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the street is filthy

  • 1 boletín del Wall Street

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  • 2 Wall Street

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  • 3 Wall Street Journal

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  • 4 Street

    Street

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  • 5 aspirante a las llaves de Downing Street

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  • 6 adornar

    v.
    1 to decorate.
    2 to adorn.
    Ellos adornaron la estancia They adorned the room.
    Ella adornó la verdad She adorned the truth.
    3 to be decorative.
    hace falta algo que adorne we need to add some sort of decorative touch
    * * *
    1 to adorn, decorate
    2 figurado to embellish
    * * *
    verb
    1) to adorn, decorate
    2) trim
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=decorar) to adorn, decorate (de with)
    (Cos) to trim (de with) (Culin) to garnish (de with)
    2) [+ persona] (=dotar) to endow, bless (de with)
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <habitación/sombrero/comida> to decorate
    b) <relato/discurso> to embellish
    c) flores/banderas to adorn
    2.
    adornarse v pron (refl) <cabeza/pelo> to adorn
    * * *
    = embroider, deck out, ornament, adorn, stud, embellish, grace, trim, drape, ornate.
    Ex. This very absence of quality is what makes these books attractive to children, not just because they are easy to read, undemanding, untaxing, but because the simplistic plots and characters leave children free to embroider and enrich the stories in their own way as they read.
    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. Then, from about 1830, the covering material was further ornamented in an embossing machine = Entonces, aproximadamente a partir de 1830, el material de la cubierta se adornaba aún más con la ayuda de una máquina de estampar en relieve.
    Ex. Florence used the occasion to boost its international prestige by creating a triumphal arch adorned with inscriptions and sculptures.
    Ex. Substantial improvements in access and off-street parking have been made, and shopping centers now stud the landscape.
    Ex. In industrial societies even the poorest people acquire artefacts to embellish their surroundings; such 'bric-a-brac' may in some cases be the detritus of a previous age or a more affluent environment, and in some cases is destined to become 'collectable' in time to come.
    Ex. The greatest living theoretician of descriptive cataloging, Professor Seymour Lubetzky, graced our library with his brilliance, insight, and fierce dedication to the integrity of the catalog.
    Ex. The scarf can be knit with pockets at the end to keep their hands toasty or trimmed with bobbles for a funky look.
    Ex. Classrooms were draped with cloth and garlanded with lattices and vines.
    Ex. The bottom of the map is ornated with a large decorative allegoric city view of Stralsund flanked by two sea monsters.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <habitación/sombrero/comida> to decorate
    b) <relato/discurso> to embellish
    c) flores/banderas to adorn
    2.
    adornarse v pron (refl) <cabeza/pelo> to adorn
    * * *
    = embroider, deck out, ornament, adorn, stud, embellish, grace, trim, drape, ornate.

    Ex: This very absence of quality is what makes these books attractive to children, not just because they are easy to read, undemanding, untaxing, but because the simplistic plots and characters leave children free to embroider and enrich the stories in their own way as they read.

    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: Then, from about 1830, the covering material was further ornamented in an embossing machine = Entonces, aproximadamente a partir de 1830, el material de la cubierta se adornaba aún más con la ayuda de una máquina de estampar en relieve.
    Ex: Florence used the occasion to boost its international prestige by creating a triumphal arch adorned with inscriptions and sculptures.
    Ex: Substantial improvements in access and off-street parking have been made, and shopping centers now stud the landscape.
    Ex: In industrial societies even the poorest people acquire artefacts to embellish their surroundings; such 'bric-a-brac' may in some cases be the detritus of a previous age or a more affluent environment, and in some cases is destined to become 'collectable' in time to come.
    Ex: The greatest living theoretician of descriptive cataloging, Professor Seymour Lubetzky, graced our library with his brilliance, insight, and fierce dedication to the integrity of the catalog.
    Ex: The scarf can be knit with pockets at the end to keep their hands toasty or trimmed with bobbles for a funky look.
    Ex: Classrooms were draped with cloth and garlanded with lattices and vines.
    Ex: The bottom of the map is ornated with a large decorative allegoric city view of Stralsund flanked by two sea monsters.

    * * *
    adornar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 «persona» ‹habitación› to decorate; ‹vestido/sombrero› to trim, decorate; ‹plato/comida› to garnish, decorate
    adornaron la iglesia con flores they decorated o ( liter) decked the church with flowers
    2 ‹relato/discurso› to embellish
    3 «flores/banderas» to adorn
    las banderas que adornan la fachada del hotel the flags which adorn the facade of the hotel
    las virtudes/cualidades que lo adornan ( liter); the virtues/qualities with which he is blessed ( liter)
    ( refl):
    los domingos se adornan y salen de paseo on Sundays they get dressed up and go out for a stroll
    se adornó los brazos con pulseras she adorned her arms with bracelets
    * * *

    adornar ( conjugate adornar) verbo transitivo
    a)habitación/sombrero/comida to decorate

    b)relato/discurso to embellish

    c) [flores/banderas] to adorn

    adornarse verbo pronominal ( refl) ‹cabeza/pelo to adorn
    adornar verbo transitivo to adorn, decorate
    ' adornar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cinta
    - peineta
    - purpurina
    English:
    adorn
    - deck
    - decorate
    - embellish
    - embroider
    - garnish
    - hang
    - trim
    - festoon
    * * *
    vt
    1. [decorar] to decorate;
    adornó la habitación con cuadros she decorated o hung the room with paintings
    2. [aderezar] to adorn ( con with);
    adornó el relato con florituras del lenguaje she embellished the story with fancy language
    vi
    to be decorative;
    hace falta algo que adorne we need to add some sort of decorative touch
    * * *
    v/t decorate
    * * *
    decorar: to decorate, to adorn
    * * *
    adornar vb to decorate

