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  • 1 capa de ozono

    ozone layer
    * * *
    (n.) = ozone layer
    Ex. This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.
    * * *

    Ex: This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.

    * * *
    ozone layer

    Spanish-English dictionary > capa de ozono

  • 2 chiflado

    adj.
    nutty, batty, crazy, bananas.
    f. & m.
    nut, crackpot, eccentric person, fruitcake.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: chiflar.
    * * *
    1→ link=chiflar chiflar
    1 familiar mad, crazy, barmy, nuts, bonkers
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 familiar nut, loony, headcase
    \
    estar chiflado,-a con/por algo familiar to be crazy about something, be mad about something
    estar chiflado,-a por alguien familiar (enamorado) to be madly in love with somebody
    * * *
    (f. - chiflada)
    adj.
    nutty, crazy
    * * *
    chiflado, -a *
    1.
    ADJ crazy *, barmy *

    estar chiflado con o por algo/algn — to be crazy about sth/sb

    2.
    SM / F nutter *, nutcase *
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo (fam) crazy (colloq), mad (BrE)

    ese viejo está chiflado — that old guy's crazy, that old guy's a nutter (colloq)

    estar chiflado por algo/alguien — to be crazy o nuts o (BrE) mad about something/somebody (colloq)

    II
    - da masculino, femenino (fam) nutcase (colloq), nutter (colloq)
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], crank, loony [loonier -comp., looniest -sup], nuts, zany [zanier -comp., zaniest -sup.], bonkers, wacko, screwy [screwier -comp., screwiest -sup.], wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, lunatic, nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, nutty [nuttier -comp., nuttiest -sup.], mad, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], space cadet, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].
    Ex. Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.
    Ex. The British Museum Reading Room is filled with cranks, hacks, poverty-stricken scholars who cherish their hobby.
    Ex. Some loud loonies are not dangerous to the library while others may be; the librarian needs to be able to guess which is which.
    Ex. I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex. His zany humor, gawky production, and sexual exhibitionism have grown in this new film into a confident, ironic account of a world in which it pays to be rich and beautiful.
    Ex. This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex. Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.
    Ex. This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.
    Ex. 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex. Since he wasn't stark raving mad as a result, but simply very relaxed, I decided I would try it when the opportunity arose.
    Ex. It is said that if anybody remained there for a night, he would be found in the morning either dead, raving mad, or endowed with remarkable genius.
    Ex. Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex. This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex. Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex. Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex. A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex. The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex. He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex. When squirrels are acting ' nutty,' it is often caused by a warble or botfly larva living beneath the animal's skin.
    Ex. When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex. This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex. There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex. Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex. I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex. ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    ----
    * chiflado de la informática = computer geek.
    * chiflado perdido = as daft as a brush, as thick as two (short) planks, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * estar chiflado = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * estar chiflado por = have + a crush on.
    * volverse chiflado = go + potty, go off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo (fam) crazy (colloq), mad (BrE)

    ese viejo está chiflado — that old guy's crazy, that old guy's a nutter (colloq)

    estar chiflado por algo/alguien — to be crazy o nuts o (BrE) mad about something/somebody (colloq)

    II
    - da masculino, femenino (fam) nutcase (colloq), nutter (colloq)
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], crank, loony [loonier -comp., looniest -sup], nuts, zany [zanier -comp., zaniest -sup.], bonkers, wacko, screwy [screwier -comp., screwiest -sup.], wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, lunatic, nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, nutty [nuttier -comp., nuttiest -sup.], mad, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], space cadet, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].

    Ex: Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.

    Ex: The British Museum Reading Room is filled with cranks, hacks, poverty-stricken scholars who cherish their hobby.
    Ex: Some loud loonies are not dangerous to the library while others may be; the librarian needs to be able to guess which is which.
    Ex: I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex: His zany humor, gawky production, and sexual exhibitionism have grown in this new film into a confident, ironic account of a world in which it pays to be rich and beautiful.
    Ex: This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex: Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.
    Ex: This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.
    Ex: 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex: Since he wasn't stark raving mad as a result, but simply very relaxed, I decided I would try it when the opportunity arose.
    Ex: It is said that if anybody remained there for a night, he would be found in the morning either dead, raving mad, or endowed with remarkable genius.
    Ex: Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex: This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex: Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex: Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex: A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex: The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex: He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex: When squirrels are acting ' nutty,' it is often caused by a warble or botfly larva living beneath the animal's skin.
    Ex: When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex: This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex: There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex: Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex: I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex: ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    * chiflado de la informática = computer geek.
    * chiflado perdido = as daft as a brush, as thick as two (short) planks, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * estar chiflado = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * estar chiflado por = have + a crush on.
    * volverse chiflado = go + potty, go off + Posesivo + rocker.

