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baa {n} /bæ]/ (bleating of sheep)  :: balido {m}, be
baa {v} (to make the cry of sheep)  :: balar
Baba Yaga {prop} (hag who flies through the air in a mortar)  :: Baba Yaga {f}
babble {n} /ˈbæb.əɫ]/ (idle talk)  :: charla {f} , parloteo {m}
babble {n} (inarticulate speech)  :: jerigonza {f}
babble {n} (the sound of flowing water)  :: gorjeo {m}
babble {v} (to make a continuous murmuring noise)  :: murmurar, susurrar
babble {v} (to talk much)  :: charlar, charlatanear, chacharear, charlotear, parlotear
babble {v} (to utter words indistinctly)  :: mascullar, farfullar
babbler {n} /ˈbæb(ə)lə(ɹ)]/ (someone who babbles)  :: balbuceador
babby {n} /ˈbæ.bi/ (baby) SEE: baby  ::
babe {n} /beɪb/ (baby or infant) SEE: baby  ::
babe {n} (darling) SEE: baby  ::
babehood {n} (babyhood) SEE: babyhood  ::
babesiosis {n} (parasitic disease)  :: babesiosis {f}, babesiasis {f}
baboon {n} /bæˈbun/ (primate)  :: babuino {m}
babushka {n} /bəˈbuːʃ.kə/ (an old woman)  :: anciana {f}, viejita {f}, viejecita {f}, vieja {f}, señora mayor {f}, mujer vieja {f}
babushka {n} (matryoshka) SEE: Russian doll  ::
baby {n} /ˈbeɪbi/ (very young human being)  :: bebé {m}, nene {m}, niño {m}, niña {f}, bebe {m} [Argentina], guagua {f} [Bolivia, Chile]
baby {n} (form of address to a man or a woman considered to be attractive)  :: nene {m}, nena {f}
baby {n} (lastborn of a family)  :: benjamín {m}, benjamina {f}
baby boom {n} (any increase in the birth rate)  :: explosión de natalidad {f}, baby-boom {m}
baby boom {n} (post-World War II baby boom (1946 to 1964))  :: explosión de natalidad {f}, baby-boom {m}
baby boomer {n} (those born after Second World War)  :: baby boomer
baby bottle {n} (bottle with a teat)  :: [especially Spain, Dominican Republic and Mexico; formal in other countries] biberón {m}, [Puerto Rico, colloquial] bibi {m}, [Costa Rica] chupón {m}, [Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay] mamadera {f}, [Mexico, colloquial] mamila {m}, [El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua] pacha {f}, [Honduras, colloquial] pepe {m}, [Cuba] pomo de leche {m}, [Colombia, Venezuela] tetero {m}
baby boy {n} (very young male human being)  :: chiquito {m}, niño {m}
baby buggy {n} (a wheeled chair for the transport of a baby)  :: cochecito (de bebé) {m}, carrito (de bebé) {m}
baby carriage {n} (pram) SEE: pram  ::
baby face {n} (person)  :: lampiño {m}
baby food {n} (food designed for babies)  :: comida de bébé, papilla
babyish {adj} (like a baby)  :: infantil, pueril
Babylon {prop} /ˈbæbɪ.lɑn/ (capital of Babylonia)  :: Babilonia {f}
Babylonia {prop} /ˌbæbəˈloʊniə]/ (ancient region and empire of southern Mesopotamia)  :: Babilonia
Babylonian {adj} (of or pertaining to the city of Babylon)  :: babilonio
Babylonic {adj} (pertaining to Babylon)  :: babilónico
baby massage {n} (massage therapy for infants) SEE: infant massage  ::
baby seat {n} (child safety seat) SEE: child safety seat  ::
baby shower {n} (a party celebrating the pending or recent birth of a child)  :: baby shower {m}, fiesta de pañales {f} [Argenitina]
babysit {v} /ˈbeɪbiː.sɪt/ (To watch or tend someone else's child for a period of time, often for money)  :: cuidar de los niños, hacer de canguro
babysitter {n} /ˈbeɪbiˌsɪtɚ/ (baby or child caretaker)  :: niñera {f}, canguro {m} [Spain], china {f} [Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua]
baby tooth {n} (tooth which will be replaced) SEE: milk tooth  ::
baccalaureate {n} /bækəˈlɔːɹɪət/ (bachelor degree) SEE: bachelor degree  ::
baccarat {n} /ˈbækəræt/ (card game)  :: bacará {m}, bacarrá {m}
bacchic {adj} (of or relating to Bacchus)  :: báquico
Bacchus {prop} (the Roman god of wine)  :: Baco {m}
Bacchylides {prop} (Ancient Greek name)  :: Baquílides {m}
Bach {prop} /baχ]/ (German composer)  :: Bach
bachata {n} (genre of music)  :: bachata {f}
bachelor {n} (bachelor's degree)  :: bachiller {m}, título de grado, licenciatura {f}
bachelor {n} /ˈbætʃ.ə.lɚ/ (unmarried man)  :: soltero {m}
bachelor {n} (person who has achieved bachelor's degree)  :: bachiller {m}, licenciado {m}
bachelordom {n} (bachelorhood) SEE: bachelorhood  ::
bachelorette party {n} (bachelorette party)  :: despedida de soltera {f}
bachelor party {n} (party)  :: despedida de soltero {f}
bachelors' button {n} (plant and button) SEE: bachelor's button  ::
bachelorship {n} (bachelorhood) SEE: bachelorhood  ::
bacillus {n} /bæˈsɪl.əs/ (any bacteria in the genus Bacillus)  :: bacilo {m}
back {adj}  :: de atrás, trasero {m}, posterior {m}, vuelto {m}, revertido {m}, atrasado {m}
back {adj} /bæk/ (near the rear)  :: de atrás, trasero
back {adj} (far from the main area)  :: apartado, arrinconado, distante
back {adj} (not current)  :: anterior, viejo, atrasado
back {adv} (away from the front or from an edge)  :: atrás
back {adv} (to or in a previous condition or place)  :: hacia atrás
back {n} (a position behind most players on the team)  :: defensa {m}
back {n} (that which is farthest away from the front)  :: parte de atrás, fondo {m}, trasero {m}
back {n} (the backrest, the part of a piece of furniture which receives the human back)  :: respaldo {m}, espaldar {m}
back {n} (the edge of a book which is bound)  :: lomo {m}
back {n} (the part of something that goes last)  :: fondo {m}, extremo {m}, cabo {m}
back {n} (the rear of body)  :: espalda {f}, lomo {m}, dorso {m}
back {n} (the reverse side)  :: revés {m}, envés {m}, reverso {m}
back {v} (to go in the reverse direction)  :: [vehicle] ir/dar marcha atrás, retroceder
back {v} (to support)  :: respaldar, sostener
backache {n} /ˈbækeɪk/ (any pain or ache in the back, see also: lumbago)  :: dolor de espalda {m}
backbite {v} (to make defamatory statements about another)  :: calumniar
backbone {n} /ˈbækˌbəʊn/ (series of vertebrae that encloses the spinal cord)  :: espina dorsal {f}, columna vertebral {f}
backchat {n} /ˈbæk.tʃæt/ (backtalk) SEE: backtalk  ::
backchat {v} (backtalk) SEE: backtalk  ::
back cover {n} (cover on the opposite side of the front cover)  :: contraportada {f}
backdoor {n} (backdoor (all definitions)) SEE: back door  ::
backdrop {n} /ˈbæk.dɹɒp/ (stage scenery)  :: bambalina {f}
back fire {n} (controlled fire)  :: contrafuego {m}
back fire {n} (explosion of a combustion engine)  :: deflagración de escape {f}
backfire {v} /bækˈfaɪə(ɹ)/ (fail)  :: salir el tiro por la culata, tener efecto retroactivo, tener contraefecto
backgammon {n} /ˈbæk.ɡæm.ən/ (board game)  :: backgammon {m}
background {n} (activity not visible to the user)  :: segundo plano {m}
background {n} /ˈbæk.ɡɹaʊnd/ (social heritage)  :: formación {f}
background {n} (computer background)  :: fondo {m}
background {n} (less important feature)  :: segundo plano {m}
background {n} (part of picture)  :: fondo {m}
background {n} (relevant information)  :: antecedente {m}
background music {n} (music played in a public space)  :: hilo musical {m}, música fondal {f}, música de fondo {f}
backhand {n} /ˈbækhænd/ (stroke in tennis)  :: revés {m}
backlight {v} /ˈbæk.laɪt/ (To illuminate something from behind)  :: retroiluminar
backlit {adj} (Illuminated from behind)  :: retroiluminado
back of beyond {n} (A remote place)  :: quinto pino {m}
back off {v} (To move backwards away from something)  :: retroceder
backpack {n} /ˈbæk.pæk/ (worn on a person's back, e.g., for hiking)  :: mochila {f}, bolsón {m} [El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras], morral {m} [Colombia, Venezuela]
backpacker {n} (a traveler)  :: mochilero {m}
backpackers {n} (hostel) SEE: hostel  ::
back page {n} (final page) SEE: back cover  ::
backroom {n}  :: apartado {m}
backscratcher {n} (rod for scratching)  :: rascaespalda {m}
back seat {n} (position)  :: segundón
backslash {n} /ˈbækˌslæʃ/ (punctuation mark)  :: barra inversa {f}, barra oblicua inversa {f}, barra invertida {f}, barra revertida {f}, contrabarra {f}
backspace {n} /ˈbækˌspeɪs/ (typewriter key)  :: retroceso
backspace {n} (computer key)  :: retroceso
backsplash {n}  :: salpicadero {m}
backstitch {v} (to sew with a backstitch)  :: pespuntar
backstory {n} (previous life and experiences of a fictional character)  :: historia de fondo
backstroke {n} /ˈbækˌstɹoʊk/ (a swimming stroke swum on one's back)  :: dorso {m}, estilo espalda {m}
back-to-back {adj} /ˌbæk.təˈbæk/ ((house) having a party wall at the rear)  :: espaldera {f}
back to front {adj} (reversed)  :: al revés
backtrack {n} /ˈbæk.træk/ (the act of backtracking)  :: retroceso {m}
backtrack {v} (retracing one's steps)  :: retroceder
backtrack {v} (reviewing previous work)  :: repasar
backup {adj} (standby, reserve or extra)  :: de reserva
backup {n} /ˈbæk.ʌp/ (reserve)  :: respaldo {m}, reserva {f}
backup {n} (copy of file or record)  :: respaldo {m}, copia de seguridad {f}
back vowel {n} (Any vowel sound produced in the back of the mouth)  :: vocal posterior {m}
backward {adj} /ˈbækwɚd/ (undeveloped)  :: atrasado, rezagado
backward {adj} (of an outdated value)  :: pasado de moda, retrógrado, anticuado
backward compatibility {n} (compatibility with older systems)  :: retrocompatibilidad {f}
backward compatible {adj} (compatible with older systems)  :: retrocompatible
backwards {adj} /ˈbæk.wə(ɹ)dz/ (oriented toward the back)  :: a contrapelo, hacia atrás
backwards {adj} (reversed)  :: invertido
backwards {adv} (toward the back)  :: hacia atrás
backwater {n} (a remote place; somewhere that remains unaffected by new events, progresses, ideas, etc.)  :: patelín {m}
backwater {n} (a rowing stroke in which the oar is pushed forward to stop the boat)  :: ciar
backwater {n} (the water held back by a dam or other obstruction)  :: remanso {m}
backyard {n} /bækˈjɑːd/ (yard to the rear of a house)  :: traspatio {m}
bacon {n} /ˈbeɪkən/ (cut of meat)  :: tocino {m}, [Cuba, Spain] beicon {m}, [Colombia, Dominican Republic, Venezuela] tocineta {f}, [Argentina, Uruguay] panceta ahumada {f}, bacón {m}
bacon {n} (thin slice of pork)  :: tocino {m}
bacteria {n} /bækˈtɪɹ.i.ə/ (bacteria)  :: bacterias
bacterial {adj} /bækˈtɪəɹɪəɫ]/ (of or caused by bacteria)  :: bacteriano
bactericide {n} /bækˈtɪəɹ.ɪˌsaɪd/ (Any substance that kills bacteria)  :: bactericida {m} {f}
bacteriochlorophyll {n} (photosynthetic pigment)  :: bacterioclorofila {f}
bacteriological {adj} (of or pertaining to bacteriology)  :: bacteriológico
bacteriologist {n} (microbiologist)  :: bacteriólogo {m} {f}
bacteriology {n} /bækˌtɪəɹ.ɪˈɒlədʒi/ (scientific study of bacteria)  :: bacteriología {f}
bacteriophage {n} /bækˈtɪəɹ.ɪəʊˌfeɪdʒ/ (a virus that infects bacteria)  :: bacteriófago
bacterium {n} /bækˈtɪəɹ.ɪəm/ (single celled organism with no nucleus or organelles)  :: bacteria {f}
Bactria {prop} /ˈbæktɹɪə/ (Greek name for ancient country)  :: Bactriana {f}
Bactrian camel {n} /ˈbæktɹɪən ˈkæməl/ (Camelus bactrianus)  :: camello bactriano {m}
bad {adj} /bæd/ (not good)  :: malo
bad {adj} (evil, wicked)  :: malo
bad {adj} (faulty; not functional)  :: defectuoso
bad {adj}  :: malo
bad {adj} (not suitable or fitting)  :: inapropiado
bad {adj} (of breath: malodorous)  :: malo
bad {adj} (seemingly non-appropriate, in manners)  :: malo
bad {adj} (spoilt, rotten, overripe) SEE: spoilt  ::
bad {adj} (tricky; stressful; unpleasant)  :: desagradable
bad {adv} (badly) SEE: badly  ::
Badajoz {prop} /ˌbɑːdəˈhoʊs/ (province)  :: Badajoz {f}
Badajoz {prop} (city)  :: Badajoz
bad apple {n} (a person who is not wholesome)  :: manzana podrida {f}, mal elemento {m}, oveja negra {f}
badass {adj} /ˈbædæs/ (having extreme appearance, attitude, or behavior that is considered admirable (slang))  :: malvado, atrevido, riesgoso, aventurero
bad check {n} (bad check) SEE: bounced cheque  ::
badge {n} /bædʒ/ (distinctive mark)  :: medalla {f}, piocha {f} [Chile]
badge {n} (card to grant access)  :: identificación {f} or credencial {f}
badge {n}  :: insignia {f}, chapa {f}, pin {m}, piocha {f} [Chile]
badger {n} /ˈbædʒɚ/ (mammal)  :: tejón {m}
badger {n} (native or resident of Wisconsin) SEE: Wisconsinite  ::
badger {v} (fart) SEE: fart  ::
badger {v} (pester)  :: fastidiar, molestar
bad humour {n} (bad temper)  :: maña {f}
badlands {n} /ˈbæd.lændz/ (arid terrain with severely eroded sedimentary rocks)  :: tierras baldías {f-p}
bad luck {n} (misfortune)  :: mala pata {f} [informal], mala suerte {f}
badly {adj} /ˈbæd.li/ (ill, unwell)  :: mal
badly {adv} (in a bad manner)  :: malamente, mal
badminton {n} /ˈbæd.mɪn.tən/ (a racquet sport)  :: bádminton {m}
badminton player {n} (a person who plays badminton)  :: tenista {m} {f}
badness {n} /ˈbæd.nəs/ (the quality of being bad)  :: maldad {f}
bad news {n} (irritating person)  :: embrollón {m}, camorrista {m}
bad news {n} (news of unpleasant, unfortunate or sad events)  :: malas noticias {f-p}
bad-tempered {adj} (showing anger)  :: malhumorado
bad trip {n} (psychedelic crisis)  :: mal viaje {m}
badware {n} (malware) SEE: malware  ::
Baetic {adj}  :: bético
baffle {v} /ˈbæfl̩/ (to totally bewilder; confuse or perplex)  :: desconcertar, confundir
baffling {adj} (puzzling and frustrating)  :: desconcertante
bag {n} (backpack) SEE: backpack  ::
bag {n} /bæɡ/ (flexible container)  :: bolsa {f}, [in certain contexts] saco {m}, [Panama - a 'paper bag' in Cuba] cartucho {m}, [Dominican Republic, Ecuador] funda {m}, [Cuba] jaba {f}, [Colombia] talego {m}
bag {n} (suitcase) SEE: suitcase  ::
bagatelle {n} /ˌbæɡəˈtɛl/ (trifle)  :: bagatela {f}
bagatelle {n} (game)  :: billar romano {m}
bagatelle {n} (literature or music)  :: bagatela {f}
bagel {n} /ˈbeɪɡəl/ (toroidal bread roll)  :: panecillo {m}, bagel
baggage {n} /ˈbæɡɪdʒ/ (luggage) SEE: luggage  ::
baggage cart {n} (luggage cart) SEE: luggage cart  ::
baggy {adj} /ˈbæɡi/ (of clothing, very loose-fitting)  :: holgado
Baghdad {prop} /bæɡˈdæd/ (city)  :: Bagdad
Baghdadian {adj} (Baghdadi) SEE: Baghdadi  ::
Baghdadian {n} (Baghdadi) SEE: Baghdadi  ::
baglady {n} (bag lady) SEE: bag lady  ::
bagpipe {n} /ˈbæɡ.paɪp/ (bagpipes) SEE: bagpipes  ::
bagpiper {n} (one who plays the bagpipes)  :: gaitero {m}
bagpipes {n} /ˈbæɡ.pɑɪps/ (musical wind instrument)  :: gaita {f}
baguette {n} /bæˈɡɛt/ (a variety of bread that is long and narrow in shape)  :: baguete {f}
Bahamas {prop} /bəˈhɑː.məz/ (country in the Caribbean)  :: las Bahamas {f-p}
Bahamian {adj} /bəˈheɪm.ɪən/ (pertaining to the Bahamas)  :: bahameño {m}
Bahamian {n} (person from the Bahamas)  :: bahameño {m}
Bahá'í Faith {prop} (religion)  :: bahaísmo {m}
Bahrain {prop} /bɑːˈɹeɪn/ (Country in the Middle East)  :: Baréin
Bahraini {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Bahrain or the Bahraini people)  :: bahreiní {m}
Bahraini {n} (a person from Bahrain or of Bahraini descent)  :: bareiní {m}
bail {n} /beɪ̯l/ (security)  :: fianza {f}, caución {f}
bail {n} (bucket or scoop)  :: balde {m}
bail {v} (to remove water)  :: achicar
bail bond {n} (surety posted as bail)  :: fianza {f}
bailiff {n}  :: alguacil
bailiff {n} /ˈbeɪlɪf/ (steward) SEE: steward  ::
bailiwick {n} (area or subject of authority or involvement)  :: bailía {f}
bailiwick {n} /ˈbeɪ.lɪ.wɪk/ (precincts within which a bailiff has jurisdiction)  :: bailía {f}
bail out {v} (To exit an aircraft while in flight)  :: saltar del avión
bail out {v} (To leave or not attend)  :: abandonar
bail out {v} (To remove water from a boat by scooping it out)  :: achicar
bail out {v} (To rescue, especially financially)  :: sacar de un apuro
bailout {n} (a backup supply of air in scuba diving)  :: suministro de escapada {m}
bailout {n} /ˈbeɪlˌawt/ (a rescue, especially a financial rescue)  :: rescate {m}, rescate financiero {m}
bain-marie {n} (pan containing hot water)  :: baño María {m}
bait {n} (anything which allures)  :: anzuelo {m}, carnada {f}
bait {n} /beɪt/ (substance used in catching fish)  :: carnada {f}, cebo {m}
bait {v} (to attract with bait)  :: cebar
Baja California {prop} /ˈbɑː.hɑː.kælɪˌfɔː(ɹ)n.ɪə/ (mountainous peninsula)  :: Península de Baja California {f}
Baja California {prop} (state of Mexico)  :: Baja California {f}
Baja California Sur {prop} (state of Mexico)  :: Baja California Sur {f}
Bajan {adj} (Barbadian) SEE: Barbadian  ::
Bajan {prop} (Barbadian) SEE: Barbadian  ::
Bajocian {prop}  :: Bajociense
bake {v} /beɪk/ (to cook in an oven)  :: hornear
bake {v}  :: hornear, enhornar
baked beans {n} (food)  :: baked beans {f-p}
Bakelite {n} /ˈbeɪk.ə.laɪt/ (a heat-resisting chemically inert resin)  :: baquelita {f}
baker {n} /ˈbeɪ.kɚ/ (person who bakes and sells bread, etc)  :: panadero {m}
baker's {n} (baker's)  :: panadería {f}
baker's dozen {n} (set of thirteen units)  :: docena del fraile
bakery {n} /ˈbeɪ.kə.ri/ (a shop in which bread and such is baked and sold)  :: panadería {f}, tahona {f}, horno {m}
baking {n} /ˈbeɪkɪŋ(ɡ)/ (action of to bake)  :: panpasteleo {m}
baking powder {n} (a dry leavening agent used in baking)  :: polvo de hornear {m}, [Chile] royal {m}
baking soda {n} (common name for sodium bicarbonate)  :: bicarbonato de sodio {m}
baking tray {n} (oven-proof tray)  :: bandeja {f}, bandeja del horno {f}
baklava {n} /bəˈklɑː.və/ (sweet pastry)  :: baclava {f}
baksheesh {n} /bækˈʃiːʃ/ (bribe or tip paid to speed up services in the Middle East and SW Asia)  :: baksheesh
b'ak'tun {n} /ˈbɑkˌtun/ (Maya calendar period of 144000 days)  :: baktún {m}, baktun {m}
Baku {prop} (the capital of Azerbaijan)  :: Bakú
balaclava {n} /ˌbæl.əˈklɑː.və/ (headgear)  :: pasamontañas {m}
balalaika {n} /bæləˈlaɪkə/ (Russian instrument)  :: balalaica {f}
balance {n} (accounting: list of credits and debits)  :: balance {m}
balance {n} (astrology: Libra) SEE: Libra  ::
balance {n} (awareness of both viewpoints)  :: equilibrio {m}
balance {n} /ˈbæləns/ (equilibrium)  :: equilibrio {m}
balance {n} (scales)  :: balanza {f}
balance {v} (accounting: to make credits and debits correspond)  :: hacer balance
balance {v} (to bring to equipoise)  :: balancear
balance {v} (to estimate) SEE: estimate  ::
balanitis {n} (inflammation of penis)  :: balanitis {f}
balaphone {n} (balafon) SEE: balafon  ::
balboa {n} /bælˈbəʊə/ (currency of Panama)  :: balboa {m}
balconette bra {n} (balcony bra) SEE: balcony bra  ::
balcony {n} /ˈbælkəni/ (structure extending from a building)  :: balcón {m}
balcony {n} (structure overlooking a stage)  :: palco {m}
bald {adj} /bɑld/ (having no hair)  :: calvo
bald eagle {n} (species of eagle native to North America)  :: águila calva {f}, pigargo cabeciblanco {m}
baldie {n} (somebody bald)  :: pelado {m}
baldness {n} (The state of being bald)  :: calvicie {f}
bale {n} /beɪ̯l/ (rounded bundle of goods)  :: bala {f}
bale {n} (measurement of paper)  :: bala {f}
bale {v} (to remove water from a boat) SEE: bail  ::
bale {v} (to wrap into a bale)  :: embalar
Balearic {adj} /bæliˈæɹɪk/ (of the Balearic Islands)  :: baleárico
Balearic {prop} (Catalan dialect)  :: balear
Balearic Islands {prop} (group of Mediterranean islands)  :: Islas Baleares {f-p}, Baleares {f-p}
Balearic Sea {prop} (sea)  :: mar Balear
baleen {n} (plates in mouth of baleen whale)  :: barbas de ballena {f-p}
baleful {adj} /ˈbeɪl.fəl/ (ominous)  :: funesto
baler {n} (machine)  :: empacadora {f}
baler {n} (profession)  :: empacador {m}
Bali {prop} /ˈbɑːli/ (name of island)  :: Bali {m}
Balkan {adj} /ˈbɔːlkən/ (Of or relating to the Balkan Peninsula)  :: balcánico
Balkanian {adj} (Balkan) SEE: Balkan  ::
Balkanization {prop} /ˌbɑl.kən.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ (fragmentation of a region into several small states)  :: balcanización {f}
ball {n} (ballistics: a solid nonexplosive missile)  :: bala {f}
ball {n} (baseball: a pitch that falls outside the strike zone)  :: bola {f}, bola mala {f}
ball {n} /bɔl/ (solid or hollow sphere)  :: bola {f}, esfera {f}
ball {n} (cricket: a single delivery)  :: pelota {f}
ball {n} (formal dance)  :: baile {m}
ball {n} (in plural — slang — courage)  :: agallas {f-p}, huevos {m-p}
ball {n} (mathematics: set of points in a metric space lying within a given distance of a given point)  :: esfera {f} (3D), círculo {m} (2D)
ball {n} (object, generally spherical, used for playing games)  :: pelota {f}, balón {m}, bola {f}
ball {n} (pinball: an opportunity to launch the ball into play)  :: tirada {f}
ball {n} (quantity of string, thread, etc., wound into a spherical shape)  :: bola {f}
ball {n} (testicle)  :: huevos {p}, cojones {p}, pelotas {f-p}
ball {v} (vulgar slang: have sexual intercourse with)  :: follar con [Spain], coger con [Mexico], tirarse a [others]
ballad {n} /ˈbæləd/ (narrative poem)  :: balada {f}
ballad {n} (slow romantic song)  :: balada {f}
ballast {n} (anything that steadies emotion or mind)  :: lastre {m}
ballast {n} /ˈbæl.əst/ (heavy material placed in the hold of a vessel)  :: lastre {m}
ballast {n} (electronics)  :: balasto {m}, balastra {f} [Spain], balastro {f} [Am.]