    Spanish-English dictionary > adornar

  • 7 asqueroso

    adj.
    loathsome, repugnant, nauseating, filthy.
    m.
    creep, unpleasant person, scuzz.
    * * *
    1 (sucio) dirty, filthy
    2 (desagradable) disgusting, revolting, foul
    3 (que siente asco) squeamish
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (sucio) filthy person, revolting person
    2 (que siente asco) squeamish person
    * * *
    (f. - asquerosa)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=repugnante) disgusting, revolting; [condición] squalid; (=sucio) filthy
    2) (=de gusto delicado) squeamish
    * * *
    I
    - sa adjetivo
    1)
    a) <libro/película> digusting, filthy
    b) <olor/comida/costumbre> disgusting, revolting
    2)
    a) (fam) (malo, egoísta) mean (colloq), horrible (BrE colloq)
    b) ( lascivo)
    II
    - sa masculino, femenino
    1) ( sucio)
    2) (fam) (malo, egoísta) meany (colloq)
    * * *
    = filthy [filthier -comp, filthiest -sup.], revolting, foul [fouler -comp., foulest -sup.], repulsive, disgusting, grungy, squalid, minger, minging, nasty [natier -comp., nastiest -sup.], appalling, mucky [muckier -comp., muckiest -sup.], icky [ickier -comp., ickiest -sup.], yucky [yuckier -comp., yuckiest -sup.], creepy [creepier -comp., creepiest -sup.], creep, lowdown.
    Ex. Printing houses -- apart from the few that had been built for the purpose rather than converted from something else -- were generally filthy and badly ventilated.
    Ex. This was so that the stuffing could be teased out and cleared of lumps, and so that the pelts could be softened by currying and soaking them in urine; the smell is said to have been revolting.
    Ex. Well, we non-smokers also like to put our feet up and relax, too; but we have to breathe in their foul fumes = Pues bien, a nosotros los no fumadores también nos gusta poner los pies en alto y relajarnos pero tenemos que respirar su repugnante humo.
    Ex. A new indicator, representing the asymmetry of coauthorship links, was used to reveal the main 'attractive' and ' repulsive' centres of cooperation.
    Ex. I find it disgusting but I guess that's human nature.
    Ex. It is primarily a story about a girl who, pregnant, flees her disapproving family to search for the father of her child in the grungy and sinister Midlands of England.
    Ex. The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
    Ex. Everyone is attractive to someone, there is no such thing as a minger, but there are many people who I think are minging.
    Ex. Everyone is attractive to someone, there is no such thing as a minger, but there are many people who I think are minging.
    Ex. Anthony Datto thanked them for having permitted him to unburden himself and after a few desultory remarks about the nasty weather and nothing in particular, they parted.
    Ex. His article, 'The skeleton in the our closet: public libraries art collections suffer appalling losses,' examines the problem of theft and mutilation of art materials in public libraries.
    Ex. Bulrush prefers full or partial sun, wet conditions, and soil that is mucky or sandy.
    Ex. Neck buffs and balaclava's get the most icky, because you're usually breathing against them, and they tend to get a bit moist.
    Ex. I saw Gina's post the other day where she said she feels 'fat and frumpish and yucky'.
    Ex. Today I got followed home by a creepy man with a high-pitched voice.
    Ex. The main character, Tom Johnson, realizes that no girls go out with creeps like him so he quickly changes and buys a guitar and learns how to play one.
    Ex. The board clearly didn't care if its commissioner was a lowdown, lying, corrupt and untrustworthy creep, likely because that is the nature of the entire organization.
    * * *
    I
    - sa adjetivo
    1)
    a) <libro/película> digusting, filthy
    b) <olor/comida/costumbre> disgusting, revolting
    2)
    a) (fam) (malo, egoísta) mean (colloq), horrible (BrE colloq)
    b) ( lascivo)
    II
    - sa masculino, femenino
    1) ( sucio)
    2) (fam) (malo, egoísta) meany (colloq)
    * * *
    = filthy [filthier -comp, filthiest -sup.], revolting, foul [fouler -comp., foulest -sup.], repulsive, disgusting, grungy, squalid, minger, minging, nasty [natier -comp., nastiest -sup.], appalling, mucky [muckier -comp., muckiest -sup.], icky [ickier -comp., ickiest -sup.], yucky [yuckier -comp., yuckiest -sup.], creepy [creepier -comp., creepiest -sup.], creep, lowdown.

    Ex: Printing houses -- apart from the few that had been built for the purpose rather than converted from something else -- were generally filthy and badly ventilated.

    Ex: This was so that the stuffing could be teased out and cleared of lumps, and so that the pelts could be softened by currying and soaking them in urine; the smell is said to have been revolting.
    Ex: Well, we non-smokers also like to put our feet up and relax, too; but we have to breathe in their foul fumes = Pues bien, a nosotros los no fumadores también nos gusta poner los pies en alto y relajarnos pero tenemos que respirar su repugnante humo.
    Ex: A new indicator, representing the asymmetry of coauthorship links, was used to reveal the main 'attractive' and ' repulsive' centres of cooperation.
    Ex: I find it disgusting but I guess that's human nature.
    Ex: It is primarily a story about a girl who, pregnant, flees her disapproving family to search for the father of her child in the grungy and sinister Midlands of England.
    Ex: The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
    Ex: Everyone is attractive to someone, there is no such thing as a minger, but there are many people who I think are minging.
    Ex: Everyone is attractive to someone, there is no such thing as a minger, but there are many people who I think are minging.
    Ex: Anthony Datto thanked them for having permitted him to unburden himself and after a few desultory remarks about the nasty weather and nothing in particular, they parted.
    Ex: His article, 'The skeleton in the our closet: public libraries art collections suffer appalling losses,' examines the problem of theft and mutilation of art materials in public libraries.
    Ex: Bulrush prefers full or partial sun, wet conditions, and soil that is mucky or sandy.
    Ex: Neck buffs and balaclava's get the most icky, because you're usually breathing against them, and they tend to get a bit moist.
    Ex: I saw Gina's post the other day where she said she feels 'fat and frumpish and yucky'.
    Ex: Today I got followed home by a creepy man with a high-pitched voice.
    Ex: The main character, Tom Johnson, realizes that no girls go out with creeps like him so he quickly changes and buys a guitar and learns how to play one.
    Ex: The board clearly didn't care if its commissioner was a lowdown, lying, corrupt and untrustworthy creep, likely because that is the nature of the entire organization.

    * * *
    asqueroso1 -sa
    A
    1 ‹libro/película› digusting, filthy
    2 ‹olor/comida/costumbre› disgusting, revolting, horrible
    el baño estaba asqueroso de sucio the bath was absolutely filthy
    ¡mira qué asquerosas tienes las manos! look at the state of your hands! ( colloq), look how filthy your hands are!
    B ( fam) (malo, egoísta) mean ( colloq), horrible ( BrE colloq)
    préstamelo, no seas asqueroso let me borrow it, don't be so mean o horrible
    asqueroso2 -sa
    masculine, feminine
    A
    (sucio): es un asqueroso he's disgusting, he's a filthy pig ( colloq)
    B ( fam) (malo, egoísta) meany ( colloq)
    es un asqueroso, no me quiere prestar la bici he's so mean, o he's such a meany, he won't lend me his bike
    * * *

     

    asqueroso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo

    1
    a)libro/película digusting, filthy

    b)olor/comida/costumbre disgusting, revolting


    2 ( lascivo):
    ¡viejo asqueroso! you dirty old man!

    asqueroso,-a
    I adj (sucio) filthy
    (repulsivo) revolting, disgusting
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino disgusting o filthy o revolting person
    ' asqueroso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    asquerosa
    - pequeña
    - pequeño
    - asquiento
    English:
    creepy
    - disgusting
    - filthy
    - foul
    - gross
    - icky
    - nasty
    - revolting
    - scummy
    - sickening
    - squalid
    - vile
    - yukky
    - creep
    - lousy
    - sickly
    * * *
    asqueroso, -a
    adj
    1. [que da asco] disgusting, revolting;
    una película asquerosa a revolting film;
    tu cuarto está asqueroso your room is filthy;
    es un cerdo asqueroso he's a disgusting pig
    2. [malo] mean;
    no seas asqueroso y devuélvele el juguete don't be so mean and give her the toy back
    nm,f
    1. [que da asco] disgusting o revolting person;
    es un asqueroso he's disgusting o revolting
    2. [mala persona] mean person;
    es un asqueroso, no me quiso prestar dinero he's so mean, he wouldn't lend me any money
    * * *
    I adj
    1 ( sucio) filthy
    2 ( repugnante) revolting, disgusting
    II m, asquerosa f creep
    * * *
    asqueroso, -sa adj
    : disgusting, sickening, repulsive
    * * *
    1. (repugnante) disgusting
    ¡qué perro más asqueroso! what a disgusting dog!
    2. (sucio) filthy [comp. filthier; superl. filthiest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > asqueroso

