Traducción: de espanol

perky

  • 1 alegre

    adj.
    1 happy (contento).
    2 cheerful, bright.
    3 tipsy (borracho).
    4 perky, bright, sunny, debonair.
    pres.subj.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: alegrar.
    * * *
    1 (contento) happy, glad
    2 (color) bright
    3 (música) lively
    4 (espacio) cheerful, pleasant
    6 eufemístico (irreflexivo) thoughtless, irresponsible, rash
    \
    alegre de cascos familiar scatterbrained
    * * *
    adj.
    1) glad, cheerful, happy
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=feliz) [persona] happy; [cara, carácter] happy, cheerful
    2) (=luminoso) [día, habitación, color] bright
    3) [música, fiesta] lively
    4) * (=borracho)

    estar alegreto be merry o tipsy *

    5) (=irresponsable) thoughtless
    6) (=inmoral) [vida] fast; [chiste] risqué, blue
    mujer 1)
    * * *
    a) <persona/carácter> happy, cheerful; < color> bright; <fiesta/música> lively

    es muy alegre — she's very cheerful, she's a very happy girl

    b) [estar] ( por el alcohol) tipsy (colloq)
    * * *
    = cheerful, lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.], light hearted [light-hearted/lighhearted], jolly [jollier -comp., jolliest -sup.], merry [merrier -comp., merriest -sup.], joyful, blithe, gleeful, perky [perkier -comp., perkiest -sup.], cheery [cheerier -comp., cheeriest -sup.], breezy [breezier -comp., breeziest -sup.], good-humoured.
    Ex. Tom Hernandez tried not to show how sad he felt about his friends' leaving, and managed to keep up a cheerful facade until the party broke up.
    Ex. But in the country the processes of printing always provoke such lively curiosity that the customers preferred to go in by a glazed door set in the shop-front and giving onto the street.
    Ex. Properly read, live literature -- even the quietest or most light-hearted -- may be disturbing, may subvert our view of life.
    Ex. 'Let folks alone and all will then be jolly'.
    Ex. Maybe Juan and his merry companions would be happy to relegate us to the boiler room, or a janitor's closet!.
    Ex. It's that joyful leap from one place to another that symbolises the freedom to explore on the web.
    Ex. According to these librarians, prudent judgment and professional knowledge about the value of a title should never be replaced by a blithe trust in statistical data.
    Ex. However, there is a gleeful bad-taste energy throughout; the film's dumb good nature is infectious, though hardly commendable.
    Ex. The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.
    Ex. The novel is a cheery social satire about geeky middle-aged men and their freakishly attractive, younger spouses.
    Ex. This knowing sequel to the breezy glamor of 'Ocean's Eleven' provides more thieves, more heists, more twists, more locations, and more playfulness than the original.
    Ex. The second thing is being good-humoured, not to get angry or pontificate or be dogmatic.
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    * más alegre que unas castañuelas = as happy as Larry.
    * * *
    a) <persona/carácter> happy, cheerful; < color> bright; <fiesta/música> lively

    es muy alegre — she's very cheerful, she's a very happy girl

    b) [estar] ( por el alcohol) tipsy (colloq)
    * * *
    = cheerful, lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.], light hearted [light-hearted/lighhearted], jolly [jollier -comp., jolliest -sup.], merry [merrier -comp., merriest -sup.], joyful, blithe, gleeful, perky [perkier -comp., perkiest -sup.], cheery [cheerier -comp., cheeriest -sup.], breezy [breezier -comp., breeziest -sup.], good-humoured.

    Ex: Tom Hernandez tried not to show how sad he felt about his friends' leaving, and managed to keep up a cheerful facade until the party broke up.

    Ex: But in the country the processes of printing always provoke such lively curiosity that the customers preferred to go in by a glazed door set in the shop-front and giving onto the street.
    Ex: Properly read, live literature -- even the quietest or most light-hearted -- may be disturbing, may subvert our view of life.
    Ex: 'Let folks alone and all will then be jolly'.
    Ex: Maybe Juan and his merry companions would be happy to relegate us to the boiler room, or a janitor's closet!.
    Ex: It's that joyful leap from one place to another that symbolises the freedom to explore on the web.
    Ex: According to these librarians, prudent judgment and professional knowledge about the value of a title should never be replaced by a blithe trust in statistical data.
    Ex: However, there is a gleeful bad-taste energy throughout; the film's dumb good nature is infectious, though hardly commendable.
    Ex: The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.
    Ex: The novel is a cheery social satire about geeky middle-aged men and their freakishly attractive, younger spouses.
    Ex: This knowing sequel to the breezy glamor of 'Ocean's Eleven' provides more thieves, more heists, more twists, more locations, and more playfulness than the original.
    Ex: The second thing is being good-humoured, not to get angry or pontificate or be dogmatic.
    * más alegre que unas castañuelas = as happy as Larry.

    * * *
    1 ‹persona/carácter› happy, cheerful; ‹color› bright; ‹fiesta› lively; ‹música› lively
    su habitación es muy alegre her room is very bright
    es muy alegre, siempre está de buen humor she's very cheerful o she's a very happy person, she's always in a good mood
    se puso muy alegre con la noticia the news made him very happy
    2 [ ESTAR] (por el alcohol) tipsy ( colloq), merry ( BrE colloq)
    * * *

     

    Del verbo alegrar: ( conjugate alegrar)

    alegré es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

    alegre es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente subjuntivo

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    alegrar    
    alegre
    alegrar ( conjugate alegrar) verbo transitivo
    a) ( hacer feliz) ‹ personato make … happy;

    me alegra saberlo I'm glad o pleased to hear it

    b) ( animar) ‹ persona to cheer up;

    fiesta to liven up;
    habitación to brighten up;
    ¡alegra esa cara! cheer up!

    alegrarse verbo pronominal
    a) (ponerse feliz, contento):


    se alegró muchísimo cuando lo vio she was really happy when she saw him;
    ¡cuánto me alegro! I'm so happy o pleased!;
    está mucho mejorme alegro she's much betterI'm glad (to hear that);
    alegrese con algo to be glad o pleased about sth;
    me alegro de verte it's good o nice to see you;
    me alegro de que todo haya salido bien I'm glad o pleased that everything went well


    alegre adjetivo
    a)persona/carácter happy, cheerful;

    color bright;
    fiesta/música lively;

    es muy alegre she's very cheerful, she's a very happy person
    b) [estar] ( por el alcohol) tipsy (colloq)

    alegrar verbo transitivo
    1 (contentar, satisfacer) to make happy o glad: me alegra que me haga esa pregunta, I'm glad you asked that
    2 fig (animar) to enliven, brighten up
    alegre adjetivo
    1 (contento) happy, glad ➣ Ver nota en gay
    2 (color vivo) bright
    (música) lively
    (habitáculo) pleasant, cheerful
    3 fig (achispado, bebido) tipsy, merry
    ' alegre' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    excesivamente
    - feliz
    - gay
    - pletórica
    - pletórico
    - viva
    - vivo
    - contento
    - vida
    English:
    bright
    - brighten up
    - cheerful
    - cheery
    - festive
    - gay
    - glad
    - gleeful
    - happy
    - jaunty
    - jolly
    - joyful
    - joyous
    - light-hearted
    - merry
    - perky
    - rip-roaring
    - sunny
    - tipsy
    - good
    - light
    - lively
    - self
    * * *
    alegre adj
    1. [persona] happy, cheerful;
    estás muy alegre you're very happy o cheerful today;
    ¡hay que estar alegre! cheer up!;
    es una persona muy alegre she's a very happy o cheerful person
    2. [fiesta, día] lively
    3. [habitación, decoración, color] bright
    4. [irreflexivo] happy-go-lucky;
    hace las cosas de un modo muy alegre she's very happy-go-lucky
    5. [borracho] tipsy, merry
    6. Euf
    * * *
    adj
    1 ( contento) happy; por naturaleza happy, cheerful
    2 fam ( bebido) tipsy
    * * *
    alegre adj
    1) : glad, cheerful
    2) : colorful, bright
    3) fam : tipsy
    * * *
    alegre adj
    1. (persona) happy [comp. happier; superl. happiest] / cheerful
    2. (color, habitación) bright
    3. (música, fiesta) lively [comp. livelier; superl. liveliest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > alegre