ballast {n} (material laid to form a bed for a road)  :: balastro {m}, balasto {m}
ballast {v} (to stabilize a ship with ballast)  :: lastrar
ball bearing {n} (bearing assembly with spherical balls)  :: cojinete {m}, rodamiento {m}
ball boy {n} (A male person responsible for retrieving balls)  :: recogepelotas {m} {f}
ballerina {n} /ˌbæləɹˈiːnə/ (female ballet dancer)  :: bailarina {f}
ballet {n} /bæˈleɪ/ (classical form of dance)  :: ballet {m}, baile {m}
ball game {n} (game played with a ball)  :: juego de pelota {m}
ball girl {n} (one who clears balls)  :: recogepelotas {f}
ball hog {n} (player who keeps the ball to themselves, rather than passing it)  :: chupón {m}
ballistic {adj} /bəˈlɪst.ɪk/ (relating to ballistics)  :: balístico
ballistic missile {n} (missile)  :: misil balístico {m}
ballistics {n} /bəˈlɪst.ɪks/ (science of the study of falling objects)  :: balística {f}
ballistic vest {n} (bulletproof vest) SEE: bulletproof vest  ::
ball lightning {n} (a short-lived, glowing ball sometimes observed to float in the air)  :: rayo globular {m}
balloon {n} /bəˈluːn/ (inflatable object)  :: globo {m}
balloon {n} (child’s toy)  :: globo {m}, bomba {f} [Colombia, Venezuela], chimbomba {f} [Nicaragua]
balloon {n} (speech bubble) SEE: speech bubble  ::
balloonfish {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish  ::
ballot {n} /ˈbælət/ (paper used for vote-casting)  :: papeleta de voto {f}, balota {f}
ballot {n} (list of candidates)  :: candidatura {f}
ballot {n} (process of voting)  :: elecciones {f-p}
ballot {v} (to vote)  :: votar, balotar
ballpark {adj} (approximate)  :: aproximado
ballpark {n} (field)  :: cancha {f}
ballpark {n} (general vicinity)  :: vecindad {f}, región {f}
ballpark {v} (make an estimate)  :: estimar
ball pen {n} (ballpoint pen) SEE: ballpoint pen  ::
ballpoint pen {n} (pen)  :: bolígrafo {m}, [Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay] birome {f}, [Spain, colloquial] boli {m}, [Colombia, Ecuador] esfero {m}, [Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Peru, Venezuela] lapicero {m}, [Chile] lápiz pasta {m}, [Eastern Bolivia] mango {m}, [Mexico] pluma {m}, [Colombian Atlantic Coast] plumero {m}, [Bolivian standard usage] puntabola {f}
ballroom {n} (large room used for dancing)  :: salón de baile {m}
balls {n} /bɔːlz/ (follow the translations in the entry "ball") SEE: ball  ::
balls {n} (bravery)  :: huevos {m-p}
balls {n} (testicles)  :: huevos {m-p}, pelotas {f-p}
balls-deep {adv} (with the penis fully immersed in an orifice)  :: hasta las pelotas
balls-up {n} ( or maybe cock up) SEE: or maybe cock up  ::
ballsy {adj} /ˈbɔlzi/ (having balls)  :: cojonudo {m}
ball up {v} (to crush into a ball)  :: apelotonar
ballyhoo {n} /bæliˈhuː/ (noise shouting or uproar)  :: alboroto, jaleo
ballyhoo {v} (to sensationalise or make grand claims)  :: alborotar
balm {n} /bɑm/ (sweet-smelling oil or resin derived from some plants) SEE: balsam  ::
balm {n} (figurative: something soothing) SEE: balsam  ::
balm {n} (plant or tree yielding such substance) SEE: balsam  ::
balm {n} (soothing lotion) SEE: balsam  ::
Balochi {prop} (language)  :: belucho
Balochistan {prop} (region on the Iranian plateau in south-western Asia)  :: Beluchistán {m}
baloney {n} /bəˈloʊni/ (type of smoked sausage)  :: mortadela {f}
baloney {n} (nonsense)  :: tonterías {f}, inventos {m}, chorrada {f}, chuminada {f}
balsam {n} (balsam fir) SEE: balsam fir  ::
balsam {n} /ˈbɔːlsəm/ (sweet-smelling oil or resin derived from some plants)  :: bálsamo {m}
balsam {n} (flowering plant of the genus Impatiens)  :: balsamina {f}
balsam {n} (soothing ointment)  :: bálsamo {m}
balsam {n} (turpentine from the resin of balsam fir) SEE: Canada balsam  ::
Baltic {adj} /ˈbɑl.tɪk/ (of the Baltic region or sea)  :: báltico
Baltic {adj} (pertaining to the Baltic languages)  :: báltico
Baltic {adj} (pertaining to the Balts)  :: báltico
Baltic {prop} (Baltic region, Baltic states)  :: Báltico
Baltic {prop} (Baltic Sea) SEE: Baltic Sea  ::
Baltic Sea {prop} (a sea)  :: mar Báltico {m}
Balto-Slavic {adj} (of or pertaining o the Balto-Slavic language, people or culture)  :: baltoeslavo
Balto-Slavic {prop} (Proto-Balto-Slavic language) SEE: Proto-Balto-Slavic  ::
balun {n} (electronic device)  :: balun {m}
balustrade {n} /ˈbæl.ə.streɪd/ (row of balusters)  :: balaustrada {f}
Bamako {prop} (capital of Mali)  :: Bamako, Bámako
Bambara {prop} (language)  :: bambara
bamboo {n} /bæmˈbu/ (plant)  :: bambú {m}
bamboo {n} (wood)  :: bambú {m}
Bamboo Curtain {prop} (political barrier between communist and capitalist in Asia)  :: Telón de Bambú {m}
bamboozle {v} /bæm.ˈbuː.zəl/ (to con, defraud, trick)  :: engañar
ban {n} (prohibition)  :: prohibición {f}
ban {v} /bæn/ (forbid)  :: prohibir
banal {adj} /bəˈnɑːl/ (common)  :: banal
banality {n} /bəˈnælɨti/ (quality of being banal)  :: banalidad {f}
banana {n} /bəˈnæ.nə/ (fruit)  :: banana {f} [Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay], banano {m} [Central America, Colombia, Ecuador], [Colombian Llanos, Venezuela] cambur {m}, [Colombian Caribbean Coast, Dominican Republic, Eastern Bolivia, Eastern Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Northern Honduras, Northwestern Venezuela, Panama, Puerto Rico, Southern and Southeastern Mexico] guineo {m}, [Central Honduras] mínimo {m}, [Spain, Chile, Mexico, Peru] plátano {m}, [Cuban standard usage] plátano fruta {m}
banana {n} (plant)  :: bananero {m}
banana peel {n} (outermost layer of the banana)  :: cáscara de banana {f}, cáscara de plátano {f}
banana republic {n} (country)  :: república bananera {f}
banana skin {n} (banana skin) SEE: banana peel  ::
banana split {n} (A dessert containing a banana cut in half)  :: banana split {m}
Banbury story of a cock and a bull {n} (roundabout, nonsensical story)  :: una historia sin pies ni cabeza (a story without feet or head)
band {n} /bænd/ (strip of material wrapped around things to hold them together)  :: cinta {f}, franja {f}
band {n} (group of energy levels in a solid state material)  :: pasmo {n}
band {n} (group of musicians)  :: banda {f}, grupo {m}
band {n} (group of people loosely united for a common purpose)  :: banda {f}
band {n} (part of radio spectrum)  :: banda {f}
bandage {n} (adhesive bandage) SEE: band-aid  ::
bandage {n} /ˈbændɪdʒ/ (medical binding)  :: venda {f}, vendaje {m}
bandage {v} (to apply a bandage to something)  :: vendar
band-aid {n} /ˈbændeɪd/ (adhesive bandage)  :: [Latin America] curita {f}, [Chile] parche curita, tirita {f}, [Spain] apósito {m}, esparadrapo {m}
bandana {n} /bænˈdæn.ə/ (large kerchief)  :: paliacate {m}
Bandar Seri Begawan {prop} (capital of Brunei)  :: Bandar Seri Begawan {m}
bandeaux {n} /ˈbændəʊ/ (a bandeau) SEE: bandeau  ::
banded anteater {n} (numbat) SEE: numbat  ::
banderilla {n} /ˌbæn.də.ˈriː.jə/ (decorated barbed stick used in bullfighting)  :: banderilla {f}
banderillero {n} /ˌbændəɹiːˈjeəɹəʊ/ (one who sticks the banderillas in the bull's neck)  :: banderillero {m}
bandicoot {n} /ˈbændɪˌkuːt/ (small marsupial)  :: bandicut {m}
bandit {n} /ˈbændɪt/ (one who robs others)  :: bandido {m}
bandoleer {n} /ˌbændəˈlɪə(ɹ)/ (a pocketed belt)  :: bandolera {f}, canana {f}
bandolier {n} /ˌbændəˈlɪə(ɹ)/ (an ammunition belt)  :: bandolera {f}
bandoneon {n} (accordion)  :: bandoneón {m}
band-tailed antshrike {n} (bird)  :: batará Guayanés
bandwagon {n} /ˈbændˌwæɡ.ən/ (Large wagon to carry a band)  :: bandacarroza {f}
bandwidth {n} /ˈbændwɪdθ/ (width of a frequency band)  :: ancho de banda {m}
bandwidth {n} (measure of data flow rate in digital networks)  :: ancho de banda {m}
bandwidth {n} (width of the smallest frequency band within which the signal can fit)  :: ancho de banda {m}
bandy {adj} (bowlegged)  :: arqueado
bandy {v} /ˈbændi/ (to give and receive reciprocally)  :: intercambiar, cambiar
bane {n} /beɪn/ (killer) SEE: killer  ::
bane {n} (source of harm or ruin; affliction)  :: desgracia {f}, maldición {f}, ruina {f}, perdición {f}
bane {v} (to be the bane of)  :: maldecir
bane {v} (to be the poison of)  :: envenenar, intoxicar
bane {v} (to (kill by) poison) SEE: poison  ::
bang {interj} (verbal percussive sound)  :: pum
bang {n} (An explosion)  :: explosión {f}, detonación {f}
bang {n} (A strike upon an object causing such a noise)  :: golpe {m}, zumbido {m}, percusión {f}, zarpazo {m}
bang {n} /beɪŋ/ (A sudden percussive noise)  :: estallido {m}, estruendo {m}
bang {n} (hair that hangs down over the forehead)  :: flequillo {m}, [Colombia] capul {m}, [Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay] cerquillo {m}, [Chile] chasquilla {f}, [Colombian Caribbean Coast] china {f}, [Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras] fleco {m}, [Costa Rica, Nicaragua] pava {f}, [Northwestern Spain] perrera {f}, [Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Venezuela] pollina {f}
bang {n} (The symbol !)  :: signo de exclamación {m}
Bangalore {prop} /ˈbæŋɡəlɔːr/ (state capital of Karnataka, India)  :: Bangalore {m}
bangers and mash {n} (meal of sausages and mashed potato, usually with onions and gravy added)  :: salchichas con puré {f-p}
Bangkok {prop} /bæŋˈkɒk/ (the capital of Thailand)  :: Bangkok {m}
Bangla {prop} (Bengali) SEE: Bengali  ::
Bangladesh {prop} /ˌbæŋ.ɡlə.ˈdɛʃ/ (country)  :: Bangladés {m}
Bangladeshi {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Bangladesh)  :: bangladesí
Bangladeshi {n} (person from Bangladesh or of Bangladeshi descent)  :: bangladesí {m} {f}
bang out {v} (to do something quickly)  :: chapucear
Bangui {prop} (capital of the Central African Republic)  :: Bangui
banish {v} /ˈbænɪʃ/ (to send someone away and forbid that person from returning)  :: desterrar
banishment {n} /ˈbænɪʃmənt/ (The act of banishing)  :: exilio {m}
banishment {n} (The state of being banished, exile)  :: exilio {m}
banister {n} /ˈbænɪstə(ɹ)/ (the handrail on the side of a staircase)  :: barandilla {f}
banjo {n} /ˈbæn.dʒoʊ/ (a musical instrument)  :: banjo {m}
Banjul {prop} (capital of The Gambia)  :: Banjul
bank {n} (an underwater area of higher elevation, a sandbank)  :: banco {m}, bajío {m}
bank {n} /bæŋk/ (institution)  :: banca {f}, banco {m}
bank {n} (branch office of such an institution)  :: banco {m}, sucursal {f}
bank {n} (controller of a card game)  :: banca {f}
bank {n} (edge of river or lake)  :: ribera {f}, orilla {f}
bank {n} (embankment, an earth slope)  :: talud {m}, terraplén {m}
bank {n} (incline of an aircraft)  :: ladeo {m}
bank {n} (row of keys on a musical or typewriter keyboard)  :: hilera {f}, teclado {m}
bank {n} (row or panel of items)  :: hilera {f}
bank {n} (storage for important goods)  :: banco {m}, almacén {m}
bank {v} (to deal with a bank or financial institution)  :: tener la cuenta en
bank {v} (to form into a bank)  :: amontonar, apilar
bank {v} (to incline laterally in order to turn)  :: ladearse
bank {v} (to make incline in turn)  :: ladear
bank {v} (to put into bank)  :: ahorrar, depositar, [Spain] ingresar
bankable {adj} (reliable) SEE: reliable  ::
bank account {n} (fund deposited by a customer for safekeeping in a bank)  :: cuenta bancaria {f}
banker {n} /ˈbæŋkə(r)/ (one who conducts the business of banking)  :: banquero {m}, banquera {f}
banker {n} (dealer)  :: banquero {m}, banquera {f}
bank holiday {n} (a weekday granted to workers as a national holiday)  :: fiesta nacional {f}
bank machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
banknote {n} (paper currency)  :: billete {m}
bank robber {n} (one who robs or steals from a bank)  :: robabancos {m}
bankrupt {adj} /ˈbæŋk.ɹəpt/ (having been legally declared insolvent)  :: quebrado, arruinado
bankruptcy {n} /ˈbæŋkrʌptsɪ/ (legally declared or recognized condition of insolvency)  :: bancarrota {f}
bank statement {n} (statement of transactions and balances)  :: extracto {m}
banner {adj} (exceptional; very good)  :: excepcional
banner {n} (advertisement in a web page)  :: banner publicitario {m}
banner {n} /ˈbænɚ/ (flag)  :: bandera {f}, estandarte {m}
banner {n} (cause or purpose; a campaign or movement)  :: estandarte {m}
banner {n} (large piece of cloth with a device or motto borne in a procession)  :: pancarta {f}
banner {n} (large sign)  :: pancarta {f}
banner blindness {n} (desensitization to attention-attracting means)  :: banner blindness, ceguera a banner
bannerette {n} (banneret) SEE: banneret  ::
banquet {n} /ˈbæŋkwɪt/ (a large celebratory meal; a feast)  :: comida festiva {f}, banquete {m}
banshee {n} /bænˈʃiː/ (in Irish folklore, a female spirit)  :: banshee {f}
banter {n} /ˈbæntɚ/ (good humoured conversation)  :: charla {f}, plática {f}
banter {v} (to engage in banter)  :: charlar, bromear
banter {v} (to play or do something amusing)  :: divertirse
banter {v} (to tease mildly)  :: torear, burlarse de, tomar el pelo a, chacotear
Bantu {prop} (language family)  :: bantú
banyan {n} /ˈbæn.jən/ (tropical Indian fig tree)  :: baniano {m}
baobab {n} /ˈbaʊbæb/ (Adansonia digitata)  :: baobab {m}
Baotou {prop} (a prefecture-level city in northern China)  :: Baotou
baptise {v} /bæpˈtaɪz/ (baptise) SEE: baptize  ::
baptism {n} /ˈbæptɪzəm/ (Christian sacrament with water)  :: bautismo, bautizo {m}
baptismal {adj} (relating to baptism)  :: bautismal
baptismal font {n} (a church article)  :: pila bautismal {f}
baptism of fire {n} (the first experience of a severe ordeal)  :: bautismo de fuego {m}
baptist {n} /ˈbæptɪst/ (person who baptizes)  :: bautista {m}
Baptist {adj} (of the Baptist religious denomination)  :: bautista
baptistry {n} (space where a baptismal font is located)  :: baptisterio
baptize {v} (Perform the Christian sacrament of baptism)  :: bautizar
bar {n} /bɑɹ/ (solid object with uniform cross-section)  :: barra {f}
bar {n} (business licensed to sell intoxicating beverages)  :: bar {m}
bar {n} (counter of such a premises)  :: barra {f}
bar {n} (heraldry: one of the ordinaries) SEE: fess  ::
bar {n} (metallurgy: solid object of round, square, hexagonal, octagonal or rectangular section)  :: barra {f}
bar {n} (music: vertical line across a staff) SEE: bar line  ::
bar {n} (soccer: crossbar) SEE: crossbar  ::
bar {prep} (with the exception of) SEE: except  ::
bar {v} (to obstruct the passage of)  :: barrar
barb {n} /bɑː(ɹ)b/ (beard or something that resembles a beard) SEE: beard  ::
barb {n} (bit for a horse) SEE: bit  ::
barb {n} (kingfish) SEE: kingfish  ::
barb {n} (one of the side branches of a feather)  :: barba {f}
Barbadian {adj} (of or relating to Barbados)  :: barbadense
Barbadian {n} (person from Barbados)  :: barbadense
Barbados {prop} /bɑɹˈbeɪ.doʊs/ (country in the Caribbean)  :: Barbados
Barbara {prop} (cognates and transliterations of female given name)  :: Bárbara {f}
barbarian {adj} /bɑɹ.ˈbɛɹ.i.ən/ (uncivilized)  :: bárbaro
barbarian {n} (an uncivilized person)  :: bárbaro
barbaric {adj} /bɑː(ɹ)ˈbæɹɪk/ (uncivilised)  :: barbárico, bárbaro
barbariousness {n} (barbarousness) SEE: barbarousness  ::
barbarism {n} /ˈbɑː(ɹ)bəɹɪzəm/ (error in language use)  :: barbarismo {m}
barbarize {v} (to cause to become savage)  :: barbarizar
Barbary ape {n} (tailless monkey) SEE: Barbary macaque  ::
barbary dove {n} (Streptopelia risoria) SEE: ringneck dove  ::
Barbary lion {n} (Panthera leo leo)  :: león del Atlas {m}, león bárbaro {m}, león de Berbería {m}
barbecue {n} /ˈbɑː(ɹ)bəkju/ (cooking instrument)  :: barbacoa {f}, parrillada {f}
barbecue {n} (meal)  :: barbacoa {f}, parrillada {f}
barbecue {v} (grill) SEE: grill  ::
barbecue {v} (to cook food on a barbecue)  :: asar, rostizar
barbecue sauce {n} (type of sauce)  :: salsa barbacoa {f}
barbed wire {n} (twisted strands of steel wire)  :: alambre de púas {m}, alambre de espino {m}, [Spain] alambre de espinas {m}
barbel {n} /ˈbɑːbəl/ (fish)  :: barbo {m}
barbell {n} (wide steel bar with premeasured weights)  :: barra con pesas {f}, barra {f}, haltera {f}
barber {n} /ˈbɑːbə/ (person whose profession is cutting (usually male) customers' hair and beards)  :: peluquero {m}
barbershop {n} (barber's shop)  :: peluquería {f}
barbiturate {n} /ˌbɑɹˈbɪtʃu.ɪt/ (derivative of barbituric acid that acts as a depressant of the central nervous system)  :: barbitúrico {m}
Barcelona {prop} /ˌbɑɹsəˈloʊnə/ (capital of Catalonia)  :: Barcelona {f}
Barcelonan {adj} (from Barcelona) SEE: Barcelonian  ::
Barcelonan {n} (someone from Barcelona) SEE: Barcelonian  ::
Barcelonian {adj} (from Barcelona)  :: barcelonés
Barcelonian {n} (someone from Barcelona)  :: barcelonés {m}, barcelonesa {f}
barcode {n} /ˈbɑː(ɹ)kəʊd/ (set of machine-readable parallel bars)  :: código de barras {m}
bar-crested antshrike {n} (a passerine bird of the antbird family)  :: batará crestibarrado
bard {n} /bɑɹd]/ (professional poet and singer)  :: bardo {m}
bare {adj} /bɛɚ/ (minimal)  :: mínimo {m}
bare {adj} (having had what usually covers (something) removed)  :: desnudo
bare {adj} (having no decoration)  :: desnudo
bare {adj} (naked, uncovered)  :: desnudo {m}
bare {adv} (barely) SEE: barely  ::
bareass {n}  :: a culo pelado {m}
bareback {adv} /ˈbɛəbæk/ (without a saddle)  :: a pelo
bareback {adv} (without a saddle)  :: a pelo
barebone {n} (person)  :: huesudo, huesuda
barebutt {adj} (nudity of the bum)  :: nalgas peladas {f}, [Chile] poto pelado {m}
barefoot {adj} /ˈbɛɹfʊt/ (wearing nothing on the feet)  :: descalzo, chuña [El Salvador, Honduras], a pies pelados {m}
barefoot doctor {n} (farmer with basic medical training)  :: médico descalzo {m}, médica descalza {f}
barely {adv} (almost not at all)  :: apenas
barely {adv} /ˈbɛɹ.li/ (by a small margin)  :: apenas
Barents Sea {prop} (part of the Arctic Ocean)  :: mar de Barents {m}
barfly {n} /bɑrflaɪ/ (person who spends much time in a bar)  :: parroquiano {m}, borracho {m}
bargain {n} /ˈbɑː(ɹ)ɡən/ (purchase, transaction)  :: trato {m}, ganga {f}, bicoca {f}
bargain {v} (to make a bargain)  :: regatear
barge {n} /bɑː(ɹ)dʒ/ (flat-bottomed bulk carrier mainly for inland waters)  :: lancha a remolque {f}, barcaza {f}
bari {n} (baritone saxophone) SEE: baritone saxophone  ::
Bari {prop} (town in Italy)  :: Bari
barista {n} /baˈrista/  :: barista {m} {f}
baritone {n} (male voice)  :: barítono {m}
baritone horn {n} (baritone horn) SEE: baritone  ::
barium {n} /ˈbæɹɪəm/ (chemical element)  :: bario {m}
bark {n} (exterior covering of a tree)  :: corteza {f}
bark {n} (in medicine) SEE: Jesuit's bark  ::
bark {n} (short, loud, explosive utterance)  :: ladrido {m}
bark {n} (three-masted vessel, foremast and mainmast square-rigged, mizzenmast schooner-rigged)  :: barca {f}
bark {v} /bɑːk/ (to make a loud noise (dogs))  :: ladrar
bark {v} (to girdle) SEE: girdle  ::
bark {v} (to speak sharply)  :: ladrar
bark {v} (to strip the bark from, to peel)  :: descortezar
barking deer {n} (muntjac) SEE: muntjac  ::
barking dogs seldom bite {proverb} (people who make big threats never usually carry them out)  :: perro ladrador, poco mordedor, perro que ladra no muerde
barley {n} /ˈbɑɹli/ (Hordeum vulgare or its grains)  :: cebada {f}
bar line {n} (vertical line across a staff)  :: barra de compás
barman {n} /'bɑːmən/ (bartender) SEE: bartender  ::
barn {n} /bɑɹn]/ (building)  :: granero {m} (barn for crops), establo {m} (barn for livestock), galpón {m}
barn {n} (dialect: child) SEE: child  ::
barnacle {n} (barnacle goose) SEE: barnacle goose  ::
barnacle {n} /ˈbɑː(ɹ)nəkəɫ/ (marine crustacean)  :: percebe {m}
barnacle goose {n} (Branta leucopsis)  :: barnacla cariblanca {f}
Barnaul {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Barnaúl {m}
bar none {adv} (without exception)  :: sin excepción
barn owl {n} /ˈbɑːn ˌaʊl/ (An owl of the genus Tyto)  :: lechuza {f}
barn swallow {n} (species of swallow)  :: golondrina {f}
bar of chocolate {n} (slab of chocolate)  :: chocolatina {f}
barometer {n} /bəˈɹɑməɾɚ/ (an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure)  :: barómetro {m}
barometric {adj} /ˌbæɹəˈmetɹɪk/ (of or pertaining to atmospheric pressure)  :: barométrico
baron {n} /ˈbæɹən/ (male ruler of a barony)  :: barón {m}
baroness {n} /ˌbæ.ɹəˈnɛs/ (female ruler of a barony)  :: baronesa {f}
barony {n} /ˈbæ.ɹə.ni/ (a dominion ruled by a baron or baroness)  :: baronía {f}
Baroque {prop} /bəˈroʊk/ (period in architecture)  :: barroco {m}, barroca {f}
Baroque {prop} (period in art)  :: barroco {m}, barroca {f}
Baroque {prop} (period in music)  :: barroco {m}, barroca {f}
baroscope {n} (barometer) SEE: barometer  ::
barque {n} /bɑː(r)k/ (sailing vessel, all masts but sternmost square-rigged)  :: bricbarca {m}
barrack {n} (a building for soldiers)  :: cuartel {m}, barraca {f}
barracks {n} /ˈbæɹəks/ (buildings used by military personnel) SEE: barrack  ::
barracuda {n} /ˌbæɹəˈkuːdə/ (marine fish)  :: barracuda {f}
barred antshrike {n} (a passerine bird)  :: batará barrado
barrel {n} /ˈbæɹəl/ (round vessel made from staves bound with a hoop)  :: barril {m}, tonel {m}
barrel {n} (jar) SEE: jar  ::
barrel {n} (metallic tube of a gun)  :: cañón {m}
barrel {n} (part of a clarinet)  :: caño {m}
barrel {n} (quantity)  :: barril {m}
barrel {n} (tube) SEE: tube  ::
barrel organ {n} (pipe instrument with air controlled pins in a revolving barrel)  :: organito {m}
barren {adj} /ˈbæɹən/ (unable to bear children; sterile)  :: estéril, infértil
barren {adj} (infertile)  :: estéril, infértil
barrette {n} /bəˈrɛt/ (A clasp or clip for gathering and holding the hair)  :: prendedor de pelo {m}, prendedor {m}, pinche {m} [Chile]
barricade {n} /ˌbæɹɪˈkeɪd/ (a barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence)  :: barricada {f}
barrier {n} /ˈbæɹɪə(ɹ)/ (structure that bars passage)  :: barrera
barrier {n} (boundary or limit)  :: límite
barrier {n} (obstacle or impediment)  :: barrera
barrister {n} /ˈbæ.ɹɪst.ə(ɹ)/ (lawyer with the right to speak as an advocate in higher lawcourts)  :: legalista {m}
barrow {n} /ˈbæroʊ/ (mound of earth and stones raised over a grave)  :: túmulo {m}
barrow {n} (small vehicle used to carry a load and pulled or pushed by hand)  :: carretilla {f}, carrucha {f} [Mexico]
barse {n} (fish)  :: róbalo {m}, lubina {f}; perca {f} (freshwater)
bar-tailed godwit {n} (bar-tailed godwit)  :: aguja colipinta {f}
bartender {n} /ˈbɑː(ɹ)ˌtendə(ɹ)/ (person who works in a bar)  :: barman {m}
barter {n} /ˈbɑɹtəɹ/ (an equal exchange)  :: trueque
barter {v} (exchange goods or services without involving money)  :: trocar
Bartholomew {prop} /bɑː(ɹ)ˈθɒləmju/ (the Apostle)  :: Bartolomé {m}
Bartholomew {prop} (male given name)  :: Bartolomé {m}
Bartonian {prop}  :: Bartoniense
barycentre {n} (barycenter) SEE: barycenter  ::
baryon {n} /ˈbæɹɪɒn/ (heavy subatomic particle)  :: barión {m}
baryonic {adj} (of or pertaining to baryons)  :: bariónico
barytes {n} (barite) SEE: barite  ::
basal {adj} /ˈbeɪsəɫ]/ (relating to, or forming, the base, or point of origin)  :: basal
basal ganglion {n} (group of nuclei in the brain)  :: ganglio basal {m}
basal layer {n} (the deepest layer of the epidermis)  :: capa basal {f}
basalt {n} /ˈbeɪsɔːlt/ (hard rock)  :: basalto {m}
bascule bridge {n} (type of movable bridge)  :: puente basculante {m}
base {adj} (low)  :: bajo
base {n} (baseball: one of the three places that a runner can stand in safety)  :: base {f}
base {n} /beɪs/ (foundation)  :: base {f}
base {n} (chemical compound that will neutralize an acid)  :: base {f}
base {n} (headquarters)  :: base {f}, sede {f}
base {n} (number raised to the power of an exponent (mathematics))  :: base {f}
base {n} (permanent structure for housing a military)  :: base {f}
base {v} (have as its foundation or starting point)  :: basar
baseball {n} /ˈbeɪs.bɔl/ (ball game)  :: béisbol {m}
baseball cap {n} /ˈbeɪs.bɑl ˌkæp/ (cap)  :: gorra {f}
baseball field {n} (a playing field on which the game of baseball is played)  :: campo de béisbol {m}, diamante {m}
baseball player {n} (a person who plays baseball)  :: beisbolista, balonvoleísta {m} {f}
baseboard {n} (panel or molding between floor and interior wall) SEE: skirting board  ::
BASE jumping {n} (extreme sport)  :: salto BASE {m}
Basel {prop} (city in Switzerland)  :: Basilea