    * * *
    chiflado1 -da
    ( fam); crazy ( colloq), mad ( BrE)
    ese viejo está chiflado that old guy's crazy o mad o nuts ( colloq), that old guy's a nutter o off his rocker o round the bend ( colloq)
    estar chiflado POR algo/algn to be crazy o nuts o mad ABOUT sth/sb ( colloq)
    está chiflado por ti he's crazy o nuts o mad about you ( colloq)
    chiflado2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    ( fam); nutcase ( colloq), nutter ( colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo chiflar: ( conjugate chiflar)

    chiflado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    chiflado    
    chiflar
    chiflado
    ◊ -da adjetivo (fam) crazy (colloq), mad (BrE);

    estar chiflado por algo/algn to be crazy o mad about sth/sb (colloq)
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (fam) nutter (colloq)
    chiflar ( conjugate chiflar) verbo transitivoactor/cantante to whistle at ( as sign of disapproval), ≈ to boo
    verbo intransitivo
    1 ( silbar) to whistle
    2 (fam) ( gustar mucho):

    chiflarse verbo pronominal (fam) chifladose por algo/algn to be crazy about sth/sb (colloq)
    chiflado,-a
    I adjetivo familiar mad, crazy [por, about]
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino (loco) nut, loony
    chiflar verbo intransitivo
    1 (con la boca) to whistle
    (con un silbato) to blow
    2 familiar (gustar mucho) me chifla esta música, I love this music
    ' chiflado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    chiflada
    - sonada
    - sonado
    - loco
    English:
    barmy
    - batty
    - bend
    - loony
    - mental
    - moonstruck
    - nut
    - nutcase
    - nuts
    - nutty
    - plumb
    - potty
    - wacky
    - zany
    - cracked
    - crush
    - dotty
    - kooky
    - screw
    * * *
    chiflado, -a Fam
    adj
    crazy, mad;
    está chiflado por la música étnica he's crazy o mad about ethnic music;
    está chiflado por una compañera de clase he's really fallen for one of his classmates
    nm,f
    loony
    * * *
    adj fam
    crazy fam
    ( por about), nuts fam
    ( por about)
    II m, chiflada f nutcase fam, basketcase fam
    * * *
    chiflado, -da adj, fam : nuts, crazy
    chiflado, -da n, fam : crazy person, lunatic
    * * *
    chiflado adj crazy [comp. crazier; superl. craziest] / mad [comp. madder; superl. maddest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > chiflado

  • 3 descabellado

    adj.
    farfetched, crazy, wild, absurd.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: descabellar.
    * * *
    1→ link=descabellar descabellar
    1 figurado wild, crazy
    * * *
    ADJ [plan, idea] crazy, wild, preposterous
    * * *
    - da adjetivo crazy, ridiculous
    * * *
    = breakneck, misconceived, off-the-wall, screwy [screwier -comp., screwiest -sup.], harebrained, far-fetched [farfetched], cuckoo.
    Ex. Certainly, as we know from our previous discussion, no institution of its own accord would change at the breakneck pace at which our own field appears to be moving.
    Ex. It is important that those engaged in IR should not be abused by misconceived goals based on a failure to recognize the essential properties of IR.
    Ex. 'I hope this doesn't sound like an off-the-wall remark but have you ever heard of or read anything about the so called mid-life crisis?'.
    Ex. This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.
    Ex. Then one day she finds herself shooting the moon with a scheme so harebrained and daring that it just might succeed.
    Ex. If the situation arises in Britain as in the United States, where there is a proliferation of TV channels, and many local television stations, then it is perhaps not too far-fetched to imagine some of these transmitting either specialized or local teletext information.
    Ex. Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    ----
    * empresa descabellada = fool's errand.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo crazy, ridiculous
    * * *
    = breakneck, misconceived, off-the-wall, screwy [screwier -comp., screwiest -sup.], harebrained, far-fetched [farfetched], cuckoo.