  • 2 animado

    adj.
    1 animate, animated, moved, bustling.
    2 busy.
    3 alive, living.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: animar.
    * * *
    1→ link=animar animar
    1 (movido) animated, lively, jolly
    2 (concurrido) bustling, full of people
    3 (alegre) cheerful, in high spirits, excited
    * * *
    (f. - animada)
    adj.
    cheerful, alive
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=con ánimo)
    2) (=alentado)

    animado de o por algo/algn — encouraged by sth/sb, urged on by sth/sb

    animados por los hinchasencouraged o urged on by the fans

    3) [lugar] (=alegre) lively; (=concurrido) [bar, mercado] bustling, busy
    4) (=con vida) animate
    dibujo 2)
    5) (Ling) animate
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) <fiesta/ambiente> lively; <conversación/discusión> lively, animated
    b) (optimista, con ánimo) cheerful, in good spirits
    2) ( impulsado)

    animado de or por algo — inspired o motivated by something

    * * *
    = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.], vibrant, animate, animated, perky [perkier -comp., perkiest -sup.].
    Ex. But in the country the processes of printing always provoke such lively curiosity that the customers preferred to go in by a glazed door set in the shop-front and giving onto the street.
    Ex. All these issues were successfully addressed by rearranging study, reference, and stack areas and enclosing a small office to create a more vibrant, reference oriented library environment.
    Ex. This article reports the results of a study to determine the decision making processes used by doctors when examining medical information derived from animate information sources, such as: colleagues; consultants; and medical information centres.
    Ex. His manner was more animated, but not in the usual petulant sense: he even seemed years younger.
    Ex. The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.
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    * de un modo animado = perkily.
    * dibujos animados = animated cartoons.
    * dibujos animados japoneses = Anime.
    * gráfico animado = motion graphic.
    * película de dibujos animados = cartoon film.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) <fiesta/ambiente> lively; <conversación/discusión> lively, animated
    b) (optimista, con ánimo) cheerful, in good spirits
    2) ( impulsado)

    animado de or por algo — inspired o motivated by something

    * * *
    = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.], vibrant, animate, animated, perky [perkier -comp., perkiest -sup.].

    Ex: But in the country the processes of printing always provoke such lively curiosity that the customers preferred to go in by a glazed door set in the shop-front and giving onto the street.

    Ex: All these issues were successfully addressed by rearranging study, reference, and stack areas and enclosing a small office to create a more vibrant, reference oriented library environment.
    Ex: This article reports the results of a study to determine the decision making processes used by doctors when examining medical information derived from animate information sources, such as: colleagues; consultants; and medical information centres.
    Ex: His manner was more animated, but not in the usual petulant sense: he even seemed years younger.
    Ex: The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.
    * de un modo animado = perkily.
    * dibujos animados = animated cartoons.
    * dibujos animados japoneses = Anime.
    * gráfico animado = motion graphic.
    * película de dibujos animados = cartoon film.

    * * *
    animado -da
    A
    1 ‹fiesta/reunión/ambiente› lively; ‹conversación/discusión› lively, animated
    2 (optimista, con ánimo) cheerful, in good spirits
    hoy está más animado he's more cheerful o he's in better spirits today
    animado A + INF:
    estoy más animado a intentarlo ahora I feel more like trying o more up to trying now
    B (impulsado) animado DE or POR algo inspired o motivated BY sth
    un movimiento animado de excelentes principios a movement inspired o motivated by excellent principles
    actuó animado de impecables propósitos he acted with the best of intentions
    * * *

    Del verbo animar: ( conjugate animar)

    animado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    animado    
    animar
    animado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    1
    a)fiesta/ambiente lively;

    conversación/discusión lively, animated
    b) (optimista, con ánimo) cheerful, in good spirits

    2 ( impulsado) animado de or por algo inspired o motivated by sth
    animar ( conjugate animar) verbo transitivo
    1

    ( levantar el espíritu) to cheer … up;

    animado a algn a hacer algo or a que haga algo to encourage sb to do sth
    b)fiesta/reunión to liven up;


    c) (con luces, colores) to brighten up

    2 programa to present, host
    3 ( impulsar) to inspire
    animarse verbo pronominal
    a) (alegrarse, cobrar vida) [fiesta/reunión] to liven up, warm up;

    [ persona] to liven up

    si me animo a salir te llamo if I feel like going out, I'll call you

    c) ( atreverse):

    ¿quién se anima a decírselo? who's going to be brave enough to tell him?;

    no me animo a saltar I can't bring myself to jump;
    al final me animé a confesárselo I finally plucked up the courage to tell her
    animado,-a adjetivo
    1 (fiesta, reunión, conversación) lively
    2 (estado de ánimo) cheerful
    animar verbo transitivo
    1 (alegrar a alguien) to cheer up
    (una fiesta, una reunión) to liven up, brighten up
    2 (estimular a una persona) to encourage
    ' animado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    animada
    - alborotado
    - mono
    - vivo
    English:
    animated
    - busy
    - chirpy
    - lively
    - perky
    - sprightly
    - subdued
    - swing
    - zestful
    - bustling
    - racy
    - spirit
    * * *
    animado, -a adj
    1. [con buen ánimo] cheerful;
    se encuentra muy animado después de la operación he's in excellent spirits after the operation
    2. [entretenido] lively;
    fue un partido muy animado it was a very lively match
    3. [con alma] animate, living;
    los objetos animados e inanimados animate and inanimate objects
    4. Cine animated;
    animado por Esp [m5] ordenador o Am [m5] computadora computer-animated
    * * *
    adj lively
    * * *
    animado, -da adj
    1) : animated, lively
    2) : cheerful
    animadamente adv
    * * *
    animado adj
    1. (persona) cheerful
    2. (lugar, situación) lively [comp. livelier; superl. liveliest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > animado

  • 3 brío

    m.
    1 zest, courage, energy, pep.
    2 determination.
    * * *
    1 (espíritu) spirit, verve; (de motor) go
    2 (pujanza) strength
    3 (resolución) determination
    4 (valentía) courage
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=ánimo) spirit, verve

    es hombre de bríos — he's a man of spirit, he's a man of mettle

    2) (=decisión) determination
    3) (=elegancia) elegance
    * * *
    a) (ánimo, energía) spirit
    b) ( de caballo) spirit
    * * *
    = zest, verve, pizzazz, elan, oomph, thrust, pep.
    Ex. In the humanistic perspective, the concern is with potential, unique capabilities, and dignity -- with a dash of joy to add zest.
    Ex. Much of the verve and shimmer of her lyrics can be connected to the near-fatal liver abscess she suffered in 1996.
    Ex. I wanted to show them an application which not only was database functional, but which itself had some pizzazz as a website.
    Ex. It is a perky love story filmed with wonderful elan in black and white.
    Ex. Many recent commentators speak as if they think that computers can painlessly deliver the oomph we need in curriculum.
    Ex. The National IT plan proposes 7 building blocks each with a strategic thrust which will serve as the overall impetus for the national IT movement.
    Ex. Not a lot of pep however, so this might be the day to curl up with a really challenging book or game.
    * * *
    a) (ánimo, energía) spirit
    b) ( de caballo) spirit
    * * *
    = zest, verve, pizzazz, elan, oomph, thrust, pep.

    Ex: In the humanistic perspective, the concern is with potential, unique capabilities, and dignity -- with a dash of joy to add zest.

    Ex: Much of the verve and shimmer of her lyrics can be connected to the near-fatal liver abscess she suffered in 1996.
    Ex: I wanted to show them an application which not only was database functional, but which itself had some pizzazz as a website.
    Ex: It is a perky love story filmed with wonderful elan in black and white.
    Ex: Many recent commentators speak as if they think that computers can painlessly deliver the oomph we need in curriculum.
    Ex: The National IT plan proposes 7 building blocks each with a strategic thrust which will serve as the overall impetus for the national IT movement.
    Ex: Not a lot of pep however, so this might be the day to curl up with a really challenging book or game.