baseless {adj} /ˈbeɪsləs/ (based on something that is not true) SEE: unfounded  ::
baseline {n} /ˈbeɪslaɪn/ (datum used as the basis for calculation or for comparison)  :: referencia
basement {n} /ˈbeɪsmənt/ (floor below ground level)  :: sótano {m}
Basenji {n} /bəˈsɛndʒi/ (Basenji)  :: Basenji {m}
bash {v} /bæʃ/ (collide) SEE: collide  ::
Basheer {prop} /bəˈʃi˞/ (Bashir) SEE: Bashir  ::
Bashkir {prop} /bɑːʃˈkɪəɹ/ (language)  :: baskir {m}
Bashkiria {prop} (Bashkortostan) SEE: Bashkortostan  ::
Bashkortostan {prop} (federal subject of Russia)  :: Baskortostán {m}
bash the bishop {v} (slang for masturbate (male) )  :: pajearse, pelársela
bash up {v} (assault someone with the intention of causing physical injury)  :: golpear
basic {adj} /ˈbeɪsɪk/ (necessary, essential for life or some process)  :: básico {m}
basically {adv} /ˈbejsɨkliː/ (in a basic manner)  :: básicamente
basidiomycete {n} (fungus of phylum Basidiomycota)  :: basidiomiceto {m}
basidium {n} /bəˈsɪdɪəm/ (small club shaped structure)  :: basidio {m}
basil {n} /ˈbæz.əl/ (plant)  :: albahaca {f}
basil {n} (herb)  :: albahaca {f}
Basil {prop} (male given name)  :: Basilio {m}
basilean {n} /bəˈsɪlɪən/ (partisan of a king) SEE: royalist  ::
basileolatry {n} /basɪlɪˈɒlətɹi/ (basileiolatry) SEE: basileiolatry  ::
basilica {n} /bəˈsɪlɪkə/ (Christian church building having a nave)  :: basílica {f}
basilisk {n} /ˈbæs.ɪ.lɪsk/ (snake-like dragon type)  :: basilisco {m}
basilisk {n} (type of large brass cannon)  :: basilisco {m}
basilisk {n} (type of lizard (genus Basiliscus))  :: basilisco {m}
basilolatry {n} /basɪlˈɒlətɹi/ (basileiolatry) SEE: basileiolatry  ::
basin {n} (area of land that drains into a river)  :: cuenca {f}
basin {n} /ˈbeɪsɪn/ (bowl for washing, often affixed to a wall)  :: pileta {f}, lavamanos {m}
basin {n}  :: palangana, cuenca, bol, lavabo
basis {n}  :: base
basis {n} /ˈbeɪsɪs/ (linearly independent set of vectors)  :: base {f}
basket {n} /ˈbæskɪt/ (container)  :: cesta {f}, cesto {m}
basket {n} (basketball: act of putting the ball through the basket)  :: canasta {f}
basket {n} (basketball: hoop from which a net is suspended)  :: canasta {f}
basket {n} (wire or plastic container for carrying articles for purchase) SEE: shopping basket  ::
basketball {n} /ˈbæs.kɪt.bɔːl/ (the sport)  :: baloncesto {m}, básquetbol {m}
basketball hoop {n} (a hoop use in basketball)  :: aro de baloncesto {m}
basketball player {n} (person who plays basketball)  :: baloncestista {m} and {f}
basking shark {n} (Cetorhinus maximus)  :: tiburón peregrino {m}
Basler {n} (someone from Basel)  :: basiliense {m} {f}
basophil {n} (cell)  :: basófilo {m}
Basque {adj} (relative to the Basque people or their language)  :: vasco, euskera {m}
Basque {n} (member of a people)  :: vasco {m}, vasca {f}
Basque {prop} /bæsk/ (language)  :: vasco {m}, vascuence {m}, euskera {m}, eusquera {m}
Basque Country {prop} (autonomous community within Spain)  :: País Vasco {m}
Basque Country {prop} (geographical region in Spain and France)  :: País Vasco, Vasconia
Basque Country {prop} (the region where the Basque language is spoken)  :: País Vasco, Vasconia
Basque Shepherd Dog {n} (Basque Shepherd Dog)  :: pastor vasco {m}
bas relief {n} (a low or mostly-flat sculpture)  :: bajorrelieve {m}
bass {adj} /beɪs/ (low in pitch)  :: bajo
bass {n} /bæs/ (perch)  :: róbalo {m}, lubina {f}, [freshwater] perca {f}
bass {n} (low spectrum of sound)  :: bajo {m}
bass {n} (musical instrument)  :: bajo {m}
bass {n} (singer)  :: bajo {m}
bass clarinet {n} (bass instrument in the clarinet family)  :: clarinete bajo {m}
Basseterre {prop} (capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis)  :: Basseterre
bass fiddle {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bass guitar {n} /ˈbeɪsɡɪˈtɑːɹ/ (stringed musical instrument)  :: guitarra baja {f}, bajo {m}
bassist {n} /ˈbeɪs.ɪst/ (musician)  :: bajista {m} {f}
bassoon {n} /bəˈsuːn/ (musical instrument in the woodwind family)  :: bajón {m}, fagot {m}
bassoonist {n} (person who plays the bassoon)  :: bajón {m} [person], bajonista {m} {f}, fagot {m} [person], fagotista {m} {f}, piporro {m} [person]
bass viol {n} (musical instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bass violin {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
basswood {n} /ˈbæswʊd/ (linden)  :: tilo {m}
bastard {n} /ˈbæstəɹd/ (person born to unmarried parents)  :: bastardo
bastard {n} (contemptible etc. person)  :: desgraciado, hijo de puta {m}
bastard {n} (longsword) SEE: longsword  ::
bastard sugar {n} (light brown sugar)  :: azúcar sin cristalizar {m}
bastille {n} /bæˈstɪəɫ]/ (castle tower, or fortified building; small citadel or fortress)  :: fortaleza {f}
bastille {n} (citadel) SEE: citadel  ::
bastille {n} (fortress) SEE: fortress  ::
bastille {n} (prison) SEE: prison  ::
Bastille {prop} /bæˈstɪəɫ]/ (a prison in France)  :: Bastilla {f}
bastion {n} /ˈbæstiən/ (projecting part of a rampart)  :: bastión {m}
bat {n} /bæt/ (small flying mammal)  :: murciélago {m}
bat {n} (club used for striking the ball in sports)  :: bate {m}, bat {m} [Mexico]
bat {v} (hit)  :: batear
batard {n} (short loaf of bread)  :: batarda {f}
batch {n} /bæt͡ʃ/ (quantity of baked goods made at one time)  :: hornada {f}
batch {n} (computing)  :: lote {m}, procesamiento por lotes
batch {n} (group or collection of things of the same kind)  :: lote {m}
batch {n} (quantity of anything produced in one operation)  :: lote {m}
batch processing {n}  :: procesamiento por lotes {m}
bate {v} /beɪt/ (masturbate) SEE: masturbate  ::
bate {v} (simple past of beat) SEE: beat  ::
bath {n} (act of bathing)  :: baño {m}
bath {n} /bæθ/ (tub)  :: bañera {f}
bath {n} (room)  :: cuarto de baño {m}, baño {m}
bath {v} (To wash a person or animal in a bath)  :: bañar
bathe {v} /beɪð/ (to clean oneself)  :: bañarse
bathe {v} (to apply water to)  :: lavar
bathe {v} (to clean a person by immersion in water)  :: bañar
bathe {v} (to immerse oneself in water)  :: bañar
bathe {v} (to sunbathe) SEE: sunbathe  ::
bather {n} /ˈbeɪðə(ɹ)/ (One who bathes or swims)  :: bañador {m}, bañadora {f}, bañista {m} {f}
bathhouse {n} (a building with baths for communal use)  :: casa de baños {f}
bathing box {n} (beach hut) SEE: bathing hut  ::
bathing cap {n} (cap worn by swimmers) SEE: swim cap  ::
bathing suit {n} (tight fitting garment for swimming) SEE: swimsuit  ::
bathing trunks {n} (pair of shorts or briefs) SEE: swimming trunks  ::
bathometer {n} (instrument)  :: batímetro {m}
Bathonian {prop}  :: Bathoniense
bathos {n} (anticlimax) SEE: anticlimax  ::
bathos {n} /ˈbeɪθɒs/ (depth) SEE: depth  ::
bathos {n} (nadir) SEE: nadir  ::
bathrobe {n} /ˈbæθɹoʊb/ (terrycloth robe)  :: [Spain] albornoz {m}, [Latin America] bata de baño {f}, [Argentina, Uruguay] salida de baño {f}
bathroom {n} (a room containing a toilet)  :: cuarto de baño {m}, baño {m}, servicio {m} [Spain]
bathroom {n} /ˈbɑːθɹuːm/ (a room containing a bath where one can bathe)  :: cuarto de baño {m}, baño
Bathsheba {prop} /bæθˈʃiːbə/ (biblical character)  :: Betsabé
bath towel {n} (towel for drying the body)  :: toalla de baño {f}
bathtub {n} /ˈbæθtʌb/ (large container in which a person may bathe)  :: bañera {f}, [Argentina, Cuba, Paraguay] bañadera {f}, [Latin America] tina {f}
bathymeter {n} (bathometer) SEE: bathometer  ::
bathymetric {adj} (of, pertaining to, or derived from bathymetry)  :: batimétrico
bathymetry {n} (the measurement of the depths of the seas)  :: batimetría {f}
bathyscaphe {n} /ˈbæθɪˌskeɪv/ (self-propelled deep-sea submersible)  :: batíscafo {m}, batiscafo {m}
bathysphere {n} /ˈbæθɪˌsfɪə(ɹ)/ (diving chamber)  :: batisfera {f}
batik {n} /bəˈtʰiːk/ (A method of dyeing fabric)  :: batik
Batman {prop} /ˈbætmæn/ (the bat-themed hero)  :: Batman
baton {n} /bəˈtɑn/ (military staff of office)  :: batuta {f}, porra {f}
baton {n} (club of the police)  :: porra {f}
baton {n} (music: conductor's stick)  :: batuta {f}
baton {n} (sports: object transferred by relay runners)  :: testigo {m}
bat one's eyelashes {v} (to flutter one's eyelashes, romantically)  :: hacer ojitos
bat one's eyes {v} (to flutter one's eyelashes, romantically)  :: hacer ojitos
Bats {prop} (a commune in France)  :: Bats
battalion {n} (any large body of troops)  :: batallón {m}
battalion {n} /bəˈtælɪən/ (army unit)  :: batallón {m}
batten {n} (nautical: long strip that keeps a sail flat)  :: filete {m}
batten {v} /ˈbæt.ən/ (to become better)  :: mejorar
batten {v} (to prosper, especially at the expense of others)  :: aprovecharse
batter {n} (a slope)  :: pendiente {f}
batter {n} (beaten mixture of flour and liquid)  :: batido {m}
batter {n} (binge)  :: botellón {m}
batter {n} (player attempting to hit the ball)  :: bateador
batter {v} /ˈbæɾɚ/ (to hit or strike violently and repeatedly)  :: apalear
batter {v} (to coat with batter)  :: apanar, rebozar, empanar
battering ram {n} (type of siege engine used to smash gates and walls)  :: ariete {m}
battery {n} /ˈbætəɹi/ (device producing electricity)  :: pila {f}, batería {f}
battery {n} (coordinated group of artillery)  :: batería {f}
battery {n} (crime of striking another)  :: lesiones {f-p}, golpes {m-p}
battle {n} /ˈbætl̩/ (general action, fight, or encounter; a combat)  :: batalla {f}, lucha {f}
battle {v} ((intransitive) to join in battle; to contend in fight)  :: luchar, batallar
battle-ax {n} (other senses) SEE: battle axe  ::
battle axe {n} (ancient military weapon)  :: hacha de armas {m}
battle axe {n} (belligerent woman) SEE: battle-ax  ::
battle axe {n} (electric guitar) SEE: electric guitar  ::
battlefield {n} (field of a land battle)  :: campo de batalla {m}
battlefront {n} (line along which opposing armies engage in combat)  :: frente de batalla
battleground {n} /ˈbætəlˌɡraʊnd/ (location) SEE: battlefield  ::
battleship {n} (warship)  :: acorazado {m}
bauble {n} /ˈbɔbəl/ (small shiny spherical decoration, commonly put on Christmas trees)  :: bola de navidad {f}
Baumé {n} (Baumé scale) SEE: Baumé scale  ::
bauxite {n} /ˈbɔːksaɪt/ (ore)  :: bauxita {f}
Bavaria {prop} /bəˈveəɹɪə/ (state in Germany)  :: Baviera {f}
Bavarian {adj} (of or pertaining to Bavaria)  :: bávaro
Bavarian {prop} (a German dialect spoken in Bavaria)  :: bávaro {m}
bavarois {n} /bævəɹˈwɑ/ (pudding)  :: crema bávara {f}, crème bavaroise {f}, bavaroise {f}, bavarois {f}
bay {adj} (of reddish-brown color)  :: alazán
bay {n} /beɪ/ (body of water)  :: bahía {f}
bay {n} (brown colour/color)  :: alazán {m}
bay {n} (reddish-brown horse)  :: alazán {m}, alazana {f}
Bay {prop} (bay)  :: La Bahía
bay cat {n} (Pardofelis badia)  :: gato de Borneo {m}
Bayesian {adj} /ˈbeɪzɪən/ (of or pertaining to Thomas Bayes)  :: bayesiano
bay leaf {n} (herb)  :: laurel
Bay of Bengal {prop} (Large bay in the northeastern Indian Ocean)  :: golfo de Bengala {m}, bahía de Bengala {f}
Bay of Biscay {prop} (gulf)  :: golfo de Vizcaya
Bay of Pigs {prop} (small inlet in Cuba)  :: Bahía de Cochinos {f}
bayonet {n} /ˈbeɪ.ɒn.ɛt/ (weapon)  :: bayoneta {f}
bayou {n} /ˈbaɪ.uː/ (slow-moving creek or swamp)  :: pantano {m}, pantanos {m-p}
bay window {n} (type of window)  :: ventana de bahía {f}
bazaar {n} /bəˈzɑɹ/ (marketplace)  :: bazar {m}, mercado {m}
BC {initialism} (before Christ)  :: a. de J.C., antes de Jesucristo
be {v} /bi/ (occupy a place)  :: estar
be {v} (elliptical form of "be here", or similar)  :: estar
be {v} (exist)  :: ser, existir, haber
be {v} (Have a certain age)  :: tener, ser de
be {v} (occur, take place)  :: ser
be {v} (used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it)  :: ser, estar
be {v} (used to form the continuous forms of various tenses)  :: estar + (gerund verb) [...ndo]
be {v} (used to form the passive voice)  :: (reflexive form of the verb) -se, (passive form of the verb) ser [...ado/ido]
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject and object are the same)  :: ser
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase)  :: ser
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominative)  :: ser
be {v} (used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same)  :: ser igual a
be {v} (used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like)  :: hacer + (noun), estar + (adjective), estar + (gerund verb) [...ndo]
be {v} (used to link a subject to a count or measurement)  :: ser, tener
be able to {v} (have ability to)  :: poder (for a possibility or capacity), ser capaz de (for a skill), saber (for a skill)
beach {n} /bitʃ/ (sandy shore)  :: playa {f}
beach {v} (run something aground on a beach)  :: encallar, varar, embarrancar
beach chair {n} (A chair for use on beaches)  :: tumbona {f}
beach hut {n} (building for changing into swimming clothes) SEE: bathing hut  ::
beach volleyball {n} (sport)  :: óley playa
beacon {n} /ˈbiːkən/ (signal fire)  :: baliza {f}
beacon {n} (signaling or guiding mark erected as guide to mariners)  :: almenara {f}
bead {n} /biːd/ (rosary ball)  :: cuenta {f}
bead {n} (pierced small round object)  :: cuenta {f}
bead {n} (small drop of liquid)  :: gota {f}
beagle {n} /biːɡəɫ]/ (dog)  :: beagle {m}
beak {n} /biːk/ (structure projecting from a bird's face)  :: pico {m}
beak {n} (slang: human nose) SEE: schnozzle  ::
beaked whale {n} (whales in the family Zipiiidae)  :: zífido {m}, zifíido {m}, zifio {m}
beaker {n} /ˈbiːkɚ/ (flat-bottomed vessel)  :: vaso de precipitación {m}
beakhead {n} (protruding part at the bow of a sailing ship)  :: espolón {m}, alas de proa {f-p}
be all about {v} (be interested in)  :: estar interesado en {m}
be all about {v} (deal with)  :: lidiar con, enfocarse en, tratarse de
be all ears {v} (to listen carefully or eagerly; to anticipate)  :: ser todo oídos
beam {n} /biːm/ (large piece of timber or iron)  :: viga {f}
beam {n} (ray)  :: radio {m}
beam {n}  :: travesaño {m}
bean {n} /biːn/ (seed)  :: haba {f}, frijol {m}, habichuela, [Spain] judía, alubia {f}, poroto {m} [South America]
bean {n} (guinea coin) SEE: guinea  ::
bean {n} (pod)  :: vaina {f}
bean curd {n} (tofu) SEE: tofu  ::
beaner {n} /ˈbinɚ/ (a Mexican)  :: frijolero
bean goose {n} (Anser fabalis)  :: ánsar campestre {m}, ganso de las habas {m}
beanie {n} /ˈbiː.ni/ (cap that fits the head closely)  :: gorro {m}
bean sprout {n} (a sprout grown out of a bean)  :: brote {m}
bean sprout {n} (the vegetarian food)  :: brotes de soja {m-p}, dientes de dragón {m-p}, frijolitos chinos {m-p}
beany {adj} (beanlike) SEE: beanlike  ::
bear {n} /bɛɚ/ (large mammal of family Ursidae)  :: oso {m}
bear {n} (investor who sells in anticipation of falling prices)  :: bajista {m} {f}
bear {n} (large hairy man)  :: oso {m}
bear {v} (to be equipped with)  :: llevar, portar
bear {v} (to carry)  :: llevar
bear {v} (to declare as testimony)  :: atestiguar
bear {v} (to give birth) SEE: give birth  ::
bear {v} (to put up with)  :: soportar, aguantar, resistir
bearable {adj} /ˈbɛəɹəbəɫ/ (able to be borne)  :: soportable
bearcat {n} (binturong) SEE: binturong  ::
bear cub {n} (young bear)  :: osezno {m}
beard {n} /bɪɹd/ (facial hair)  :: barba {f}
beard {n} (woman accompanying a gay male)  :: jotera {f}, pantalla {f}
beard {v} (bravely oppose)  :: provocar, mortificar
beard {v} (to grow hair on the chin and jaw)  :: barbar
bearded {adj} (having a beard)  :: barbudo {m}, barbado {m}
bearded tit {n} (Panurus biarmicus)  :: bigotudo {m}
bearded vulture {n} (vulture) SEE: lammergeier  ::
beardless {adj} (without a beard)  :: imberbe {m-f}, barbilampiño {m}
bear fruit {v} (succeed in some task)  :: dar sus frutas
bear garlic {n} (ramsons) SEE: ramsons  ::
bear hug {n} (any especially large hug, usually friendly)  :: abrazote {m}, abrazaso {m}
bearing {adj} /ˈbɛɹɪŋ/ (carrying weight or load)  :: de soporte, de apoyo
bearing {n} (mechanical device)  :: rodamiento {m} (rolling bearing), [Mexico] balero {m}, cojinete {m}
bearing {n} (nautical sense)  :: rumbo {m}, acimut {m}
bearing {n} (posture)  :: conducta {f}, comportamiento {m}
bearing {n} (relevance)  :: incumbencia {f}, importancia {f}
bear in mind {v} (remember, consider)  :: tener en mente
bear market {n} (state of stock market)  :: mercado bajista
bear oneself {v} (behave and conduct oneself) SEE: carry oneself  ::
be as silent as the grave {v} (say absolutely nothing)  :: ser callado como una tumba, ser como una tumba
beast {n} /biːst/ (non-human animal)  :: bestia {f}
beast {n} (violent/antisocial person)  :: bestia {f}, animal {m}, salvaje {m} {f}
Beast {prop} (a figure in the Book of Revelation)  :: Bestia {f}
beastmaster {n}  :: gladiador {m}
beast of burden {n} (animal that carries or pulls heavy loads)  :: bestia de carga {f}, animal de carga {m}
beat {n} (act of reporting before a rival) SEE: scoop  ::
beat {n} /biːt/ (pulse) SEE: pulse  ::
beat {v} (nautical)  :: barloventear
beat {v} (to hit, to knock, to pound, to strike)  :: golpear, pegar, aporrear, batir
beat {v} (to strike or pound repeatedly)  :: percutir, golpear (repetidamente), [heart] latir (el corazón)
beat {v} (to whip)  :: batir, revolver, sacudir
beat {v} (to win against)  :: vencer, derrotar
beat a dead horse {v} (continue far beyond reason) SEE: flog a dead horse  ::
beat around the bush {v} (to delay or avoid talking about something difficult or unpleasant)  :: irse por los cerros de Úbeda, andarse por las ramas, darle vueltas al asunto
beat around the bush {v} (to treat a topic but omit its main points)  :: andarse con rodeos, andar con ambages
beaten {adj} /ˈbit(ə)n/ (defeated) SEE: defeated  ::
beater {n} /ˈbitɚ/ (a kitchen implement for mixing)  :: batidor {m}
beater {n} (in a hunting party, the group of men used to drive game towards the shooters)  :: batidor {m}
beatify {v} /biːˈætɪfaɪ/ (take step in declaring a person a saint)  :: beatificar
beating {n} /ˈbiːtɪŋ/ (the pulsation of the heart)  :: latido {m}
Beatles {prop} /ˈbiːtl̩z/ (rock music quartet)  :: los Beatles {m-p}
beatnik {n} /ˈbiːtnɪk/ (beatnik)  :: beatnik {m} {f}
Beatrice {prop} /ˈbiːətɹɪs/ (female given name)  :: Beatriz
beat to the punch {v} (to do something before somebody else can)  :: ganar de mano, anticipar
beat up {v} (To give a beating to)  :: apalear
beau {n} /boʊ/ (boyfriend) SEE: boyfriend  ::
Beauceron {n} /ˈboʊsəˌɹɑn/ (Beauceron)  :: pastor de Beauce {m}
beautiful {adj} (as a pro-sentence)  :: bravo
beautiful {adj} /ˈbjuːtɪfəɫ]/ (possessing charm and attractive)  :: hermoso {m}, hermosa {f}, bello {m}, bella {f} lindo, linda {f}, guapo {m}, guapa {f}, bonito {m}, bonita {f}
beautiful {adj} (of weather: pleasant, clear)  :: bueno, despejado, alegre
beautifully {adv} (In a beautiful manner)  :: bellamente
beautifulness {n} (the quality of being beautiful)  :: belleza {f}
beautify {v} /ˈbjuː.tɪ.faɪ/ (to make beautiful or more beautiful)  :: embellecer
beauty {n} (beautiful female)  :: guapa {f}, belleza {f}
beauty {n} (beautiful male)  :: guapo {m}
beauty {n} /ˈbjuɾi]/ (quality of pleasing appearance)  :: belleza {f}
beauty contest {n} (beauty pageant) SEE: beauty pageant  ::
beauty pageant {n} (competition on attractiveness)  :: concurso de belleza {m}
beauty parlor {n} (salon with hairdressers and beauticians)  :: salón de belleza
beauty salon {n} (beauty salon) SEE: beauty parlor  ::
beauty spot {n} (birthmark) SEE: mole  ::
beaver {n} /ˈbiːvə/ (aquatic rodent)  :: castor {m}
beazle {n} /ˈbiːzəɫ]/ (bezel) SEE: bezel  ::
be born {v} (to come into existence through birth)  :: nacer
be born yesterday {v} (to be inexperienced)  :: haber nacido ayer
becak {n} (cycle rickshaw) SEE: cycle rickshaw  ::
be called {v} (to have a specific name)  :: llamarse
be careful {interj} (proceed with caution)  :: [Mexico, slang] aguas, ten cuidado
because {adv} /biˈkɔz/ (on account)  :: porque
because {conj} (by or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that)  :: porque, ya que
because of {prep} (on account of, by reason of, for the purpose of)  :: a causa de, debido a
Bechuanaland {prop} /ˌbɛtʃuˈɑːnəlænd/ (former name for Botswana)  :: Bechuanalandia
beckon {v} /ˈbɛkən/ (to wave and/or to nod to somebody with the intention to make the person come closer)  :: llamar con señas
become {v} /bəˈkʌm/ (to begin to be)  :: volverse, hacerse, convertirse, llegar a ser
become {v} (to look attractive on, be suitable for)  :: quedar bien
bed {n} /bɛːd/ (piece of furniture)  :: cama {f}, lecho {m}
bed {n} (flat surface or layer on which something else is to be placed)  :: lecho {m}
bed {n} (shaped piece of timber to hold a cask clear) SEE: pallet  ::
bed {v} (to go to a sleeping bed)  :: ir a la cama [pronominal, colloquial]
bed {v} (to have sexual intercourse with)  :: encamar [pronominal]
bedbound {adj} (unable to leave one's bed) SEE: bedridden  ::
bedbug {n} (small nocturnal insects)  :: chinche {f}
bedcover {n} (decorative cover for a bed) SEE: bedspread  ::
bedding plane {n} (geology: the planar surface between adjacent strata)  :: plano de estratificación {m}
bedfast {adj} (unable to leave one's bed) SEE: bedridden  ::
bed head {n}  :: pelo despeinado {m}, pelo desordenado {m}, pelo descuidado {m}, pelo recien salido de la cama {m}, despeinadisimo {m}
bedouin {n} /ˈbɛd.wɪn/ (desert-dweller)  :: beduino {m}, beduina {f}
bedridden {adj} /ˈbɛdɹɪdən/ (confined to bed)  :: confinado en cama
bedrock {n} (underground solid rock)  :: roca madre {f}, lecho rocoso {m}
bedroom {n} (room in a house where a bed is kept for sleeping)  :: alcoba {m} [now especially formal or literary usage, except Colombia], dormitorio {m} [especially formal usage], cuarto {m}, habitación [especially Spain, formal usage in Latin America], pieza [Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Uruguay], recámara [Mexico]
bedroom community {n} (residential urban community of a nearby metropolis)  :: ciudad dormitorio {f}
bed sheet {n} (sheet, a piece of cloth cut and finished as bedlinen)  :: sábana {f}
bedsheet {n} (a sheet, a piece of cloth cut and finished as bedlinen)  :: sábana {f}
bedside table {n} (nightstand) SEE: nightstand  ::
bedspread {n} (coverlet) SEE: coverlet  ::
bedspread {n} (topmost covering of a bed)  :: colcha, cubrecama {m}
bedstead {n} (bed framework)  :: cama (sin colchón)
bedtime {n} /ˈbɛdtaɪm/ (time when one goes to bed to sleep)  :: hora de dormir {f}
bee {n} /biː/ (insect)  :: abeja {f}
bee {n} (name of the letter B, b)  :: be {f}
beech {n} /biːt͡ʃ/ (tree of Fagus family)  :: haya {f}
beech marten {n} (Martes foina)  :: garduña {f}
bee-eater {n} /ˈbɪjiːtə/ (bird in the family Meropidae)  :: abejaruco {m}
beef {n} /biːf/ (meat)  :: vacuno {m}
beef {n} (cow, bull) SEE: cow, bull  ::
beefcake {n} /ˈbiːfˌkeɪk/ (muscular, desirable man)  :: galán {m}, [Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia] churro {m}, [Latin America] mijito rico {m}, guapetón {m}
beefsteak {n} /ˈbiːfsteɪk/ (steak)  :: bistec {m}, bife {m} [Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay]
beef up {v} (to strengthen or reinforce) SEE: strengthen  ::
beefy {adj} /ˈbiːfi/ (similar to beef)  :: carnoso, carnudo
beefy {adj} (containing beef)  :: cárnico
beefy {adj} (muscular) SEE: muscular  ::
beefy {adj} (robust) SEE: robust  ::
beehive {n} /ˈbiːhaɪv/ (home of bees)  :: colmena {f}
beehive {n} (man-made structure in which bees are kept for their honey)  :: colmena {f}
Beehive {n} (A 12-13 year old participant in Young Womens)  :: abejita {f}
beekeeper {n} /ˈbiˌkipɚ/ (someone who keeps bees)  :: apicultor {m}, apicultora {f}, colmenero {m}, colmenera {f}, abejero {m}, abejera {f}
beekeeping {n} (raising bees)  :: apicultura {f}
beeline {n} /ˈbiːlaɪn/ (straight course, ignoring established paths of travel)  :: a vuelo de pájaro
been there, done that {phrase} (assertion that the speaker has personal experience or knowledge of a particular place or topic)  :: yo lo hice antes
beer {n} /bɪɹ/ (alcoholic drink made of malt)  :: cerveza {f}, birra {f}
beer {n} (drink made from roots)  :: cerveza {f}
beer {n} (glass of beer)  :: cerveza {f}, caña {f} [Spain]
beer bong {n} (funnel)  :: tuberia de barrilete {f}
beer gut {n} (beer belly) SEE: beer belly  ::
