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  • 1 destartalado

    adj.
    broken-down, broken, ruined, in shambles.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: destartalar.
    * * *
    1 (casa etc) tumbledown, ramshackle; (coche etc) clapped-out, rickety; (mueble) dilapidated, shabby
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [casa] (=grande, mal dispuesta) large and rambling; (=ruinoso) tumbledown
    2) [coche] rickety
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    - da adjetivo (fam) < coche> beat-up (AmE colloq), clapped-out (BrE colloq); < mueble> shabby; < casa> ramshackle, rundown
    * * *
    = decrepit, rickety, dilapidated, ramshackle.
    Ex. No bright new digital firm can do without at least some of the supposedly decrepit bureaucracy it so abhors in the old tweedy institutions it wants to replace.
    Ex. Only the nomads travel by camel, other desert travellers have to depend on aged and rickety vehicles.
    Ex. China's transport authorities plan to scrap dilapidated ships to enhance safety and improve the competitiveness of the industry.
    Ex. The ramshackle village clings like a limpet to the cliffs.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (fam) < coche> beat-up (AmE colloq), clapped-out (BrE colloq); < mueble> shabby; < casa> ramshackle, rundown
    * * *
    = decrepit, rickety, dilapidated, ramshackle.

    Ex: No bright new digital firm can do without at least some of the supposedly decrepit bureaucracy it so abhors in the old tweedy institutions it wants to replace.

    Ex: Only the nomads travel by camel, other desert travellers have to depend on aged and rickety vehicles.
    Ex: China's transport authorities plan to scrap dilapidated ships to enhance safety and improve the competitiveness of the industry.
    Ex: The ramshackle village clings like a limpet to the cliffs.

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    1 ( fam); ‹coche› dilapidated, beat-up ( AmE colloq), clapped-out ( BrE colloq); ‹mueble› dilapidated, shabby; ‹casa› ramshackle, rundown, dilapidated
    2 ( fam) (desordenado) untidy
    la casa está toda destartalada the house is very untidy o in a terrible mess
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    Del verbo destartalar: ( conjugate destartalar)

    destartalado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    destartalado    
    destartalar
    destartalado
    ◊ -da adjetivo (fam) ‹ coche beat-up (AmE colloq), clapped-out (BrE colloq);


    mueble shabby;
    casa ramshackle, rundown
    destartalado,-a adjetivo ramshackle
    destartalar vtr LAm (dejar una casa o sitio sin los objetos de uso habitual) to clean out
    ' destartalado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    destartalada
    English:
    dilapidated
    - ramshackle
    - run-down
    - broken-down
    - decrepit
    - scruffy
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    destartalado, -a adj
    1. [viejo, deteriorado] dilapidated
    2. [desordenado] untidy
    * * *
    adj vehículo, casa dilapidated
    * * *
    destartalado, -da adj
    : dilapidated, tumbledown

    Spanish-English dictionary > destartalado

  • 2 desvencijado

    adj.
    broken-down, shabby, rickety, ruinous.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: desvencijar.
    * * *
    1→ link=desvencijar desvencijar
    1 rickety, broken-down, dilapidated
    * * *
    ADJ [silla, mueble] rickety; [máquina] broken-down
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <silla/cama> rickety; < coche> dilapidated, beat-up (AmE colloq), clapped-out (BrE colloq)
    * * *
    = rickety, decrepit, dilapidated, ramshackle.
    Ex. Only the nomads travel by camel, other desert travellers have to depend on aged and rickety vehicles.
    Ex. No bright new digital firm can do without at least some of the supposedly decrepit bureaucracy it so abhors in the old tweedy institutions it wants to replace.
    Ex. China's transport authorities plan to scrap dilapidated ships to enhance safety and improve the competitiveness of the industry.
    Ex. The ramshackle village clings like a limpet to the cliffs.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <silla/cama> rickety; < coche> dilapidated, beat-up (AmE colloq), clapped-out (BrE colloq)
    * * *
    = rickety, decrepit, dilapidated, ramshackle.

    Ex: Only the nomads travel by camel, other desert travellers have to depend on aged and rickety vehicles.

    Ex: No bright new digital firm can do without at least some of the supposedly decrepit bureaucracy it so abhors in the old tweedy institutions it wants to replace.
    Ex: China's transport authorities plan to scrap dilapidated ships to enhance safety and improve the competitiveness of the industry.
    Ex: The ramshackle village clings like a limpet to the cliffs.