    * * *
    1 (ánimo, energía) spirit
    un equipo joven y con bríos a young team with a lot of spirit
    la orquesta atacó el primer movimiento con gran brío the orchestra launched into the first movement with great gusto o verve
    cantaron con brío they sang with great energy o verve o gusto
    luchó con bríos he fought with great spirit o determination
    * * *

    brío sustantivo masculino
    a) (ánimo, energía) spirit;

    luchó con brío he fought with great spirit o determination


    brío sustantivo masculino vigour, zeal, spirit: se puso a escalar con mucho brío, he started climbing very energetically
    ' brío' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ímpetu
    English:
    get-up-and-go
    - spirited
    - spring
    - verve
    - zestfully
    - zip
    - gusto
    - sprightly
    * * *
    brío nm
    1. [energía, decisión] spirit;
    con brío spiritedly;
    trabajaba con mucho brío she was a very energetic worker
    2. [de caballo] spirit
    * * *
    verve, spirit
    * * *
    brío nm
    1) : force, determination
    2) : spirit, verve

    Spanish-English dictionary > brío

  • 4 cascarrabias

    adj.
    crabby, crotchety.
    m.&f. s&pl.
    1 grouch, misery guts.
    2 crabby person, bad-tempered person, grouch, grumpy person.
    * * *
    1 familiar grumpy person, bad-tempered person
    * * *
    SMF INV grouch *
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo invariable (fam) cantankerous, grumpy
    II
    masculino y femenino (pl cascarrabias) (fam) cantankerous o grumpy person
    * * *
    = grouchy [grouchier -comp., grouchiest -sup.], grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], curmudgeon, curmudgeonly, cantankerous, bad-tempered, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], ornery, misery guts, grouch, sour puss.
    Ex. The book 'The Grouchy Ladybug' describes how a ladybug can be used to teach entomology, natural selection, comparative anatomy, food chains and symbiotic relationships.
    Ex. That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.
    Ex. The most common problem suffered by curmudgeons turns out to be their circumscribed social life.
    Ex. Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex. To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
    Ex. He was a brave novelist but also bad-tempered, churlish and subject to fits of rage.
    Ex. The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex. My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex. At the other end of the scale are misery guts, who are neither happy with their job role nor their employer.
    Ex. We all have a grouch in our lives and if we wake up on the wrong side of the bed or take our daily mean pill, at the very nicest, we have been described as a ' grouch'.
    Ex. It is no fun being around you when you are being such a sour puss.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo invariable (fam) cantankerous, grumpy
    II
    masculino y femenino (pl cascarrabias) (fam) cantankerous o grumpy person
    * * *
    = grouchy [grouchier -comp., grouchiest -sup.], grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], curmudgeon, curmudgeonly, cantankerous, bad-tempered, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], ornery, misery guts, grouch, sour puss.

    Ex: The book 'The Grouchy Ladybug' describes how a ladybug can be used to teach entomology, natural selection, comparative anatomy, food chains and symbiotic relationships.

    Ex: That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.
    Ex: The most common problem suffered by curmudgeons turns out to be their circumscribed social life.
    Ex: Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex: To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
    Ex: He was a brave novelist but also bad-tempered, churlish and subject to fits of rage.
    Ex: The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex: My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex: At the other end of the scale are misery guts, who are neither happy with their job role nor their employer.
    Ex: We all have a grouch in our lives and if we wake up on the wrong side of the bed or take our daily mean pill, at the very nicest, we have been described as a ' grouch'.
    Ex: It is no fun being around you when you are being such a sour puss.

    * * *
    ( fam); cantankerous, grumpy
    cantankerous o grumpy person
    es un viejo cascarrabias he's a cantankerous old devil ( o sod etc) ( colloq)
    * * *

    cascarrabias adjetivo invariable (fam) cantankerous, grumpy
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino (pl
    cascarrabias) grouch (colloq)

    cascarrabias
    I mf inv familiar bad-tempered person
    familiar misery
    II adjetivo grumpy: no seas cascarrabias, don't be such a misery guts o don't be such a stick in the mud

    ' cascarrabias' also found in these entries:
    English:
    grouch
    - irascible
    - crank
    * * *
    adj inv
    grouchy, cranky;
    un viejo cascarrabias an old grouch, Br an old misery-guts
    nmf inv
    grouch, Br misery-guts,
    * * *
    m/f inv fam
    grouch fam
    * * *
    cascarrabias nmfs & pl, fam : grouch, crab

    Spanish-English dictionary > cascarrabias

  • 5 completamente

    adv.
    completely, totally.
    * * *
    1 completely
    * * *
    adv.
    * * *
    * * *
    adverbio completely
    * * *
    = all the way, completely, entirely, in + Posesivo + entirety, fully, in full, outright, perfectly, purely, squarely, thoroughly, totally, wholly, right through, head and shoulder, roundly, utterly, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly], altogether, go + the whole hog, the full monty, by a long way, hopelessly + Adjetivo, one hundred percent, flat out, to the hilt, heinously + Adjetivo.
    Ex. Becker takes the topic all the way back to the Coonskin Library and frontier days.
    Ex. A completely specific statement of document content would have to be the text of the document itself.
    Ex. Table 1 may be used anywhere in the schedules, entirely at the discretion of the classifier.
    Ex. Clearly, the only totally adequate indication of the content of a document is the text of the document in its entirety.
    Ex. Although this may seem an obvious statement, there are many instances when the searcher is not fully aware of what can or might be retrieved.
    Ex. Geographical divisions are sometimes given in full in the main schedule, and sometimes elsewhere as tables in classes.
    Ex. The author of an unpublished book normally had to sell it outright for whatever the publisher chose to pay in cash or in printed copies.
    Ex. This is a perfectly acceptable UDC class number but it does not conform to the citation order PME...ST.
    Ex. Indicative-informative abstracts are more common than either the purely indicative or the purely informative abstract.
    Ex. Surveillance licensing is one question which falls squarely into the 'free movement of goods' category and does not involve the harmonization of the laws of member states.
    Ex. Analytical cataloguing is valuable in respect of any type of media, but many of ideas have been tested most thoroughly in the context of monographs and serials.
    Ex. Clearly, the only totally adequate indication of the content of a document is the text of the document in its entirety.
    Ex. Since 1980 it has offered access to data bases and data banks either wholly or partially sponsored by the Commission of the European Communities.
    Ex. Next morning the heap, now damp right through, was set up on one end of the horse (later called the bank), a bench long enough to take two piles of paper end to end, and about as high as the coffin of the press.
    Ex. 'General recreation or leisure' stands out head and shoulders above all the other books borrowed from the library.
    Ex. The constant demand for a return to the previous situation, so roundly criticised by the committee, may soon be granted.
    Ex. We recount the parts which absorbed us utterly, which made us feel that the alternative world was more vivid, more 'real,' than our life outside the book.
    Ex. I agree whole-heartedly that the subject approach is used chiefly by the beginner, whether it is a historical researcher or a high school student who is looking for term paper material.
    Ex. Service in-depth abandons subject arrangement altogether, and seeks to arrange documents in categories according to their popularity.
    Ex. The article 'Patent information: going the whole hog' presents an overview of Derwent's products in the patent information field.
    Ex. The article ' The digital full monty?' forecasts that the world of information is likely to be dominated by global giants on the one hand and selective niche providers on the other.
    Ex. The best possible candidate, by a long way, is also one who is, for political reasons, a dark horse.
    Ex. Rumor has it that she 'tolerates' Mathilda Panopoulos, having tried many times to engage her in meaningful dialogue only to find her ' hopelessly set in her opinions'.
    Ex. Even if a runner does recover after pulling a muscle they will never be one hundred percent healed.
    Ex. The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex. Motorists are under the cosh, feel taxed to the hilt and face record prices at the pumps.
    Ex. What is truly and more heinously wrong though is that the architects of the financial disaster will likely go scot-free.
    ----
    * afectar completamente = engulf.
    * arrasar completamente = raze + Nombre + to the ground.
    * completamente + Adjetivo = altogether + Adjetivo, downright + Adjetivo, blissfully + Adjetivo.
    * completamente alemán = all-German.
    * completamente corrupto = rotten to the core.
    * completamente decidido a = dead set on.
    * completamente desarrollado = fully-developed.
    * completamente desnudo = stark naked.
    * completamente digital = all-digital.
    * completamente en vigor en = alive and well and living.
    * completamente equipado = with all mods and cons.
    * completamente europeo = all-European.
    * completamente resuelto a = dead set on.
    * completamente seco = bone dry.
    * demoler completamente = raze + Nombre + to the ground.
    * derribar completamente = raze + Nombre + to the ground.
    * derrotar completamente = trounce.
    * destrozar completamente = blow + Nombre + to bits.
    * destruido completamente por el fuego = burnt out.
    * destruir completamente = blow + Nombre + to bits.
    * detener completamente = bring to + a (grinding) halt.
    * detenerse completamente = grind to + a (screeching) halt, come to + a (dead) halt, come to + a shuddering halt.
    * estar completamente borracho = be drunk and incapable.
    * estar completamente de acuerdo con = agree + wholeheartedly with.
    * estar completamente equivocado = be way off.
    * introducirse completamente en = immerse + Reflexivo + in.
    * pagar completamente = pay up.
    * quedarse completamente atónito = You could have pushed + Nombre + over with a feather.
    * quemarse completamente = go up in + smoke.
    * romper completamente = break off.
    * romper completamente con = make + a clean break with.
    * ser algo completamente distinto = be nothing of the sort.
    * ser completamente diferente = be in a different league.
    * ser un caso completamente diferente = be in a league of its own.
    * vencer completamente = beat + soundly.
    * Verbo + completamente = quite + Verbo.
    * * *
    adverbio completely
    * * *
    = all the way, completely, entirely, in + Posesivo + entirety, fully, in full, outright, perfectly, purely, squarely, thoroughly, totally, wholly, right through, head and shoulder, roundly, utterly, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly], altogether, go + the whole hog, the full monty, by a long way, hopelessly + Adjetivo, one hundred percent, flat out, to the hilt, heinously + Adjetivo.