beer nut {n} (peanut served with its husk)  :: cacahuate estilo español {m} [Mexico]
beer parlor {n} (beer parlour) SEE: beer parlour  ::
beer parlour {n} (a bar, selling beers, that has tables)  :: cervecería {f}
bee sting {n} (puncture from a Anthophila)  :: picadura de abeja
beestings {n} /ˈbiːstɪŋz/ (first milk drawn from an animal) SEE: colostrum  ::
beeswax {n} /ˈbizwæks/ (wax secreted by bees)  :: cera de abeja {f}
beet {n} /biːt/ (Beta vulgaris)  :: remolacha {f}, betabel {m} [Mexico], betarraga {f} [Chile], beterava {f} [Western Argentina]
beetle {n} (insect)  :: escarabajo {m}
Beetle {n} (Volkswagen car)  :: escarabajo {m}, Vocho {m} [Mexico]
beetroot {n} /ˈbitrut/ (a normally deep red coloured cultivar of the beet)  :: remolacha {f}, beterraga {f}
before {adv} (at an earlier time)  :: antes de
before {prep} /bɪˈfɔɹ/ (earlier than in time)  :: antes de, antes que [+ clause]
before {prep} (in front of according to an ordering system)  :: antes de
before {prep} (in front of in space)  :: ante, frente a, enfrente de
before dark {adv} (before night begins to fall)  :: antes de anochecer
beforehand {adv} (at an earlier time)  :: de antemano, anticipadamente, adelantadamente, antes
beforesaid {adj} (previously said) SEE: aforesaid  ::
befriend {v} /bɪˈfɹɛnd/ (make friends) SEE: make friends  ::
befuddle {v} /bɪˈfʌdl/ (perplex or confuse)  :: confundir
beg {v} /beɪɡ/ (to request the help of someone, ask for money)  :: mendigar
beg {v} (to supplicate, to plead with someone for help)  :: suplicar, rogar
beget {v} /biˈɡɛt/ (to cause, to produce)  :: engendrar
beget {v} (to procreate)  :: concebir
beggar {n} /ˈbɛɡɚ/ (person who begs)  :: mendigo {m}
beggar {n} (person suffering poverty)  :: mendigo {m}
beggars can't be choosers {proverb} (when resources are limited, one must accept even substandard gifts)  :: a caballo regalado no le mires el diente
begin {v} /bɪˈɡɪn/ (To start, to initiate or take the first step into something.)  :: comenzar, iniciar, empezar
beginner {n} /bəˈgɪnɚ/ (someone who just recently started)  :: principiante {m-f}, novato {m}, iniciado {m}
beginner {n} (someone who sets something in motion)  :: iniciador
beginning {n} /bɪˈɡɪn.ɪŋ/ (act of doing that which begins anything)  :: comienzo {m}, principio {m}, inicio {m}
beginning {n} (initial portion of some extended thing)  :: principio {m}
begonia {n} /ˈbəɡəʊnɪiə/ (plants of the genus Begonia)  :: begonia {f}
be good for {v} (be fit)  :: servir para
beguile {v} /bɪˈɡaɪl/ (to deceive or delude (using guile))  :: engañar
beguile {v} (charm, delight)  :: encanto engañador {m}, encanto secretivo {m}, encanto oculto {m}, cautivar
beguine {n} /bə.ˈgiːn/ (ballroom dance)  :: beguine
beguine {n} (music)  :: beguine
behalf {n} /bɪˈhæf/ (stead) SEE: stead  ::
behave {v} /bɪˈheɪv/ (to act in a specific manner)  :: comportarse
behave {v} (to act in a polite or proper way)  :: comportarse, portarse
behave oneself {v} (to act in a polite or proper way) SEE: behave  ::
behavior {n} /bəˈheɪvjɚ]/ (way an animal or human behaves or acts)  :: comportamiento {m}, conducta {f}
behavior {n}  :: comportamiento {m}
behavioral {adj} (of or relating to behavior)  :: del comportamiento
behavioral crisis {n}  :: crisis de comportamiento {f}
behaviour {n}  :: comportamiento {m}
behaviour {n} (the way matter moves or acts)  :: comportamiento {m}
behaviour {n} (way an animal or human behaves or acts)  :: comportamiento {m}, conducta {f}
behead {v} (to remove the head)  :: descabezar, decapitar
beheadal {n} /bəˈhɛdəl/ (beheading) SEE: beheading  ::
beheading {n} (an instance of beheading)  :: decapitación {f}, degüello {m}, descabezamiento {m}
behemoth {n} /bəˈhi(ː)məθ/ (mighty beast in the Book of Job)  :: behemot {f-p} [rare]
behest {n} /bɪˈhɛst/ (command, bidding)  :: solicitud {f}, orden {f}
behind {prep} (after, time- or motion-wise)  :: después
behind {prep} /bɪˈhaɪnd/ (at the back of)  :: detrás de, atrás
behind {prep} (to the back of)  :: detrás
behind bars {prep} (in jail or prison)  :: entre rejas
behind closed doors {prep} (in private)  :: a puerta cerrada
behind someone's back {prep} (secretly)  :: a espaldas de alguien
behind the scenes {prep} (in secret; out of public view)  :: detrás del telón, entre bastidores, tras bambalinas
behold {v} /bɪˈhoʊld/ (to see, to look at)  :: contemplar, mirar, observar
beholder {n} (someone who observes or beholds; an observer or spectator)  :: observador {m}
behoove {v} /bɨˈhuːv/ (to suit; to befit)  :: concernir, incumbir
beige {adj} (having a slightly yellowish gray colour)  :: beige, beis
beige {n} /beɪʒ]/ (colour)  :: beige, beis, beige {m}
beignet {n} /ˈbɛnjeɪ/ (fritter)  :: buñuelo {m}
beignet {n} (donut)  :: buñuelo {m}, buñuelo de viento {m}
Beijing {prop} /beɪˈdʒɪŋ/ (capital of China)  :: Pekín {m}
Beijinger {n} (Pekingese) SEE: Pekingese  ::
Beijingese {adj} (Pekingese) SEE: Pekingese  ::
Beijingese {n} (Pekingese) SEE: Pekingese  ::
Beijing opera {n} (Peking opera) SEE: Peking opera  ::
being {n} /ˈbiːŋ/ (a living creature)  :: ser {m}, criatura {f}
being {n} (the state or fact of existence)  :: existencia {f}
be in one's altitudes {phrase} (be drunk)  :: estar mamado, estar arando, estar borracho, estar pegado los tragos
Beirut {prop} (capital of Lebanon)  :: Beirut
bejewel {v} (decorate with jewels)  :: alhajar
Belarus {prop} /ˌbɛləˈɹus/ (country)  :: Bielorrusia {f}, Belarús {m}, Rusia Blanca {f}
Belarusian {adj} /ˌbɛləˈruːʃən/ (pertaining to Belarus)  :: bielorruso
Belarusian {n} (person from Belarus or of Belarusian descent)  :: bielorruso {m}
Belarusian {prop} (language)  :: bielorruso {m}
belated {adj} (later in relation to the proper time)  :: tardío
belaying pin {n}  :: cabilla {f}
belch {n} (sound one makes when belching)  :: eructo {m}
belch {v} /ˈbɛltʃ/ (expel gas from the stomach through the mouth)  :: eructar, regoldar
beleaguered {adj} /bɪˈliːɡəd/ (beset by trouble or difficulty)  :: hostigado {m}
Belfast {prop} /ˈbɛl.fæst/ (capital of Northern Ireland)  :: Belfast
belfry {n} /ˈbɛlfri/ (tower or steeple specifically for containing bells, especially as part of a church)  :: campanil, campanario
belfry {n} (part of a large tower or steeple, specifically for containing bells)  :: campanario {m}
Belgian {adj} (of or pertaining to Belgians or Belgian people)  :: belga
Belgian {adj} (of or pertaining to Belgium)  :: belga
Belgian {n} /ˈbɛldʒən/ (Belgian, person from Belgium)  :: belga {m} {f}
Belgian Sheepdog {n} (Belgian Groenendael) SEE: Belgian Groenendael  ::
Belgian Sheepdog {n} (Umbrella term for the four Belgian sheepdog variants)  :: pastor belga {m}
Belgium {prop} /ˈbɛldʒəm/ (country in Europe)  :: Bélgica {f}
Belgorod {prop} (a city in Russia)  :: Bélgorod {m}
Belgrade {prop} /ˈbɛlɡreɪd/ (capital of Serbia)  :: Belgrado
belie {v} /bɪˈlaɪ/ (to give a false representation)  :: representar mal, malrepresentar
belie {v} (to contradict or show to be false)  :: desmentir
belie {v} (to tell lies about)  :: calumniar
belief {n} /bɪˈliːf/ (mental acceptance of a claim as truth)  :: creencia {f}
belief {n}  :: creencia
believable {adj} (capable of being believed; credible)  :: creíble
believe {v} /bɪˈliːv/ (to accept that someone is telling the truth (object: person))  :: creer
believe {v} (to accept as true)  :: creer
believe {v} (to have religious faith; to believe in a greater truth)  :: creer, tener fe
believer {n} (person who believes)  :: creyente {m}
Belisarius {prop} (a general of the Byzantine Empire)  :: Belisario
belittle {v} /bɨˈlɪt.əl/ (to knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is)  :: menospreciar, minimizar
Belize {prop} /bəˈliːz/ (country)  :: Bélice
Belizean {adj} (Pertaining to Belize)  :: beliceño
Belizean {n} (person from Belize)  :: beliceño
Belize City {prop} (Belize City)  :: Ciudad de Belice
Belizian {adj} (Belizean) SEE: Belizean  ::
Belizian {n} (Belizean) SEE: Belizean  ::
bell {n} /bɛl/ (percussive instrument)  :: campana {f} (big), campanilla {f} (small)
belladonna {n} /ˌbɛləˈdɑnə/ (a plant, Atropa belladonna) SEE: deadly nightshade  ::
bell-bottoms {n} (pants that are flared from the knee downwards)  :: pantalones de campana {p}
bellboy {n} (A male worker, usually at a hotel, who carries luggage and runs errands)  :: botones
bell-gable {n} (an architectural element)  :: espadaña {f}
bellgirl {n} (a female bellhop)  :: botónesa
bellicism {n} /ˈbɛlɪsɪzm̩/ (an inclination to war)  :: belicismo
bellicist {n} (warmonger) SEE: warmonger  ::
belligerent {adj} /bəˈlɪdʒ.ə.ɹənt/ (eager to go to war)  :: bélico
belligerent {adj} (hostile, eager to fight)  :: belicoso
belligerent {adj} (of or pertaining to war)  :: bélico
bellow {v} /ˈbɛloʊ/ (to make a noise like the deep roar of a large animal)  :: bramar, berrear
bellows {n} /ˈbɛloz/ (air blower)  :: fuelle
bell pepper {n} (spicy-sweet vegetable)  :: pimiento {m}, chile dulce {m} [Costa Rica], chile morrón {m} [El Salvador, Honduras], chile pimiento {m} [Guatemala], chiltoma {f} [Nicaragua], locote {m} [Paraguay], morrón {m} [Argentina, Uruguay], pimentón {m} [Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Venezuela], pimiento morrón {m} [Mexico]
bell ringer {n} (bell ringer)  :: campanero {m}, campanera {f}
bell the cat {v} (to undertake a dangerous action in the service of a group)  :: ponerle el cascabel al gato
bellwether {n} (anything that indicates future trends)  :: barómetro {m}
bellwether {n} (a stock or bond that is widely believed to be an indicator of the overall market's condition)  :: barómetro {m}
bellwether {n} /ˈbɛlwɛðɚ/ (the leading sheep of a flock, having a bell hung round its neck)  :: manso {m}
belly {n} /bɛli/ (abdomen)  :: barriga, panza, vientre
bellyache {n} /ˈbɛlijeɪk/ (pain in the belly, stomach, or abdomen)  :: dolor de barriga {m}
bellyacher {n} (whiner)  :: llorón {m}, quejumbroso {m}
belly dance {n} (form of dance)  :: danza del vientre {f}
Belmopan {prop} (Belmopan)  :: Belmopán
belong {v} (be accepted in a group)  :: pertenecer
belong {v} (be part of a group)  :: pertenecer
belong {v} (be the property of)  :: pertenecer a
belong {v} /bɪˈlɒŋ/ (have its proper place)  :: pertenecer
belonging {n} (something physical that is owned)  :: pertenencias {f-p} ; [colloquial or jocular usages] cachachá {m} [Venezuela], chivas {m-p} [Mexico], macundales {m-p} [Venezuela], maritates [Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua]
belonging {n} (the action of the verb to belong)  :: pertenencia {f}
beloved {adj} /bɪˈlʌvɪd/ (loved)  :: amado
beloved {n} (someone who is loved)  :: amado, enamorado
below {adv} (in a lower place)  :: abajo
below {prep} /bəˈloʊ/ (lower in spatial position than)  :: bajo
belowstairs {adv} (downstairs) SEE: downstairs  ::
belt {n} (band used for safety purposes)  :: cinturón {m}, cinturón de seguridad {m}
belt {n} (band used in a machine to help transfer motion or power)  :: correa {f}
belt {n} /bɛlt/ (band worn around the waist)  :: cinturón {m}, cincho {m} [El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras], cinto {m} [Cuba], correa {f} [Colombia, Panama, Venezuela], faja {f} [Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Southeastern Mexico]
belt {n} (geographical region)  :: cinta {f}
belt {n} (powerful blow)  :: golpe {m}, golpear
belt loop {n} (highway) SEE: beltway  ::
beltway {n} (a freeway that encircles a city) SEE: ring road  ::
beluga {n} /bəˈluː.ɡə/ (cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas)  :: beluga
bemoan {v} /bɪˈmoʊn/ (to complain about)  :: quejar, lamentar
bemock {v} (mock) SEE: mock  ::
bemol {n} (bemol)  :: bemol {m}
be my guest {v} (do as you wish)  :: orale como vas, adelante, llegale con confinaza
bench {n}  :: banco
bench {n} /bɛntʃ/ (long seat)  :: banco {m}
bench {n} (sports: where players sit when not playing)  :: banca {f}
bench {n} (workbench) SEE: workbench  ::
benchlet {n} (stool) SEE: stool  ::
bench press {n} /ˈbɛntʃ.pɹɛs/ (exercise)  :: banco de prensa, prensa de banco {f}
bend {n} (heraldic term)  :: banda {f}
bend {v} /bɛnd/ (to cause to shape into a curve)  :: doblar, curvar
bend {v} (to become curved)  :: doblarse
bend {v} (to force to submit)  :: doblegar
bendable {adj} (able to be bent or flexed or twisted without breaking)  :: articulable
bend down {v} (to bend one's legs while upright to get to a lower position)  :: agacharse
bender {n} /ˈbɛndɚ/ (simple shelter) SEE: bender tent  ::
bend over {v} (to bend one's upper body forward)  :: agacharse
bends {n} /bɛndz/ (nautical: thickest and strongest planks on the sides of a ship) SEE: wales  ::
bend sinister {n} (diagonal band on coat of arms going from top right to bottom left)  :: barra {f}
bend the truth {v} (change or leave out certain facts of a story)  :: falsear
beneath {adv} /bɪˈniːθ/ (below or underneath)  :: bajo
beneath {prep} (below)  :: bajo de, abajo de
Benedict {prop} /ˈbɛnədɪkt/ (male given name)  :: Benedicto [papal], Benito {m}, Benicio {m}
Benedicta {prop} (feminine form of Benedict)  :: Benita
benefactive case {n} (case used to indicate beneficiary)  :: caso benefactivo {m}
benefactor {n} (on who gives gifts or help)  :: bienhechor {m}, benefactor {m}
beneficial {adj} (helpful or good to something or someone)  :: beneficioso
benefit {n} /ˈbɛn.ə.fɪt/ (advantage, help or aid)  :: beneficio, ventaja
benefit {v} (to be or provide a benefit to)  :: beneficiar
benefit {v} (to receive a benefit)  :: beneficiar
benefit of the doubt {n} (a favorable judgement given in the absence of full evidence)  :: beneficio de la duda
Benevento {prop} (town and capital of Benevento)  :: Benevento
benevolence {n} (disposition to do good)  :: benevolencia {f}
benevolent dictator {n}  :: dictablanda
Bengal {prop} /ˌbenˈɡɔːl/ (region in South Asia)  :: Bengala
Bengali {adj} (of or pertaining to Bengal)  :: bengalí
Bengali {n} (person from Bengal)  :: bengalí
Bengali {prop} (language)  :: bengalí {m}
Bengal tiger {n} (Panthera tigris tigris)  :: tigre de Bengala
Benghazi {prop} (Benghazi, Libya)  :: Bengasi {m}, Bengazi {m}
benight {v} (To darken)  :: oscurecer
benign {adj} /bɪˈnaɪn/ (kind, gentle, mild)  :: benigno
benign {adj} ((medicine) not posing any serious threat to health)  :: benigno
Benin {prop} /bɛnˈɪn/ (country)  :: Benín
Beninese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Benin)  :: beninés {m}
Beninese {n} (person)  :: beninés {m}
Benjamin {prop} /ˈbɛndʒəmɪn/ (the youngest son of Jacob)  :: Benjamín {m}
Benjamin {prop} (male given name)  :: Benjamín {m}
bent {adj} /bɛnt/ (folded)  :: plegado
bent {n} (inclination or talent)  :: inclinación {f}
bent {n} (predisposition)  :: predisposición {f}
benthos {n} /ˈbɛnθɒs/ (flora and fauna at the bottom of a body of water)  :: bentos {m}
benumb {v} (deaden) SEE: deaden  ::
benumb {v} (make numb) SEE: numb  ::
benzene {n} /ˈbɛnziːn/ (aromatic compound C6H6)  :: benceno {m}
benzene {n} (the phenyl group) SEE: phenyl  ::
benzine {n} (benzene) SEE: benzene  ::
benzoate {n} (salt or ester of benzoic acid)  :: benzoato {m}
benzofuran {n} (class of bicyclic heterocycles)  :: benzofurano {m}
benzoic {adj} (derived from benzoic acid or its derivatives)  :: benzoico
benzoic {adj} (pertaining to, or obtained from, benzoin)  :: benzoico
benzoic acid {n} (white crystalline organic acid, C6H5COOH)  :: ácido benzoico {m}
benzoin {n} /ˈbɛnzəʊɪn/ (spicebush) SEE: spicebush  ::
benzol {n} (an impure benzene)  :: benzol {m}
benzoquinone {n} (forms of the simplest quinone)  :: benzoquinona {f}
benzphetamine {n} (anti-obesity drug)  :: benzfetamina {f}
benzyl {n} (chemical compound)  :: bencilo {m}
benzylic {adj}  :: bencílico
be one {v} (be fit)  :: estar de acuerdo con alguien
bequeath {v} /bɪˈkwiːθ/ (to give or leave by will)  :: heredar, legar, dejar, ceder
bequeath {v} (to give; to offer; to commit)  :: dar, otorgar, confiar
bequeath {v} (to hand down; to transmit)  :: transmitir, conferir, pasar, legar
bequest {n} (a person's inheritance)  :: herencia {f}, heredad {f}
bequest {n} (will of the deceased)  :: testamento {m}
be quiet {interj} /biˈkwaɪˌət/ (common imperative instructing the addressed to remain silent) SEE: silence  ::
berate {v} /bɪˈɹeɪt/ (chide vehemently)  :: reprender, vituperar
berdache {n} /bəɹˈdæʃ/ (person who identifies with a gender identity not exclusively corresponding to their biological sex) SEE: two-spirit  ::
bereave {v} /bɪˈriːv/ (To take away someone or something important or close)  :: arrebatar, despojar, desposeer, privar
bereavement {n} (The state of being bereaved; deprivation; especially the loss of a relative by death)  :: duelo {m}, luto {m}
bereft {adj} /bəˈɹɛft/ (pained by the loss of someone)  :: privado de
beret {n} /bəˈɹeɪ/ (type of brimless cap)  :: boina
Bergamo {prop} /ˈbɝɡəˌmoʊ/ (town and capital of Bergamo)  :: Bérgamo
beriberi {n} (pathology: ailment caused by deficiency of vitamin B)  :: beriberi {m}
be right back {phrase} (indicate speaker will return in a moment)  :: ya vuelvo, ya regreso
Bering Sea {prop} (sea)  :: mar de Bering {m}
Bering Strait {prop} (strait between Russia and Alaska)  :: estrecho de Bering {m}
berkelium {n} (transuranic chemical element)  :: berkelio {m}
Berlin {prop} /bɚˈlɪn]/ (capital city of Germany)  :: Berlín {m}
Berliner {n} /bɚˈlɪnɚ/ (native or inhabitant of Berlin)  :: berlinés {m}, berlinesa {f}
Berliner {n} (doughnut)  :: berlinesa
Berlin Wall {prop} (Berlin Wall)  :: muro de Berlín {m}
berm {n} (strip of land between a street and sidewalk)  :: berma {f}
Bermuda {prop} /bɚˈmjuːdə/ (island group)  :: Bermudas {f-p}
Bermudian {adj} (of, from or pertaining to Bermuda)  :: bermudeño
Bermudian {n} (person from Bermuda or of Bermudian descent)  :: bermudeño
Bern {prop} /bɜː(ɹ)n/ (city)  :: Berna {f}
Bernard {prop} /bəɹˈnɑɹd/ (male given name)  :: Bernardo
Bernice {prop} (female given name) SEE: Berenice  ::
berry {n} /ˈbɛɹi/ (small fruit)  :: baya {f}
berry sugar {n} (caster sugar) SEE: caster sugar  ::
berserk {adj} /bəˈzɜː(ɹ)k/ (injuriously, maniacally, or furiously violent or out of control)  :: fuera de control
berth {n} /bɜ˞θ/ (bunk)  :: camarote {m}
berth {n} (space to moor)  :: amarra {f}
berth {v} (to bring a ship into berth)  :: atraque
Bertha {prop} /ˈbɝθə/ (female given name)  :: Berta
Bertram {prop} /ˈbɜ:tɹəm/ (male given name)  :: Beltrán
beryl {n} /ˈbɛrəl/ (gem)  :: berilio {m}
beryl {n} (colour)  :: berilio {m}
beryllium {n} /bəˈrɪliəm/ (chemical element)  :: berilio {m}
beryllium oxide {n} (white, crystalline compound)  :: óxido de berilio {m}
beset {v} /bɪˈsɛt/ (to surround or hem in)  :: cercar, sitiar
beside {prep} /biːˈsaɪd/ (next to)  :: cabe, al lado de
besides {adv} (also; in addition)  :: además, aparte
besides {adv} (moreover; furthermore)  :: además
besides {adv} (otherwise; else)  :: de lo contrario, si no
besides {prep} /bəˈsaɪdz/ (in addition to)  :: aparte de
besides {prep} (other than; except for)  :: excepto, salvo
besiege {v} (to surround with armed forces)  :: asediar
bespectacled {adj} (wearing spectacles (glasses))  :: con gafas, que lleva gafas
Bessarabia {prop} (region)  :: Besarabia {f}
best {adj} /bɛst/ (superlative of the adjective good)  :: el mejor
best {adv} (superlative of the adverb well)  :: mejor {m}
best {n} (person)  :: élite, flor, nata
best {v} (to beat)  :: sobrepasar, superar, vencer, rebasar, derrotar, aventajar
bestial {adj} /ˈbiːstiəl/ (beast-like)  :: bestial, animalesco
bestiality {n} /ˌbɛstʃiˈælɪti/ (status of animal)  :: bestialidad {f}
bestiality {n} (sexual activity)  :: bestialidad {f}, bestialismo {f}, zoofilia {f}
bestiary {n} (A medieval treatise of animals)  :: bestiario {m}
best man {n} (primary attendant to the groom)  :: padrino {m}
bestow {v} /bɪˈstoʊ/ (present a thing as a gift or honour)  :: acordar, conceder, conferir
best regards {n} (polite closing of a letter)  :: atentamente
bestride {v} (dominate) SEE: dominate  ::
bestseller {n} (book or thing sold in large numbers)  :: superventas {m}
bet {n} /ˈbɛt/ (a wager)  :: apuesta
bet {v} (To be sure of something)  :: apostar
bet {v} (To stake or pledge upon the outcome of an event)  :: apostar
beta {adj} /ˈbeɪtə/ (beta)  :: beta
beta {n} (letter of the Greek alphabet)  :: beta {f}
be taken ill {v} (to become ill) SEE: take sick  ::
beta wave {n} (electrical signal produced by the brain)  :: onda beta {f}
betel {n} (either of two plants: the betel pepper or betel nut)  :: betel {m}
Bethlehem {prop} /ˈbɛθləhɛm/ (City)  :: Belén {m}
betimes {adv} /bɪˈtaɪmz / (in good season or time)  :: al alba
betony {n} (Stachys officinalis)  :: betónica
betray {v} /bəˈtɹeɪ/ (to deliver into the hands of an enemy)  :: traicionar
betray {v}  :: traicionar
betrayal {n} /bɪˈtɹeɪəl/ (treason) SEE: treason  ::
betrayer {n} (someone who betrays)  :: confidente, delator, oreja, traidor
betrothal {n} (mutual promise)  :: esponsales {m-p}, palabra de matrimonio {f}, promesa de matrimonio {f}
betrothed {n} /bɪˈtrəʊðd/ (agreed to be married)  :: comprometida {f}, comprometido {m}
betrothment {n} (betrothal) SEE: betrothal  ::
better {adj} /ˈbɛtɚ/ (comparative of the adjectives good or well)  :: mejor
better {adv} (comparative form of the adverb well)  :: mejor, mejores {p}
better {v} (to improve)  :: mejorar
better an egg today than a hen tomorrow {proverb} (a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush) SEE: a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush  ::
better half {n} (spouse or lover)  :: media naranja {f}
better late than never {adv} (it’s better to do something late, than to never do it at all)  :: más vale tarde que nunca, nunca es tarde si la dicha es buena
betterment {n} (an improvement)  :: mejora {f}
betterment {n} (improvement to a property)  :: mejora {f}
better the devil you know than the devil you don't know {proverb}  :: más vale malo conocido que bueno por conocer, más vale diablo conocido que por conocer
between {prep} /bəˈtwin/ (in the position or interval that separates two things)  :: entre
between {prep} (combined by effort or ownership)  :: entre
between {prep} (in transit from one to the other)  :: entre
between {prep} (one of, representing a choice)  :: entre
between {prep} (shared in confidence by)  :: entre
between a rock and a hard place {prep} (between a rock and a hard place)  :: entre la espada y la pared (between the sword and the wall)
between Scylla and Charybdis {prep} (idiomatic)  :: entre la espada y la pared
betwixt {prep} /bɪˈtwɪkst/ (between, specifically between two things)  :: entre
beverage {n} (a drink)  :: bebida {f}, trago {m}
bevor {n} /ˈbivɚ/ (plate armour protecting the lower face and neck)  :: barbote {m}
bevy {n} /ˈbɛvi/ (large group of birds)  :: bandada
bewail {v} /bɪˈweɪl/ (to wail over)  :: lamentar
Bewick's swan {n} (Bewick's swan)  :: cisne silbador {m}
bewilder {v} /bɪˈwɪldəɹ/ (confuse)  :: desconcertar
bewilder {v} (disorientate)  :: desconcertar, confundir
bewilderment {n} /bɪˈwɪldəɹmənt/ (state of being bewildered)  :: desconcierto, perplejidad
bewitch {v} /bɪˈwɪtʃ/ (to cast a spell)  :: hechizar
bewitched {adj} (Under a spell; entranced)  :: embrujado, encantado
bewitching {adj} /bəˈwɪtʃɪŋ/ (enchanting)  :: hechicero
beyond {adv} (farther along or away)  :: más allá
beyond {n} (afterlife) SEE: afterlife  ::
beyond {n} (unknown) SEE: unknown  ::
beyond {prep} /biˈjɑnd/ (further away than)  :: más allá de
bezant {n} /ˈbɛzənt/ (coin minted at Byzantium)  :: besante {m}
bezant {n} (heraldic representation of a gold coin)  :: besante {m}
bezoar {n} /ˈbizɔɹ/ (mass of undigested matter)  :: bezoar {m}
Bharat {prop} (India) SEE: India  ::
Bhubaneshwar {prop} (Bhubaneswar) SEE: Bhubaneswar  ::
Bhutan {prop} /buːˈtɑːn/ (Himalayan country)  :: Bután
Bhutanese {adj} (pertaining to Bhutan)  :: butanés {m}
Bhutanese {n} /bu.təˈniːz/ (person from Bhutan)  :: butanés {m}, butanesa {f}
bi- {prefix} (two-)  :: bi-, bis- biz-
biannual {adj} (occurring every two years) SEE: biennial  ::
biannual {adj} (occurring twice a year; semi-annual)  :: bianual
bias {n} /ˈbaɪəs/ (inclination towards something; predisposition, partiality)  :: inclinación {f}, predisposición {f}, parcialidad {f}, prejuicio {f}, sesgo, preferencia {f}, predilección {f}, tendencia {f}