    Ex: Certainly, as we know from our previous discussion, no institution of its own accord would change at the breakneck pace at which our own field appears to be moving.

    Ex: It is important that those engaged in IR should not be abused by misconceived goals based on a failure to recognize the essential properties of IR.
    Ex: 'I hope this doesn't sound like an off-the-wall remark but have you ever heard of or read anything about the so called mid-life crisis?'.
    Ex: This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.
    Ex: Then one day she finds herself shooting the moon with a scheme so harebrained and daring that it just might succeed.
    Ex: If the situation arises in Britain as in the United States, where there is a proliferation of TV channels, and many local television stations, then it is perhaps not too far-fetched to imagine some of these transmitting either specialized or local teletext information.
    Ex: Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    * empresa descabellada = fool's errand.

    * * *
    crazy, ridiculous
    * * *

    Del verbo descabellar: ( conjugate descabellar)

    descabellado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    descabellado    
    descabellar
    descabellado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    crazy, ridiculous
    descabellado,-a adjetivo crazy, wild

    ' descabellado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    delirante
    - descabellada
    - jalado
    English:
    misconceived
    - wild
    - outlandish
    * * *
    descabellado, -a adj
    crazy
    * * *
    adj
    :
    idea descabellada fam hare-brained idea fam
    * * *
    descabellado, -da adj
    : outlandish, ridiculous

    Spanish-English dictionary > descabellado

  • 4 disparatado

    adj.
    nonsensical, irrational, absurd, meaningless.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: disparatar.
    * * *
    1→ link=disparatar disparatar
    1 absurd, foolish, ridiculous
    * * *
    (f. - disparatada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ crazy, nonsensical
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <acto/proyecto/idea> crazy, ludicrous; <gasto/precio> outrageous, ridiculous, excessive
    * * *
    = off-the-wall, high-flying, screwy [screwier -comp., screwiest -sup.], harebrained, nonsensical.
    Ex. 'I hope this doesn't sound like an off-the-wall remark but have you ever heard of or read anything about the so called mid-life crisis?'.
    Ex. I do have to add, however, that this rapid character drawing was a touch spoiled by the bathos of Slake's high-flying style.
    Ex. This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.
    Ex. Then one day she finds herself shooting the moon with a scheme so harebrained and daring that it just might succeed.
    Ex. Parental protectiveness of children is surely a good thing if sensibly applied, but this nonsensical double standard doesn't help anyone.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <acto/proyecto/idea> crazy, ludicrous; <gasto/precio> outrageous, ridiculous, excessive
    * * *
    = off-the-wall, high-flying, screwy [screwier -comp., screwiest -sup.], harebrained, nonsensical.

    Ex: 'I hope this doesn't sound like an off-the-wall remark but have you ever heard of or read anything about the so called mid-life crisis?'.

    Ex: I do have to add, however, that this rapid character drawing was a touch spoiled by the bathos of Slake's high-flying style.
    Ex: This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.
    Ex: Then one day she finds herself shooting the moon with a scheme so harebrained and daring that it just might succeed.
    Ex: Parental protectiveness of children is surely a good thing if sensibly applied, but this nonsensical double standard doesn't help anyone.

    * * *
    1 ‹acto/proyecto/idea› crazy, ludicrous, absurd, ridiculous
    2 ‹gasto/precio› outrageous, ridiculous, excessive
    * * *

    Del verbo disparatar: ( conjugate disparatar)

    disparatado es:

    el participio

    disparatado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹acto/proyecto/idea crazy, ludicrous;


    gasto/precio outrageous, ridiculous
    disparatado,-a adjetivo absurd
    ' disparatado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    disparatada
    - peregrina
    - peregrino
    English:
    crazy
    - mad
    - wild
    - cockeyed
    - nonsensical
    * * *
    disparatado, -a adj
    absurd, crazy;
    precios disparatados ridiculous o crazy prices;
    una disparatada comedia de Brooks a screwball comedy by Brooks
    * * *
    absurd, crazy fam
    * * *
    disparatado, -da adj
    absurdo, ridículo: absurd, ridiculous, crazy

    Spanish-English dictionary > disparatado

  • 5 efecto invernadero, el

    (n.) = greenhouse effect, the
    Ex. This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > efecto invernadero, el