    Ex: Becker takes the topic all the way back to the Coonskin Library and frontier days.

    Ex: A completely specific statement of document content would have to be the text of the document itself.
    Ex: Table 1 may be used anywhere in the schedules, entirely at the discretion of the classifier.
    Ex: Clearly, the only totally adequate indication of the content of a document is the text of the document in its entirety.
    Ex: Although this may seem an obvious statement, there are many instances when the searcher is not fully aware of what can or might be retrieved.
    Ex: Geographical divisions are sometimes given in full in the main schedule, and sometimes elsewhere as tables in classes.
    Ex: The author of an unpublished book normally had to sell it outright for whatever the publisher chose to pay in cash or in printed copies.
    Ex: This is a perfectly acceptable UDC class number but it does not conform to the citation order PME...ST.
    Ex: Indicative-informative abstracts are more common than either the purely indicative or the purely informative abstract.
    Ex: Surveillance licensing is one question which falls squarely into the 'free movement of goods' category and does not involve the harmonization of the laws of member states.
    Ex: Analytical cataloguing is valuable in respect of any type of media, but many of ideas have been tested most thoroughly in the context of monographs and serials.
    Ex: Clearly, the only totally adequate indication of the content of a document is the text of the document in its entirety.
    Ex: Since 1980 it has offered access to data bases and data banks either wholly or partially sponsored by the Commission of the European Communities.
    Ex: Next morning the heap, now damp right through, was set up on one end of the horse (later called the bank), a bench long enough to take two piles of paper end to end, and about as high as the coffin of the press.
    Ex: 'General recreation or leisure' stands out head and shoulders above all the other books borrowed from the library.
    Ex: The constant demand for a return to the previous situation, so roundly criticised by the committee, may soon be granted.
    Ex: We recount the parts which absorbed us utterly, which made us feel that the alternative world was more vivid, more 'real,' than our life outside the book.
    Ex: I agree whole-heartedly that the subject approach is used chiefly by the beginner, whether it is a historical researcher or a high school student who is looking for term paper material.
    Ex: Service in-depth abandons subject arrangement altogether, and seeks to arrange documents in categories according to their popularity.
    Ex: The article 'Patent information: going the whole hog' presents an overview of Derwent's products in the patent information field.
    Ex: The article ' The digital full monty?' forecasts that the world of information is likely to be dominated by global giants on the one hand and selective niche providers on the other.
    Ex: The best possible candidate, by a long way, is also one who is, for political reasons, a dark horse.
    Ex: Rumor has it that she 'tolerates' Mathilda Panopoulos, having tried many times to engage her in meaningful dialogue only to find her ' hopelessly set in her opinions'.
    Ex: Even if a runner does recover after pulling a muscle they will never be one hundred percent healed.
    Ex: The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex: Motorists are under the cosh, feel taxed to the hilt and face record prices at the pumps.
    Ex: What is truly and more heinously wrong though is that the architects of the financial disaster will likely go scot-free.
    * afectar completamente = engulf.
    * arrasar completamente = raze + Nombre + to the ground.
    * completamente + Adjetivo = altogether + Adjetivo, downright + Adjetivo, blissfully + Adjetivo.
    * completamente alemán = all-German.
    * completamente corrupto = rotten to the core.
    * completamente decidido a = dead set on.
    * completamente desarrollado = fully-developed.
    * completamente desnudo = stark naked.
    * completamente digital = all-digital.
    * completamente en vigor en = alive and well and living.
    * completamente equipado = with all mods and cons.
    * completamente europeo = all-European.
    * completamente resuelto a = dead set on.
    * completamente seco = bone dry.
    * demoler completamente = raze + Nombre + to the ground.
    * derribar completamente = raze + Nombre + to the ground.
    * derrotar completamente = trounce.
    * destrozar completamente = blow + Nombre + to bits.
    * destruido completamente por el fuego = burnt out.
    * destruir completamente = blow + Nombre + to bits.
    * detener completamente = bring to + a (grinding) halt.
    * detenerse completamente = grind to + a (screeching) halt, come to + a (dead) halt, come to + a shuddering halt.
    * estar completamente borracho = be drunk and incapable.
    * estar completamente de acuerdo con = agree + wholeheartedly with.
    * estar completamente equivocado = be way off.
    * introducirse completamente en = immerse + Reflexivo + in.
    * pagar completamente = pay up.
    * quedarse completamente atónito = You could have pushed + Nombre + over with a feather.
    * quemarse completamente = go up in + smoke.
    * romper completamente = break off.
    * romper completamente con = make + a clean break with.
    * ser algo completamente distinto = be nothing of the sort.
    * ser completamente diferente = be in a different league.
    * ser un caso completamente diferente = be in a league of its own.
    * vencer completamente = beat + soundly.
    * Verbo + completamente = quite + Verbo.

    * * *
    completely
    está completamente loca she's completely insane
    están completamente borrachos they're blind drunk ( colloq)
    es completamente sordo he is stone deaf
    me parece completamente fuera de lugar I think it's totally out of place
    * * *
    completely, totally;
    estoy completamente seguro/lleno I'm completely sure/full;
    el plan fracasó completamente the plan was a total failure
    * * *
    adv completely, totally
    * * *
    : completely, totally
    * * *
    completamente adv completely
    es completamente normal it's completely normal / it's perfectly normal

    Spanish-English dictionary > completamente

  • 6 de un modo espeluznante

    Ex. The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.
    * * *

    Ex: The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de un modo espeluznante

  • 7 de un modo lúgubre

    Ex. The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.
    * * *

    Ex: The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de un modo lúgubre

  • 8 de un modo siniestro

    Ex. The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.
    * * *

    Ex: The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de un modo siniestro

  • 9 despabilado

    adj.
    1 wide-awake, aware, awake, alert.
    2 smart, sharp-witted, perky, quick-witted.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: despabilar.
    * * *
    1→ link=despabilar despabilar
    1 (desvelado) wide-awake
    2 figurado (listo) smart, sharp, quick
    \
    ser despabilado,-a figurado to be quick on the uptake, have one's wits about one
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=despierto) wide awake
    2) (=despejado) sharp, quick
    * * *
    - da adjetivo espabilado I
    * * *
    = savvy [savvier comp., savviest sup.], on the ball, shrewd [shrewder -comp., shrewdest -sup.].
    Ex. The article 'Survival of the savvy: rethinking library public relations' suggests strategies for promoting the corporate libraries image within an organization.
    Ex. He believes his success will be determined by 'personal attention, being on the ball, attention to detail and consistency of service'.
    Ex. Payment is very important and can be a problem so the businessman needs to be streetwise and shrewd with a good business acumen.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo espabilado I
    * * *
    = savvy [savvier comp., savviest sup.], on the ball, shrewd [shrewder -comp., shrewdest -sup.].

