gatear translation English | Spanish-English dictionary

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gatear  

a       vi  
1    (=andar a gatas)   to crawl  
(=trepar)  
to climb, clamber     ( por      up)  
2      (LAm)   to be on the prowl
b       vt  
1    (=arañar)   to scratch, claw
2    *   (=hurtar)   to pinch *  , steal
3      (CAm, Méx)  
*   (=ligar)   to try to pick up *     
(=seducir)  
to seduce
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
"gatear": examples and translations in context
Hay que andar antes de gatear. -Gotta walk before you crawl.
-Antes de caminar tienes que gatear. -Gotta walk before you crawl.
Hasta que empezó a gatear, Zak no tenía miedo a las alturas. Until he started crawling Zak had no fear of heights.
Las nalgadas, gatear por el piso... La humillación sexual. The spanking, the crawling on the floor, the sexual humiliation...
Yo podía esquiar antes de siquiera gatear. I could ski before I could even crawl.
Pee Wee, puedo gatear de nuevo. Pee Wee, I can crawl again.
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