  • 8 demacrado

    adj.
    emaciated, ashen, anemic, haggard.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: demacrar.
    * * *
    1 demacrar
    1 (gen) emaciated; (cara) haggard, drawn
    * * *
    (f. - demacrada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ gaunt, haggard
    * * *
    - da adjetivo haggard, drawn
    * * *
    = haggard, gaunt.
    Ex. To see a haggard face in your dreams, denotes misfortune and defeat in love matters.
    Ex. A dog standing in the middle of the road raised his hackles and growled as the line of filthy, gaunt humans marched down the dusty street towards him.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo haggard, drawn
    * * *
    = haggard, gaunt.

    Ex: To see a haggard face in your dreams, denotes misfortune and defeat in love matters.

    Ex: A dog standing in the middle of the road raised his hackles and growled as the line of filthy, gaunt humans marched down the dusty street towards him.

    * * *
    haggard, drawn
    * * *

    Del verbo demacrar: ( conjugate demacrar)

    demacrado es:

    el participio

    demacrado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ( pálido) haggard, drawn;


    ( delgado) emaciated
    demacrado,-a adjetivo emaciated
    ' demacrado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    demacrada
    English:
    drawn
    - emaciated
    - gaunt
    - haggard
    * * *
    demacrado, -a adj
    gaunt, haggard
    * * *
    adj haggard
    * * *
    demacrado, -da adj
    : emaciated, gaunt

    Spanish-English dictionary > demacrado

  • 9 erizar la crin

    (v.) = raise + Posesivo + hackles
    Ex. A dog standing in the middle of the road raised his hackles and growled as the line of filthy, gaunt humans marched down the dusty street towards him.
    * * *
    (v.) = raise + Posesivo + hackles

    Ex: A dog standing in the middle of the road raised his hackles and growled as the line of filthy, gaunt humans marched down the dusty street towards him.

    Spanish-English dictionary > erizar la crin

  • 10 escuchimizado

    adj.
    very thin.
    * * *
    1→ link=escuchimizarse escuchimizarse
    1 familiar puny, scrawny
    * * *
    = scrawny [scrawnier -comp., scrawniest -sup.], puny [punier -comp., puniest -sup.], nesh, gaunt.
    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. Usually, half of us would sleep on the ground outside and the other half would go for the nesh option of sleeping in a tent or hut.
    Ex. A dog standing in the middle of the road raised his hackles and growled as the line of filthy, gaunt humans marched down the dusty street towards him.
    * * *
    = scrawny [scrawnier -comp., scrawniest -sup.], puny [punier -comp., puniest -sup.], nesh, gaunt.

    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: Usually, half of us would sleep on the ground outside and the other half would go for the nesh option of sleeping in a tent or hut.
    Ex: A dog standing in the middle of the road raised his hackles and growled as the line of filthy, gaunt humans marched down the dusty street towards him.

    * * *
    ( Esp fam) puny, scrawny
    * * *

    escuchimizado,-a adj fam scrawny, puny: solamente había dos gatos escuchimizados en el jardín, there were just two scrawny cats in the garden
    ' escuchimizado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    escuchimizada
    * * *
    escuchimizado, -a Esp Fam
    adj
    skinny, thin as a rake
    nm,f
    skinny person
    * * *
    adj fam
    puny fam, scrawny fam

    Spanish-English dictionary > escuchimizado

  • 11 escuálido

    adj.
    squalid, filthy.
    * * *
    1 (delgado) emaciated, extremely thin, skinny
    2 (sucio) squalid, filthy
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=delgado) skinny, scraggy
    2) (=sucio) squalid, filthy
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <persona/animal> skinny, scrawny
    * * *
    = grungy, emaciated, squalid, scrawny [scrawnier -comp., scrawniest -sup.], puny [punier -comp., puniest -sup.], skinny [skinnier -comp., skinniest -sup.], gaunt.
    Ex. It is primarily a story about a girl who, pregnant, flees her disapproving family to search for the father of her child in the grungy and sinister Midlands of England.
    Ex. The non-white anorexic subjects reported ealier menarche, were shorter in stature, less emaciated, and practiced veganism slightly more commonly.
    Ex. The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
    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. The writer discusses the fashion industry's obsession with skinny models.
    Ex. A dog standing in the middle of the road raised his hackles and growled as the line of filthy, gaunt humans marched down the dusty street towards him.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <persona/animal> skinny, scrawny
    * * *
    = grungy, emaciated, squalid, scrawny [scrawnier -comp., scrawniest -sup.], puny [punier -comp., puniest -sup.], skinny [skinnier -comp., skinniest -sup.], gaunt.

    Ex: It is primarily a story about a girl who, pregnant, flees her disapproving family to search for the father of her child in the grungy and sinister Midlands of England.

    Ex: The non-white anorexic subjects reported ealier menarche, were shorter in stature, less emaciated, and practiced veganism slightly more commonly.
    Ex: The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
    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: The writer discusses the fashion industry's obsession with skinny models.
    Ex: A dog standing in the middle of the road raised his hackles and growled as the line of filthy, gaunt humans marched down the dusty street towards him.

    * * *
    A ‹persona/animal› skinny, scrawny
    B ‹lugar› squalid
    * * *

    escuálido
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹persona/animal skinny, scrawny

    escuálido,-a adjetivo emaciated

    ' escuálido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    escuálida
    English:
    scraggy
    - emaciated
    - scrawny
    * * *
    escuálido, -a adj
    emaciated
    * * *
    adj skinny, emaciated
    * * *
    escuálido, -da adj
    1) : skinny, scrawny
    2) inmundo: filthy, squalid

    Spanish-English dictionary > escuálido

  • 12 famélico

    adj.
    starved, hungry, famished, starving.
    * * *
    1 starving, famished
    * * *
    ADJ starving, famished
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo starving

    vengo famélico — (fam) I'm famished

    * * *
    = gaunt.
    Ex. A dog standing in the middle of the road raised his hackles and growled as the line of filthy, gaunt humans marched down the dusty street towards him.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo starving

    vengo famélico — (fam) I'm famished

    * * *

    Ex: A dog standing in the middle of the road raised his hackles and growled as the line of filthy, gaunt humans marched down the dusty street towards him.

