delgado translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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delgado

  
a       adj  
1    [persona]   (=esbelto)   slim  
(=flaco)  
thin  
una jovencita muy delgada      a very slim young girl  
tienes los brazos demasiado delgados      your arms are too thin  
se ha quedado muy delgado con la enfermedad      he's got very thin from being ill  
MODISMOS delgado como un fideo      as thin as a rake  
2    [tabla, placa, muro, hebra]   thin  
[hilo]  
fine
3      (Méx)   (=aguado)   weak, thin
4    anticuado  
[tierra]  
poor
5    anticuado   (=delicado)   delicate
6    anticuado   (=agudo)   sharp, clever
b       adv  
    hilar       2  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to be dying
[Latam] Cono Sur;(MODISMOS)
exp.
be on one's last legs
[Latam] Cono Sur;(MODISMOS)
nm.
small intestine
exp.
as thin as a rake
(MODISMOS)
exp.
he's got very thin from being ill
exp.
you've lost weight
exp.
you look slimmer
exp.
it makes you look slimmer
exp.
to split hairs
(MODISMOS)
exp.
your arms are too thin
exp.
it's distressing to see children as thin as that
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'delgado' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
delgado
exp.
Es delgado
exp.
muy delgado
adj.
flaco; delgado
exp.
un delgado tomo de poesía
adj.
1) delgado, 2) fino
exp.
de talle delgado
n.
el corte delgado
n.
el cable delgado
[INFO]
n.
el cliente delgado
[INFO]
"delgado": examples and translations in context
Caminaba borracho sobre el hielo delgado. He would walk drunk on the ice that was still thin.
Es más cortés decir delgado que flaco. It's more polite to say thin than skinny.
Necesitamos un objeto delgado para cogerlo. We just need a skinny tool to grab it.
Estaba muy delgado, con hundidos en las mejillas. She was very skinny and sunken-in cheeks.
Puedo darme cuenta completamente, cuando tu cabello luce más delgado. I can totally tell when you forget, your hair just looks thinner.
Es más corto y delgado, pero con buen alcance y movilidad. Shorter and thinner but with good range and mobility.
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