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ramshackle

  • 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
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    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.
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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.

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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
    * * *
    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.
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    1→ link=desvencijar desvencijar
    1 rickety, broken-down, dilapidated
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    ADJ [silla, mueble] rickety; [máquina] broken-down
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    - 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.

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    ‹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)
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    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
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    adj rickety
    * * *
    desvencijado, -da adj
    : dilapidated, rickety

    Spanish-English dictionary > desvencijado

  • 3 maltrecho

    adj.
    wretched, ruined, in very bad condition, in very bad shape.
    * * *
    1 (persona) battered, wrecked
    2 (cosa) damaged, destroyed
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    ADJ
    1) [objeto] battered, knocked-about
    2) [persona] (=herida) injured; (=agotada) worn out
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    - cha adjetivo [ESTAR] in a bad way (colloq)
    * * *
    = battered, ruined, ramshackle.
    Ex. Seventeenth-century English printing was abysmally poor, and there are few books that were not set in ill-cast, battered type, clumsily arranged and carelessly printed in brown ink on shabby paper.
    Ex. The beach is a ruined landscape, eerily quiet, save for the hum of mechanical diggers searching for yet more corpses.
    Ex. The ramshackle village clings like a limpet to the cliffs.
    * * *
    - cha adjetivo [ESTAR] in a bad way (colloq)
    * * *
    = battered, ruined, ramshackle.

    Ex: Seventeenth-century English printing was abysmally poor, and there are few books that were not set in ill-cast, battered type, clumsily arranged and carelessly printed in brown ink on shabby paper.

    Ex: The beach is a ruined landscape, eerily quiet, save for the hum of mechanical diggers searching for yet more corpses.
    Ex: The ramshackle village clings like a limpet to the cliffs.

    * * *
    [ ESTAR]:
    lo dejaron muy maltrecho they left him in a bad way ( colloq)
    las arcas maltrechas del ayuntamiento the depleted coffers of the town hall
    * * *

    maltrecho
    ◊ - cha adjetivo: lo dejaron muy maltrecho they left him in a bad way

    maltrecho,-a adjetivo in a terrible state, battered

    ' maltrecho' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    baldada
    - baldado
    - maltrecha
    English:
    dent
    - battered
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    maltrecho, -a adj
    1. [física, moralmente] battered;
    sus maltrechas rodillas no aguantaron el ritmo his battered knees couldn't withstand the pace;
    el divorcio lo dejó maltrecho the divorce left him in a sorry state
    2. [dañado] damaged;
    la maltrecha economía del país the country's battered economy;
    la posición del presidente ha quedado maltrecha tras el escándalo the president has been left with a shakier hold on power after the scandal
    * * *
    adj cosa damaged;
    dejar maltrecho persona, salud weaken, damage;
    quedar maltrecho de persona, salud be weakened, be damaged
    * * *
    maltrecho, - cha adj
    : battered, damaged

    Spanish-English dictionary > maltrecho

  • 4 ruinoso

    adj.
    ruinous, in ruins, tacky, shabby.
    * * *
    1 ruinous, disastrous
    2 figurado tumbledown, dilapidated
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (Arquit) ruinous; (=destartalado) tumbledown
    2) (Econ) ruinous, disastrous
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo <edificio/vivienda> dilapidated, rundown; <economía/negocio> ruinous, disastrous
    * * *
    = ruinous, dilapidated, decayed, decaying, disintegrating, crumbling, nasty looking, shanky [shankier -comp., shankiest -sup.], ramshackle.
    Ex. Negative features are the water sprinkler fire extinguishing system, which, if activated, would be ruinous to the Library's holdings.
    Ex. China's transport authorities plan to scrap dilapidated ships to enhance safety and improve the competitiveness of the industry.
    Ex. The city was considered to be seedy ( decayed, littered, grimy, and dreary), crowded, busy, and strongly idiosyncratic (quaint, historic, colorful, and full of 'atmosphere').
    Ex. Following World War II, 'urban renewal' referred primarily to public efforts to revitalize aging and decaying inner cities.
    Ex. For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    Ex. We must now look beyond crumbling books to determine the deeper significance of our stewardship obligations for the future = Debemos mirar más allá de los libros en deterioro para determinar cuál es el verdadero significado de nuestras obligaciones para el futuro.
    Ex. It's more advisable to have a cheap and skanky bike for pootling around town, the idea being that no-one would want to nick a nasty looking bike.
    Ex. It's more advisable to have a cheap and skanky bike for pootling around town, the idea being that no-one would want to nick a nasty looking bike.
    Ex. The ramshackle village clings like a limpet to the cliffs.
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    * de aspecto ruinoso = run-down.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo <edificio/vivienda> dilapidated, rundown; <economía/negocio> ruinous, disastrous
    * * *
    = ruinous, dilapidated, decayed, decaying, disintegrating, crumbling, nasty looking, shanky [shankier -comp., shankiest -sup.], ramshackle.

    Ex: Negative features are the water sprinkler fire extinguishing system, which, if activated, would be ruinous to the Library's holdings.

