (de with);
    estar lleno fam be full
    II m TEA full house;
    hubo un lleno total it was a complete sellout
    III adv
    :
    de lleno fully;
    meterse de lleno en algo put all one’s energy into sth
    * * *
    lleno, -na adj
    1) : full, filled
    2)
    de lleno : completely, fully
    3)
    estar lleno de sí mismo : to be full of oneself
    lleno nm
    1) fam : plenty, abundance
    2) : full house, sellout
    * * *
    lleno adj
    1. (en general) full
    2. (superficie) covered
    3. (de comida) full up

    Spanish-English dictionary > lleno

  • 8 lleno de polilla

    (adj.) = mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.]
    Ex. So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    * * *
    (adj.) = mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.]

    Ex: So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.

    Spanish-English dictionary > lleno de polilla

  • 9 obsoleto

    adj.
    obsolete, outdated, antiquated, old-fashioned.
    * * *
    1 obsolete
    * * *
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo obsolete
    * * *
    = anachronistic, obsolete, outdated [out-dated], outmoded, redundant, out of touch with + reality, timed, passé, out of vogue, out of fashion, out of style, dated, byzantine, moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.], musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], long in the tooth.
    Ex. We might all easily agree that LITERATURE, IMMORAL is not particularly descriptive of, and an anachronistic euphemism for, PORNOGRAPHY.
    Ex. To remove obsolete fine records from the online system, there is a programm to find all fines paid before a particular date and to remove them.
    Ex. For example, the outdated subject heading 'Female emancipation' could be changed to the newer term 'Women's liberation' with this function.
    Ex. With computerization some libraries took the opportunity to replace outmoded abstracts bulletins with SDI services.
    Ex. The card-based systems in which post-coordinate indexing was first conceived are more-or-less redundant.
    Ex. Some librarians seem to be out of touch with reality.
    Ex. Librarians need to be vociferous about achievements and services offered in order to dispel ideas about the stereotype librarian, timed and out of touch with contemporary society.
    Ex. By conscious or unconscious fixation on this single, already passé, facet of data processing technology we risk totally ignoring the other functions of a catalog.
    Ex. In general, however, the author's approach to his comparative method -- that comparativism is out of vogue -- is rather parochial.
    Ex. Abstract art has lately been considered out of fashion in the art centers of New York.
    Ex. Ten years ago ambition abounded; now risk-taking is out of style and vanguardism has been dampened by a pervasive enthusiasm for the past.
    Ex. Now, many of these libraries find that their systems are dangerously dated.
    Ex. Those elderly bureaucrats and their byzantine procedures are cherished by the customers, who tend to be uninterested in the arcane details of 'digital,' and so are relentlessly passé themselves.
    Ex. He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.
    Ex. So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    Ex. Only if we continuously redefine our goals in accordance with the developments in our societies will we remain dynamic libraries and not turn into musty institutions.
    Ex. Training would be needed for the reception staff, who all said they were a bit long in the tooth for learning how to use a computer.
    ----
    * hacer que sea obsoleto = render + obsolete, render + redundant.
    * quedarse obsoleto = be overtaken by events, outgrow.
    * volverse obsoleto = go out of + date, become + obsolete, go out of + fashion, obsolesce.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo obsolete
    * * *
    = anachronistic, obsolete, outdated [out-dated], outmoded, redundant, out of touch with + reality, timed, passé, out of vogue, out of fashion, out of style, dated, byzantine, moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.], musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], long in the tooth.

    Ex: We might all easily agree that LITERATURE, IMMORAL is not particularly descriptive of, and an anachronistic euphemism for, PORNOGRAPHY.