bias {n} (difference between expectation and true value)  :: sesgo
biased {adj} (angled at a slant)  :: oblicuo, inclinado, en declive, ladeado, sesgado
biased {adj} /ˈbaɪəst/ (exhibiting bias; prejudiced)  :: sesgado, parcial, tendencioso
biathlon {n} (winter sport)  :: biatlón {m}
bib {n} /bɪb/ (item of clothing for babies)  :: babero {m}
bib {n} (bibcock) SEE: bibcock  ::
bib {n} (Trisopterus luscus) SEE: pouting  ::
bib {v} (to drink heavily) SEE: tipple  ::
bibimbap {n} (Korean dish of white rice topped with vegetables, beef, a whole egg, and gochujang)  :: bibimbap {m}
Bible {prop} /ˈbaɪbəl/ (Christian holy book)  :: Biblia {f}
Bible basher {n} (fundamentalist Christian preacher)  :: chupacirios
biblical {adj} /ˈbɪblɪkəl/ (Of or relating to the Bible)  :: bíblico
biblical {adj} (in accordance with the teachings of the Bible)  :: bíblico
Biblical Hebrew {prop} (the archaic form of the Hebrew language, see also: Hebrew)  :: Hebreo bíblico {m}
bibliographic {adj} (of or pertaining to bibliography)  :: bibliográfico
bibliography {n} /bɪbliɔːɡrəfi/ (section of a written work)  :: bibliografía {f}
bibliography {n} (list of books or documents)  :: bibliografía {f}
bibliography {n} (study of the history of books)  :: bibliografía {f}
bibliomancy {n} (divination by interpreting a passage from a book)  :: bibliomancia {f}
bibliophage {n} (person who loves books) SEE: bookworm  ::
bibliophile {n} (person who loves books)  :: bibliófilo {m}
bibliophily {n} (bibliophily) SEE: bibliophilia  ::
bibulously {adv} /ˈbɪbjʊləsli/ (drunkenly) SEE: drunkenly  ::
bicameral {adj} /bʌɪˈkaməɹəl/ (having two separate legislative chambers)  :: bicameral
bicarbonate of soda {n} (sodium bicarbonate) SEE: sodium bicarbonate  ::
bicephalous {adj} (Having two heads)  :: bicéfalo {m}
bicephaly {n} /baɪˈsɛfəli/ (condition of having two heads)  :: bicefalia {f}
biceps {n} /ˈbaɪ.sɛps/ (any muscle having two heads)  :: bíceps {m}
biceps {n} (biceps brachii) SEE: biceps brachii  ::
biceps brachii {n} (biceps brachii)  :: bíceps braquial
bichon {n} /biʃɔn/ (Bichon Frisé) SEE: Bichon Frisé  ::
bickie {n} (slang: biscuit)  :: galletita {f}
bicycle {n} /ˈbaɪsɪkəl/ (vehicle)  :: bicicleta {f}, bici {f} [informal]
bicycle kick {n} (kick)  :: chilena {f}
bicycle rack {n} (rack in which bicycles may be parked) SEE: bicycle stand  ::
bicyclist {n} (rider of bicycle) SEE: cyclist  ::
bid {n} (offer at an auction)  :: licitación {f}
bid {v} /bɪd/ (transitive: to offer as a price)  :: ofrecer, ofertar
bidder {n} /ˈbɪdɚ/ (someone who bids)  :: postor {m}, postora {f}
bidet {n} /bɨˈdeɪ]/ (low-mounted plumbing fixture for cleaning the genitalia and anus)  :: bidé {m}
bidimensional {adj} (two dimensional)  :: bidimensional
bidirectional {adj} (moving in two directions)  :: bidireccional
bidirectional {adj} (operating in two directions)  :: bidireccional
bid price {n} (bidding price) SEE: bidding price  ::
Biella {prop} (town and capital of Biella)  :: Biella
biennial {adj} /baɪˈɛnɪəl/ (happening every two years)  :: bianual
bier {n} /bɪəɹ/ (litter to transport the corpse of a dead person)  :: camilla, parihuelas, angarillas {f-p}
bier {n} (platform or stand where a body or coffin is placed)  :: catafalco
biface {n} (tool)  :: bifaz
bifurcate {v} /baɪˈfɝkət/ (divide into two)  :: bifurcar
bifurcation {n} (a place where two roads, tributaries etc. part or meet)  :: bifurcación {f}
bifurcation {n} /ˌbaɪfɚˈkeɪʃən/ (any place where one divides into two)  :: bifurcación {f}
big {adj} (adult)  :: mayor, adulto
big {adj} /bɪɡ/ (of a great size, see also: large)  :: grande
bigamist {n} /ˈbɪɡəmɪst/ (someone who practices bigamy)  :: bígamo {m}, bígama {f}
bigamy {n} /ˈbɪɡəmi/ (state of having two spouses simultaneously)  :: bigamia {f}
Big Apple {prop} (a nickname for New York City)  :: Gran Manzana {f}
Big Bang {prop} (cosmic event)  :: Big Bang {m}
big brother {n} (a sibling's older brother) SEE: elder brother  ::
Big Brother {prop} (character in Nineteen Eighty-Four)  :: Gran Hermano
big cheese {n} (an important figure)  :: pez gordo {m} [fat fish], cerote gordo {m}
Big Crunch {prop} (hypothetic eventual collapse of the universe)  :: Gran Implosión {f}, Gran Colapso {f}
big deal {n} (something very important)  :: gran cosa
Big Dipper {prop} (bright circumpolar asterism of the northern sky)  :: el Carro {m}, el Cazo {m}
Bigfoot {n} /ˈbɪɡˌfʊt/ (unidentified yeti-like animal)  :: Pie Grande {m}
big hairy armadillo {n} (Chaetophractus villosus)  :: quirquincho grande {m}, armadillo peludo {m}
bight {n} /baɪt/ (bend)  :: curva {f}, corva {f} [of knee], sangradura {f} [of elbow]
bight {n} (curve)  :: lazo {m}
bight {n} (large bay)  :: ensenada {f}
big league {adj} (major league) SEE: major league  ::
big league {n} (major league) SEE: major league  ::
Big Mac {n} /bɪɡ mæk/ (burger)  :: Big Mac {m} {f}
big mouth {n} (person who has such a "big mouth")  :: bocazas {m} {f}, hocicón {m}, hocicona {f}, bocón {m}
bigmouth {n} (one who talks too much)  :: hocicón {m}, bocaza {m} {f}
bigorexia {n} (mental disorder)  :: vigorexia {f}
bigot {n} /ˈbɪɡət/ (one obstinately or intolerantly devoted to their own opinions and prejudices)  :: fanático {m}
bigot {n} (one strongly partial to one's own group, religion, race, politics, etc and intolerant of those who differ)  :: fanático {m}
bigotedness {n} (bigotry) SEE: bigotry  ::
bigotry {n} /ˈbɪɡ.ə.tɹi/ (intolerance or prejudice)  :: discriminación {f}
big picture {n} (totality of a situation)  :: impresión general {f}, visión general {f}, panorama general {m}
Big Rip {prop} (hypothetical end of the universe)  :: Gran Desgarramiento {m}
big shot {n} (person with reputation or importance) SEE: big cheese  ::
big sister {n} (a sibling's older sister) SEE: elder sister  ::
big-time {adj} (bigtime) SEE: bigtime  ::
big-time {adv} (bigtime) SEE: bigtime  ::
big toe {n} (largest of the toes of the foot of a human)  :: dedo gordo del pie {m}, hallux {m} [anatomy, medicine]
big wheel {n} (Ferris wheel) SEE: Ferris wheel  ::
bigwig {n} (A person of importance)  :: pez gordo {m}
Bihar {prop} (a state in eastern India)  :: Bihar
bijection {n} /baɪ.dʒɛk.ʃən/ (function that is both a surjection and an injection)  :: biyección {f}
bijective {adj} (both injective and surjective)  :: biyectivo {m}
bike {n} (bicycle)  :: bici {f}
bike {n} (motorcycle)  :: moto {f}
bike-and-ride {n} (Activity involving the use of a bicycle in conjunction with another type of transportation such as public transit)  :: depósito de bicicletas {m}
bike cab {n} (cycle rickshaw used as taxi) SEE: pedicab  ::
bike lane {n} (bicycle lane) SEE: bicycle lane  ::
bike path {n} (bicycle path) SEE: bicycle path  ::
biker {n} /ˈbaɪkɚ/ (person who rides a bicycle) SEE: cyclist  ::
biker {n} (person whose lifestyle is centered on motorcycles)  :: motero {m}, motera {f}
bike rack {n} (bicycle stand) SEE: bicycle stand  ::
bikini {n} /bᵻˈkiːni/ (bathing suit)  :: biquini {m}
bilabial {adj} (articulated with both lips)  :: bilabial
bilabial {n} (a speech sound articulated with both lips)  :: bilabial {f}
bilateral {adj} (having two sides)  :: bilateral
Bilbao {prop} /bɪlˈbaʊ/ (city of northern Spain)  :: Bilbao
Bilbaoan {adj} (from Bilbao)  :: bilbaíno
Bilbaoan {n} (someone from Bilbao)  :: bilbaíno {m}, bilbaína {f}
bilberry {n} (type of blueberry from the cowberry family)  :: arándano {m}, mirtilo {m}
bildungsroman {n} /ˈbɪl.dʊŋz.roʊˈmɑːn/ (a type of novel)  :: novela de adulción {f}, novela adulcionaria {f}, adulcionaria {f}
bile {n} /baɪl/ (secretion produced by the liver)  :: bilis {f}, hiel {f}
bile duct {n} (structure carrying bile)  :: vía biliar
bilge {n} /bɪldʒ/ (rounded portion of a ship's hull)  :: sentina {f}
Bilhah {prop} (handmaid of Rachel)  :: Bilha
bilingual {adj} /baɪˈlɪŋ.ɡwəl/ (speaking two languages)  :: bilingüe
bilingual {adj} (written in two languages)  :: bilingüe
bilingual dictionary {n} (translation dictionary) SEE: translation dictionary  ::
bilingualism {n} (condition of being bilingual)  :: bilingüismo {m}
bilious {adj} /ˈbɪl.jəs/ (suffering from real or supposed liver disorder)  :: bilioso
bilious {adj} (irritable, irascible)  :: atrabiliario, atrabilioso, intranquillo, colérico, iracundo
bilious {adj} (of or pertaining to bile)  :: biliar, biliario
bill {n} (advertisement)  :: cartel {m}
bill {n} /bɪɫ/ (bird's beak)  :: pico {m}
bill {n} (bill of exchange)  :: letra {f}
bill {n} (draft of a law)  :: proposición de ley {f}, proyecto de ley {m}
bill {n} (invoice)  :: factura {f}
bill {n} (official statement)  :: nota {f}
bill {n} (piece of paper money) SEE: banknote  ::
bill {n} (written inventory)  :: declaración {f}
billboard {n} (large advertisement along side of highway)  :: cartelera {f}
billet {v} /ˈbɪlɪt/ (to lodge soldiers, or guests, in a private house)  :: acuartelar
billet-doux {n} (love letter) SEE: love letter  ::
billfold {n} (wallet) SEE: wallet  ::
billhook {n} (agricultural implement)  :: podadera {f}
billiard {num} (a million milliards)  :: billardo {m}
billiards {n} (a cue sport)  :: billar {m}
billion {num} (a million million; 1,000,000,000,000)  :: billón {m}
billion {num} /ˈbɪljən/ (a thousand million; 1,000,000,000; a milliard)  :: millardo {m}, mil millones {m}
billionaire {n} (wealth exceeding one billion (10⁹))  :: milmillonario {m}, multimillonario {m}
bill of lading {n} (acknowledgement of receipt of goods for transport)  :: conocimiento de embarque {m}
billow {n} /ˈbɪloʊ/ (large wave)  :: oleada {f}, ola {f}
billow {v} (to swell or bulge)  :: hincharse, inflarse
billy goat {n} (male goat)  :: cabro {m}, cabrón {m}
bilocation {n} /baɪləʊˈkeɪʃən/ (paranormal ability)  :: bilocación {f}
bin {n} /bɪn/ (container used for storage)  :: bote {m}
bin {n} (container for rubbish)  :: bote {m} de basura {f}
bin {v} (informal: dispose of in a bin or as if in a bin)  :: caneca
binary {adj} (equal importance)  :: binario
binary {adj} (logic states)  :: binario
binary {adj} (Not ASCII)  :: binario
binary {adj} (on or off)  :: binario
binary {adj} (using binary number system)  :: binario
binary code {n} (code that uses binary digits)  :: código binario {m}
binary operator {n} (operator taking two operands)  :: operador binario {m}
binary relation {n} (relation)  :: relación binaria {f}
binary star {n} (stellar system in which two stars orbit their center of mass)  :: estrella binaria {f}
binary star system {n} (binary star) SEE: binary star  ::
binary tree {n} (a data structure)  :: árbol binario {m}
bind {v} /baɪnd/ (transitive connect)  :: atar (tie), empastar (books), liar
binder {n} /ˈbaɪndɚ/ (a bookbinder)  :: encuadernador
binder {n} (cover or holder for unbound papers, pages etc.)  :: carpeta
binder {n} (machine used in harvesting that ties cut stalks of grain into a bundle)  :: agavilladora
binder {n} (something that is used to bind things together)  :: aglutinante
binding {adj} /ˈbaɪndiŋ/ (assigning something that one will be held to)  :: vinculante
binding {n} ((chemistry) the sticking together)  :: unión
binding {n} (spine of a book)  :: lomo {m}
binge {n} (a short period of excessive consumption, especially of excessive alcohol consumption)  :: comilona {f}, atracón {m} (food); botellón {m} (alcohol)
binge {n} (regarding bulimia nervosa, rapid and excessive consumption of food)  :: atracón {m}
binge eating disorder {n} (medical disorder)  :: trastorno por atracón
bingo {n} /ˈbɪŋ.ɡoʊ/ (game of chance)  :: bingo {m}
binky {n} (pacifier) SEE: pacifier  ::
bin man {n} (garbage collector) SEE: garbage collector  ::
binoculars {n} /ˈbɪnˌɒk.jʊ.lə(ɹ)z/ (hand-held device for looking at a distance.)  :: gemelos {m-p}, binoculares {m-p}, prismáticos {m-p}
binomial {adj} /baɪˈnoʊmiəl/ (consisting of two parts)  :: binomial
binomial {n} (algebra: polynomial with two terms)  :: binomio {m}
binomial nomenclature {n} (The scientific system of naming each species of organism with a Latinized name in two parts)  :: nomenclatura binominal {f}
bio- {prefix} (life)  :: bio-
bioaccumulation {n} (the process by which substances accumulate in the tissues of living organisms)  :: bioacumulación {f}
bioaccumulative {adj} (tending to accumulate in organisms)  :: bioacumulativo
bioavailability {n} (amount of drug which reaches the site of physiological activity after administration)  :: biodisponibilidad {f}
biocenosis {n} (biocoenosis) SEE: biocoenosis  ::
bioch {n}  :: putilla {f}, mujersuela {f}
biochemical {adj} (involving chemical processes in living organisms)  :: bioquímico
biochemical {adj} (of or relating to biochemistry)  :: bioquímico
biochemist {n} (A chemist whose speciality is biochemistry)  :: bioquímico {m}
biochemistry {n} (the chemistry of those compounds that occur in living organisms, and the processes that occur in their metabolism and catabolism)  :: bioquímica {f}
biochronology {n} (dating of rocks)  :: biocronología {f}
biocide {n} (any substance that can destroy living organisms)  :: biocida {f}
biocoenosis {n} (community of organisms)  :: biocenosis {f}
biodegradable {adj} /baɪoʊdəˈɡɹeɪdəbl̩/ (capable of being decomposed by biological activity)  :: biodegradable
biodegradation {n} (decomposition of any material by microorganisms)  :: biodegradación {f}
biodiesel {n} (fuel)  :: biodiésel {m}
biodiversity {n} /ˌbaɪoʊdɑɪˈvɚsəti/ (diversity of flora and fauna)  :: biodiversidad {f}
bioelectrical {adj} (bioelectric) SEE: bioelectric  ::
bioethics {n} (branch of ethics)  :: bioética {f}
biofilm {n} (aggregation of microorganisms)  :: biopelícula {f}
biofuel {n} /ˈbaɪ.əʊˌfjʊ(.ə)l/ (biofuel)  :: biocombustible {m}
biogenesis {n} (biosynthesis) SEE: biosynthesis  ::
biogenesis {n} (principle)  :: biogénesis {f}
biographer {n} (the writer of a biography)  :: biógrafo {m}, biógrafa {f}
biographette {n} (short biography)  :: biografieta {f}
biographic {adj} (biographical) SEE: biographical  ::
biographical {adj} (relating to an account of a person's life)  :: biográfico
biography {n} /baɪˈɑːɡɹəfi/ (personal life story)  :: biografía {f}
biohazard {n} (biological risk)  :: riesgo biológico
bioinformatics {n} /ˌbaɪoʊˌɪnfɚˈmætɪks/ (field of science)  :: bioinformática {f}
bioinspired {adj} (bio-inspired) SEE: bio-inspired  ::
biological {adj} (consanguine)  :: biológico, consanguíneo
biological {adj} (of biology)  :: biológico
biological weapon {n} (biological pathogen)  :: arma biológica {f}, bioarma {f}, arma bacteriológica {f}
biologist {n} (student of biology)  :: biólogo {m}, bióloga {f}
biology {n} /baɪˈɒlədʒi/ (study of living matter)  :: biología {f}
bioluminescence {n} /ˌbaɪ̯oʊ̯ˌluməˈnɛsəns/ (emission of light by a living organism)  :: bioluminiscencia {f}
biomarker {n} /ˈbaɪoʊˌmɑɹkɚ/ (indicator of a biological state)  :: biomarcador
biome {n} /ˈbaɪoʊm/ (biological community)  :: bioma {m}
biomedicine {n} (a branch of medical science)  :: biomedicina {f}
biometrics {n} (measurement of biological data)  :: biometría
biometrics {n} (measurement of physical characteristics for use in personal identification)  :: biometría {f}
bionic ear {n} (cochlear implant) SEE: cochlear implant  ::
bionics {n} /ˈbaɪˌɒnɪks/ (engineering based on biological systems)  :: biónica {f}
biophilia {n} /ˈbaɪəʊˌfɪil.i.ə/ (love of nature and all living things)  :: biofilia
biophysics {n} (science)  :: biofísica {f}
biopsy {n} (removal and examination of a sample of tissue for diagnostic purposes)  :: biopsia {f}
biopsychology {n} (biological psychology) SEE: biological psychology  ::
bioremediation {n} (use of biological organisms to remove contaminants)  :: biorremediación {f}
bioscience {n} (sciences dealing with living organisms)  :: biociencia {f}
biosphere {n} (part of Earth capable of supporting life)  :: biosfera {f}
biosynthesis {n} (synthesis of organic compounds)  :: biosíntesis
biotechnology {n} (application of the principles and practices of engineering and technology to the life sciences)  :: biotecnología {f}
biotechnology {n} /ˈbaɪəʊˌtɛk.nɒl.əʊ.dʒi/ (use of living organisms in industrial, agricultural, medical applications)  :: biotecnología {f}
biotic {adj} /baɪˈɑ.tɪk/ (of, pertaining to, or produced by life or living organisms)  :: biótico
biotin {n} /ˈbaɪətɪn/ (sulfur-containing member of the vitamin B complex)  :: biotina {f}
biotite {n} /ˈbaɪəˌtaɪt/ (dark brown mica)  :: biotita {f}
biotope {n} (geographical area)  :: biotopo
bipartite {adj} (graph theory)  :: bipartito
bipartite {adj} (having two parts)  :: bipartito
biped {n} (a two-footed (or two-legged) animal)  :: bípedo {m}
bipedal {adj} (having two feet or two legs)  :: bipedal
bipedal {adj} (pertaining to a biped or two-legged animal, being)  :: bipedal
bipedalism {n} (habit of standing and walking on two feet)  :: bipedismo {m}
bipennate {adj} (pinnate with a pinnate leaflet) SEE: bipinnate  ::
biphenyl {n} (organic compound)  :: bifenilo {m}
bipolar {adj} (involving both poles)  :: bipolar
bipolar disorder {n} (psychiatric diagnostic category)  :: trastorno bipolar {m}
bipolarity {n} (state of being bipolar)  :: bipolaridad {f}
birch {n} /bɝtʃ/ (tree)  :: abedul {m}
birch {n} (wood)  :: abedul {m}
bird {n} /bɝd/ (animal)  :: pájaro {m}, ave {f}
bird {n} (girlfriend)  :: novia {f}
bird {n} (woman)  :: muchacha {f} chica {f}
birdbrain {n} /ˈbɚd.bɹeɪn/ (someone who is not very smart or clever)  :: casquivano {m}
birdcage {n} (cage to keep birds in)  :: jaula {f}
birdcall {n} (device used to imitate the cry of a bird)  :: reclamo {m}
birdcatcher {n} (a person who catches or snares birds, wildfowl)  :: pajarero {m}
bird dog {n} /ˈbɜːd dɒɡ/ (gun dog) SEE: gun dog  ::
bird dog {n} (tout) SEE: tout  ::
bird flu {n} (avian influenza) SEE: avian influenza  ::
birdhouse {n} (aviary) SEE: aviary  ::
birdie {n} (badminton: shuttlecock) SEE: shuttlecock  ::
birdie {n} /ˈbɝdi/ (bird, birdling)  :: pajarito {m}
birdlime {n} /ˈbɜːdlaɪm/ (sticky substance to catch birds)  :: liga {f}
birdlime {n} (serving of a prison sentence) SEE: time  ::
birdlover {n} (one who loves birds) SEE: ornithophile  ::
bird of paradise {n} (bird)  :: ave del paraíso {m}
bird of paradise {n} (flower)  :: ave del paraíso {m}
bird of passage {n} (bird) SEE: migrant  ::
birds of a feather flock together {proverb} (people of similar character, etc. tend to associate)  :: dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres, cada oveja con su pareja
birds of the feather flock together {proverb} (birds of a feather flock together) SEE: birds of a feather flock together  ::
birdsong {n} (musical sound made by a bird)  :: reclamo {f}
biro {n} /ˈbaɪˌɹəʊ/ (ballpoint pen) SEE: ballpoint pen  ::
Birobidzhan {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Birobidzhán {m}
birth {n} /bɝθ/ (process of childbearing; beginning of life)  :: nacimiento {m}
birth certificate {n} (official document certifying the details of a person's birth)  :: certificado de nacimiento {m}
birth control {n} (voluntary control of the number of children conceived)  :: control de la natalidad {m}
birthdate {n} (date of birth) SEE: date of birth  ::
birthday {n} /ˈbɝθˌdeɪ/ (anniversary)  :: cumpleaños {m}, natalicio {m}
birthday {n} (date of birth)  :: fecha de nacimiento {f}
birthday boy {n} (a male whose birthday it is)  :: cumpleañero
birthday cake {n} (birthday cake)  :: torta de cumpleaños
birthday girl {n} (a female whose birthday it is)  :: cumpleañera
birthday suit {n} (nakedness)  :: to be in one’s birthday suit: estar como su madre le trajo al mundo
birthmark {n} (a mark on the skin formed before birth)  :: mancha de nacimiento {f}, lunar {m}
birthplace {n} /ˈbɝθˌpleɪs/ (location)  :: lugar de nacimiento {m}, lugar natal {m}
birthrate {n} (rate of live births to population)  :: natalidad {f}
biryani {n} (dish of spiced rice)  :: biryani {m}
Biscay {prop} (Bay of Biscay) SEE: Bay of Biscay  ::
Biscay {prop} (province of Spain)  :: Vizcaya {f}
biscuit {n} /ˈbɪskɪt/ (small, flat baked good, see also: cookie)  :: galleta
biscuit {n} (cracker) SEE: cracker  ::
biscuit {n} (form of earthenware)  :: biscocho {m}, bizcocho {m}
bisector {n} (A line or curve that bisects or divides a line segment, angle, or other figure into two equal parts)  :: bisectriz {f}
bisexual {adj} /baɪˈsɛk.ʃu.‌əl/ (sexually attracted to both men and women)  :: bisexual
bisexual {adj} (hermaphrodite) SEE: hermaphrodite  ::
bisexual {n} (bisexual person)  :: bisexual {m} {f}
bisexuality {n} (psychology)  :: bisexualidad {f}
Bishkek {prop} /bɪʃˈkɛk/ (capital of Kyrgyzstan)  :: Biskek {m}
Bishnupriya Manipuri {prop} (Bishnupriya Manipuri)  :: Bishnupriya Manipuri
bishop {n} /ˈbɪʃəp/ (church official, supervisor of priests and congregations)  :: obispo {m}
bishop {n} (chess piece)  :: alfil {m}, arfil {m}
bishopric {n} /ˈbɪʃ.ə.pɹɪk/ (diocese)  :: obispado {m}
Bislama {prop} /bɪslɑmɑ/ (a creole spoken on the South Pacific island-nation of Vanuatu)  :: bislama {m}
bismuth {n} (chemical element)  :: bismuto {m}
bison {n} (A similar American animal, Bison bison)  :: bisonte americano {m}
bison {n} /ˈbaɪ̯sən/ (A wild ox, Bison bonasus)  :: bisonte europeo {m}
Bissau {prop} (capital of Guinea-Bissau)  :: Bisáu, Bissau
bissextile {adj} /bɪˈsɛks.taɪəl/ (having an extra day)  :: bisiesto
bissextile {n} (leap year)  :: bisiesto
bistro {n} /ˈbiːstɹoʊ/ (small restaurant)  :: bistró
bisulfate {n} (Univalent anion HSO4-)  :: bisulfato {m}
bisyllabic {adj} /baɪ.sɪˈlæ.bɪk/ (comprising two syllables) SEE: disyllabic  ::
bit {n} /bɪt/ (metal in horse's mouth)  :: bocado {m}
bit {n} (coin) SEE: coin  ::
bit {n} (computing smallest unit of storage)  :: binio {m}
bit {n} (datum that may take on one of exactly two values)  :: binio {m}
bit {n} (math: binary digit)  :: binio {m}
bit {n} (rotary cutting tool)  :: broca {f}
bitch {n} /bɪtʃ/ (female canine)  :: perra {f}, zorra (fox), loba (wolf)
bitch {n} (complaint) SEE: complaint  ::
bitch {n} (difficult or confounding problem)  :: marrón {m} [colloquial]
bitch {n} (disagreeable, aggressive person, usually female)  :: perra {f}, arpía {f}
bitch {n} (playful variation on dog (sense "man")) SEE: dog  ::
bitch {v} (complain (about something) spitefully)  :: quejarse
bitchwork {n} (undesirable and demeaning work) SEE: McJob, grunt work  ::
bitchy {adj} /ˈbɪtʃi/ (irritable)  :: venenoso
bite {n} (act of biting)  :: mordida {f}
bite {n}  :: mordedura {f}, mordisco {m}, picadura {f}
bite {v} /baɪt/ (to cut off a piece by clamping the teeth)  :: morder
bite {v} (to attack with the teeth)  :: morder
bite {v} (to bite a baited hook or other lure)  :: picar
bite {v} (to hold something by clamping one’s teeth)  :: morder
bite {v} (to sting)  :: picar
bite off more than one can chew {v} (To try to do too much)  :: abarcar más de lo que se puede
bite the dust {v} (to die)  :: morder la tierra
Bithynia {prop} /bɪˈθɪniə/ (ancient region)  :: Bitinia {f}
bitmap {n} (a series of bits)  :: mapa de bits
bit of skirt {n} (Woman)  :: falda {f}
Bitola {prop} (city)  :: Bitola
bitstock {n} (drill bit-carrying crank for boring holes)  :: berbiquí {m}
bitt {n} (bollard)  :: bita {f}
bitter {adj} /ˈbɪtər/ (having an acrid taste)  :: amargo
bitter {adj} (cynical and resentful)  :: amargado
bitter {n}  :: bíter {m}
bitter cucumber {n} (colocynth) SEE: colocynth  ::
bitterling {n} (Rhodeus amarus) SEE: European bitterling  ::
bitterly {adv} (in a bitter manner)  :: amargamente
bitter melon {n} (fruit)  :: melón amargo {m}
bittern {n} /ˈbɪtərn/ (bird of the subfamily Botaurinae)  :: avetoro {m} [Botaurus], avetorillo {m} [Ixobrychus]
bitterness {n} /ˈbɪtənəs/ (quality of being bitter in taste)  :: amargo {m}
bitterness {n} (quality of feeling bitter)  :: amargura {f}
bittersweet {adj} /ˈbɪtɚˌswit/ (both bitter and sweet)  :: agridulce
bittersweet {adj} (expressing contrasting emotions of pain and pleasure)  :: agridulce
bittersweet {n} (the bittersweet nightshade, Solanum dulcamara)  :: dulcamara {f}
bitumen {n} /bɪˈtumən/ (Mineral pitch)  :: betún
bivalve {n} (Any mollusc of taxonomic class Bivalvia)  :: bivalvo {m}