    * * *
    starving
    ¿qué hay para comer? vengo famélico ( fam); what's for lunch? I'm famished o starved, I'm starving ( BrE colloq)
    * * *

    famélico,-a adjetivo starving, starved, famished
    ' famélico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    famélica
    English:
    ravenous
    - famished
    - starving
    * * *
    famélico, -a adj
    1. [hambriento] starving, famished
    2. [delgado] emaciated
    * * *
    adj starving
    * * *
    famélico, -ca adj
    hambriento: starving, famished

    Spanish-English dictionary > famélico

  • 13 flaco

    adj.
    thin, lean, skinny, frail.
    * * *
    1 (delgado) thin, skinny
    2 (débil) weak, frail
    1 (debilidad) weak point, weak spot; (vicio) bad habit
    ————————
    1 (debilidad) weak point, weak spot; (vicio) bad habit
    * * *
    (f. - flaca)
    adj.
    1) thin, skinny
    2) feeble, weak
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=delgado) thin, skinny *

    años flacos LAm lean years

    ponerse flaco LAm to get thin

    2) (=débil) weak, feeble; [memoria] bad, short; LAm [tierra] barren

    su punto flaco — his weak point, his weakness

    2.
    SM (=defecto) failing; (=punto débil) weakness, weak point
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo
    a) < persona> thin, skinny (colloq)
    b) (AmL) ( como apelativo cariñoso) skinny (colloq)
    c) ( insignificante) poor
    * * *
    = skinny [skinnier -comp., skinniest -sup.], scrawny [scrawnier -comp., scrawniest -sup.], puny [punier -comp., puniest -sup.], gaunt.
    Ex. The writer discusses the fashion industry's obsession with skinny models.
    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. A dog standing in the middle of the road raised his hackles and growled as the line of filthy, gaunt humans marched down the dusty street towards him.
    ----
    * ahorrar para cuando lleguen las vacas flacas = save for + a rainy day.
    * punto flaco = blind spot, weak link.
    * punto flaco, el = chink in the armour, the.
    * ser el punto más flaco de Alguien = be at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo
    a) < persona> thin, skinny (colloq)
    b) (AmL) ( como apelativo cariñoso) skinny (colloq)
    c) ( insignificante) poor
    * * *
    = skinny [skinnier -comp., skinniest -sup.], scrawny [scrawnier -comp., scrawniest -sup.], puny [punier -comp., puniest -sup.], gaunt.

    Ex: The writer discusses the fashion industry's obsession with skinny models.

    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: A dog standing in the middle of the road raised his hackles and growled as the line of filthy, gaunt humans marched down the dusty street towards him.
    * ahorrar para cuando lleguen las vacas flacas = save for + a rainy day.
    * punto flaco = blind spot, weak link.
    * punto flaco, el = chink in the armour, the.
    * ser el punto más flaco de Alguien = be at + Posesivo + weakest.

    * * *
    flaco -ca
    1 ‹persona› thin
    * * *

     

    flaco
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    thin, skinny (colloq)
    flaco,-a adjetivo
    1 (muy delgado) skinny
    2 (débil) weak: tienes flaca memoria, you have a very bad memory
    punto flaco, weak spot

    ' flaco' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    flaca
    - punto
    - reseca
    - reseco
    - chupado
    - delgado
    English:
    chink
    - disservice
    - lean
    - point
    - rake
    - scrawny
    - skinny
    - thin
    - weakness
    - blind
    - spindly
    * * *
    flaco, -a
    adj
    1. [delgado] thin;
    [esquelético] skinny
    2. [frágil] weak;
    su punto flaco es la ortografía his weak point is spelling
    3. [pobre]
    le haces un flaco servicio o [m5] favor mimándolo tanto you're not doing him any favours by spoiling him like that
    nm,f
    Am Fam [como apelativo]
    ¿cómo estás, flaca? hey, how are you doing?;
    ¿qué auto tiene el flaco? what kind of car has the guy got?
    * * *
    I adj
    1 ( delgado) thin
    2 ( débil)
    :
    punto flaco weak point;
    flaco de memoria forgetful
    II m, flaca f thin person
    * * *
    flaco, -ca adj
    1) delgado: thin, skinny
    2) : feeble, weak
    una excusa flaca: a feeble excuse
    * * *
    flaco adj
    1. (delgado) thin [comp. thinner; superl. thinnest]
    2. (débil) weak

    Spanish-English dictionary > flaco

  • 14 indecente

    adj.
    1 indecent.
    2 miserable, wretched (indigno).
    f. & m.
    indecent person.
    * * *
    1 (impúdico) indecent; (indecoroso) improper
    2 (indigno) miserable; (cochambroso) filthy
    3 (vil) wretched
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [persona] (=falto de decencia) indecent; (=obsceno) obscene

    ¡indecente! — you brute!

    2) (=asqueroso) filthy
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo <persona/vestido> indecent; <película/lenguaje> obscene
    II
    masculino y femenino rude o shameless person
    * * *
    = filthy [filthier -comp, filthiest -sup.], indecent, abject, abjected, obscene.
    Ex. Printing houses -- apart from the few that had been built for the purpose rather than converted from something else -- were generally filthy and badly ventilated.
    Ex. The passage of the Exon bill would make criminal the sending of obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy or indecent data over the Net = La aprobación de la ley Exon haría que fuese un delito el envío a través de Internet de información obscena, lujuriosa, lasciva, inmoral o indecente.
    Ex. Her art works incorporate such abject materials as dirt, hair, excrement, dead animals, menstrual blood and rotting food in order to confront taboo issues of gender and sexuality.
    Ex. In this study of sapphism in the British novel, Moore often directs our attention to the periphery of sapphic romances, when an abjected body suffers on behalf of the stainless heroine.
    Ex. Prompt responses are required to bomb threats and reports of such dangerous or criminal conduct as sprinkling acid on chairs or clothing, mutilating books, tampering with the card catalog, or obscene behavior.
    ----
    * exposición indecente = indecent exposure.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo <persona/vestido> indecent; <película/lenguaje> obscene
    II
    masculino y femenino rude o shameless person
    * * *
    = filthy [filthier -comp, filthiest -sup.], indecent, abject, abjected, obscene.

    Ex: Printing houses -- apart from the few that had been built for the purpose rather than converted from something else -- were generally filthy and badly ventilated.

    Ex: The passage of the Exon bill would make criminal the sending of obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy or indecent data over the Net = La aprobación de la ley Exon haría que fuese un delito el envío a través de Internet de información obscena, lujuriosa, lasciva, inmoral o indecente.
    Ex: Her art works incorporate such abject materials as dirt, hair, excrement, dead animals, menstrual blood and rotting food in order to confront taboo issues of gender and sexuality.
    Ex: In this study of sapphism in the British novel, Moore often directs our attention to the periphery of sapphic romances, when an abjected body suffers on behalf of the stainless heroine.
    Ex: Prompt responses are required to bomb threats and reports of such dangerous or criminal conduct as sprinkling acid on chairs or clothing, mutilating books, tampering with the card catalog, or obscene behavior.
    * exposición indecente = indecent exposure.