  • 6 majareta

    adj.
    nuts, crazy.
    f.
    loony, crazy person, crackpot, basket case.
    * * *
    1 familiar→ link=majara majara
    * * *
    = wacko, stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, madman, lunatic, basket case, nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, mad, crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].
    Ex. Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.
    Ex. Since he wasn't stark raving mad as a result, but simply very relaxed, I decided I would try it when the opportunity arose.
    Ex. It is said that if anybody remained there for a night, he would be found in the morning either dead, raving mad, or endowed with remarkable genius.
    Ex. Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex. Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex. This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex. They are seen as basket cases, 'damaged goods', the vulnerable children of the world who need the help and protection of the UN, NGOs and armies of therapists from the West.
    Ex. Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex. Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex. A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex. The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex. He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex. When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex. Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.
    Ex. This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex. Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex. I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex. ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    ----
    * estar majareta = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * volverse majareta = go + potty, go out of + Posesivo + mind, go off + the rails, go off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * * *
    = wacko, stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, madman, lunatic, basket case, nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, mad, crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].

    Ex: Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.

    Ex: Since he wasn't stark raving mad as a result, but simply very relaxed, I decided I would try it when the opportunity arose.
    Ex: It is said that if anybody remained there for a night, he would be found in the morning either dead, raving mad, or endowed with remarkable genius.
    Ex: Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex: Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex: This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex: They are seen as basket cases, 'damaged goods', the vulnerable children of the world who need the help and protection of the UN, NGOs and armies of therapists from the West.
    Ex: Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex: Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex: A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex: The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex: He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex: When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex: Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.
    Ex: This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex: Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex: I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex: ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    * estar majareta = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * volverse majareta = go + potty, go out of + Posesivo + mind, go off + the rails, go off + Posesivo + rocker.

    * * *

    majara, majareta adj fam loony, nutty
    ' majareta' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    majara
    English:
    marble
    - rocker
    * * *
    majareta, Esp majara Fam
    adj
    nutty
    nmf
    nutcase
    * * *
    adj fam
    nutty fam, screwy fam

    Spanish-English dictionary > majareta

  • 7 rayado

    adj.
    striped, lined, pinstripe, stripy.
    m.
    ruling, striped design.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: rayar.
    * * *
    1 stripes plural
    ————————
    1→ link=rayar rayar
    1 (tejido) striped
    2 (papel) ruled
    3 (arma) rifled
    1 stripes plural
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) [papel] ruled, lined; [tela, diseño] striped
    2) [disco, mueble] scratched
    3) [cheque] crossed
    4) * (=loco) cracked *, crazy
    5) Cono Sur (=fanático) extreme, fanatical
    2. SM
    1) [en papel] ruling, ruled lines pl ; [en tela, diseño] stripes pl, striped pattern
    2) Caribe (Aut) no parking area
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    1) < papel> lined, ruled (frml); <tela/vestido> striped, stripy (colloq)
    2) [ESTAR] (AmS fam) ( loco) screwy (colloq), nutty (colloq)
    II
    masculino ( en papel) lines (pl), ruling; (en tela, vestido) stripes (pl)
    * * *
    Ex. There is a need to preserve some materials from possible damage caused by dust, scratching, greasy fingerprints, and so forth.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    1) < papel> lined, ruled (frml); <tela/vestido> striped, stripy (colloq)
    2) [ESTAR] (AmS fam) ( loco) screwy (colloq), nutty (colloq)
    II
    masculino ( en papel) lines (pl), ruling; (en tela, vestido) stripes (pl)
    * * *

    Ex: There is a need to preserve some materials from possible damage caused by dust, scratching, greasy fingerprints, and so forth.

    * * *
    rayado1 -da
    A ‹papel› lined, ruled ( frml); ‹tela/vestido› striped, stripy ( colloq)
    B [ ESTAR] ( AmS fam) (loco) screwy ( colloq), nutty ( colloq), loopy ( colloq) ver tb rayar
    (en un papel) lines (pl), ruling; (en una tela, un vestido) stripes (pl)
    un cuaderno con un rayado más ancho an exercise book with a wider rule
    la falda tiene un rayado horizontal the dress has horizontal stripes
    * * *