bivouac {n} /ˈbɪv.u.æk/ (encampment for the night, usually without tents or covering)  :: vivaque {m}
biweekly {adj} /baɪˈwiːkli/ (occurring every two weeks)  :: quincenal
biweekly {adj} (occurring twice a week)  :: biseminal
biweekly {adv} (every two weeks)  :: cada dos semanas, quincenal (this last one actually means every 15 days, but it could be used depending of the situation)
biweekly {adv} (twice a week)  :: dos veces por semana
bizarre {adj} /bɪˈzaɹ/ (strangely unconventional)  :: extraño, extrañisimo, estrafalario
blab {n} (gossip) SEE: gossip  ::
blab {v} /blæb/ (tell tales)  :: cotillear
blabber {n} (A person who blab)  :: cotilla
blabber {v} /ˈblæb.ə(ɹ)/ (to let out a secret)  :: cotillear
black {adj} /blæk/ (absorbing all light)  :: negro
black {adj} (relating to persons of African descent)  :: negro
black {adj} (without light)  :: oscuro
black {adj} (without milk)  :: negro
black {n} (colour/color)  :: negro {m}
black {n} (person)  :: negro {m}, negra {f}
black {v} (to blacken) SEE: blacken  ::
black alder {n} (Alnus glutinosa tree)  :: [Castilian Spanish] aliso {m}, [Castilian Spanish] alisos {m-p}
black alder {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
black alder winterberry {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
black and white {adj} (black-and-white) SEE: black-and-white  ::
black-and-white {adj} (displaying images in shades of grey/gray)  :: blanquinegro {m}
black-and-white {adj} (using shades of grey/gray)  :: blanco y negro
black antshrike {n} (bird)  :: batará negro
black-arched moth {n} (species of moth)  :: lagarta monacha, mariposa moncha, mariposa monja {f}
black-backed jackal {n} (Canis mesomelas)  :: chacal de lomo negro {m}, chacal de gualdrapa {m}
black bag {n} (plastic bag for the disposal of household waste) SEE: garbage bag  ::
black bear {n} (American black bear)  :: oso negro {m}, baribal {m}
black bear {n} (Asiatic black bear)  :: oso tibetano {m}, oso del Himalaya {m}, oso negro asiático {m}
Blackbeard {prop} (pirate's name)  :: Barbanegra
blackberry {n} (blackcurrant) SEE: blackcurrant  ::
blackberry {n} /ˈblækbeɹi/ (shrub)  :: zarza {f}, zarzamora {f}
blackberry {n} (fruit)  :: zarzamora {f}
blackbird {n} (bird of the family Icteridae)  :: turpial {m}, soldadito {m}
blackbird {n} /ˈblækˌbɚd/ (common thrush, Turdus merula)  :: mirlo {m}
blackboard {n} /ˈblækbɔɹd/ (a surface that can be written upon with chalk)  :: pizarra {f}, encerado {m} [Spain], pizarrón {m} [Latin America], tablero {m} [Colombia]
blackbody {n} (an idealized object that absorbs all electromagnetic radiation that falls on it)  :: cuerpo negro {m}
black box {n} (recorders in an aircraft)  :: caja negra {f}
black box {n} (theoretical construct or device)  :: caja negra {f}
blackcap {n} (Sylvia atricapilla)  :: curruca capirotada {f}
black cat {n} (Martes pennanti) SEE: fisher  ::
black coffee {n} (coffee served without cream or milk)  :: café Express {m} [Chile], café negro {m} [Latin America], café solo {m} [Spain], negrito {m} [Venezuela], tinto {m} [Colombia]
black-crested antshrike {n} (bird)  :: batará crestinegro
blackcurrant {n} (berry)  :: grosella negra {m}
blackcurrant {n} (shrub)  :: grosellero negro {m}
Black Death {prop} (the Black Death)  :: peste negra {f}
Black Ditch {prop} (Taiwan Strait) SEE: Taiwan Strait  ::
black dwarf {n} (cooled white dwarf)  :: enana negra {f}
black earth {n} (chernozem) SEE: chernozem  ::
blacken {v} (make black)  :: ennegrecer
black eye {n} (bruised eye)  :: ojo morado {m}
black-eyed pea {n}  :: caupí {m}, anconí {m} [Dominican Republic], chícharo de vaca {m} [Mexico], frijol {m} [Venezuela], frijol alacín {m} [Honduras, Nicaragua], frijol carita {m} [Cuba], frijol Castilla {m} [Peru], fríjol caupí {m} [Colombia], frijol de vara {m} [Nicaragua], frijol ojo negro {m} [Panama], frijol pelón {m} [Mexico], frijol yorimón {m} [Mexico], poroto caupí {m} [Argentina]
black-footed cat {n} (Felis nigripes)  :: gato patinegro {m}
black-footed rock wallaby {n} (One of several rock-wallabies in the genus Petrogale)  :: walabí de las rocas de flancos negros {m}, warru
Black Forest {prop} (German forest and mountain range)  :: Selva Negra {f}
Black Forest gâteau {n} (type of gâteau originating in the Black Forest region of southwestern Germany)  :: tarta Selva Negra {f}, torta Selva Negra {f}, pastel Selva Negra {m}
Black Friday {prop} (day after U.S. Thanksgiving Day)  :: Black Friday {m}
black gold {n} (petroleum)  :: oro negro {m}
black grouse {n} /ˈblæk ɡɹɑʊs/ (Lyrurus tetrix)  :: gallo lira {m}
blackguard {n} /ˈblæɡɚd/ (scoundrel) SEE: scoundrel  ::
black guillemot {n} (black guillemot)  :: arao aliblanco {m}
black-handed gibbon {n} (Hylobates agilis)  :: gibón de manos negras {m}
black-headed gull {n} (Chroicocephala ridibundus)  :: gaviota reidora {f}
black hole {n} (celestial body)  :: agujero negro {m}, hoyo negro {m}
black-hooded antshrike {n} (passerine bird)  :: batará negruzco
black horehound {n} (Ballota nigra)  :: ballota fétida {f}, ballota negra {f}
black humor {n} (subgenre of comedy)  :: humor negro {m}
black ice {n} (invisible film of ice)  :: placa de hielo {f}, verglás {m}
blacking {n} /ˈblækɪŋ/ (shoe polish) SEE: shoe polish  ::
blackish {adj} /ˈblækɪʃ/ (somewhat black)  :: negruzco
blackish-gray antshrike {n} (passerine bird)  :: batará ceniciento
blackjack {n} /ˈblækdʒæk/ (Gambling card game)  :: veintiuna {f}
black lead {n} (graphite) SEE: graphite  ::
Black Legend {prop} (the depiction of Spain as cruel, greedy and fanatical)  :: Leyenda Negra {f}
black light {n} (light bulb that emits ultraviolet light)  :: luz negra {f}
blacklist {n} /ˈblæklɪst/ (list or collection of people or entities to be shunned or banned)  :: lista negra {f}
black magic {n} (magic derived from evil forces)  :: mágica negra {f}, magia negra {f}
blackmail {n} (payment of money exacted by means of intimidation)  :: chantaje {m}
blackmail {v} (to extort money)  :: chantajear
blackmailer {n} (someone who blackmails)  :: chantajista {m} {f}
black market {n} (trade that is in violation of restrictions, rationing or price controls)  :: mercado negro {m}
black metal {n} (a subgenre of heavy metal)  :: black metal {m}
black-necked grebe {n} (black-necked grebe)  :: zampullín cuellinegro {m}
blackness {n} (result or product)  :: negror {m}, negrura {f}
blackness {n} (state, property or quality)  :: negror {m}, negrura {f}
blackout {n} (A large-scale power failure)  :: apagón {m}
blackout {n} /ˈblækaʊt/ (a temporary loss of consciousness)  :: desmayo {m}
blackout {n} (The mandatory blinding of all light)  :: corte {m}
black pepper {n} (spice)  :: pimienta negra {f}
black rat {n} (Rattus rattus)  :: rata de campo {f}, rata negra {f}
black redstart {n} (a small passerine bird)  :: colirrojo tizón {m}
black rhinoceros {n} (Diceros bicornis)  :: rinoceronte negro {m}
Black Sea {prop} (an inland sea between southeastern Europe, Caucasus and Asia Minor)  :: Mar Negro {m}
black sheep {n} (disliked person)  :: oveja negra {f}
blacksmith {n} /ˈblæk.smɪθ/ (iron forger)  :: herrero {m}, herrera {f}
blacksmith {n} (farrier (colloquial))  :: herrador {m}
black swan {n} (Cygnus atratus)  :: cisne negro {m}
black-tailed godwit {n} (Limosa limosa)  :: aguja colinegra {f}
black tea {n} (tea leaves which have been "fermented")  :: té negro {m}
black tern {n} (black tern)  :: fumarel común {m}, gaviotín negro {m}
blackthorn {n} (Prunus spinosa)  :: endrino
black-throated antshrike {n} (passerine bird)  :: batará gorginegro
black-throated diver {n} (Gavia arctica)  :: colimbo ártico {m}
black vulture {n} (Aegypius monachus) SEE: Eurasian black vulture  ::
black vulture {n} (Coragyps atratus)  :: buitre negro americano {m}, cuervo de cabeza negra {m} [Uruguay], gallinazo {m} [Colombia], gallinazo negro {m} [Panama], guaraguao {m} [Northeastern Venezuela], jote {m} [Bolivia], jote de cabeza negra {m} [Argentina, Chile], sucha {f} [Bolivia], zamuro {m} [Venezuela], zope {m} [El Salvador, Guatemala], zopilote [Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua]
black water {n} (contaminated waste water)  :: agua negra {f}
blackwater {n} (type of waste water)  :: aguas negras {f-p}, agua residual {f}
black widow {n} (a murderous woman)  :: viuda negra, cazampulga [Honduras]
black widow {n} (species of venomous spider)  :: viuda negra {f}, cazampulga {f} [Honduras]
black woodpecker {n} /ˈblækˈwʊdpɛkə(ɹ)/ (Dryocopus martius)  :: pito negro {m}
bladder {n} /ˈblædəɹ/ (flexible sac in zoology)  :: vejiga {f}
bladder {n} (sealed plastic wine bag)  :: cubi {m}, barrica plástica {f}, bota {f}
bladder {n} (urinary bladder) SEE: urinary bladder  ::
bladder cherry {n} (plant having a bright paper-like covering)  :: vejiga de perro {f}, alquequenje {f}, farol chino {m}, halicácabo {m}
bladder infection {n} (urinary tract infection) SEE: urinary tract infection  ::
blade {n} (Airfoil in windmills and windturbines)  :: pala {f} aspa {f}
blade {n} /bleɪd/ (sharp-edged or pointed working end of a tool or utensil)  :: cuchilla {f}, hoja {f}
blade {n} (flat outer part of an oar)  :: pala {f}
blade {n} (part of a propeller)  :: aleta {f}
blade {n} (slang term for a weapon such as a dagger)  :: cuchillo {m} (said of a dagger), espada {f}
blade {n} (The flat part of a leaf or petal)  :: hoja {f}, lámina {f}, limbo {m}
blade {n} (thin plate, foil)  :: lámina {f}
Blagoevgrad {prop} (town in Bulgaria)  :: Blagoevgrad
Blagoveshchensk {prop} (city in Siberia)  :: Blagovéshchensk {m}
blah {interj}  :: bla
blah {n} /blɑː/ (nonsense talk)  :: blablablá {m}, bla-bla-bla {m}
blah blah blah {interj} (a stand-in for trivial, obvious, or boring content)  :: bla bla bla
blame {n} /bleɪm/ (censure) SEE: censure  ::
blame {n} (culpability) SEE: culpability  ::
blame {n} (responsibility) SEE: responsibility  ::
blame {n} (state of having caused a bad event)  :: culpa {f}
blame {v} (place blame upon)  :: culpar, reprochar, echar la culpa
blameworthy {adj} /ˈbleɪmˌwɚ.ði/ (deserving blame of censure)  :: culpable, reprehensible
blanch {v} (to grow or become white)  :: blanquear
Blanche {prop} (female given name)  :: Blanca
bland {adj} /blænd/ (Mild; dull; soft; gentle; smooth in manner; suave)  :: tenue, desabrido, simple, suave, debil
bland {adj} (Having a soothing effect; not irritating or stimulating)  :: suave
bland {adj} (Lacking in taste or vigor)  :: soso
blandness {n} (state, quality, or characteristic of being bland)  :: insipidez {f}
blank {adj} /bleɪŋk/ (without color)  :: en blanco
blank {adj} (free from writing, printing or marks)  :: blanco
blank {n} (bullet that doesn't harm)  :: cartucho de fogueo {m}, bala de salva {f}
blank {n} (space character)  :: espacio {m}
blank {n} (space to be filled in on a form or template)  :: espacio en blanco {m}
blank {v} (to make void)  :: borrar, blanquear
blanket {adj} (covering or encompassing everything)  :: general
blanket {n} /ˈblæŋkɪt/ (fabric)  :: manta {f} [Spain standard usage], cobija {f} [Central America, Colombia, Mexico, Southern Spain, Venezuela], colcha {f} [Cuba], frazada {f} [Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Uruguay], frisa {f} [Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico],
blanket {n} (layer of anything)  :: capa {f}
blasé {adj} /blɑˈzeɪ/ (Unimpressed with something because of over-familiarity)  :: flato
Blasius {prop} (male given name)  :: Blas
blaspheme {v} /ˈblæs.fim/ (to speak against God or religious doctrine)  :: blasfemar
blasphemer {n} (One who commits blasphemy)  :: blasfemo {m}
blasphemous {adj} /ˈblæs.fəm.ʌs/ (lacking piety or respect for the sacred)  :: blasfemo
blasphemy {n} /ˈblæs.fə.mi/ (Irreverence toward something sacred)  :: blasfemia {f}
blastoderm {n} /ˈblæstəˌdɚm/ (point from which the embryo develops)  :: blastodermo {m}
blat {n} (connections; relationships; one's social or business network (Russia))  :: blat {m}
blatant {adj} /ˈbleɪtənt/ (obvious, on show)  :: obvio, evidente, ostensible, descarado, flagrante
blather {v} /blæðə(r)/ (to talk rapidly without making much sense)  :: despotricar
blazar {n} /ˈbleɪz.ɑɹ/ (astronomy: a very compact quasar, associated with a supermassive black hole)  :: blazar {m}
blaze {n} /bleɪz/ (fast-burning fire)  :: llama, llamarada, fogonazo
blazer {n} /ˈbleɪzɚ/ (a jacket)  :: blazer {m}
blazing {adj} /ˈbleɪzɪŋ/  :: llameante
blazon {n} /ˈbleɪzən/ (a description of a coat of arms)  :: blasón {m}
blazon {v} (to describe of a coat of arms)  :: blasonar
bleach {n} (chemical)  :: lejía {f}, lavandina {f}, blanqueador {m}
bleach {v} (to treat with bleach)  :: blanquear, curar, decolorar
bleachers {n} (tiered, exposed spectator seating)  :: gradas {f}
bleak {adj} /bliːk/ (without color)  :: sin color, pálido
bleak {adj} (cheerless)  :: sin alegría, amargado
bleak {adj} (desolate and exposed)  :: desolado, yermo
bleak {n} (small European river fish)  :: albur {m}
bleakness {n} (characteristic of being bleak)  :: palidez {f}, tristeza {f}
bleat {n} (cry of a sheep or a goat)  :: (sheep's bleat) balido {m}
bleat {v} (to make the cry of a sheep or goat)  :: balar
bleed {v} /ˈbliːd/ (lose blood)  :: sangrar
bleed {v} (remove air bubbles)  :: purgar
bleed dry {v} (to bleed white) SEE: bleed white  ::
bleeding {n} /ˈbliːdɪŋ/ (the flow or loss of blood from a damaged blood vessel)  :: sangrado {m}, hemorragia {f}
bleed to death {v} (die from loss of blood)  :: desangrarse
bleep {n} (high-pitched sound)  :: pip
bleep censor {n} (software module)  :: censor de la señal {m}
blemish {n} /ˈblɛmɪʃ/ (small flaw which spoils the appearance of something)  :: mancha {f}, marca {f}, [on fruit] maca {f}
blemish {n}  :: mancha {f}, [on reputation—not really the same as a moral defect?] mácula {f}
blemish {v} (Spoil the appearance of)  :: manchar, perjudicar
blend {n} /blɛnd/ (mixture)  :: mezcla
blend {n} (in linguistics)  :: palabra compuesta
blend {v} (to mix)  :: mezclar, combinar
blender {n} /ˈblɛndɚ/ (machine)  :: batidora {f} (de vaso)
blepharitis {n} /blɛfərˈaɪtɪs/ (inflammation of the eyelid)  :: blefaritis {f}
blepharoplasty {n} (plastic surgery on the eyelid)  :: blefaroplastia {f}
bless {v} /blɛs/ (confer blessing on)  :: bendecir
blessing {n} /ˈblɛs.ɪŋ/ (divine or supernatural aid or reward)  :: bendición {f}
blessing {n} (prayer before a meal) SEE: grace  ::
bless you {interj} (said to somebody who has sneezed)  :: ¡Jesús! [Spain], ¡salud! [Latin America], ¡santinos! [Northern Spain, specifically Asturias]
bless you {interj} (short for "God bless you") SEE: God bless you  ::
blimey {interj} /ˈblaɪmi/ (expressing surprise, etc.)  :: caramba
blimp {n} /blɪmp/ (airship)  :: dirigible {m}
blind {adj} /blaɪnd/ (unable to see)  :: ciego
blind {adj} (failing to see)  :: ciego
blind {n} (covering for a window)  :: celosía {f}, persiana {f}
blind {n} (forced bet in poker)  :: ciega {f}
blind {v} (make temporarily or permanently blind)  :: cegar
blind date {n} (romantic meeting between two people who have never met before, see also: miai)  :: cita a ciegas {f}
blindfold {n}  :: venda {f}
blindfold {v}  :: vendar
blind gut {n} (caecum) SEE: caecum  ::
blinding {adj} /ˈblaɪndɪŋ/ (very bright)  :: cegador
blindingly {adv} /ˈblaɪndɪŋli/ (extremely) SEE: extremely  ::
blindly {adv} /ˈblaɪndli/ (sightlessly)  :: ciegamente
blindly {adv} (without consideration or question)  :: ciegamente
blindness {n} (condition of being blind)  :: ceguera {f}
blindside {n} /ˈblaɪndˌsaɪd/ (in rugby union) SEE: blindside flanker  ::
blind spot {n} (part of the road that cannot be seen)  :: punto ciego {m}
blind spot {n} (place where the optic nerve attaches to the retina)  :: punto ciego {m}, papila optica {f}, mancha ciega {f}
blind tiger {n} (speakeasy) SEE: speakeasy  ::
blindworm {n} (slowworm) SEE: slowworm  ::
blink {n}  :: parpadeo
blink {v} (to close and reopen both eyes quickly)  :: parpadear, guiñar
blink {v} (to flash headlights)  :: guiñar
blink {v} (to flash on and off at regular intervals)  :: destellar, parpadear, titilar
blinker {n} (eye shield)  :: anteojeras {f}, gríngolas {f} [Puerto Rico, Venezuela]
blip {n} (radar)  :: parpadeo {m}
blip {n} (sound)  :: pitido {m}
bliss {n} /blɪs/ (perfect happiness)  :: euforia {f}, dicha {f}, beatitud {f}
blister {n}  :: ampolla {f}
blister {n} (bubble on the skin)  :: ampolla {f}, ámpula {f} [Mexico]
blistering {adj} (Very hot)  :: abrasador, candente
blister pack {n} (one of several types of plastic packaging)  :: blister {m} {m-p}
blithe {adj} /blaɪð/ (happy, cheerful)  :: alegre, feliz
blithe {adj} (indifferent, careless, showing a lack of concern)  :: indiferente, descuidado
blitz {n} /blɪts/ (A sudden attack)  :: relámpago {m}
blitzkrieg {n} (fast military offensive)  :: guerra célere {f}, guerra relámpago {f}
blizzard {n} /ˈblɪz.əd/ (severe snowstorm)  :: ventisca {f}, tempestad de nieve
BL Lac object {n} (type of galaxy with AGN)  :: objeto BL Lac
bloat {v} /bloʊt/ (to cause to become distended)  :: hinchar, inflar
bloat {v} (to fill soft substance with gas, water, etc)  :: inflar
bloated {adj} /ˈbloʊtɪd/ (swollen with fluid or gas)  :: inflado
bloated {adj} (Excessively or extremely large or wealthy)  :: gigantesco
blob {n} /blɑb/ (shapeless or amorphous mass)  :: bodoque {m}, mazacote {m}, bloboque {m}, grumo {m}
bloc {n} /blɑk/ (group of voters or politicians)  :: bloque
bloc {n} (group of countries)  :: bloque {m}
block {n} /blɑk/ (substantial piece)  :: bloque {m}
block {n} (chemistry: portion of macromolecule)  :: bloque
block {n} (chopping block; cuboid base for cutting)  :: bloque
block {n} (distance from one street to another)  :: manzana, cuadra {f}
block {n} (group of buildings demarcated by streets)  :: manzana {f}, cuadra {f}
block {n} (set of paper sheets)  :: block {m}
block {v} (to prevent an action)  :: bloquear
block {v} (to prevent passing)  :: bloquear, impedir, obstruir, atorar
blockade {n} (the isolation of something)  :: bloqueo {m}
blockage {n} (State of being blocked)  :: estancamiento
blockage {n} (Thing blocking)  :: tapón
blockbuster {n} (film or book, that sustains exceptional and widespread popularity and achieves enormous sales)  :: taquillazo {m}, taquillera {f}, bombazo {m}
blockbuster {n} (high-explosive bomb)  :: revientacuadras {m}
blocked {adj} (obstructed, of flow)  :: estancado, obstruido, tapado
blocked {adj} (obstructed, of movement)  :: cerrado, obstruido, cortado, bloqueado, trabado
blockhead {n} (stupid person)  :: idiota {m} {f}
block of flats {n} (apartment building) SEE: apartment building  ::
Bloemfontein {prop} /ˈbluːmfɒnˌteɪn/ (city)  :: Bloemfontein
blog {n} /blɑɡ/ (a personal or corporate website)  :: bitácora {f}, blog {m}, ciberbitácora
blog {v} (to contribute to a blog)  :: bloguear
blogger {n} /ˈblɔ.ɡɚ/ (contributor to a blog)  :: bloguero {m}, bloguera {f}, blogger {n}
bloke {n} /bləʊk/ (man)  :: tío {m}, tipo {m}
blond {adj} (of a pale golden colour)  :: rubio
blond {n} /blɑnd/ (fair-haired person)  :: rubio {m}, canche {m} [Guatemala], catire {m} [Venezuela], chele {m} [El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua], choco {m} [Bolivia], fulo {m} [Panama], gringo {m} [Peru], güero {m} [Mexico], macho {m} [Costa Rica], mono {m} [Colombia], rucio {m} [Chile], suco {m} [Ecuador]
blonde {adj} (blond) SEE: blond  ::
blonde {n} /blɑnd/ (blond) SEE: blond  ::
blood {n} /blʌd/ (vital liquid flowing in animal bodies)  :: sangre {f}, crúor
blood {n} (family relationship due to birth, e.g. between siblings)  :: lazo de sangre {m}
blood {v} (to cause to be covered with blood)  :: ensangrentar
blood bank {n} (place where human blood or blood plasma is typed and stored)  :: banco de sangre {m}
bloodbath {n} /ˈblʌdˌbæθ/ (indiscriminate killing or slaughter)  :: baño de sangre {m}
blood brother {n} (full brother) SEE: brother-german  ::
blood cell {n} (any of the cells normally found in the blood)  :: glóbulo {m}
blood clot {n} (thrombus) SEE: thrombus  ::
blood corpuscle {n} (blood cell) SEE: blood cell  ::
blood fluke {n} (schistosome) SEE: schistosome  ::
blood group {n} (blood type) SEE: blood type  ::
bloodhound {n} /ˈblʌdhaʊnd/ (dog)  :: sabueso {m}
bloodhound {n}  :: sabueso {m}
bloodily {adv} (in a bloody manner)  :: sangrientamente
blood is thicker than water {proverb} (relationships are stronger within the family)  :: la sangre tira mucho
bloodless {adj} (lacking blood)  :: exangüe
bloodless {adj} (taking place without loss of blood)  :: incruento {m}
blood libel {n} (accusation that Jews murder children)  :: libelo de sangre {m}, calumnia de sangre {f}
bloodlust {n} /ˈblʌdˌlʌst/ (the desire for bloodshed)  :: sed de sangre
blood orange {n} (type of orange)  :: naranja sanguina {f}
blood pressure {n} (pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries and veins)  :: presión sanguínea {f}, tensión arterial {f}, tensión venosa {f}, presión arterial {f}
blood pudding {n} (blood sausage) SEE: blood sausage  ::
blood relative {n} (blood relation) SEE: blood relation  ::
bloodroot {n} (plant)  :: sanguinaria {f}
blood sausage {n} (type of sausage)  :: morcilla {f}, prieta {f} [Chile]
bloodshed {n} /ˈblʌdˌʃɛd/ (shedding or spilling of blood)  :: derramamiento de sangre {m}
bloodshed {n} (carnage, destruction of life, slaughter)  :: matanza {f}
bloodshed {n}  :: derramamiento {m} de sangre
bloodshot {adj} (reddenend and inflamed)  :: sanguinolento
bloodstream {n} /ˈblʌd.stɹɪim/ (flow of blood through the circulatory system of an animal)  :: torrente sanguíneo {m}
bloodsucker {n} (parasite) SEE: parasite  ::
bloodsucker {n} (vampire) SEE: vampire  ::
blood tax {n}  :: impuesto de sangre
blood test {n} (a serologic analysis of a sample of blood)  :: análisis de sangre {m}
bloodthirsty {adj} (eager to resort to violence)  :: sanguinario
blood transfusion {n} (taking blood from one and giving it to another individual)  :: transfusión {f}, transfusión de sangre {f}
blood type {n} (blood classification)  :: grupo sanguíneo {m}, tipo de sangre {m}
blood vessel {n} (component of the circulatory system that carries blood)  :: vaso sanguíneo {m}
bloodwork {n} (blood test) SEE: blood test  ::
bloody {adj} /ˈblʌ.di/ (covered in blood)  :: sangriento, ensangrentado, cruento
bloody {adj} (characterised by great bloodshed)  :: sangriento, cruento {m}, sanguinolento
bloody {adj} (intensifier)  :: maldito
bloody {v} (to draw blood)  :: ensangrentar
bloody hell {interj} (expression of dismay)  :: joder
bloody mary {n} (A cocktail made from vodka and tomato juice)  :: bloody mary {m}
bloom {n} /bluːm/ (blossom) SEE: blossom  ::
bloom {n} (flower) SEE: flower  ::
bloom {v} (open its blooms) SEE: blossom  ::
bloomers {n} (Women’s underpants with short legs.)  :: bombacha {f}
blooming {adj} /ˈblʊ.mɪŋ/ (opening in blossoms)  :: floreciente
blooming {n} (blooming)  :: plancheado
blossom {n} /ˈblɑ.səm/ (flowers on trees)  :: copa de la flor {f}
blossom {n} (state or season for such flowers)  :: floración, estar en epoca
blossom {v} (have or open into blossoms)  :: florecer
blot {n} /blɑt/ (Southern blot analysis) SEE: Southern blot analysis  ::
blot {v} (to cause a blot)  :: emborronar, manchar
blotch {n} /blɒtʃ/ (An uneven patch of color or discoloration)  :: mancha {f}
blotter {n} (piece of blotting paper) SEE: blotting paper  ::
blouse {n} /blaʊs/ (an outer garment, usually loose, that is similar to a shirt)  :: blusa {f}
blow {n} (act of striking or hitting)  :: golpe
blow {n} (cocaine) SEE: cocaine  ::
blow {n} (damaging occurrence)  :: golpe
blow {v} (be very undesirable )  :: apestar
blow {v} (blossom) SEE: blossom  ::
blow {v} /bloʊ/ (to produce an air current )  :: soplar
blow {v} (to cause sudden destruction )  :: reventar
blow {v} (to create or shape by blowing )  :: soplar
blow {v} (to fail suddenly destructively )  :: arruinar, cagar
blow {v} (to fellate )  :: chupar, mamar
blow {v} (to leave )  :: ir, largar
blow {v} (to propel by an air current )  :: soplar
blow {v} (to squander )  :: cagar
blow-dryer {n} (an electrical device used for drying hair) SEE: hairdryer  ::
blower {n}  :: aspirador.