    * * *
    ‹silla/cama› rickety, dilapidated; ‹coche› dilapidated, beat-up ( AmE colloq), clapped-out ( BrE colloq)
    la ventana quedó desvencijada the window was almost off its hinges
    ha sido un día agotador, estoy desvencijado ( fam); it's been an exhausting day, I'm whacked o dead beat o bushed ( colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo desvencijar: ( conjugate desvencijar)

    desvencijado es:

    el participio

    desvencijado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹silla/cama rickety;


    coche dilapidated, beat-up (AmE colloq), clapped-out (BrE colloq)
    desvencijado,-a adjetivo ramshackle, rickety
    ' desvencijado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    desvencijada
    English:
    rickety
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    desvencijado, -a adj
    [mesa, armario] rickety; [puerta, vehículo] battered; [estructura] ramshackle, tumbledown
    * * *
    adj rickety
    * * *
    desvencijado, -da adj
    : dilapidated, rickety

    Spanish-English dictionary > desvencijado

  • 3 esquelético2

    2 = scrawny [scrawnier -comp., scrawniest -sup.], puny [punier -comp., puniest -sup.], rickety.
    Ex. It is easy to see its two scrawny protagonists who ride around town on their bikes killing stray cats and dogs as victims of poverty and broken homes.
    Ex. They are for the most part, a puny, degenerate race, whose bodies are too weak for their overworked minds.
    Ex. Only the nomads travel by camel, other desert travellers have to depend on aged and rickety vehicles.

    Spanish-English dictionary > esquelético2

  • 4 nómada

    adj.
    nomadic, migrant, migratory.
    f. & m.
    nomad, Bedouin.
    * * *
    1 nomadic
    1 nomad
    * * *
    1.
    2.
    SMF nomad
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    I
    adjetivo nomadic
    II
    masculino y femenino nomad
    * * *
    = nomadic, nomad.
    Ex. An information system is said to be nomadic when the user has access to his or her personal information space from any location independent of specific devices.
    Ex. The Camel Mobile Library project, launched in Oct 1996, provides books to literate nomads to enable them to retain their literary skills.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo nomadic
    II
    masculino y femenino nomad
    * * *
    = nomadic, nomad.

    Ex: An information system is said to be nomadic when the user has access to his or her personal information space from any location independent of specific devices.

    Ex: The Camel Mobile Library project, launched in Oct 1996, provides books to literate nomads to enable them to retain their literary skills.

    * * *
    nomadic
    nomad
    * * *

    nómada adjetivo
    nomadic
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino
    nomad
    nómada
    1 adjetivo nomadic
    II mf nomad
    ' nómada' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    pueblo
    English:
    migrant
    - nomad
    * * *
    nómada, CSur nómade
    adj
    nomadic
    nmf
    nomad
    * * *
    I adj nomadic
    II m/f nomad
    * * *
    nómada adj
    : nomadic
    nómada nmf
    : nomad
    * * *
    nómada n nomad

    Spanish-English dictionary > nómada

  • 5 raquítico

    adj.
    1 rickety, anorexic, rachitic.
    2 weak.
    3 stunted.
    4 paltry, measly.
    * * *
    1 MEDICINA rachitic
    2 figurado (exiguo) meagre (US meager), small
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 rachitic person
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (Med) rachitic
    2) [cantidad, sueldo] paltry, miserly
    3) [árbol] stunted
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo
    a) <niño/animal> rickety, rachitic (tech); < árbol> stunted
    b) (fam) < cantidad> paltry, measly (colloq)
    * * *
    = scrawny [scrawnier -comp., scrawniest -sup.], puny [punier -comp., puniest -sup.], rickety.
    Ex. It is easy to see its two scrawny protagonists who ride around town on their bikes killing stray cats and dogs as victims of poverty and broken homes.
    Ex. They are for the most part, a puny, degenerate race, whose bodies are too weak for their overworked minds.
    Ex. Only the nomads travel by camel, other desert travellers have to depend on aged and rickety vehicles.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo
    a) <niño/animal> rickety, rachitic (tech); < árbol> stunted
    b) (fam) < cantidad> paltry, measly (colloq)
    * * *
    = scrawny [scrawnier -comp., scrawniest -sup.], puny [punier -comp., puniest -sup.], rickety.

    Ex: It is easy to see its two scrawny protagonists who ride around town on their bikes killing stray cats and dogs as victims of poverty and broken homes.