    Del verbo rayar: ( conjugate rayar)

    rayado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    rayado    
    rayar
    rayado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    1 papel lined, ruled (frml);
    tela/vestido striped, stripy (colloq)
    2 [ESTAR] (AmS fam) ( loco) screwy (colloq), nutty (colloq)
    rayar ( conjugate rayar) verbo transitivo
    a)pintura/mesa to scratch


    verbo intransitivo
    1 ( dejar marca) to scratch
    2 ( aproximarse) rayado EN algo to border on sth, verge on sth
    3 (Méx) [ obreros] to get one's wages, get paid
    rayarse verbo pronominal
    1 [ superficie] to get scratched
    2 (AmS fam) ( volverse loco) to crack up (colloq)
    rayar
    I vtr (un cristal, disco, etc) to scratch
    II vi (lindar, rozar) to border [en/con, on]
    ' rayado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    papel
    English:
    amends
    - lined
    - ruled
    - striped
    * * *
    rayado, -a
    adj
    1. [a rayas] [tela] striped;
    [papel] ruled
    2. [disco, superficie] scratched
    3. CSur Fam [loco]
    estar rayado to be a headcase o Br nutter
    nm
    [rayas] stripes
    * * *
    adj disco, superficie scratched

    Spanish-English dictionary > rayado

  • 8 zumbado

    1 familiar crazy, loony
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1) [estar] (Esp arg)
    a) ( loco) crazy

    no sé lo que hago, estoy zumbado — I haven't (got) a clue what I'm doing, I've lost it

    2) [ESTAR] (Ven fam) ( osado) fresh (AmE), cheeky (BrE)
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], mad, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + nut, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck.
    Ex. Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.
    Ex. When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex. Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex. A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex. I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex. ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1) [estar] (Esp arg)
    a) ( loco) crazy

    no sé lo que hago, estoy zumbado — I haven't (got) a clue what I'm doing, I've lost it

    2) [ESTAR] (Ven fam) ( osado) fresh (AmE), cheeky (BrE)
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], mad, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + nut, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck.

    Ex: Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.

    Ex: When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex: Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex: A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex: I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex: ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.

    * * *
    zumbado1 -da
    A [ ESTAR] ( Esp arg)
    1 (loco) crazy
    2
    (alocado): no sé lo que hago, estoy zumbado I haven't a clue what I'm doing, I'm completely out of it o I'm just not with it ( colloq)
    B [ ESTAR] ( Ven fam) (osado) fresh ( AmE), cheeky ( BrE)
    zumbado2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    ( Ven fam)
    ¡ese tipo es un zumbado! that guy has some nerve ( AmE) o ( BrE) a nerve! ( colloq), that guy has got a cheek! ( BrE colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo zumbar: ( conjugate zumbar)

    zumbado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    zumbado    
    zumbar
    zumbar ( conjugate zumbar) verbo intransitivo [ insecto] to buzz;
    [ motor] to hum, whirr;
    pasar zumbando [bala/coche] to whizz by;

    me zumbaban los oídos my ears were buzzing o ringing
    verbo transitivo
    1 (fam) ‹ personato give … a good hiding (colloq)
    2 (Ven fam) ( tirar) to chuck (colloq), to throw
    zumbado,-a adj fam crazy, mad
    zumbar
    I vi (un insecto, una máquina) to buzz, hum
    II vtr fam to thrash
    ' zumbado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    zumbada
    * * *
    zumbado, -a Fam
    adj
    screwy, Br bonkers
    nm,f
    nut, crackpot
    * * *
    adj fam
    crazy
    * * *
    zumbado adj (loco) crazy [comp. crazier; superl. craziest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > zumbado

  • 9 efecto invernadero

    m.
    greenhouse effect, global warming.
    * * *
    greenhouse effect
    * * *
    el efecto invernadero
    (n.) = greenhouse effect, the

    Ex: This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.

    * * *
    greenhouse effect

    Spanish-English dictionary > efecto invernadero

  • 10 destornillado

    adj.
    1 inconsiderate, heedless, rash.
    2 screwy, looney, dotty, batty.
    3 unscrewed.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: destornillar.
    * * *
    ( fam); crazy ( colloq)
    * * *
    destornillado, -a adj
    Fam crazy, harebrained
    * * *
    adj fam
    crazy fam, screwy fam

    Spanish-English dictionary > destornillado

  • 11 chiflado

    • crackpot
    • crazy
    • daft
    • demented
    • gaga
    • moonstruck
    • nutty
    • off one's upper story
    • pixilated
    • pixillated
    • queer in the head
    • screwy

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > chiflado

  • 12 destornillado

    • dotty
    • nutty
    • screwy
    • unscrewed

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > destornillado

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