    Ex: The article 'Survival of the savvy: rethinking library public relations' suggests strategies for promoting the corporate libraries image within an organization.

    Ex: He believes his success will be determined by 'personal attention, being on the ball, attention to detail and consistency of service'.
    Ex: Payment is very important and can be a problem so the businessman needs to be streetwise and shrewd with a good business acumen.

    * * *
    espabilado1 (↑ espabilado (1))
    * * *

    Del verbo despabilar: ( conjugate despabilar)

    despabilado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    despabilado    
    despabilar
    despabilado
    ◊ -da adjetivo See Also→ espabilado

    despabilar ( conjugate despabilar) verbo transitivo See Also→ espabilar
    despabilado,-a adjetivoespabilado,-a

    ' despabilado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    despabilada
    English:
    alert
    * * *
    despabilado, -a = espabilado
    * * *
    adj fig
    bright

    Spanish-English dictionary > despabilado

  • 10 entusiasmo

    m.
    enthusiasm.
    despertar entusiasmo (en alguien) to arouse (somebody's) enthusiasm
    aplaudieron con entusiasmo they applauded enthusiastically
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: entusiasmar.
    * * *
    1 enthusiasm
    \
    con entusiasmo keenly, enthusiastically
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *

    con entusiasmo(=con apasionamiento) enthusiastically; (=con interés) keenly

    * * *
    masculino enthusiasm
    * * *
    = enthusiasm, zeal, zealousness, keenness, zest, elan, eagerness.
    Ex. Enthusiasm in a searcher, of course, all are agreed on: 'he must delight in the chase for its own sake'.
    Ex. One is to believe, for instance, that the public library movement began in a passion of liberal and humanitarian zeal, and yet public libraries were generally cold, rigidly inflexible, and elitist institutions from the beginning.
    Ex. Unless there is reason to believe that the author himself ordered these changes; they have no authority since they are merely the result of the carelessness, or zealousness, of the compositor.
    Ex. The conviction that books are important and a keenness to share them with others are fundamental qualities in any librarian = La convicción de que los libros son importantes y el entusiasmo por compartirlos con otros son cualidades fundamentales en cualquier bibliotecario.
    Ex. In the humanistic perspective, the concern is with potential, unique capabilities, and dignity -- with a dash of joy to add zest.
    Ex. It is a perky love story filmed with wonderful elan in black and white.
    Ex. The sense of alienation that had evolved over 50 years has gradually given way to a spirit of teamwork and eagerness to learn.
    ----
    * acabarse el entusiasmo = run out of + steam.
    * acoger con entusiasmo = greet + warmly.
    * apagar el entusiasmo = dampen + Posesivo + ardor.
    * asintiendo con entusiasmo = in eager assent.
    * cobrar nuevo entusiasmo = develop + renewed enthusiasm.
    * con entusiasmo = eagerly, enthusiastically, rhapsodically, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly].
    * con entusiasmo en los ojos = bright-eyed.
    * con poco entusiasmo = half-heartedly.
    * despertar el entusiasmo = work up + an enthusiasm.
    * despertar el entusiasmo = capture + the imagination.
    * despertar entusiasmo = arouse + enthusiasm.
    * enfriar el entusiasmo = dampen + Posesivo + excitement, dampen + Posesivo + enthusiasm.
    * hablar con entusiasmo = gush about.
    * hacer perder el entusiasmo = dampen + Posesivo + enthusiasm.
    * lleno de entusiasmo = enthusiastic.
    * perder el entusiasmo = lose + heart.
    * perder entusiasmo = lose + enthusiasm.
    * rebosante de energía y lleno de entusiasmo = all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.
    * recobrar entusiasmo = develop + renewed enthusiasm.
    * sentir entusiasmo por = be enamoured of/with.
    * sin entusiasmo = half-hearted [halfhearted].
    * * *
    masculino enthusiasm
    * * *
    = enthusiasm, zeal, zealousness, keenness, zest, elan, eagerness.

    Ex: Enthusiasm in a searcher, of course, all are agreed on: 'he must delight in the chase for its own sake'.

    Ex: One is to believe, for instance, that the public library movement began in a passion of liberal and humanitarian zeal, and yet public libraries were generally cold, rigidly inflexible, and elitist institutions from the beginning.
    Ex: Unless there is reason to believe that the author himself ordered these changes; they have no authority since they are merely the result of the carelessness, or zealousness, of the compositor.
    Ex: The conviction that books are important and a keenness to share them with others are fundamental qualities in any librarian = La convicción de que los libros son importantes y el entusiasmo por compartirlos con otros son cualidades fundamentales en cualquier bibliotecario.
    Ex: In the humanistic perspective, the concern is with potential, unique capabilities, and dignity -- with a dash of joy to add zest.
    Ex: It is a perky love story filmed with wonderful elan in black and white.
    Ex: The sense of alienation that had evolved over 50 years has gradually given way to a spirit of teamwork and eagerness to learn.
    * acabarse el entusiasmo = run out of + steam.
    * acoger con entusiasmo = greet + warmly.
    * apagar el entusiasmo = dampen + Posesivo + ardor.
    * asintiendo con entusiasmo = in eager assent.
    * cobrar nuevo entusiasmo = develop + renewed enthusiasm.
    * con entusiasmo = eagerly, enthusiastically, rhapsodically, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly].
    * con entusiasmo en los ojos = bright-eyed.
    * con poco entusiasmo = half-heartedly.
    * despertar el entusiasmo = work up + an enthusiasm.
    * despertar el entusiasmo = capture + the imagination.
    * despertar entusiasmo = arouse + enthusiasm.
    * enfriar el entusiasmo = dampen + Posesivo + excitement, dampen + Posesivo + enthusiasm.
    * hablar con entusiasmo = gush about.
    * hacer perder el entusiasmo = dampen + Posesivo + enthusiasm.
    * lleno de entusiasmo = enthusiastic.
    * perder el entusiasmo = lose + heart.
    * perder entusiasmo = lose + enthusiasm.
    * rebosante de energía y lleno de entusiasmo = all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.
    * recobrar entusiasmo = develop + renewed enthusiasm.
    * sentir entusiasmo por = be enamoured of/with.
    * sin entusiasmo = half-hearted [halfhearted].

    * * *
    enthusiasm
    mostró or manifestó gran entusiasmo por la propuesta she showed great enthusiasm for the proposal, she was very enthusiastic about the proposal
    ha despertado gran entusiasmo it has aroused great enthusiasm
    trabaja con gran entusiasmo he works enthusiastically
    * * *

    Del verbo entusiasmar: ( conjugate entusiasmar)

    entusiasmo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    entusiasmó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    entusiasmar    
    entusiasmo
    entusiasmar ( conjugate entusiasmar) verbo transitivo ( apasionar):

    no me entusiasma mucho la idea I'm not very enthusiastic about the idea
    entusiasmarse verbo pronominal entusiasmose con algo to get excited o enthusiastic about sth
    entusiasmo sustantivo masculino
    enthusiasm
    entusiasmar verbo transitivo
    1 (animar) to fill with enthusiasm
    2 (gustar mucho) to delight: le entusiasman las películas del oeste, she loves westerns
    entusiasmo sustantivo masculino enthusiasm
    ♦ Locuciones: con entusiasmo, enthusiastically

    ' entusiasmo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    borrachera
    - delirio
    - enfriamiento
    - enfriarse
    - compensar
    - comunicar
    - desbordante
    - desgana
    - enfriar
    - excitación
    - extinguir
    - furor
    - languidecer
    - loco
    - rebosar
    English:
    catching
    - clap
    - dampen
    - enthusiasm
    - enthusiastic
    - enthusiastically
    - fire
    - gush
    - gusto
    - half-heartedly
    - half-heartedness
    - jaded
    - jump at
    - keeness
    - lap up
    - misplaced
    - rapturously
    - unenthusiastically
    - wholehearted
    - wholeheartedly
    - wild
    - zeal
    - zest
    - zestfully
    - bubble
    - eagerly
    - excited
    - excitement
    - over-
    * * *
    enthusiasm;
    aplaudieron con entusiasmo they clapped enthusiastically;
    despertar entusiasmo (en alguien) to arouse (sb's) enthusiasm;
    la noticia despertó un enorme entusiasmo the news aroused great excitement;
    pone mucho entusiasmo en todo lo que hace she puts a lot of enthusiasm into everything she does
    * * *
    m enthusiasm
    * * *
    : enthusiasm
    * * *
    entusiasmo n enthusiasm

    Spanish-English dictionary > entusiasmo

  • 11 espeluznantemente

    adv.
    horrifyingly, dreadfully, horrifically, hair-raisingly.
    * * *
    Ex. The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.
    * * *

    Ex: The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.