    Ex: They are for the most part, a puny, degenerate race, whose bodies are too weak for their overworked minds.
    Ex: Only the nomads travel by camel, other desert travellers have to depend on aged and rickety vehicles.

    * * *
    1 ‹niño/animal› rickety, rachitic ( tech)
    2 ‹árbol› stunted
    3 ( fam); ‹cantidad› paltry, measly ( colloq)
    * * *

    raquítico
    ◊ -ca adjetivo ‹niño/animal rickety, rachitic (tech);


    árbol stunted
    raquítico,-a adjetivo
    1 fam (una cantidad) small, paltry: le dan un sueldo raquítico, they pay him a pittance
    2 fam (una planta, un árbol) stunted
    3 fam (una persona) skinny, emaciated
    4 Med rachitic
    ' raquítico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    raquítica
    English:
    stunted
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    raquítico, -a
    adj
    1. [canijo] scrawny
    2. [escaso] miserable
    3. Med rachitic
    nm,f
    Med rickets sufferer
    * * *
    adj fig
    rickety
    * * *
    raquítico, -ca adj
    1) : scrawny, weak
    2) : measly, skimpy

    Spanish-English dictionary > raquítico

  • 6 tartana

    f.
    1 trap (carruaje).
    3 light carriage, waggonette, wagonette.
    4 wreck, old car.
    * * *
    2 (carruaje) trap
    3 familiar figurado (coche) banger, heap
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=carruaje) trap, light carriage
    2) * (=auto) banger *, clunker (EEUU) *
    * * *
    femenino covered trap
    * * *
    = rickety, lemon, jalopy.
    Ex. Only the nomads travel by camel, other desert travellers have to depend on aged and rickety vehicles.
    Ex. The California Lemon Law act applies not only to defective cars (or ' lemons') but recreational vehicles as well.
    Ex. For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    * * *
    femenino covered trap
    * * *
    = rickety, lemon, jalopy.

    Ex: Only the nomads travel by camel, other desert travellers have to depend on aged and rickety vehicles.

    Ex: The California Lemon Law act applies not only to defective cars (or ' lemons') but recreational vehicles as well.
    Ex: For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.

    * * *
    covered trap
    * * *

    tartana sustantivo femenino
    1 two-wheeled round-top carriage
    2 familiar (automóvil viejo, en mal estado) este automóvil está hecho una tartana, siempre está averiado, this car is a heap of old scrap, it's always breaking down
    * * *
    1. Fam [coche viejo] jalopy, Br banger
    2. [carruaje] trap
    * * *
    f
    1 ( carruaje) light carriage, trap
    2 ( coche) jalopy fam, Br
    old banger fam

    Spanish-English dictionary > tartana

  • 7 esquelético

    adj.
    1 skeletal, raw-boned, rawboned, emaciated.
    2 skeletal, of the skeleton.
    * * *
    1 (del esqueleto) skeletal
    2 familiar (delgado) skinny, bony
    \
    estar esquelético,-a familiar to be skin and bones
    * * *
    ADJ skeletal, skinny *
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo skeletal
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo skeletal
    * * *
    esquelético1

    Ex: The abstractor wants to construct a miniature surrogate of the document, written in his or her own words, a skeletal representation of the document.

    * músculo esquelético = skeletal muscle.

    esquelético2
    2 = scrawny [scrawnier -comp., scrawniest -sup.], puny [punier -comp., puniest -sup.], rickety.

    Ex: It is easy to see its two scrawny protagonists who ride around town on their bikes killing stray cats and dogs as victims of poverty and broken homes.

    Ex: They are for the most part, a puny, degenerate race, whose bodies are too weak for their overworked minds.
    Ex: Only the nomads travel by camel, other desert travellers have to depend on aged and rickety vehicles.

    * * *
    skeletal
    estaba verdaderamente esquelético he was an absolute skeleton o he was terribly thin o he was positively skeletal
    ¡no sigas adelgazando que estás esquelético! ( fam); don't go losing any more weight, you're all skin and bone now ( colloq)
    * * *

    esquelético,-a adjetivo
    1 Anat skeletal
    2 fam (muy delgado) skinny
    ' esquelético' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    esquelética
    English:
    scrawny
    * * *
    esquelético, -a adj
    1. Anat skeletal
    2. Fam [muy delgado] skinny;
    estar esquelético to be extremely o painfully thin
    * * *
    adj skeletal
    * * *
    esquelético, -ca adj
    : emaciated, skeletal

    Spanish-English dictionary > esquelético

См. также в других словарях:

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