    * * *
    1 ‹persona› indecent; ‹vestido› indecent; ‹película/lenguaje› obscene
    2 (miserable) wretched, miserable
    rude o shameless person
    * * *

    indecente adjetivo ‹persona/vestido indecent;
    película/lenguaje obscene
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino
    rude o shameless person
    indecente adjetivo
    1 (obsceno, inmoral) indecent
    2 (intolerable) dreadful: llegó a casa a una hora indecente, he arrived home very late
    ' indecente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sórdida
    - sórdido
    - deshonesto
    - guarro
    English:
    filthy
    - immodest
    - improper
    - indecent
    - rude
    - suggestive
    * * *
    1. [impúdico] indecent
    2. [indigno] miserable, wretched
    * * *
    adj indecent; película obscene
    * * *
    : indecent, obscene
    * * *
    1. (inmoral) indecent
    2. (sucio) filthy [comp. filthier; superl. filthiest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > indecente

  • 15 mugriento

    adj.
    dirty, grimy, grubby, grungy.
    * * *
    1 grimy, filthy
    * * *
    ADJ (=sucio) dirty, filthy; (=grasiento) grimy, greasy
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo filthy
    * * *
    = filthy [filthier -comp, filthiest -sup.], grimy [grimier -comp., grimiest -sup.], grubby, squalid, mucky [muckier -comp., muckiest -sup.], dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.], dingy [dingier -comp., dingiest -sup.].
    Ex. Printing houses -- apart from the few that had been built for the purpose rather than converted from something else -- were generally filthy and badly ventilated.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. The copy was grubby from use, a paperback with a photographically realistic full-color painting on its cover of an early teenage boy slumped in what looked to me like a corner of a very dirty back alley, a can of Coke in his hand.
    Ex. The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
    Ex. Bulrush prefers full or partial sun, wet conditions, and soil that is mucky or sandy.
    Ex. The copy was grubby from use, a paperback with a photographically realistic full-color painting on its cover of an early teenage boy slumped in what looked to me like a corner of a very dirty back alley, a can of Coke in his hand.
    Ex. Shortly after he began as director, he moved the library from a dingy Carnegie mausoleum to a downtown department store that had become vacant.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo filthy
    * * *
    = filthy [filthier -comp, filthiest -sup.], grimy [grimier -comp., grimiest -sup.], grubby, squalid, mucky [muckier -comp., muckiest -sup.], dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.], dingy [dingier -comp., dingiest -sup.].

    Ex: Printing houses -- apart from the few that had been built for the purpose rather than converted from something else -- were generally filthy and badly ventilated.

    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex: The copy was grubby from use, a paperback with a photographically realistic full-color painting on its cover of an early teenage boy slumped in what looked to me like a corner of a very dirty back alley, a can of Coke in his hand.
    Ex: The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
    Ex: Bulrush prefers full or partial sun, wet conditions, and soil that is mucky or sandy.
    Ex: The copy was grubby from use, a paperback with a photographically realistic full-color painting on its cover of an early teenage boy slumped in what looked to me like a corner of a very dirty back alley, a can of Coke in his hand.
    Ex: Shortly after he began as director, he moved the library from a dingy Carnegie mausoleum to a downtown department store that had become vacant.

    * * *
    filthy
    * * *

    mugriento
    ◊ -ta adjetivo

    filthy
    mugriento,-a adjetivo filthy, mucky

    ' mugriento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    mugrienta
    - roñoso
    English:
    dirty
    - filthy
    - grimy
    - mucky
    - grubby
    * * *
    mugriento, -a, Méx mugroso, -a adj
    filthy
    * * *
    adj filthy
    * * *
    mugriento, -ta adj
    : filthy

    Spanish-English dictionary > mugriento

  • 16 porquería

    f.
    1 filthy thing, crud, mess, filth.
    2 piggishness.
    3 filthy act.
    4 crap, unwanted items.
    * * *
    1 (suciedad) dirt, filth
    2 (mala calidad) rubbish
    ¡vaya una porquería de coche se ha comprado! what a pathetic car she's bought!
    1 familiar (chucherías) rubbish, junk food
    2 familiar (obscenidades - palabrotas) swearwords; (- actos) disgusting behaviour
    ¡no digas esas porquerías! don't use such filthy language!
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=suciedad) dirt, muck *

    ¿qué es toda esta porquería que hay el suelo? — what's all this dirt o muck on the floor?

    2) (=guarrada)
    3) (=indecencia)
    4) (=cosa de poca calidad) junk *, rubbish *, garbage (EEUU) *

    si comes tantas porquerías, luego no vas a cenar — if you eat all that junk o rubbish now you won't want your dinner *

    5) (=poco dinero) pittance
    6) (=mala pasada)

    ¡vaya porquería te han hecho despidiéndote así! — what a lousy thing they did to you, sacking you like that! *

    7)

    de porquería LAm * (=condenado) lousy *

    * * *
    1)
    a) ( suciedad) dirt
    b) ( cochinada)

    no hagas porqueríasdon't do disgusting o filthy things like that

    la casa está hecha una porquería — (fam) the house is in such a state (colloq)

    2)

    el libro es un porqueríathe movie's a piece of junk o (BrE colloq) the book's a load of rubbish

    b)

    de porquería — (AmS fam) lousy (colloq)

    * * *
    = rubbish, schlock, shit, garbage, dud.
    Ex. Science fiction may be so obviously rubbish that one is tempted to dismiss the whole product as rubbish.
    Ex. Adolescents should be allowed such pleasant means of escaping reality and there's no reason why libraries can't accommodate a little schlock.
    Ex. Until your skin gets use to it, it will itch but non-scented talcum powder will help, just make sure you don't inhale any of that shit.
    Ex. Some individuals are satisfied with a 50% 'hit' rate because they feel they can more quickly weed out the ' garbage' than they could compile the needed bibliography by hand.
    Ex. It may be tempting the weather gods just to point this out, but this has been a dud of a hurricane season so far.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( suciedad) dirt
    b) ( cochinada)

    no hagas porqueríasdon't do disgusting o filthy things like that

    la casa está hecha una porquería — (fam) the house is in such a state (colloq)

    2)

    el libro es un porqueríathe movie's a piece of junk o (BrE colloq) the book's a load of rubbish

    b)

    de porquería — (AmS fam) lousy (colloq)

    * * *
    = rubbish, schlock, shit, garbage, dud.

    Ex: Science fiction may be so obviously rubbish that one is tempted to dismiss the whole product as rubbish.

    Ex: Adolescents should be allowed such pleasant means of escaping reality and there's no reason why libraries can't accommodate a little schlock.
    Ex: Until your skin gets use to it, it will itch but non-scented talcum powder will help, just make sure you don't inhale any of that shit.
    Ex: Some individuals are satisfied with a 50% 'hit' rate because they feel they can more quickly weed out the ' garbage' than they could compile the needed bibliography by hand.
    Ex: It may be tempting the weather gods just to point this out, but this has been a dud of a hurricane season so far.