    Ex: To remove obsolete fine records from the online system, there is a programm to find all fines paid before a particular date and to remove them.
    Ex: For example, the outdated subject heading 'Female emancipation' could be changed to the newer term 'Women's liberation' with this function.
    Ex: With computerization some libraries took the opportunity to replace outmoded abstracts bulletins with SDI services.
    Ex: The card-based systems in which post-coordinate indexing was first conceived are more-or-less redundant.
    Ex: Some librarians seem to be out of touch with reality.
    Ex: Librarians need to be vociferous about achievements and services offered in order to dispel ideas about the stereotype librarian, timed and out of touch with contemporary society.
    Ex: By conscious or unconscious fixation on this single, already passé, facet of data processing technology we risk totally ignoring the other functions of a catalog.
    Ex: In general, however, the author's approach to his comparative method -- that comparativism is out of vogue -- is rather parochial.
    Ex: Abstract art has lately been considered out of fashion in the art centers of New York.
    Ex: Ten years ago ambition abounded; now risk-taking is out of style and vanguardism has been dampened by a pervasive enthusiasm for the past.
    Ex: Now, many of these libraries find that their systems are dangerously dated.
    Ex: Those elderly bureaucrats and their byzantine procedures are cherished by the customers, who tend to be uninterested in the arcane details of 'digital,' and so are relentlessly passé themselves.
    Ex: He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.
    Ex: So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    Ex: Only if we continuously redefine our goals in accordance with the developments in our societies will we remain dynamic libraries and not turn into musty institutions.
    Ex: Training would be needed for the reception staff, who all said they were a bit long in the tooth for learning how to use a computer.
    * hacer que sea obsoleto = render + obsolete, render + redundant.
    * quedarse obsoleto = be overtaken by events, outgrow.
    * volverse obsoleto = go out of + date, become + obsolete, go out of + fashion, obsolesce.

    * * *
    obsolete
    * * *

    obsoleto
    ◊ -ta adjetivo

    obsolete
    obsoleto,-a adjetivo obsolete: ese sistema de riego ha quedado obsoleto, this irrigation system is obsolete

    ' obsoleto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    obsoleta
    - usía
    English:
    dated
    - obsolete
    - outdated
    * * *
    obsoleto, -a adj
    obsolete;
    este uso ha quedado obsoleto this usage has become obsolete
    * * *
    adj obsolete
    * * *
    obsoleto, -ta adj
    desusado: obsolete

    Spanish-English dictionary > obsoleto

  • 10 polilla

    f.
    moth.
    * * *
    1 moth
    * * *
    SF (=mariposa) moth; (=oruga) grub; [de la ropa] clothes moth; [de la madera] woodworm; [de libros] bookworm
    * * *
    1) (Zool) moth
    2) (Per fam) ( prostituta) hooker (colloq)
    * * *
    = bookworm, moth, clothes moth.
    Ex. This article identifies five types of crawling insects which commonly infest libraries: booklice, bookworms, cockroaches, silverfish and termites.
    Ex. Animals profiled include buzzards, moths, leeches, jellyfish, snakes, slugs, and toads.
    Ex. This is necessary in order to overcome the damage caused by clothes moths and carpet beetles to hosiery and upholstery.
    ----
    * lleno de polilla = mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.].
    * polilla de la alfombra = carpet beetle.
    * polilla de la ropa = clothes moth.
    * * *
    1) (Zool) moth
    2) (Per fam) ( prostituta) hooker (colloq)
    * * *
    = bookworm, moth, clothes moth.

    Ex: This article identifies five types of crawling insects which commonly infest libraries: booklice, bookworms, cockroaches, silverfish and termites.

    Ex: Animals profiled include buzzards, moths, leeches, jellyfish, snakes, slugs, and toads.
    Ex: This is necessary in order to overcome the damage caused by clothes moths and carpet beetles to hosiery and upholstery.
    * lleno de polilla = mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.].
    * polilla de la alfombra = carpet beetle.
    * polilla de la ropa = clothes moth.

    * * *
    A ( Zool) moth
    Compuesto:
    woodworm
    B ( Per fam) (prostituta) prostitute, hooker ( colloq)
    * * *

    polilla sustantivo femenino (Zool) moth;

    polilla sustantivo femenino moth

    ' polilla' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    apolillada
    - apolillado
    - comer
    - picadura
    - revolotear
    English:
    moth
    * * *
    moth
    * * *
    f ZO moth
    * * *
    : moth
    * * *
    polilla n moth

    Spanish-English dictionary > polilla

  • 11 raído

    adj.
    frayed, torn, shabby, worn.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: raer.
    * * *
    1→ link=raer raer
    1 (deteriorado) threadbare, worn
    2 figurado (descarado) shameless, cheeky
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [paño] frayed, threadbare; [ropa, persona] shabby
    2) (=desvergonzado) shameless
    * * *
    - da adjetivo worn-out, threadbare
    * * *
    = frayed, worn, well-worn, moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.], timeworn.
    Ex. It has a time-worn and frayed look.
    Ex. Mearns warns us, 'Recollection is treacherous; it is usually too broad or too narrow for another's use; and what is more serious, it is frequently undependable and worn and feeble'.
    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. He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.
    Ex. So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    Ex. In the crest of the timeworn Black Mountains lies the summit of Mount Mitchell, the highest point east of the Mississippi.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo worn-out, threadbare
    * * *
    = frayed, worn, well-worn, moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.], timeworn.