    Spanish-English dictionary > espeluznantemente

  • 12 fervor

    m.
    fervor.
    con fervor fervently
    * * *
    1 fervour (US fervor)
    * * *
    SM
    1) [religioso, nacionalista, popular] fervour, fervor (EEUU)
    2) (=dedicación) fervour, fervor (EEUU), enthusiasm
    * * *
    masculino fervor*
    * * *
    = fervour [fervor, -USA], zeal, elan, ardour [ardor, -USA].
    Ex. Librarians and bibliographers are as deeply fired with the idealistic fervour which is alleged to have imbued the medieval knights.
    Ex. One is to believe, for instance, that the public library movement began in a passion of liberal and humanitarian zeal, and yet public libraries were generally cold, rigidly inflexible, and elitist institutions from the beginning.
    Ex. It is a perky love story filmed with wonderful elan in black and white.
    Ex. 'Hello, Tom!' said the director, greeting him enthusiastically, as he rounded his desk to shake hands, which he did with unrestrained ardor.
    * * *
    masculino fervor*
    * * *
    = fervour [fervor, -USA], zeal, elan, ardour [ardor, -USA].

    Ex: Librarians and bibliographers are as deeply fired with the idealistic fervour which is alleged to have imbued the medieval knights.

    Ex: One is to believe, for instance, that the public library movement began in a passion of liberal and humanitarian zeal, and yet public libraries were generally cold, rigidly inflexible, and elitist institutions from the beginning.
    Ex: It is a perky love story filmed with wonderful elan in black and white.
    Ex: 'Hello, Tom!' said the director, greeting him enthusiastically, as he rounded his desk to shake hands, which he did with unrestrained ardor.

    * * *
    fervor*
    lo aclamaron con fervor they applauded him fervently o enthusiastically
    * * *

    fervor sustantivo masculino
    fervor( conjugate fervor);

    fervor sustantivo masculino fervour, US fervor

    ' fervor' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ardor
    - piedad
    - celo
    English:
    fervor
    - fervour
    - ardor
    - zeal
    * * *
    fervor nm
    1. [religioso] fervour;
    rezaba a la virgen con fervor she prayed fervently to the Virgin
    2. [entusiasmo] eagerness, keenness;
    trabajaba con fervor he worked away keenly o eagerly
    * * *
    m fervor, Br
    fervour
    * * *
    fervor nm
    : fervor, zeal

    Spanish-English dictionary > fervor

  • 13 gruñón

    adj.
    grumpy, cranky, grouchy, gruff.
    m.
    grouch, grumbler, grump, snarler.
    * * *
    1 grumbling, grumpy
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 grumbler, grouch
    * * *
    gruñón, -ona
    1.
    ADJ grumpy, grumbling
    2.
    SM / F grumbler
    * * *
    I
    - ñona adjetivo (fam) grumpy (colloq)
    II
    - ñona masculino, femenino (fam) grump (colloq), grouse (colloq)
    * * *
    = grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], cranky [crankier -comp., crankiest -sup.], curmudgeon, curmudgeonly, cantankerous, bad-tempered, crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], irascible, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], ornery, misery guts, grouch, sour puss, testy [testier -comp., testiest -sup.].
    Ex. That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.
    Ex. For example, you already know that living in a windowless room will make you cranky and out of sorts.
    Ex. The most common problem suffered by curmudgeons turns out to be their circumscribed social life.
    Ex. Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex. To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
    Ex. He was a brave novelist but also bad-tempered, churlish and subject to fits of rage.
    Ex. For this crusty author as well as for that young one having fun being famous is what matters = Tanto para este autor hosco como para aquel autor joven, ser famoso es lo que importa.
    Ex. He was a rag-and-bone man living with his irascible father in a junkyard with only their horse for company.
    Ex. The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex. My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex. At the other end of the scale are misery guts, who are neither happy with their job role nor their employer.
    Ex. We all have a grouch in our lives and if we wake up on the wrong side of the bed or take our daily mean pill, at the very nicest, we have been described as a ' grouch'.
    Ex. It is no fun being around you when you are being such a sour puss.
    Ex. We're assailed by doubts, mortified by our own shortcomings, surrounded by freaks, testy over silly details.
    ----
    * vieja gruñona = grumpy old woman.
    * viejo gruñón = grumpy old man, grumpy old sod.
    * * *
    I
    - ñona adjetivo (fam) grumpy (colloq)
    II
    - ñona masculino, femenino (fam) grump (colloq), grouse (colloq)
    * * *
    = grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], cranky [crankier -comp., crankiest -sup.], curmudgeon, curmudgeonly, cantankerous, bad-tempered, crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], irascible, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], ornery, misery guts, grouch, sour puss, testy [testier -comp., testiest -sup.].

    Ex: That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.

    Ex: For example, you already know that living in a windowless room will make you cranky and out of sorts.
    Ex: The most common problem suffered by curmudgeons turns out to be their circumscribed social life.
    Ex: Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex: To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
    Ex: He was a brave novelist but also bad-tempered, churlish and subject to fits of rage.
    Ex: For this crusty author as well as for that young one having fun being famous is what matters = Tanto para este autor hosco como para aquel autor joven, ser famoso es lo que importa.
    Ex: He was a rag-and-bone man living with his irascible father in a junkyard with only their horse for company.
    Ex: The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex: My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex: At the other end of the scale are misery guts, who are neither happy with their job role nor their employer.
    Ex: We all have a grouch in our lives and if we wake up on the wrong side of the bed or take our daily mean pill, at the very nicest, we have been described as a ' grouch'.
    Ex: It is no fun being around you when you are being such a sour puss.
    Ex: We're assailed by doubts, mortified by our own shortcomings, surrounded by freaks, testy over silly details.
    * vieja gruñona = grumpy old woman.
    * viejo gruñón = grumpy old man, grumpy old sod.

    * * *
    ( fam); grumpy ( colloq)
    masculine, feminine
    ( fam); grump ( colloq), grouch ( colloq), misery ( BrE colloq), moaner ( BrE colloq)
    * * *

    gruñón
    ◊ - ñona adjetivo (fam) grumpy (colloq)

    gruñón,-ona adjetivo grumpy

    ' gruñón' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    gruñona
    English:
    grouch
    - grouchy
    - grump
    - grumpy
    - nag
    - nagging
    * * *
    gruñón, -ona Fam
    adj
    grumpy
    nm,f
    old grump
    * * *
    I adj fam
    grumpy
    II m, gruñona f fam
    grouch fam
    * * *
    gruñón, - ñona adj, mpl gruñones fam : grumpy, crabby
    gruñón, - ñona n, mpl gruñones fam : grumpy person, nag
    * * *
    gruñón1 adj grumpy [comp. grumpier; superl. grumpiest]
    gruñón2 n moaner

    Spanish-English dictionary > gruñón

  • 14 hosco

    adj.
    unfriendly, sullen, grim, rough.
    * * *
    1 (insociable) sullen, surly
    2 (lugar) gloomy, dark
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [persona] sullen, grim liter
    2) [tiempo, lugar, ambiente] gloomy
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo <persona/semblante> surly, sullen
    * * *
    = sullen, surly [surlier -comp., surliest -sup.], crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], morose, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], unfriendly, disagreeable, testy [testier -comp., testiest -sup.].
    Ex. He makes his feelings abundantly clear by sullen silences and glances that indicate complete disgust.
    Ex. He perceived that his life threatened to be an interminable succession of these mortifying interviews unless he could discover a way or ways to deal with her surly and terrorizing ferocity.
    Ex. For this crusty author as well as for that young one having fun being famous is what matters = Tanto para este autor hosco como para aquel autor joven, ser famoso es lo que importa.
    Ex. His limber writing consequentializes the inconsequential, and there is not one morose moment in his work, no hint of sourness.
    Ex. The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex. These messages were examined for 'friendly' features, such as politeness, specificity, constructiveness and helpfulness, and for ' unfriendly' features, like the use of cryptic codes or vocabulary, or language which users might find threatening, domineering, or emotive.
    Ex. Then I came within this disagreeable person's atmosphere, and lo! before I know what's happened I'm involved in an unpleasant altercation.
    Ex. We're assailed by doubts, mortified by our own shortcomings, surrounded by freaks, testy over silly details.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo <persona/semblante> surly, sullen
    * * *
    = sullen, surly [surlier -comp., surliest -sup.], crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], morose, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], unfriendly, disagreeable, testy [testier -comp., testiest -sup.].