    * * *
    A
    1 (suciedad) dirt
    hay tanta porquería que no sé por dónde empezar a limpiar it's so filthy o there's so much dirt everywhere I don't know where to begin cleaning
    2
    (cochinada): no hagas porquerías en la mesa don't do disgusting o filthy things like that at the table
    siempre deja la cocina hecha una porquería ( fam); she always leaves the kitchen in such a state ( colloq)
    me hizo una porquería he played a dirty trick on me
    3 (palabrota) swearword
    no digas esas porquerías don't use such bad language
    B
    1
    (cosa de mala calidad): lo que me regaló fue una porquería he gave me a really trashy gift, he gave me a really rubbishy present ( BrE)
    tiene la casa llena de porquerías her house is full of junk ( colloq)
    la película es una porquería the movie's a piece of junk, the film's a load of rubbish ( BrE colloq)
    la comida es una porquería the food is dreadful o terrible
    2
    de porquería ( AmS fam); lousy ( colloq)
    un hotel de porquería a lousy o crummy hotel ( colloq)
    ¡qué tiempo de porquería! what foul o lousy weather!
    ¡cómo me duele este diente de porquería! this damn tooth is killing me ( colloq)
    me regaló unas tazas de porquería she gave me some crummy o lousy cups ( colloq)
    3
    (chuchería): no te comas esa porquería/esas porquerías don't eat that junk o ( BrE) that rubbish
    * * *

    porquería sustantivo femenino
    1

    b) ( cochinada):

    no hagas porquerías don't do disgusting o filthy things like that;

    la casa está hecha una porquería (fam) the house is in such a state (colloq)
    2 ( cosa de mala calidad):

    la comida es una porquería the food is dreadful o terrible
    porquería sustantivo femenino
    1 (mugre, suciedad) dirt, filth: la porquería se acumulaba en las calles, the rubbish piled up in the streets
    2 (birria) rubbish
    3 fam (chuchería, golosina) rubbish, US junk food
    ' porquería' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    basura
    - chanchada
    - guarrada
    English:
    dud
    - filth
    - rubbish
    - trash
    - garbage
    - load
    - loss
    - old
    - trashy
    * * *
    nf
    1. [suciedad] filth;
    la habitación está llena de porquería the room is absolutely filthy
    2. Fam [cosa de mala calidad] Br rubbish, US garbage;
    es una porquería de libro the book is Br rubbish o US garbage;
    una porquería de moto a useless bike;
    ¡qué porquería de música escuchas! that music you listen to is a load of Br rubbish o US garbage!
    3.
    porquerías [comida] Br rubbish, US garbage
    4. [grosería] vulgarity
    de porquería loc adj
    Andes, RP lousy, useless;
    una moto de porquería a useless bike;
    da unas clases de porquería his classes are lousy o useless;
    son unos usureros de porquería they're a bunch of lousy loan sharks
    * * *
    f
    1 ( suciedad) filth
    2 fam
    cosa de poca calidad piece of trash fam
    * * *
    1) suciedad: dirt, filth
    2) : nastiness, vulgarity
    3) : worthless thing, trifle
    4) : junk food
    * * *
    1. (suciedad) filth
    2. (basura) rubbish
    3. (comida mala) junk food

    Spanish-English dictionary > porquería

  • 17 sucio

    adj.
    1 dirty, messy, filthy, nasty.
    2 dirty.
    3 dirty, evil-minded.
    * * *
    1 (con manchas) dirty, filthy
    2 (que se ensucia fácilmente) which dirties easily, which shows the dirt
    3 figurado (deshonesto) shady, underhand
    5 DEPORTE figurado foul, dirty, unfair
    6 figurado (trabajo, lenguaje) dirty, filthy
    1 figurado in an underhand way, dirty
    \
    en sucio in rough
    tener una lengua sucia to be foul-mouthed
    ————————
    1 figurado in an underhand way, dirty
    * * *
    (f. - sucia)
    adj.
    dirty, filthy, messy
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=manchado) [cara, ropa, suelo] dirty

    hazlo primero en sucio — make a rough draft first, do it in rough first

    2) [color] dirty
    3) (=fácil de manchar)

    los pantalones blancos son muy sucios — white trousers show the dirt, white trousers get dirty very easily

    4) (=obsceno) dirty, filthy

    palabras sucias — dirty words, filthy words

    5) (=deshonesto) [jugada] foul, dirty; [táctica] dirty; [negocio] shady
    6) [conciencia] bad
    7) [lengua] coated, furred
    2.
    ADV
    3.
    SM And bit of dirt
    * * *
    I
    - cia adjetivo
    1)
    a) [ESTAR] <ropa/casa/vaso> dirty

    ¿de quién es este cuaderno tan sucio? — whose is this grubby exercise book?

    hacer algo en sucioto do a rough draft of something (AmE), do something in rough (BrE)

    b) < lengua> furred, coated
    2) [SER]
    b) < color> dirty (before n)
    c) < trabajo> dirty; <dinero/negocio/juego> dirty
    d) < lenguaje> filthy; < mente> dirty
    II
    masculino (Ven fam) dirty mark
    * * *
    = brown, dingy [dingier -comp., dingiest -sup.], dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.], murky [murkier -comp., murkiest -sup.], grubby, dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.], messy [messier -comp., messiest -sup.], soiled, grungy, unclean, squalid, minging, mucky [muckier -comp., muckiest -sup.], tarnished, unwashed.
    Ex. The horrid thing broke out with a screeching laugh, and pointed his brown finger at me.
    Ex. Shortly after he began as director, he moved the library from a dingy Carnegie mausoleum to a downtown department store that had become vacant.
    Ex. An authority file can also be used to clean up an inconsistent, dirty data base.
    Ex. There are extraordinary uncertainties in the murky future of higher education and to change the character of our library at this stage would be too extreme a measure.
    Ex. The copy was grubby from use, a paperback with a photographically realistic full-color painting on its cover of an early teenage boy slumped in what looked to me like a corner of a very dirty back alley, a can of Coke in his hand.
    Ex. The copy was grubby from use, a paperback with a photographically realistic full-color painting on its cover of an early teenage boy slumped in what looked to me like a corner of a very dirty back alley, a can of Coke in his hand.
    Ex. The author discusses current attempts to organize electronic information objects in a world that is messy, volatile and uncontrolled.
    Ex. The painting is a still life depiction of a soiled tablecloth on a table.
    Ex. It is primarily a story about a girl who, pregnant, flees her disapproving family to search for the father of her child in the grungy and sinister Midlands of England.
    Ex. The causes were accumulated dust on the books and an influx of unprocessed and unclean materials into the room.
    Ex. The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
    Ex. Everyone is attractive to someone, there is no such thing as a minger, but there are many people who I think are minging.
    Ex. Bulrush prefers full or partial sun, wet conditions, and soil that is mucky or sandy.
    Ex. Coca-Cola appears to be taking pains to buff up its tarnished image -- a controversy continues to brew over pesticides found in its soda products.
    Ex. It was Burke who first called the mob 'the great unwashed,' but the term ' unwashed' had been applied to them before.
    ----
    * blanquear dinero sucio = launder + dirty money.
    * capa de espuma sucia = scum.
    * cesta de la ropa sucia = linen basket, wash basket.
    * cesto de la ropa sucia = linen basket, wash basket.
    * conciencia sucia = guilty conscience.
    * dinero sucio = dirty money.
    * guerra sucia = dirty war.
    * persona encargada de hacer los trabajos sucios = hatchetman.
    * sacar a relucir los trapos sucios delante de otros = wash + dirty linen in front of others.
    * sacar a relucir los trapos sucios en público = air + dirty linen in public.
    * trabajo en sucio = rough work.
    * * *
    I
    - cia adjetivo
    1)
    a) [ESTAR] <ropa/casa/vaso> dirty