blower {n} (device)  :: fuelle {m}, ventilador {m}
blower {n} (telephone) SEE: telephone  ::
blowfish {n} (any species of fish of the family Tetraodontidae that have the ability to inflate themselves to a globe)  :: pez globo {m}
blowfish {n}  :: pez globo {m}
blowfly {n} (flies of the family Calliphoridae)  :: moscardón {m}, moscarda {f}
blowgun {n} (weapon)  :: cerbatana {f}
blowjob {n} /ˈbloʊdʒɑb/ (the act of fellatio)  :: francés {m}, mamada {f}, pete {m}, chupada {f}
blow off {v} (pass gas)  :: desatender
blow one's nose {v} (to expel mucus from nose)  :: sonarse (la nariz)
blow one's top {v} (lose one's temper) SEE: lose one's temper  ::
blow out {v} (extinguish)  :: apagar
blowpipe {n} (weapon) SEE: blowgun  ::
blowtorch {n} /ˈbloʊˌtɔɹtʃ/ (tool)  :: soplete {m}
blubbo {n} (overweight person)  :: grasote {m}, guatón {m}, morsa {m}
bludgeon {n} /blʌdʒ.ən/ (short heavy club)  :: cachiporra {f}, cachiporra {f}, porra {f}, maza {f}, garrote {m}, clava {f}
bludgeon {v} (to club, hit with a bludgeon)  :: aporrear
blue {adj} /bluː/ (blue-colored)  :: azul, [light blue] celeste
blue {adj} (depressed)  :: triste, melancólico, deprimido
blue {adj} (pornographic)  :: verde
blue {n} (argument) SEE: argument  ::
blue {n} (bluefish) SEE: bluefish  ::
blue {n} (blue uniform) SEE: blues  ::
blue {n} (bluing) SEE: bluing  ::
blue {n} (colour)  :: azul {m}, [light blue] celeste {m}
blue {n} (sky, literally or figuratively) SEE: sky  ::
blue {v} (to make blue)  :: azular
blue {v} (to turn blue)  :: azular
blueberry {n} /ˈblu.ˌbɛ.ri/ (fruit)  :: arándano {m}, mora azul {f}, arándano azul {m}
bluebird {n} (bird of Sialia)  :: azulejo {m}
bluebottle {n} (blue ant) SEE: blue ant  ::
bluebottle {n} (cornflower) SEE: cornflower  ::
bluebottle {n} (man-of-war) SEE: man-of-war  ::
blue cheese {n} (kind of cheese with bluish mold)  :: queso azul {m}
blue corn {n} (Corn with bluish grains)  :: maíz negro {m}
blue giant {n} (very luminous star)  :: gigante azul {f}
blue jay {n} (Species of North American jay)  :: urraca de América {f}, arrendajo azul {m}, urraca azul {f}
blue jeans {n} (denim trousers, see also: jeans)  :: tejanos {m-p}, vaqueros {m-p}
blue mussel {n} (Mytilus edulis)  :: mejillón {m}
blueprint {n} (any detailed plan of action)  :: hoja de ruta {f}
blueprint {n} /ˈbluːˌpɹɪnt/ (any detailed technical drawing)  :: copia de plano {f}
blueprint {n}  :: modelo {m}
blue screen {n} (blue screen of death) SEE: blue screen of death  ::
blue screen {n} (film technique) SEE: chromakey  ::
blue screen of death {n} (screen indicating a system error)  :: pantalla azul de la muerte
blue shark {n} (long blue shark)  :: tintorera {f}
bluestone {n} (basalt) SEE: basalt  ::
bluestone {n} (limestone) SEE: limestone  ::
bluestone {n} (slate) SEE: slate  ::
blue straggler {n} (unusually hot and blue star)  :: estrella rezagada azul {f}
blue supergiant {n} (a large blue giant)  :: supergigante azul {f}
bluethroat {n} (bird)  :: pechiazul {m}
blue tit {n} (bird)  :: herrerillo común {m}
bluetongue {n} (disease of ruminants)  :: lengua azul {f}
blue-tongued skink {n} (blue-tongue lizard) SEE: blue-tongue lizard  ::
blue whale {n} (a whale, Balaenoptera musculus)  :: rorcual azul {m}, ballena azul {f}
bluff {n} /blʌf/ (act of bluffing)  :: petate {m}, farol {m}
bluff {n} (poker: attempt to represent yourself as holding a stronger hand than you do)  :: farol {m}
bluff {v} (to make a bluff)  :: presumir, alardear
bluish {adj} (somewhat blue in color)  :: azulado
blunder {n} /ˈblʌn.dɚ/ (mistake)  :: error {m}, [Chile] condoro {m}, [Colombia] descache {m}, torpeza {f}, desliz {m}, garrafal {m}, [Latin America] metida de pata {f}, tropiezo {m}
blunder {v} (To make a stupid mistake)  :: meter la pata
blunderbuss {n} /ˈblʌndəɹbʌs/ (old style of firearm with a distinctive large opening at the muzzle)  :: trabuco {m}
blunt {adj} (Abrupt in address; plain; unceremonious)  :: brusco
blunt {adj} /blʌnt/ (Having a thick edge or point, as an instrument)  :: romo
blunt {adj} (Dull in understanding; slow of discernment)  :: obtuso
blunt {v} (To dull the edge or point of, by making it thicker)  :: embotar
blunt {v} (To repress or weaken)  :: embotar
blur {v} /blɜr/  :: difuso
blurred {adj} /blɝd/ (Out of focus)  :: borroso
blurry {adj} /ˈblɜːɹi/ (Not clear, crisp, or focused; having fuzzy edges)  :: borroso
blurt out {v} (blurt) SEE: blurt  ::
blush {n} /blʌʃ/ (an act of blushing)  :: bochorno {m}
blush {n} (makeup)  :: colorete {m}
blush {v} (to redden in the face from shame, excitement or embarrassment)  :: ruborizarse, enrojecerse, sonrojarse, abochornarse
boa {n} /ˈboʊ.ə/ (snake)  :: boa {f}
Boaco {prop} (department of Nicaragua)  :: Boaco
boa constrictor {n} (snake)  :: boa constrictora {f}
boar {n} /bɔɹ/ (wild boar) SEE: wild boar  ::
boar {n} (male pig)  :: verraco {m}
board {n} (blackboard, whiteboard, etc.)  :: pizarra {f}, pizarrón {m}
board {n} /bɔːɹd/ (piece of wood or other material)  :: tablero {m}, tabla {f}
board {n} (committee)  :: consejo {m}, comité {m}, junta {f}, buró {m}, consejo de administración {m}
board {n} (device containing electrical switches)  :: tablero {m}
board {n} (side of a ship)  :: bordo {m}
board {v} (nautical: to capture an enemy ship)  :: abordar
board {v} (to step or climb)  :: abordar, embarcar
board and lodging {n} (place of lodging with daily meals)  :: comida y alojamiento {m} {f}
board game {n} (game played on a board)  :: juego de mesa {m}
boarding {n} (embarkation)  :: embarque {m}
boarding pass {n} /ˈboʊrdɪŋ ˌpɑs/ (a document to board a plane, ship, etc.)  :: tarjeta de embarque {f}
boarding school {n} (school which provides board and lodging)  :: internado {m}
board of directors {n} (group of people elected by stockholders)  :: consejo de administración {m}
boast {n} (brag)  :: presunción {f}, alarde {m}, fanfarronada {f}, vanagloria {f}, ostentación {f}, jactancia {f}
boast {v} (to brag; to talk loudly in praise of oneself)  :: presumir, alardear, fanfarronear, vanagloriarse de, ostentar, jactarse de
boastful {adj} (tending to boast or brag)  :: jactancioso
boastfulness {n} (characteristic of being boastful)  :: jactancia {f}, fanfarronería {f}
boat {n} /boʊt/ (water craft)  :: barca {f}, bote {m}, barco {m}
boater {n} /ˈboʊ.tɚ/ (straw hat)  :: canotier {m}
boatman {n} (a man in charge of a small boat)  :: barquero {m}, balsero {m}
boat shoe {n} (type of shoe)  :: zapato náutico {m}
boatswain {n} /ˈbəʊsn̩/ (the officer (or warrant officer) in charge of sails, rigging, anchors, cables etc. and all work on deck of a sailing ship)  :: contramaestre
bob {n} /bɑb/ (bobber) SEE: float  ::
bob {n} (curtsey) SEE: curtsey  ::
bobber {n} (buoyant fishing device) SEE: float  ::
bobbin {n} (spool around which wire is coiled)  :: bobina {f}
bobby pin {n} (type of hair pin) SEE: hairgrip  ::
bobcat {n} /ˈbɒbkæt/ (North American wild cat.)  :: lince rojo
bobsled {n} (the sled) SEE: bobsleigh  ::
bobsled {n} (the sport) SEE: bobsleigh  ::
bobtailed {adj} (having a bobtail)  :: rabón {m}
bocce {n} /ˈbɑtʃi/ (A game similar to bowls or pétanque)  :: bochas {f-p}
Boche {n} (derogatory: German) SEE: Fritz  ::
Boche {n} (German) SEE: German  ::
bode {v} /boʊd/ (to be the omen of; to portend to presage)  :: anunciarse, agorar
bodge {v} (do a clumsy or inelegant job) SEE: botch  ::
bodice {n} /ˈbɑːdɪs/ (kind of under waist stiffened with whalebone)  :: jubón {m}
bodily {adj} (relating to the body)  :: corporal
bodily {adv} (in or by the body)  :: corporalmente
bodily fluid {n} (biofluid)  :: humor {m}
body {n} (any physical object or material thing)  :: cuerpo {m}
body {n} /ˈbɑdi/ (physical structure of a human or animal)  :: cuerpo {m}
body {n} (collection of knowledge)  :: cuerpo {m}
body {n} (corpse)  :: cuerpo {m}
body {n} (largest or most important part of anything (e.g. car bodywork))  :: carrocería {f} (of vehicles)
body {n} (torso)  :: torso {m}
bodyboarding {n} (water sport using a bodyboard)  :: bodyboard {m}
bodybuilder {n} /ˈbɑː.diˌbɪl.dɚ/ (a person who uses diet and exercise to build an aesthetically muscular physique)  :: culturista {m} {f}, fisicoculturista {m}
bodybuilding {n} /ˈbɑːdiˌbɪldɪŋ/ (sport of muscle development)  :: fisicoculturismo, culturismo, musculación {m}
bodybuilding {n} (work done to construct or repair the body of an automobile)  :: carrocería {f}
bodyguard {n} /ˈbɑːdiɡɑːrd/ (person responsible for protecting an individual)  :: guardaespaldas {m} {f}
body hair {n} (androgenic hair)  :: vello androgénico {m}, vello corporal {m}
body hair {n} (individual strand of body hair)  :: vello {m}
body language {n} (non-verbal communication)  :: movimientos {m}, expresiones físicas {f}, kinésica {f}, quinésica {f}
body odour {n} (unpleasant smell on a perons's body)  :: bromhidrosis {f}
body of water {n} (significant accumulation of water)  :: agua {f}, cuerpo de agua {m}, extensión de agua {f}
bodypainting {n} (body painting) SEE: body painting  ::
body part {n} (anatomy: part of organism)  :: parte del cuerpo {m}, parte corporal {m}
body part {n} (vehicle: part of body)  :: parte de auto
body shop {n} (body shop)  :: chapista {f}, latonería {f}
bodywork {n} (application of physical therapy)  :: terapia física {f}
bodywork {n} (exterior body of a motor vehicle)  :: cuerpo {m}, exterior {m}
Boeotia {prop} /biːˈəʊʃə/ (a district in Greece)  :: Beocia {f}
Boeotian {adj} /biːˈəʊʃən/ (pertaining to Boeotia)  :: beocio
Boeotian {adj} (stupid, foolish)  :: tarado {m}, simplón {m}
Boeotian {n} (inhabitant of Boeotia)  :: beocio {m}
Boeotian {n} (simpleton)  :: tarado {m}, simplón {m}
Boer {n} /bʊər/ (South African of Dutch descent)  :: bóer {m-f}
boffin {n} /ˈbɒfɪn/ (scientist or engineer)  :: científico
bog {n} /bɑɡ/ (expanse of marshland)  :: ciénaga {f}
bog {v} (to become mired or stuck)  :: pegado
bogart {v} (get something by bullying, intimidation; be a tough guy)  :: arrebatar
bogart {v} (selfishly take or keep something; hog)  :: acaparar
bogatyr {n} (medieval Russian heroic warrior)  :: bogatyr {m}
bogey {n} (piece of solid or semisolid mucus in or removed from the nostril) SEE: booger  ::
bogeyman {n} (menacing, ghost-like monster in children's stories)  :: coco, cuco {m}
bogie {n} /ˈboʊɡi/ (structure with axles and wheels)  :: bogi {m}
bogie {n} (cigarette) SEE: cigarette  ::
bogie {n} (ghost) SEE: ghost  ::
bogie {n} (golf: score one stroke higher than par) SEE: bogey  ::
bogie {n} (railway carriage) SEE: railway carriage  ::
bog iron {n} (bog iron ore) SEE: bog iron ore  ::
bog myrtle {n} (Myrica gale) SEE: gale#Etymology 3  ::
Bogotá {prop} (Bogota) SEE: Bogota  ::
Bogota {prop} (capital of Colombia)  :: Bogotá {f}
Bogotan {adj} (of Bogota)  :: bogotano
Bogotan {n} (someone from Bogota)  :: bogotano {m}, bogotana {f}
bogue {n} (bayou) SEE: bayou  ::
bogue {n} (Boops boops)  :: boga {f}
bogus {adj} /ˈboʊ.ɡəs/ (counterfeit or fake; not genuine)  :: falso, falsificado, adulterado, trapicheado
bogus {adj} (incorrect; useless; broken)  :: averiado, pajolero, jodido
Bohemia {prop} (The region of the Czech Republic)  :: Bohemia {f}
bohemian {n} (unconventional person)  :: bohemio
bohemium {n} (rhenium) SEE: rhenium  ::
bohrium {n} (chemical element)  :: bohrio {m}
boil {n} /bɔɪl/ (accumulation of pus)  :: furúnculo {m}
boil {n} (point at which fluid begins to change to a vapour)  :: hervir {m}
boil {v} (cook in boiling water)  :: hervir, bullir
boil {v} (heat (a liquid) until it begins to turn into a gas)  :: hervir
boiled {adj} /bɔɪld/ (angry) SEE: angry  ::
boiled {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk  ::
boiled egg {n} (boiled egg (generic))  :: huevo cocido {m}
boiled egg {n} (hard-boiled egg)  :: huevo hervido {m}, huevo duro {m}
boiled egg {n} (soft-boiled egg)  :: huevo pasado {m}
boiled sweet {n} (hard sweet) SEE: hard candy  ::
boiler {n} /ˈbɔɪlə(r)/ (device for heating circulating water)  :: caldera {f}, boiler {m} [Mexico], bóiler {m} [Mexico], calentador {m}
boiler {n} (hot water heater)  :: caldera {f}, calentador {m}, calefón {m}, calentador de agua {m}
boiling {adj} /ˈbɔɪlɪŋ/ (that boil(s))  :: hirviendo
boiling {adj} (of a thing: extremely hot)  :: hirviendo
boiling point {n} (temperature at which a liquid boils)  :: punto de ebullición {m}
boisterous {adj} /ˈbɔɪstəɹəs/ (full of energy; noisy)  :: ruidoso {m}, escandaloso {m}
boisterous {adj} (characterized by violence and agitation; wild; stormy)  :: salvaje
boisterous {adj} (having or resembling animal exuberance)  :: salvaje
bok choy {n} (Chinese cabbage, Brassica rapa chinensis)  :: berro chino {m}, repollo chino {m}, col china {f}
Bokmål {prop} (language)  :: bokmål {m}
bold {adj} /boʊld/ (courageous, daring)  :: audaz, intrépido, atrevido
bold {adj} (having thicker strokes than the ordinary form of the typeface)  :: negrita
bold {adj} (presumptuous) SEE: presumptuous  ::
boldly {adv} (in a bold manner)  :: audazmente, valientemente
bolide {n} /ˈboʊ.laɪd/ (extremely bright meteor)  :: bólido {m}
Bolivarian {adj} (of or relating to Simon Bolívar)  :: bolivariano
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela {prop} (official name of Venezuela)  :: República Bolivariana de Venezuela {f}
Bolivia {prop} /boʊˈlɪv.i.ə/ (country in South America)  :: Bolivia {f}
Bolivian {adj} (pertaining to Bolivia)  :: boliviano
Bolivian {n} /bəˈlɪv.i.ən/ (Bolivian person)  :: boliviano {m}, boliviana {f}
Bolivian slaty antshrike {n} (passerine bird of the antbird family)  :: batará pizarroso Boliviano
boll {n} /boʊl/ (the rounded seed-bearing capsule of a cotton or flax plant)  :: cápsula {f}, vaina {f}
bollard {n} /ˈbɒlɑːd/ (post to secure mooring lines)  :: noray {m}, bolardo {m}
bollard {n} (post preventing vehicles from entering pedestrian area)  :: bolardo {m}
bollock {n} ((vulgar, slang) testicle)  :: cojón {m}
bollocks {interj} (expressing anger, frustration)  :: chingados, mierda, me cago en la puta, hostia
bollocks {n} (testicles)  :: cojones
boll weevil {n} (beetle)  :: picudo del algodón {m}
Bollywood {prop} (Indian film industry)  :: Bollywood {m}
Bologna {prop} /bəˈlɒnjə/ (city)  :: Bolonia {f}
bolon {n} (traditional Malian harp)  :: bolon {m}
bolo tie {n} (necktie)  :: corbata de bolo {f}, corbata de cordón {f}
Bolshevik {n} (Bolshevik)  :: bolchevique {m}
bolt {n} (bar to prevent a door from being forced open)  :: tranca {f}
bolt {n} /boʊlt/ (metal fastener)  :: tornillo {m}
bolt {n}  :: perno {m} , cerrojo {m} (2 or 3)
bolt {n} (short, stout, blunt-headed arrow)  :: virote {m}
bolt {n} (sliding pin or bar in a lock)  :: cerrojo {m}
bolt {v} (to connect pieces using a bolt)  :: atornillar
bolt {v} (to secure a door)  :: trancar
bolt from the blue {n} (something totally unexpected)  :: como rayo caído del cielo
bolus {n} (large dose of a drug)  :: bolo {m}
bolus {n} (round mass of food)  :: bolo alimenticio {m}
Bolzano {prop} (town and capital of Bolzano)  :: Bolzano
bomb {n} /bɑm/ (device filled with explosives)  :: bomba {f}
bomb {n} (success) SEE: success  ::
bomb {v} (attack with bombs)  :: bombardear, bombear
bomb {v} (to jump into water in a squatting position)  :: hacer la bomba
bombard {v}  :: bombardear
bombard {v} (to attack something or someone by directing objects at them)  :: bombardear
bombard {v} (to attack something with bombs, artillery shells, or other missiles)  :: bombardear
bombard {v} (to direct at a substance an intense stream of high-energy particles, usually sub-atomic or made of at most a few atoms)  :: bombardear
bombardier beetle {n} (beetle)  :: escarabajo bombardero {m}
bombardment {n} (act of bombing, esp towns or cities)  :: bombardeo {m}
bombardment {n}  :: bombardeo {m}
bombardment {n} (incidence of stream of high-energy particles)  :: bombardeo {m}
bombastic {adj} /bɑmˈbæs.tʰɪk/ (pompous or overly wordy)  :: bombástico, rimbombante
bombastic {adj} (inflated, overfilled)  :: bombástico
Bombay {n} (Mumbai) SEE: Mumbai  ::
Bombay cat {n} (Bombay) SEE: Bombay  ::
bomber {n} (aircraft)  :: bombardero {m}
bombing {n} (action of dropping bombs from the air)  :: bombardeo {m}
bombproof {adj} (sufficiently strong to resist the effects of a blast from a bomb)  :: a prueba de bombas
bombproof {n} (air-raid shelter) SEE: air-raid shelter  ::
bombshell {n} (someone who is very attractive)  :: pibón
bomb shelter {n} (air-raid shelter) SEE: air-raid shelter  ::
bona fide {adj} /ˌboʊnəˈfaɪdi/ (done in good faith)  :: de buena fe
bona fides {n} (good faith) SEE: good faith  ::
bon appétit {interj} /ˌboʊn ˌæpəˈtit/ (used to wish someone enjoyment of the meal they are about to eat)  :: buen provecho, que aproveche, buen apetito
bond {n} (bail bond) SEE: bail bond  ::
bond {n} /bɑnd/ (in chemistry, a link or force between neighbouring atoms in a molecule)  :: enlace {m}
bondsman {n} /ˈbɑːndzmən/ (Someone who signs a bond that states that they have taken responsibility for someone else's obligations)  :: aval, fiador {m}
bone {n} /boʊn]/ (material)  :: hueso {m}
bone {n} (component of a skeleton)  :: hueso {m}
bone {n} (fishbone)  :: espina {f}
bone {v} (slang: have sexual intercourse with)  :: joder con, [Spain] follar con, [Mexico] coger con, culear [Chile], tirarse a [Spain]
bone {v} (to remove bones)  :: deshuesar [meat], quitar las espinas [fish]
bone {v} (to study)  :: [Mexico] quemarse las pestañas
bone dry {adj} (bone-dry) SEE: bone-dry  ::
bone marrow {n} (bone marrow)  :: meollo {m}, tuétano {m}, médula {f}
boner {n} (blunder; silly or stupid mistake)  :: metida de pata {f}, cagada {f} [vulgar], pifia
boner {n} /ˈboʊ.nɚ/ (erect penis)  :: erección, tieso {m}
bone tissue {n} (osseous tissue) SEE: osseous tissue  ::
bonfire {n} /ˈbɑnfaɪɚ/ (fire to burn unwanted items or people)  :: hoguera {f}
bonfire {n} (large, outdoor controlled fire)  :: fogata {f}
bong {n} /bɒŋ/ (vessel used in smoking various substances)  :: pipa {f}
bong {n} (device for rapidly consuming beer)  :: tuberia de barrilete {f}
bongo {n} (drum)  :: bongó {m}
bongo {n} (mammal)  :: bongo
bongo drum {n} (bongo) SEE: bongo  ::
bonhomie {n} /boʊnəˈmiː/ (geniality)  :: bonhomía {f}, amigable {m}
bonhomie {n} (friendly atmosphere)  :: cordial; {m}
Boniface {prop} (male given name) SEE: Bonifatius  ::
Bonifatius {prop} (male given name)  :: Bonifacio
bonito {n} (fish of Sarda)  :: sarda
bonito {n} (Katsuwonus pelamis) SEE: skipjack tuna  ::
bonjour {interj} (hello) SEE: hello  ::
bonkers {adj} (mad, crazy)  :: majara [colloquial, Spain], chiflado [colloquial], majareta [colloquial, Spain], loco
Bonn {prop} (a city in Germany)  :: Bonn
bonnet {n} /ˈbɒn.ɪt/ (type of women's and children's hat)  :: capucha, gorra {f}, cofia {f}
bonnet {n} (cover over the engine of a motor car)  :: capó {m}, bonete {m} [Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico], capirote {m} [Southeastern Mexico], cofre {m} [Mexican standard usage]
bonsai {interj} (a miniaturized tree or plant)  :: bonsái {m}
bonus {n} /ˈboʊ.nəs/ (extra amount of money given as a premium)  :: bonificación {f}
bonus {n}  :: plus {m}, beneficio {m}
bon voyage {interj} (wish of good journey)  :: buen viaje
bony {adj} (having prominent bones)  :: huesudo
bony {adj} (resembling, having the appearance or consistence of, or relating to bone)  :: huesudo
bony {adj} (with little flesh; skinny, thin)  :: huesudo
bonze {n} (a Buddhist priest in Japan)  :: bonzo
boo {interj} /buː/ (loud exclamation intended to scare someone)  :: bu
boo {interj} (word used ironically in a situation where one might have scared someone, but said someone was not scared)  :: uuh
boo {n} (derisive shout)  :: abucheo
boo {v} (to shout boos derisively (intransitive))  :: abuchear
boob {n} /ˈbuːb/ (breast (colloquial))  :: teta {f}, macoca {f}
boob job {n} (breast augmentation)  :: arreglo de tetas {m}
boo-boo {v} /ˈbuːˌbuː/ (A minor injury)  :: yaya {f} [Chile, Cuba, Peru]
boob tube {n} (slightly derogative term for television)  :: caja idiota {f}, caja tonta
booby {n} (bird)  :: piquero {m}
booby {n} /ˈbuːbi/ (stupid person)  :: tonto {m}, pendejo {m}, bobo
booby {n} (woman’s breast)  :: teta {f}, melón {m}
booby prize {n} (a prize awarded for poor performance)  :: premio limón
booger {n} /ˈbʊɡɚ/ (a piece of solid or semi-solid mucus)  :: moquito {m}, moco {m}
book {n} /bʊk/ (collection of sheets of paper bound together containing printed or written material)  :: libro {m}
book {n} (convenient collection of small paper items, such as stamps)  :: álbum {m}
book {n} (ebook) SEE: e-book  ::
book {n} (script of a musical)  :: libreto {m}
book {v} (to record the details of an offender)  :: multar
book {v} (to reserve)  :: reservar
book {v} (to write down, register, record)  :: anotar
bookbag {n} (bag for holding books for school)  :: mochila
bookbinding {n} (art, craft or process of binding books)  :: encuadernación {f}
bookcase {n} (furniture displaying books)  :: estantería {f}, librero {m}
bookend {n} (object designed to keep books upright)  :: sujetalibros {m}
bookie {n} /ˈbʊki/ (bookmaker) SEE: bookmaker  ::