    Ex: He makes his feelings abundantly clear by sullen silences and glances that indicate complete disgust.

    Ex: He perceived that his life threatened to be an interminable succession of these mortifying interviews unless he could discover a way or ways to deal with her surly and terrorizing ferocity.
    Ex: For this crusty author as well as for that young one having fun being famous is what matters = Tanto para este autor hosco como para aquel autor joven, ser famoso es lo que importa.
    Ex: His limber writing consequentializes the inconsequential, and there is not one morose moment in his work, no hint of sourness.
    Ex: The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex: These messages were examined for 'friendly' features, such as politeness, specificity, constructiveness and helpfulness, and for ' unfriendly' features, like the use of cryptic codes or vocabulary, or language which users might find threatening, domineering, or emotive.
    Ex: Then I came within this disagreeable person's atmosphere, and lo! before I know what's happened I'm involved in an unpleasant altercation.
    Ex: We're assailed by doubts, mortified by our own shortcomings, surrounded by freaks, testy over silly details.

    * * *
    hosco -ca
    ‹persona/semblante› surly, sullen; ‹mirada› sullen
    * * *

    hosco
    ◊ -ca adjetivo ‹persona/semblante surly, sullen

    hosco,-a adjetivo surly, bad-tempered: es una persona hosca, parece siempre enfadado, he's quite unsociable, always in a bad mood

    ' hosco' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    hosca
    English:
    sullen
    - surly
    * * *
    hosco, -a adj
    1. [persona] sullen, gruff
    2. [lugar] grim, gloomy
    * * *
    adj sullen
    * * *
    hosco, -ca adj
    : sullen, gloomy

    Spanish-English dictionary > hosco

  • 15 irascible

    adj.
    1 irascible.
    2 angry, crabby, gnarled, morose.
    * * *
    1 irascible, irritable
    * * *
    ADJ irascible frm
    * * *
    adjetivo irascible
    * * *
    = tetchy [tetchier -comp., tetchiest -sup.], peevish, irascible, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand], ornery, waspish, explosive, testy [testier -comp., testiest -sup.].
    Ex. CC uses this device in Literature, where authors are specified by their date of birth (though Ranganathan has a rather tetchy note about the difficulty of establishing this in some cases).
    Ex. In 1912 a group of women library students were accused of lacking a sense of proportion, being peevish and being absorbed in small details.
    Ex. He was a rag-and-bone man living with his irascible father in a junkyard with only their horse for company.
    Ex. The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex. He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex. A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex. The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
    Ex. My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex. But as you read this sentence, you cannot fail to hear his voice, cosy, waspish, inimitable.
    Ex. The explosive Cameron Shepherd then brought the Wallabies to within a point of France with the team's second try five minutes later.
    Ex. We're assailed by doubts, mortified by our own shortcomings, surrounded by freaks, testy over silly details.
    * * *
    adjetivo irascible
    * * *
    = tetchy [tetchier -comp., tetchiest -sup.], peevish, irascible, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand], ornery, waspish, explosive, testy [testier -comp., testiest -sup.].

    Ex: CC uses this device in Literature, where authors are specified by their date of birth (though Ranganathan has a rather tetchy note about the difficulty of establishing this in some cases).

    Ex: In 1912 a group of women library students were accused of lacking a sense of proportion, being peevish and being absorbed in small details.
    Ex: He was a rag-and-bone man living with his irascible father in a junkyard with only their horse for company.
    Ex: The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex: He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex: A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex: The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
    Ex: My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex: But as you read this sentence, you cannot fail to hear his voice, cosy, waspish, inimitable.
    Ex: The explosive Cameron Shepherd then brought the Wallabies to within a point of France with the team's second try five minutes later.
    Ex: We're assailed by doubts, mortified by our own shortcomings, surrounded by freaks, testy over silly details.

    * * *
    irascible
    * * *

    irascible adjetivo irascible, irritable, short-tempered
    ' irascible' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    temperamental
    English:
    cantankerous
    - hot-headed
    - irascible
    - quicktempered
    - crusty
    - hot
    - quick
    - snappy
    * * *
    irascible
    * * *
    adj irascible
    * * *
    : irascible, irritable

    Spanish-English dictionary > irascible

  • 16 irritable

    adj.
    irritable.
    Ser colérico Be quick-tempered (different from Be angry=Estar colérico.)
    * * *
    1 irritable
    * * *
    * * *
    adjetivo irritable
    * * *
    = tetchy [tetchier -comp., tetchiest -sup.], irritable, cranky [crankier -comp., crankiest -sup.], irascible, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], waspish, testy [testier -comp., testiest -sup.].
    Ex. CC uses this device in Literature, where authors are specified by their date of birth (though Ranganathan has a rather tetchy note about the difficulty of establishing this in some cases).
    Ex. Many librarians worry that the public, collective image of librarians is associated with the crone -- an older, single woman who is irritable and protective of her domain.
    Ex. For example, you already know that living in a windowless room will make you cranky and out of sorts.
    Ex. He was a rag-and-bone man living with his irascible father in a junkyard with only their horse for company.
    Ex. The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex. But as you read this sentence, you cannot fail to hear his voice, cosy, waspish, inimitable.
    Ex. We're assailed by doubts, mortified by our own shortcomings, surrounded by freaks, testy over silly details.
    * * *
    adjetivo irritable
    * * *
    = tetchy [tetchier -comp., tetchiest -sup.], irritable, cranky [crankier -comp., crankiest -sup.], irascible, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], waspish, testy [testier -comp., testiest -sup.].

    Ex: CC uses this device in Literature, where authors are specified by their date of birth (though Ranganathan has a rather tetchy note about the difficulty of establishing this in some cases).

    Ex: Many librarians worry that the public, collective image of librarians is associated with the crone -- an older, single woman who is irritable and protective of her domain.
    Ex: For example, you already know that living in a windowless room will make you cranky and out of sorts.
    Ex: He was a rag-and-bone man living with his irascible father in a junkyard with only their horse for company.
    Ex: The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex: But as you read this sentence, you cannot fail to hear his voice, cosy, waspish, inimitable.
    Ex: We're assailed by doubts, mortified by our own shortcomings, surrounded by freaks, testy over silly details.

    * * *
    irritable
    * * *

    irritable adjetivo
    irritable
    ' irritable' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    irascible
    - enojadizo
    - enojón
    English:
    cantankerous
    - impatient
    - irritable
    - prickly
    - snappy
    - inclined
    - moody
    * * *
    irritable
    * * *
    adj irritable
    * * *
    : irritable

    Spanish-English dictionary > irritable

  • 17 lleno

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

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

    2)

    lleno de —

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

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

    3)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

     

    Del verbo llenar: ( conjugate llenar)

    lleno es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    llenó es:

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

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

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

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

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

    b) vacante to fill

    3 ( colmar) ‹ persona›:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    1
    a)estadio/autobús/copa full;

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


    2
    de llenoconsagrarse/dedicarse fully;

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > lleno

  • 18 lleno de vida

    (adj.) = vibrant, feisty [feistier -comp., feistiest -sup.], perky [perkier -comp., perkiest -sup.], spry [spryer comp., spryest -sup.], sprightly [sprightlier -comp., sprightliest -sup.], spirited, teeming with life, vivacious, ebullient, saucy [saucier -comp., sauciest -sup.]
    Ex. All these issues were successfully addressed by rearranging study, reference, and stack areas and enclosing a small office to create a more vibrant, reference oriented library environment.
    Ex. It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    Ex. The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.
    Ex. A spry 80 years young, Virginia has been painting murals for the last 50 years and a lot can be said for the advantages of experience.
    Ex. He was described as a ' sprightly nonagenarian' who was born in 1905.
    Ex. Their aim was to mount a spirited attack on a consumer driven and marketeers' approach to reading and books, and on relativism and populism.
    Ex. Mars resembled earth teeming with life three billion years ago.
    Ex. This petite, agile, graceful and vivacious artiste was a picture of self-confidence on the stage.
    Ex. The ebullient Mr Wang is a chatterbox and a bit of a show-off.
    Ex. She tells the remarkable tale of an animal whose saucy personality brought joy to the lives of countless people.
    * * *
    (adj.) = vibrant, feisty [feistier -comp., feistiest -sup.], perky [perkier -comp., perkiest -sup.], spry [spryer comp., spryest -sup.], sprightly [sprightlier -comp., sprightliest -sup.], spirited, teeming with life, vivacious, ebullient, saucy [saucier -comp., sauciest -sup.]