    Ex: It has a time-worn and frayed look.

    Ex: Mearns warns us, 'Recollection is treacherous; it is usually too broad or too narrow for another's use; and what is more serious, it is frequently undependable and worn and feeble'.
    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: He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.
    Ex: So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    Ex: In the crest of the timeworn Black Mountains lies the summit of Mount Mitchell, the highest point east of the Mississippi.

    * * *
    raído -da
    worn-out, threadbare
    * * *

    Del verbo raer: ( conjugate raer)

    raído es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    raer    
    raído
    raer ( conjugate raer) verbo transitivo superficie to scrape;
    barniz/pintura to scrape off
    raído
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    worn-out, threadbare
    raído,-a adjetivo worn (out)

    ' raído' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    raída
    English:
    mangy
    - shabby
    - threadbare
    - thread
    - worn
    * * *
    raído, -a adj
    [desgastado] threadbare; [por los bordes] frayed
    * * *
    adj threadbare
    * * *
    raído, -da adj
    : worn, shabby
    * * *
    raído adj shabby [comp. shabbier; superl. shabbiest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > raído

  • 12 alpiste

    m.
    1 canary grass (plant).
    2 birdseed (seed).
    * * *
    1 birdseed, canary grass
    2 familiar (comida) food; (bebida) booze
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=semillas) birdseed, canary seed
    2) * (=alcohol) drink, booze *
    3) LAm * (=dinero) brass *
    * * *
    1) ( semillas) birdseed
    2) (RPl fam) ( bebida) booze (colloq)
    * * *
    1) ( semillas) birdseed
    2) (RPl fam) ( bebida) booze (colloq)
    * * *
    alpiste1
    1 = bird seed, canary grass.

    Ex: So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.

    Ex: The pollen of canary grass, which was introduced as a pasture grass from Europe, is a major allergen in southern Australia.

    alpiste2
    2 = booze.

    Ex: I have to hand it to you, maybe you've got some booze in you or maybe you just like to hang loose, but you put on quite a show.

    * * *
    A (planta) canary grass; (semillas) birdseed
    B ( RPl fam) (bebida) drink, booze ( colloq)
    * * *

    alpiste sustantivo masculino ( semillas) birdseed
    alpiste sustantivo masculino
    1 Bot birdseed, canary grass
    2 fam (bebida) booze
    * * *
    1. [planta] canary grass
    2. [semilla] birdseed
    3. Comp
    RP Fam
    estar al alpiste [alerta] to keep one's ears o eyes open
    * * *
    m
    1 birdseed
    2
    :
    le gusta mucho el alpiste fam he likes a drink, he’s very fond of the bottle fam
    * * *
    : birdseed

    Spanish-English dictionary > alpiste

См. также в других словарях:

  • Mothy — Moth y, a. Infested with moths; moth eaten. An old mothy saddle. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mothy — [môth′ē] adj. mothier, mothiest 1. infested with moths 2. moth eaten …   English World dictionary

  • mothy — adjective see moth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mothy — /maw thee, moth ee/, adj., mothier, mothiest. 1. containing moths. 2. moth eaten. [1590 1600; MOTH + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • mothy — adjective a) infested with moths b) moth eaten …   Wiktionary

  • mothy — moth·y || mɔθɪ / mÉ’ adj. infested with moths; worn out by moths; eaten away by moths; moth eaten, out of date, old fashioned …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mothy — adjective (mothier, mothiest) infested with or damaged by moths …   English new terms dictionary

  • mothy — moth•y [[t]ˈmɔ θi, ˈmɒθ i[/t]] adj. moth•i•er, moth•i•est 1) containing moths 2) moth eaten • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • mothy — /ˈmɒθi/ (say mothee) adjective (mothier, mothiest) 1. containing moths. 2. moth eaten. {moth + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • mothy — adj. (mothier, mothiest) infested with moths …   Useful english dictionary

  • moth — noun (plural moths) Etymology: Middle English mothe, from Old English moththe; akin to Middle High German motte moth Date: before 12th century 1. clothes moth 2. any of various usually nocturnal lepidopteran insects with antennae that are often… …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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