    Ex: China's transport authorities plan to scrap dilapidated ships to enhance safety and improve the competitiveness of the industry.
    Ex: The city was considered to be seedy ( decayed, littered, grimy, and dreary), crowded, busy, and strongly idiosyncratic (quaint, historic, colorful, and full of 'atmosphere').
    Ex: Following World War II, 'urban renewal' referred primarily to public efforts to revitalize aging and decaying inner cities.
    Ex: For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    Ex: We must now look beyond crumbling books to determine the deeper significance of our stewardship obligations for the future = Debemos mirar más allá de los libros en deterioro para determinar cuál es el verdadero significado de nuestras obligaciones para el futuro.
    Ex: It's more advisable to have a cheap and skanky bike for pootling around town, the idea being that no-one would want to nick a nasty looking bike.
    Ex: It's more advisable to have a cheap and skanky bike for pootling around town, the idea being that no-one would want to nick a nasty looking bike.
    Ex: The ramshackle village clings like a limpet to the cliffs.
    * de aspecto ruinoso = run-down.

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    ruinoso -sa
    1 ‹edificio/vivienda› dilapidated, rundown
    2 ‹economía/negocio› ruinous, disastrous
    los intereses resultaron ruinosos the interest was ruinous o crippling
    * * *

    ruinoso,-a adjetivo
    1 (un edificio) dilapidated, tumbledown
    2 (un negocio) ruinous, disastrous
    ' ruinoso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ruinosa
    English:
    dilapidated
    - ruinous
    - condemn
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    ruinoso, -a adj
    1. [poco rentable] ruinous;
    la situación del sector textil es ruinosa the textile industry is in a disastrous o ruinous state
    2. [edificio] ramshackle, dilapidated
    * * *
    adj in ruins;
    estado ruinoso dilapidated state
    * * *
    ruinoso, -sa adj
    1) : run-down, dilapidated
    2) : ruinous, disasterous

    Spanish-English dictionary > ruinoso

  • 5 caserón

    m.
    large house.
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    1 big rambling house
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    SM large house, ramshackle house
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    masculino big, rambling house
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    masculino big, rambling house
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    (casagrande) big, rambling house; (— grande y destartalada) big, run-down house
    * * *
    large, rambling house
    * * *
    m big old barn

    Spanish-English dictionary > caserón

  • 6 camastro

    m.
    1 ramshackle bed.
    2 rough old bed, rickety bed, makeshift bed, pallet.
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    1 rickety old bed
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    ( pey)
    hard old bed
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    ramshackle bed
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    m uncomfortable old bed
    * * *
    : small hard bed, pallet

    Spanish-English dictionary > camastro

  • 7 destartalada


    destartalado,-a adjetivo ramshackle

    Spanish-English dictionary > destartalada

  • 8 desvencijada


    desvencijado,-a adjetivo ramshackle, rickety

    Spanish-English dictionary > desvencijada

  • 9 a punto de caerse

    • off balance
    • ramshackle

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > a punto de caerse

  • 10 corral de vacas

    • ramshackle house

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > corral de vacas

  • 11 destartalado

    • broken-down
    • dilapidated
    • down at the heels
    • in several ways
    • in shape
    • jumbled
    • out at the heel
    • out at the heels
    • ramshackle
    • ruined
    • shabby
    • tumbledown
    • wrestling match
    • wretchedly

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > destartalado

  • 12 desvencijado

    • dilapidated
    • ramshackle
    • rattletrap
    • rick
    • rickety bed

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > desvencijado

  • 13 ruinoso

    • dilapidated
    • in round numbers
    • in running order
    • ramshackle
    • ruinous
    • tumbledown

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > ruinoso

См. также в других словарях:

  • Ramshackle — Ram shac*kle (r[a^]m sh[a^]k*k l), a. [Etymol. uncertain.] Loose; disjointed; falling to pieces; out of repair. [1913 Webster] There came . . . my lord the cardinal, in his ramshackle coach. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ramshackle — (adj.) 1809, back formation from ramshackled, earlier ranshackled (1670s), alteration of ransackled, pp. of ransackle (see RANSACK (Cf. ransack)). The word seems to have been regarded as Scottish. Reading over this note to an American gentleman,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • ramshackle — [ram′shak΄əl] adj. [back form. < ramshackled, for earlier ransackled, pp. of ransackle, freq. of RANSACK] loose and rickety; likely to fall to pieces; shaky [a ramshackle old building] …   English World dictionary

  • Ramshackle — Ram shac*kle, v. t. To search or ransack; to rummage. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ramshackle — index dilapidated Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • ramshackle — [adj] falling apart; in poor condition broken down, crumbling, decrepit, derelict, dilapidated, flimsy, jerry built*, rickety, shabby, shaky, tottering, tumble down, unfirm, unsafe, unsteady; concepts 485,488 Ant. good, nice, repaired, stable …   New thesaurus

  • ramshackle — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ in a state of severe disrepair. ORIGIN from obsolete ransackled «ransacked» …   English terms dictionary

  • ramshackle — [[t]ræ̱mʃæk(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A ramshackle building is badly made or in bad condition, and looks as if it is likely to fall down. They entered the shop, which was a curious ramshackle building. Syn: tumbledown 2) ADJ GRADED: usu… …   English dictionary

  • ramshackle — ram|shack|le [ˈræmʃækəl] adj [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: ransack] a ramshackle building or vehicle is in bad condition and in need of repair = ↑tumbledown ▪ a ramshackle old cottage …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ramshackle — adjective a ramshackle building or vehicle is in bad condition and in need of repair: a ramshackle old farmhouse …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ramshackle — adjective Etymology: alteration of earlier ransackled, from past participle of obsolete ransackle, frequentative of ransack Date: 1830 1. appearing ready to collapse ; rickety 2. carelessly or loosely constructed < a ramshackle plot > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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