    Ex: All these issues were successfully addressed by rearranging study, reference, and stack areas and enclosing a small office to create a more vibrant, reference oriented library environment.

    Ex: It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    Ex: The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.
    Ex: A spry 80 years young, Virginia has been painting murals for the last 50 years and a lot can be said for the advantages of experience.
    Ex: He was described as a ' sprightly nonagenarian' who was born in 1905.
    Ex: Their aim was to mount a spirited attack on a consumer driven and marketeers' approach to reading and books, and on relativism and populism.
    Ex: Mars resembled earth teeming with life three billion years ago.
    Ex: This petite, agile, graceful and vivacious artiste was a picture of self-confidence on the stage.
    Ex: The ebullient Mr Wang is a chatterbox and a bit of a show-off.
    Ex: She tells the remarkable tale of an animal whose saucy personality brought joy to the lives of countless people.

    Spanish-English dictionary > lleno de vida

  • 19 lúgubremente

    adv.
    lugubriously, somberly.
    * * *
    ADV (=tristemente) mournfully; (=seriamente, sobriamente) sombrely, somberly (EEUU)
    * * *
    = gloomily, spookily.
    Ex. He began by gloomily reflecting that 'the only version of national pride encouraged by American popular culture is a smipleminded militaristic chauvinism'.
    Ex. The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.
    * * *
    = gloomily, spookily.

    Ex: He began by gloomily reflecting that 'the only version of national pride encouraged by American popular culture is a smipleminded militaristic chauvinism'.

    Ex: The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.

    Spanish-English dictionary > lúgubremente

  • 20 malhumorado

    adj.
    bad-humored, cranky, bad-tempered, crabbed.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: malhumorar.
    * * *
    1 bad-tempered
    \
    estar malhumorado,-a to be in a bad mood
    * * *
    (f. - malhumorada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ bad-tempered, grumpy
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [SER] <persona/gesto> bad-tempered
    b) [ESTAR] < persona> in a bad mood
    * * *
    = sullen, surly [surlier -comp., surliest -sup.], crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], truculent, peevish, morose, grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], ill-humoured [ill-humored, -USA], cranky [crankier -comp., crankiest -sup.], moody [moodier -comp., moodiest -sup.], curmudgeonly, cantankerous, bad-tempered, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], short-tempered, hipped, ornery, mardy [mardier -comp., mardiest -sup.], grouch, in a grouch.
    Ex. He makes his feelings abundantly clear by sullen silences and glances that indicate complete disgust.
    Ex. He perceived that his life threatened to be an interminable succession of these mortifying interviews unless he could discover a way or ways to deal with her surly and terrorizing ferocity.
    Ex. For this crusty author as well as for that young one having fun being famous is what matters = Tanto para este autor hosco como para aquel autor joven, ser famoso es lo que importa.
    Ex. Senior staff members said that these fevers of truculent behavior had manifested themselves only within the past two or three years.
    Ex. In 1912 a group of women library students were accused of lacking a sense of proportion, being peevish and being absorbed in small details.
    Ex. His limber writing consequentializes the inconsequential, and there is not one morose moment in his work, no hint of sourness.
    Ex. That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.
    Ex. The presence of this irony in ill-humored short articles from various journalistic sources is described.
    Ex. For example, you already know that living in a windowless room will make you cranky and out of sorts.
    Ex. Moody explorations of unexplained phenomenon can also be found = También se pueden encontrar exploraciones taciturnas de fenómenos inexplicables.
    Ex. Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex. To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
    Ex. He was a brave novelist but also bad-tempered, churlish and subject to fits of rage.
    Ex. The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex. A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex. His in danger of becoming hipped, a prey to his own doubts and fears, and unable to accomplish anything in life beyond catering to his own morbid fancies.
    Ex. My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex. They were be very mardy about it, but they accepted it, because if they hadn't their course grade would have suffered.
    Ex. We all have a grouch in our lives and if we wake up on the wrong side of the bed or take our daily mean pill, at the very nicest, we have been described as a ' grouch'.
    Ex. Life is too short to be in a grouch all the time.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [SER] <persona/gesto> bad-tempered
    b) [ESTAR] < persona> in a bad mood
    * * *
    = sullen, surly [surlier -comp., surliest -sup.], crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], truculent, peevish, morose, grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], ill-humoured [ill-humored, -USA], cranky [crankier -comp., crankiest -sup.], moody [moodier -comp., moodiest -sup.], curmudgeonly, cantankerous, bad-tempered, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], short-tempered, hipped, ornery, mardy [mardier -comp., mardiest -sup.], grouch, in a grouch.

    Ex: He makes his feelings abundantly clear by sullen silences and glances that indicate complete disgust.

    Ex: He perceived that his life threatened to be an interminable succession of these mortifying interviews unless he could discover a way or ways to deal with her surly and terrorizing ferocity.
    Ex: For this crusty author as well as for that young one having fun being famous is what matters = Tanto para este autor hosco como para aquel autor joven, ser famoso es lo que importa.
    Ex: Senior staff members said that these fevers of truculent behavior had manifested themselves only within the past two or three years.
    Ex: In 1912 a group of women library students were accused of lacking a sense of proportion, being peevish and being absorbed in small details.
    Ex: His limber writing consequentializes the inconsequential, and there is not one morose moment in his work, no hint of sourness.
    Ex: That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.
    Ex: The presence of this irony in ill-humored short articles from various journalistic sources is described.
    Ex: For example, you already know that living in a windowless room will make you cranky and out of sorts.
    Ex: Moody explorations of unexplained phenomenon can also be found = También se pueden encontrar exploraciones taciturnas de fenómenos inexplicables.
    Ex: Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex: To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
    Ex: He was a brave novelist but also bad-tempered, churlish and subject to fits of rage.
    Ex: The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex: A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex: His in danger of becoming hipped, a prey to his own doubts and fears, and unable to accomplish anything in life beyond catering to his own morbid fancies.
    Ex: My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex: They were be very mardy about it, but they accepted it, because if they hadn't their course grade would have suffered.
    Ex: We all have a grouch in our lives and if we wake up on the wrong side of the bed or take our daily mean pill, at the very nicest, we have been described as a ' grouch'.
    Ex: Life is too short to be in a grouch all the time.

    * * *
    1 [ SER] ‹persona/gesto› bad-tempered
    2 [ ESTAR] ‹persona› in a bad mood
    hoy se ha levantado/anda muy malhumorado he has woken up/he is in a very bad mood today
    * * *

    Del verbo malhumorar: ( conjugate malhumorar)

    malhumorado es:

    el participio

    malhumorado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) [SER] ‹persona/gesto bad-tempered

    b) [ESTAR] ‹ persona in a bad mood

    malhumorado,-a adjetivo bad-tempered
    ' malhumorado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    malencarada
    - malencarado
    - malhumorada
    - colérico
    - taimado
    English:
    crabby
    - cross
    - crotchety
    - crusty
    - grumpy
    - ill-humoured
    - ill-tempered
    - mean
    - moody
    - morose
    - peevish
    - petulant
    - stroppy
    - bad
    - sulky
    - truculent
    * * *
    malhumorado, -a adj
    1. [de mal carácter] bad-tempered
    2. [enfadado] in a bad mood
    * * *
    adj bad-tempered
    * * *
    malhumorado, -da adj
    : bad-tempered, cross
    * * *
    malhumorado adj bad tempered [comp. worse tempered; superl. worst tempered]

    Spanish-English dictionary > malhumorado

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