    ¿de quién es este cuaderno tan sucio? — whose is this grubby exercise book?

    hacer algo en sucioto do a rough draft of something (AmE), do something in rough (BrE)

    b) < lengua> furred, coated
    2) [SER]
    b) < color> dirty (before n)
    c) < trabajo> dirty; <dinero/negocio/juego> dirty
    d) < lenguaje> filthy; < mente> dirty
    II
    masculino (Ven fam) dirty mark
    * * *
    = brown, dingy [dingier -comp., dingiest -sup.], dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.], murky [murkier -comp., murkiest -sup.], grubby, dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.], messy [messier -comp., messiest -sup.], soiled, grungy, unclean, squalid, minging, mucky [muckier -comp., muckiest -sup.], tarnished, unwashed.

    Ex: The horrid thing broke out with a screeching laugh, and pointed his brown finger at me.

    Ex: Shortly after he began as director, he moved the library from a dingy Carnegie mausoleum to a downtown department store that had become vacant.
    Ex: An authority file can also be used to clean up an inconsistent, dirty data base.
    Ex: There are extraordinary uncertainties in the murky future of higher education and to change the character of our library at this stage would be too extreme a measure.
    Ex: The copy was grubby from use, a paperback with a photographically realistic full-color painting on its cover of an early teenage boy slumped in what looked to me like a corner of a very dirty back alley, a can of Coke in his hand.
    Ex: The copy was grubby from use, a paperback with a photographically realistic full-color painting on its cover of an early teenage boy slumped in what looked to me like a corner of a very dirty back alley, a can of Coke in his hand.
    Ex: The author discusses current attempts to organize electronic information objects in a world that is messy, volatile and uncontrolled.
    Ex: The painting is a still life depiction of a soiled tablecloth on a table.
    Ex: It is primarily a story about a girl who, pregnant, flees her disapproving family to search for the father of her child in the grungy and sinister Midlands of England.
    Ex: The causes were accumulated dust on the books and an influx of unprocessed and unclean materials into the room.
    Ex: The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
    Ex: Everyone is attractive to someone, there is no such thing as a minger, but there are many people who I think are minging.
    Ex: Bulrush prefers full or partial sun, wet conditions, and soil that is mucky or sandy.
    Ex: Coca-Cola appears to be taking pains to buff up its tarnished image -- a controversy continues to brew over pesticides found in its soda products.
    Ex: It was Burke who first called the mob 'the great unwashed,' but the term ' unwashed' had been applied to them before.
    * blanquear dinero sucio = launder + dirty money.
    * capa de espuma sucia = scum.
    * cesta de la ropa sucia = linen basket, wash basket.
    * cesto de la ropa sucia = linen basket, wash basket.
    * conciencia sucia = guilty conscience.
    * dinero sucio = dirty money.
    * guerra sucia = dirty war.
    * persona encargada de hacer los trabajos sucios = hatchetman.
    * sacar a relucir los trapos sucios delante de otros = wash + dirty linen in front of others.
    * sacar a relucir los trapos sucios en público = air + dirty linen in public.
    * trabajo en sucio = rough work.

    * * *
    A
    1 [ ESTAR] ‹ropa/casa/vaso› dirty
    tengo las manos sucias my hands are dirty
    ¿de quién es este cuaderno tan sucio? whose is this grubby exercise book? ( colloq)
    la habitación está tan sucia que da asco the room is disgustingly dirty o is filthy
    en sucio in rough
    primero haz el ejercicio en sucio first do the exercise in rough
    2 ‹lengua› furred, coated, furry ( colloq)
    B [ SER]
    1
    (que se ensucia fácilmente): las alfombras tan claras son muy sucias such light carpets get very dirty o show the dirt terribly
    2 ‹verde/amarillo› dirty ( before n)
    3 ‹trabajo› dirty
    es una tarea sucia y aburrida it's a dirty, tedious job
    4 ‹dinero/negocio/juego› dirty
    5 ‹palabras/lenguaje› dirty, filthy; ‹mente› dirty
    tener la conciencia sucia to have a guilty conscience
    ( Ven fam)
    dirty mark
    * * *

     

    sucio
    ◊ - cia adjetivo

    1
    a) [ESTAR] ‹ropa/casa/vaso dirty;


    b) lengua furred, coated

    2 [SER]
    a) trabajo dirty;

    dinero/negocio/juego dirty
    b) lenguaje filthy;

    mente dirty;

    sucio,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 dirty: tienes las manos sucias, your hands are dirty
    2 (obsceno) filthy, dirty
    3 (inmoral, deshonesto) juego sucio, foul play
    una jugada sucia, a dirty trick
    negocio sucio, shady business o deal
    trabajo sucio, dirty work
    (fraudulento) underhand
    4 (que se ensucia con facilidad) el blanco es un color muy sucio para vestir, white clothes get dirty so easily
    II adverbio unfairly
    jugar sucio, to play unfairly
    ' sucio' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    asquerosa
    - asqueroso
    - cerdo
    - cochina
    - cochino
    - jugar
    - manchada
    - manchado
    - marrana
    - marrano
    - negra
    - negro
    - puerca
    - puerco
    - roñosa
    - roñoso
    - sucia
    - tinglado
    - zarrapastrosa
    - zarrapastroso
    - chancho
    - juego
    - negociado
    - piojoso
    - repugnar
    - rozado
    - tufo
    English:
    dingy
    - dirty
    - filthy
    - foul play
    - greasy
    - grimy
    - grubby
    - grungy
    - low
    - mess
    - messy
    - murky
    - play
    - soiled
    - foul
    * * *
    sucio, -a
    adj
    1. [sin limpieza] dirty;
    estar sucio to be dirty;
    tiene muy sucia la cocina his kitchen is very dirty;
    la ropa sucia the dirty clothes
    2. [al comer, trabajar] messy;
    ser sucio to be messy
    3. [que se ensucia]
    el blanco es un color muy sucio white is a colour that really shows the dirt
    4. [color] dirty;
    un pantalón de un color blanco sucio off-white Br trousers o US pants
    5. [lenguaje] dirty, filthy
    6. [conciencia] bad, guilty
    7.
    en sucio [escribir] in rough
    adv
    jugar sucio to play dirty
    nm
    Ven Fam stain, dirty mark
    * * *
    adj tb fig
    dirty;
    en sucio in rough;
    blanco sucio off-white
    * * *
    sucio, - cia adj
    : dirty, filthy
    * * *
    sucio adj dirty [comp. dirtier; superl. dirtiest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > sucio

  • 18 vagabundo

    adj.
    vagabond, do-nothing, stray, footloose.
    m.
    vagabond, loafer, bum, do-nothing.
    * * *
    1 wandering, roving
    2 peyorativo vagrant
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (trotamundos) wanderer, rover
    2 peyorativo vagrant, tramp, US hobo
    3 (sin casa) tramp, US hobo
    \
    perro vagabundo stray dog
    * * *
    (f. - vagabunda)
    noun
    rover, vagabond
    * * *
    vagabundo, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=errante) [persona] wandering, roving; [perro] stray
    2) (=pordiosero) vagabond frm; pey vagrant
    2. SM/ F
    1) (=persona errante) wanderer, rover
    2) (=pordiosero) vagabond frm, tramp, bum (EEUU); pey vagrant
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo < perro> stray
    II
    - da masculino, femenino tramp, vagrant
    * * *
    = vagabond, transient, homeless man [homeless people, -pl.], tramp, vagrant, rover, errant, swagman, hobo [hoboes/hobos, -pl.], bagman.
    Ex. Some headings are vague and without scope notes to define them: ROBBERS AND OUTLAWS; CRIME AND CRIMINALS; ROGUES AND vagabonds.
    Ex. The librarian would at the end of such a search have a list of terms such as the following: emigres, evacuees, fugitives, immigration, migrants, migration, naturalisation, population transfers, transients.
    Ex. This article presents the issue of library use by homeless people in the form of two alternating fictional monologues, one in the mind of a homeless man, the other in the mind of a library official.
    Ex. These indigents, known to the public as tramps & skid row winos, are very visible & more likely to be arrested for drunkenness & other petty offenses than a person with a permanent home.
    Ex. This paper outlines the problems caused by vagrants who use public libraries as a refuge.
    Ex. Greed and fearlessness linked the Elizabethan sea rover, the 18th-century naval captain hungry for prize money, and the early-Victorian soldier for whom the storming of an Indian city offered the chance of booty.
    Ex. She was the type of kid who was always coming home with a new pet and we're not talking about your standard kitten in a shoebox or errant neighborhood mutt.
    Ex. After colonisation, swagmen wandered the countryside looking for work, looking for gold, running from something, seeking inspiration, or just living off the land.
    Ex. Chicago became the " Hobo Capital of America" during the late nineteenth century.
    Ex. His hand went to the pistol in his belt as he turned and found a ragged, filthy bagman looking up at him from beneath a blanket of newspapers.
    ----
    * hacerse un vagabundo = take to + the road.
    * pensión para vagabundos = flophouse.
    * vagabundos = homeless people.
    * vagabundos, los = homeless, the.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo < perro> stray
    II
    - da masculino, femenino tramp, vagrant
    * * *
    = vagabond, transient, homeless man [homeless people, -pl.], tramp, vagrant, rover, errant, swagman, hobo [hoboes/hobos, -pl.], bagman.

    Ex: Some headings are vague and without scope notes to define them: ROBBERS AND OUTLAWS; CRIME AND CRIMINALS; ROGUES AND vagabonds.

    Ex: The librarian would at the end of such a search have a list of terms such as the following: emigres, evacuees, fugitives, immigration, migrants, migration, naturalisation, population transfers, transients.
    Ex: This article presents the issue of library use by homeless people in the form of two alternating fictional monologues, one in the mind of a homeless man, the other in the mind of a library official.
    Ex: These indigents, known to the public as tramps & skid row winos, are very visible & more likely to be arrested for drunkenness & other petty offenses than a person with a permanent home.
    Ex: This paper outlines the problems caused by vagrants who use public libraries as a refuge.
    Ex: Greed and fearlessness linked the Elizabethan sea rover, the 18th-century naval captain hungry for prize money, and the early-Victorian soldier for whom the storming of an Indian city offered the chance of booty.
    Ex: She was the type of kid who was always coming home with a new pet and we're not talking about your standard kitten in a shoebox or errant neighborhood mutt.
    Ex: After colonisation, swagmen wandered the countryside looking for work, looking for gold, running from something, seeking inspiration, or just living off the land.
    Ex: Chicago became the " Hobo Capital of America" during the late nineteenth century.
    Ex: His hand went to the pistol in his belt as he turned and found a ragged, filthy bagman looking up at him from beneath a blanket of newspapers.
    * hacerse un vagabundo = take to + the road.
    * pensión para vagabundos = flophouse.
    * vagabundos = homeless people.
    * vagabundos, los = homeless, the.

    * * *
    vagabundo1 -da
    ‹perro› stray
    niños vagabundos street urchins
    vagabundo2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    hobo ( AmE), tramp ( BrE), vagabond ( liter)
    * * *

    vagabundo
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹ perro stray;

    niños vagabundos street urchins
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    tramp, vagrant
    vagabundo,-a
    I adj (sin rumbo cierto) wandering
    (perro) stray dog
    II m,f (errante) wanderer
    (sin hogar) vagrant, tramp

    ' vagabundo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    vagabunda
    - atorrante
    English:
    bum
    - down-and-out
    - hobo
    - roaming
    - runabout
    - tramp
    - vagrant
    - vagabond
    * * *
    vagabundo, -a
    adj
    [persona] vagrant; [perro] stray
    nm,f
    1. [sin domicilio] tramp, vagrant, US bum
    2. Ven [sinvergüenza] crook
    * * *
    I adj perro stray
    II m, vagabunda f hobo, Br
    tramp
    * * *
    vagabundo, -da adj
    1) errante: wandering
    2) : stray
    vagabundo, -da n
    : vagrant, bum, vagabond
    * * *
    vagabundo n tramp

    Spanish-English dictionary > vagabundo

  • 19 embetunar

    v.
    1 to cover with gum-resin or bitumen.
    2 to polish.
    María embetunó sus zapatos de escuela Mary polished her school shoes.
    3 to tar, to asphalt.
    La empresa embetunó la calle The company asphalted the street.
    * * *
    1 (calzado) to polish
    * * *
    VT [+ zapatos] to polish
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) < zapatos> to polish, put polish on
    2) (CS) ( ensuciar) to get... dirty
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) < zapatos> to polish, put polish on
    2) (CS) ( ensuciar) to get... dirty
    * * *
    embetunar [A1 ]
    vt
    A ‹zapatos› to polish, put polish on
    B (CS) (ensuciar) to get … dirty
    con las manos embetunadas with his filthy o dirty hands
    * * *

    embetunar ( conjugate embetunar) verbo transitivo
    1 zapatos to polish, put polish on
    2 (CS) ( ensuciar) to get … dirty
    * * *
    [calzado] to polish, to black
    * * *
    v/t zapatos polish

    Spanish-English dictionary > embetunar

  • 20 7 (siete)

    Ex. In addition to the downtown library on Church Street, the city of Garrett is served by 7 branches and a bookmobile.
    ----
    * 7º (séptimo) = 7th (seventh).

    Spanish-English dictionary > 7 (siete)

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