booking {n} /ˈbʊkɪŋ/ (A reservation for a service, such as accommodation in an hotel)  :: reserva {f}
booking {n} (The issuing of a caution)  :: amonestación
bookish {adj} /ˈbʊk.ɪʃ/ (given to reading; fond of study)  :: estudioso, [Mexico] matado, [Chile, pejorative] mateo, [Spain, pejorative] empollón
bookish {adj} (characterized by a method of expression generally found in books)  :: literario, pedante, formalista, libresco
bookjacket {n} (jacket of a book) SEE: dust jacket  ::
booklet {n} (small book)  :: libreto {m}, folleto {m}
bookmaker {n} /ˈbʊkmeɪkəɹ/ (a person who calculates odds and accepts bets; a bookie)  :: corredor de apuestas {m}
bookmark {n} /ˈbʊkmɑrk/ (strip used to mark a place in a book)  :: separador {m}
bookmark {n} (record of the address of a file or page)  :: marcador {m}, favorito {m}
Book of Mormon {prop} (one of the sacred works of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)  :: Libro de Mormón {m}
bookplate {n} (piece of paper pasted on a book to show ownership)  :: ex libris {m}
book-scorpion {n} (pseudoscorpion) SEE: pseudoscorpion  ::
bookseller {n} /ˈbʊksɛlɚ/ (person engaged in the business of selling books)  :: librero {m}, librera {f}
bookshelf {n} /ˈbʊkˌʃɛlf/ (shelf for storing books)  :: estantería {f}, librero {m}
bookshop {n} (shop that sells books)  :: librería {f}
bookstore {n} (bookshop) SEE: bookshop  ::
bookworm {n} (avid reader)  :: ratón de biblioteca {m}, bibliófilo {m}
Boolean {adj} /ˈbuliən/ (logic: pertaining to data items that have values “true” and “false”)  :: booleano {m}
Boolean {n} (logic: a variable)  :: booleano {m}
boom {interj} (sound of explosion)  :: pum
boom {n} (abrupt, low-pitched sound)  :: bum {m}
boom {n} (period of prosperity)  :: boom {m}
boom {v} /bum/ (to speak with low pitch)  :: retumbar
boomerang {n} /ˈbuməɹæŋ/ (flat curved airfoil)  :: bumerán {m}, búmeran {m}
boon {n} (a prayer or petition)  :: oración {f}
boon {n} /buːn/ (A blessing or benefit)  :: bendición {f}, ventaja {f}
boondock {n} (rural area)  :: barrios lejanos
boor {n} (an uncultured person)  :: patán {m}, cateto {m}, paleto {m}
boor {n} (a yokel)  :: paleto {m}
boor {n} /bɔɹ/ (a peasant)  :: huaso {m} [Chile]
boorish {adj} (behaving as a boor)  :: zafio
boost {n} (push from behind)  :: impulso, empuje
boost {v} (to lift or push from behind)  :: impulsar, empujar
boot {n} /buːt/ (heavy shoe that covers part of the leg)  :: bota {f}
boot {n} (kick) SEE: kick  ::
boot {n} (luggage storage compartment of a sedan/saloon style car) SEE: trunk  ::
boot {n} (parking enforcement device)  :: cepo {m}
boot {v} (to start a system)  :: arrancar
bootblack {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner  ::
booth {n} (An enclosure just big enough to accommodate one standing person)  :: cabina {f}
booth {n} /buːθ/ (A small stall for the display and sale of goods)  :: puesto {m}, stand {m}
bootjack {n} (a V-shaped, or forked, device for pulling off boots)  :: sacabotas {m}
bootlegger {n} (illegal trader)  :: traficante {m} {f}, comerciante clandestino {m}
bootlicker {n} (bootlick)  :: zalamero {m}, zalamera {f}
bootstrap {n} /ˈbuːtˌstɹæp/ (a loop at the top of a boot to help in pulling it on)  :: lengüeta {f}
bootstrap {n} (the process by which the operating system of a computer is loaded into its memory)  :: arranque {m}
bootstrap {v} (to help (oneself) without the aid of others)  :: arreglárselas
booty {n} (plunder)  :: botín {m}
booze {n} /buːz/ (any alcoholic beverage)  :: trago {m}, aguardiente {m}, [Mexico] chupe {m}, copa {f}, [Chile] copete {m}
bopomofo {prop} (Zhuyin fuhao) SEE: Zhuyin fuhao  ::
boracite {n} (Mg3B7O13Cl)  :: boracita {f}
borage {n} /ˈbɒɹ.ɪdʒ/ (Borago officinalis)  :: borraja {f}
borax {n} (crystalline salt)  :: bórax {m}, borraj {m}
Bordeaux {prop} (a city in France)  :: Burdeos
bordello {n} (brothel) SEE: brothel  ::
border {n} (a decorative strip around the edge of something)  :: cenefa {f}, orla {f}
border {n} (a strip of ground in which ornamental plants are grown)  :: parterre {m}
border {n} /bɔɹdəɹ/ (the outer edge of something)  :: borde {m}
border {n} (the line or frontier area separating regions)  :: frontera {f}
Border Collie {n} (Border Collie) SEE: border collie  ::
bordering {adj} (having a common boundary or border)  :: lindante, colindante
bordure {n} (contrasting border round a shield)  :: bordura {f}
bore {v} /bɔɹ/ (to make a hole)  :: perforar, horadar, agujerear
bore {v} (to inspire boredom)  :: aburrir
boreal {adj} /ˈbɔɹiəl/ (relating to the north)  :: boreal
boreal owl {n} (Tengmalm's owl) SEE: Tengmalm's owl  ::
boreas {n}  :: bóreas
bored {adj} /bɔːɹd/ (suffering from boredom)  :: aburrido
boredom {n} /ˈbɔɹ.dəm/ (state of being bored)  :: aburrimiento {m}
Borgesian {adj} (characteristic of Jorge Luis Borges)  :: borgesiano, borgeano, borgiano
Borgia {prop} (family)  :: Borja
boric oxide {n} (white solid)  :: óxido bórico {m}
boride {n} (any binary compound of boron and a more electropositive element)  :: boruro
boride {n} (the B3− anion)  :: boruro
boring {adj} /ˈbɔːɹɪŋ/ (inciting boredom)  :: aburrido
born {adj} (given birth to)  :: nacido, nato
born {v} /ˈbɔɹn/ (be born) SEE: be born  ::
born-again {adj} (renewed commitment to Jesus Christ)  :: renacido
borne {adj} /bɔɹn/ (carried, supported)  :: soportado, aguantado
bornite {n} (mineral)  :: bornita {f}
born with a silver spoon in one's mouth {adj} (born rich or in a wealthy family)  :: nacer en cuna de oro
boro {v} (borrow) SEE: borrow  ::
boron {n} /ˈbɔːɹɒn/ (chemical element)  :: boro {m}
borough {n} /ˈbʌɹoʊ/ (municipal burough)  :: municipio {m}, concejo {m}
borrow {v} /ˈbɒrəʊ/ (receive temporarily)  :: tomar prestado
borrower {n} /ˈbɔrəuə/ (one who borrows)  :: prestatario {m} [money]
borrowing {n} (loanword) SEE: loanword  ::
borscht {n} /bɔrʃt/ (beetroot soup)  :: borscht {m}, borshch {m}
borstal {n} (juvenile institution) SEE: reform school  ::
borzoi {n} /ˈbɔːzɔɪ/ (breed of dog)  :: borzoi {m}
Bose-Einstein condensate {n} (gaseous superfluid)  :: condensado de Bose-Einstein {m}
bosky {adj} /ˈbɒski/ (having abundant bushes or trees)  :: boscoso
Bosnia {prop} /ˈbɑz.ni.ə/ (short for 'Bosnia and Herzegovina')  :: Bosnia
Bosnia and Herzegovina {prop} /ˈbɒzniə ænd ˌhɜrtsɨɡoʊˈviːnə/ (country on the Balkan peninsula)  :: Bosnia-Herzegovina {f}, Bosnia y Herzegovina {f}
Bosnian {adj} /ˈbɑːzniən/ (of or pertaining to Bosnia)  :: bosnio
Bosnian {n} (the people)  :: bosnio {m}, bosnia {f}
Bosnian {prop} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian)  :: bosnio
bosom {n} /ˈbʊz(ə)m/ (chest, breast)  :: seno {m}, pechera {f}, busto {m}
boson {n} /ˈbəʊzɒn/ (particle)  :: bosón {m}
Bosphorus {prop} /ˈbɑs.fɚ.əs/ (a strait that passes through Istanbul)  :: Bósforo {m}
boss {n} /bɔs/ (person in charge)  :: jefe {m}, jefa {f}
boss {n} (enemy in video game)  :: jefe {m}
boss {v} (to exercise authority over (someone))  :: dirigir, mandar
bossy {adj} /ˈbɔsi/ (tending to give orders to others)  :: mandón
Boston {prop} /ˈbɔstən/ (place name)  :: Boston
bosun's chair {n} (boatswain's chair) SEE: boatswain's chair  ::
bot {n} (a piece of software for doing repetitive tasks)  :: bot {m}
bot {n} /bɒt/ (robot) SEE: robot  ::
bota bag {n} (wineskin bag)  :: bota {f}
botanic {adj} (pertaining to botany) SEE: botanical  ::
botanical {adj} (Of or pertaining to botany)  :: botánico
botanical garden {n} (a place where a variety of plants are grown for scientific reasons)  :: jardín botánico {m}
botanic garden {n} (botanical garden) SEE: botanical garden  ::
botanist {n} /ˈbɒt.ən.ɪst/ (a person engaged in botany)  :: botánico {m}, botánica {f}, botanista {m} {f}
botanize {v} (do the work of a botanist)  :: botanizar
botany {n} /ˈbɒtənɪ/ (scientific study of plants)  :: botánica {f}
botch {n} (a mistake that is very stupid or embarrassing)  :: pifia
botch {n} (An action, job, or task that has been performed very badly)  :: chapucería {f}, pifia
botch {n} (a ruined, defective, or clumsy piece of work; mess; bungle)  :: chapuza {f}
botch {v} /bɑt͡ʃ/ (to perform (a task) in an unacceptable or incompetent manner)  :: desbarrar, chapucear
botch {v} (to do something without skill, without care, or clumsily)  :: desbarrar, chapucear
Boötes {prop} /boʊˈoʊtiːz/ (a constellation)  :: Boötes, Pastor, Boyero
botfly {n}  :: estro {m}
botfly {n} (insect)  :: éstrido {m}
both {conj} (both...and...)  :: tanto... como...
both {determiner} /boʊθ/ (each of two; one and the other)  :: ambos, los dos
bother {n} (fuss, ado)  :: cansón {n}
bother {v} /ˈbɑðɚ]/ (to annoy, disturb)  :: molestar, agobiar
bothersome {adj} (causing bother or perplexity)  :: hostigoso, irritante, molestoso
Botswana {prop} /bɑːtˈswɑːnə/ (Republic of Botswana)  :: Botsuana {f}
Botswanan {adj} (pertaining to Botswana)  :: botsuano {m}
Botswanan {n} (person from Botswana)  :: botsuano {m}
bottle {n} /ˈbɑtəl/ (container)  :: botella {f}, frasco {m}
bottle {n} (container with a rubber nipple) SEE: baby bottle  ::
bottle {n} (contents of such a container)  :: botella {f}, frasco {m}
bottle {v} (seal (a liquid) into a bottle for later consumption)  :: embotellar
bottle cap {n} (closure used to seal bottles)  :: tapón {m}
bottled water {n} (drinking water sold in a bottle)  :: agua botellada {f}, agua de botella {f}
bottleneck {n} (any delay; part of a process that is too slow or cumbersome)  :: cuello de botella {m}
bottleneck {n} (narrowing of the road, especially resulting in a delay)  :: cuello {m}, garganta {f}, embotellamiento {m}, boquerón {m}, gollete {m}, cuello de botella {m}
bottleneck {n} (neck of a bottle)  :: cuello de botella {m}
bottlenose dolphin {n} (species of dolphin)  :: delfín mular {m}, delfín nariz de botella {m}
bottle opener {n} (device to open bottles)  :: abrebotellas {m}, destapador {m}
bottle shop {n} (liquor store, bottle shop)  :: vinatería {f}, tienda de alcohol {f}, botillería {f}
bottle up {v} (Prevent enemy vessels of leaving an anchorage)  :: embotellar
bottle up {v} (Put into bottles)  :: embotellar
bottom {n} (abyss) SEE: abyss  ::
bottom {n} /ˈbɑtəm/ (lowest part)  :: fondo {m}
bottom {n} (euphemistic: buttocks or anus)  :: culo {m}
bottom {n} (gay sexual slang: penetrated part in anal sex)  :: pasivo {m}
bottom {n} (physics: bottom quark) SEE: bottom quark  ::
bottomless {adj} /ˈbaɾm̩lɨs/ (having no bottom)  :: sin fondo
bottom quark {n} (bottom quark)  :: quark fondo {m}
bottomry {n}  :: préstamo a la gruesa ventura {m}
bottom sheet {n} (bottom bed sheet)  :: sábana bajera {f}, bajera
bottoms up {interj} (Cheers!)  :: salud
bottom the house {v} (to clean a house extremely thoroughly)  :: limpiar completamente
botulism {n} (medical condition)  :: botulismo {m}
boudoir {n} /buˈdwɑɹ/ (woman's private room) SEE: bower  ::
bougainvillea {n} /ˌbu.ɡənˈvɪl.jə/ (flower)  :: buganvilia {f} [Mexico], buganvilla {f} [Spain], comomosí {m} [Bolivia], papelillo {m} [Peru], Santa Rita {f} [Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay], trinitaria {f} [Colombia, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Venezuela], veranera {f} [Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama]
bough {n} /baʊ/ (tree branch)  :: rama {f}, ramo {m}
bouillon {n} /ˈbuːjɒn/ (a clear seasoned broth)  :: caldo {m}
boulder {n} /ˈboʊldəɹ/ (large mass of stone)  :: peñasco {m}
bouldering {n} (climbing on large boulders)  :: bulder {m}, búlder, escalada en bloque {f}, bouldering {m}
boule {n} (A round loaf of bread)  :: bola {f}, pan bola {m}
boule {n} (A round piece of dough)  :: bola {f}
boule {v} (Shape a piece of dough into a ball)  :: bolear
boules {n} (games played with metal balls)  :: petanca {f}
boulevard {n} /ˈbʊlɨvɑɹd/ (broad, landscaped thoroughfare)  :: bulevar {m}
bounce {n} (change of direction of motion after hitting an obstacle)  :: rebote {m}
bounce {n} (movement up and down)  :: rebote {m}
bounce {v} /baʊns/ (to change direction of motion after hitting an obstacle)  :: rebotar
bounce {v} (of a cheque/check: to be refused)  :: rebotar
bounced check {n} (bad check) SEE: bounced cheque  ::
bounce house {n} (bouncy castle) SEE: bouncing castle  ::
bouncer {n} /ˈbaʊnsə˞/ (member of security personnel)  :: portero {m}
bouncing castle {n} (inflatable object)  :: brincolín {m}
bouncy castle {n} (inflatable structure) SEE: bouncing castle  ::
bound {n}  :: acotado
bound {n} /ˈbaʊnd/ (boundary, border of territory)  :: límite
bound {v} (to surround a territory)  :: limitar
boundary {n} /ˈbaʊndəɹi/ (dividing line or location between two areas)  :: frontera {m}, límite {m}
boundless {adj} (without bounds, unbounded)  :: ilimitado, sin límites
bounty {n} /ˈbaʊn.ti/ (generosity) SEE: generosity  ::
bounty {n} (reward)  :: recompensa {f}
bounty {n} (something given liberally)  :: dádiva {f}, donación {f} [law], obsequio {m}, presente {m}, regalo {m}
bounty hunter {n} (person who catches criminals in return for a reward)  :: cazarrecompensas {m}
bouquet {n} /boʊˈkeɪ/ (bunch of flowers)  :: ramo {m}, ramita {f}
bouquet {n} (scent of wine)  :: aroma {m}
bourbon {n} /bɜː(r)bən/ (A type of whiskey)  :: bourbon {m}
bourdon {n} /ˈbʊədən/ (bumblebee) SEE: bumblebee  ::
bourgeois {adj} /bu(ɹ)ʒ.ˈwɑː/ (of or relating to the middle class)  :: burgués {m}
bourgeois {n} /bərˈdʒɔɪs/ (9-point type)  :: breviario
bourgeoisie {n} /ˌbʊə(ɹ)ʒwɑˈzi/ (class)  :: burguesía {f}
boustrophedon {n} (writing that is alternately right-to-left and left-to-right)  :: bustrófedon
bout {n} /ˈbaʊt/ (period of something)  :: racha
bout {n} (boxing match)  :: encuentro
boutique {n} /buːˈtiːk/ (a small shop, especially one that sells fashionable clothes, jewelry and the like)  :: boutique {f}
Bouyei {prop} (a language) SEE: Yay  ::
bovarism {n}  :: bovarismo
bovid {n} (an animal of Bovidae)  :: bóvido {m}
bovine {adj} /ˈboʊvaɪn/ (of, relating to or resembling cattle)  :: bovino
bovine {n} (animal of the tribe Bovini)  :: bovino {m}
bovine spongiform encephalopathy {n} (bovine spongiform encephalopathy)  :: encefalopatía espongiforme bovina {f}
bow {n} /baʊ/ (front of a boat or ship)  :: proa {f}
bow {n} /boʊ/ (weapon used for shooting arrows)  :: arco {m}
bow {n} (gesture made by bending forward at the waist)  :: reverencia {f}
bow {n} (musical bow) SEE: musical bow  ::
bow {n} (rod used for playing stringed instruments)  :: arco {m}
bow {n} (type of knot with two loops)  :: lazo {m}
bow {v} /baʊ/ (to bend oneself as a gesture of respect or deference)  :: doblar, inclinarse
bow {v} (to become bent)  :: arquearse, curvar
bow {v} (to bend a thing)  :: doblar
bow and arrow {n} /bəʊ(.)ən(d.)ærəʊ/ (weapon)  :: arco y flecha
bowel {n} /ˈbaʊəl/ (large intestine)  :: intestino grueso {m}
bowel {n} (interior of something)  :: entrañas {f-p}
bowel {n} (intestines, entrails)  :: tripa {f}, intestino {m}
bowel {n} (seat of pity or gentler emotions)  :: vísceras {f-p}, entrañas {f-p}
bowel obstruction {n} (obstruction of the intestines)  :: obstrucción intestinal {f}
bowels {n} (deepest or innermost part)  :: profundidades {f-p}, entrañas {p}
bowels {n} (intestines)  :: intestinos {m}
bower {n} /baʊ.əɹ/ (a woman's bedroom or private apartments, especially in a medieval castle)  :: tocador {m}
bowhead whale {n} (a whale, Balaena mysticetus) SEE: bowhead  ::
bowl {n} (as much as is held by a bowl) SEE: bowlful  ::
bowl {n} /boʊl/ (container)  :: tazón {m}, cuenco {m}, bol {m}
bowl {n} (haircut) SEE: bowl cut  ::
bowl {n} (lawn bowls) SEE: bowls  ::
bowleg {n} (leg that curves outward from the knee)  :: pierna arqueada {f}, genu varo {m}
bowler {n} /ˈboʊ.lɚ/ (pitcher) SEE: pitcher  ::
bowler {n} (bowler hat) SEE: bowler hat  ::
bowler hat {n} (hard round black felt hat)  :: bombín {m}, hongo {m}
bowline {n} (knot)  :: as de guía {m}
bowling {n} /ˈboʊliŋ/ (a game played by rolling a ball down an alley)  :: bolos {m}
bowling {n}  :: bolos {m-p}
bowling alley {n} (a building which contains bowling lanes)  :: bolera {f}
bowls {n} (precision sport)  :: bowls sobre hierba
bowman {n} /ˈboʊmən/ (archer) SEE: archer  ::
bowser {n} (fuel pump)  :: surtidor {m} (de gasolina, de nafta)
bowser {n} (fuel transport vehicle)  :: camión cisterna {m}
bowsprit {n} (spar projecting over the prow of a sailing vessel)  :: bauprés {m}
bowstring {n} /ˈboʊstɹɪŋ/ (string of an archer's bow)  :: cuerda {f}
bowtie {n} /boʊˈtaɪ/ (necktie shaped like a bow)  :: [Chile] corbata de humita {f}, [Venezuela] corbata de lacito {f}, [Mexico] corbata de moño {f}, [Guatemala] corbata de pajarito {f}, [Bolivia] corbata gato {f}, [Peru] corbata michi {f}, [Central America, Colombia, Venezuela] corbatín {m}, [Puerto Rico] lacito {m}, [Uruguay] moñita {f}, [Argentina] moño {m}, [especially Spain] pajarita {f}
bow wow {n} (sound of a dog barking)  :: guau guau
bow-wow {interj} (bow wow) SEE: bow wow  ::
box {n} (any of various evergreen shrubs or trees)  :: boj {m}
box {n} (as much as fills a box)  :: caja {f}
box {n} /bɑːks/ (cuboid container)  :: caja {f}
box {n} (blow with the fist)  :: puñetazo {m}
box {n} (compartment of a storage furniture)  :: cajón {m}
box {n} (compartment to sit in)  :: palco {m}
box {n} (input field on an electronic display) SEE: text box  ::
box {n} (rectangular border around a section of text)  :: marco {m}
box {n} (slang: with "the": television)  :: tele {f}
box {n} (small rectangular shelter)  :: garita {f}
box {v}  :: [1] encajar, [2, 3] boxear
box {v} (fight against (a person) in a boxing match)  :: boxear
box {v} (intransitive: participate in boxing)  :: boxear
box {v} (place inside a box)  :: encajonar
box {v} (to hem in) SEE: hem in  ::
boxcutter {n} (utility knife) SEE: utility knife  ::
boxer {n} /ˈbɑːksɚ/ (participant in a boxing match)  :: boxeador {m}, boxeadora {f}
boxer {n} (breed of dog)  :: bóxer {m}
Boxer {prop} (participant in the Boxer Rebellion)  :: bóxer {m}
boxer briefs {n} (combination between boxers and briefs)  :: bóxer slip {m}
boxers {n} (boxer shorts) SEE: boxer shorts  ::
boxer shorts {n} (underwear)  :: bóxer {m}
boxing {n} /ˈbɒksɪŋ/ (the sport of boxing)  :: boxeo {m}
Boxing Day {n} (Boxing Day)  :: Boxing Day {m}
boxing glove {n} (padded mitten worn in boxing)  :: guantes boxeo {p}
box office {n} /ˈbɑksˌɑfɪs/ (ticket office)  :: taquilla {f}
box-office bomb {n} (a motion picture that generates relatively low revenue at the box office)  :: fracaso en taquilla {m}
box spring {n} (frame of spiral springs)  :: somier {m}
box tree {n} (tree of the genus Buxus)  :: boj {m}
boxwood {n} (Buxus sempervirens)  :: boj {m}
boxwood {n} (the hard, close-grained wood of this tree)  :: boj {m}
boy {n} /bɔɪ/ (young male)  :: niño {m} (child), chico {m} [teens or twenties], muchacho {m} [teens or twenties], chaval {m} [slang], varón {m}, (gender specification: boy or girl?) ¿varón o mujer?
boyar {n} /ˈbɔɪɑː/ (rank of aristocracy)  :: boyardo {m}
boycott {n} (the act of boycotting)  :: boicot {m}, boicoteo {m}
boycott {v} /ˈbɔɪkɑt/ (to abstain from dealing with a person or organisation as a protest)  :: boicotear
boyfriend {n} /ˈbɔɪ.ˌfrɛnd/ (male partner in a romantic relationship)  :: novio {m}, [Chile] pololo {m}, enamorado {m}
boyfriend {n} (male friend)  :: amigo {m}
boy genius {n} (wunderkind) SEE: wunderkind  ::
boyhood {n} /ˈbɔɪˌhʊd/ (The state or period of being a boy)  :: niñez {f}
Boy Scout {n} (a member of the Scout Movement)  :: niño explorador {m}
boysenberry {n} (berry)  :: boysenberry, boysena {f}, boysenberi {f}, zarza boysen {f}, zarza de boysen {f}
bra {n} /brɑː/ (brassiere)  :: ajustador {m} [Cuba], brasier {m} [Central America, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico], corpiño {m} [Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay], sostén {m} [now especially Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Venezuela], soutien {m} [Uruguay], sujetador {m} [Spain]
brace {n} /bɹeɪs/ (curly bracket) SEE: curly bracket  ::
brace {n} (bitstock) SEE: bitstock  ::
brace {n} (harness) SEE: harness  ::
brace {n} (system to correct crooked teeth) SEE: braces  ::
brace {n} (two goals in one game)  :: doblete {m}
bracelet {n} /ˈbɹeɪslət/ (a band or chain worn around the wrist as jewelry or an ornament)  :: brazalete {m}, pulsera {f}
braces {n} (device for straightening teeth)  :: frenillo {m}, frenos {m-p}
braces {n} (handcuffs) SEE: handcuffs  ::
brachial {adj} (pertaining or belonging to the arm)  :: braquial
brachiopod {n} /ˈbɹækɪəˌpɒd/ (any of the many marine invertebrates of the phylum Brachiopoda)  :: braquiópodo {m}
brachioproctic {adj} (of or pertaining to a sexual practice wherein a hand or arm is inserted into a rectum)  :: braquioproctal
brachiosaur {n} (dinosaur of the genus Brachiosaurus)  :: braquiosaurio {m}
brachium {n} (upper arm) SEE: upper arm  ::
brachygrapher {n} (stenographer) SEE: stenographer  ::
brachyuran {adj} /ˌbɹæk.iˈju.ɹən/ (of or pertaining to crabs)  :: perteneciente a los braquiuros
bracken {n} (any of several coarse ferns)  :: helecho {m}
bracket {n} (generically any of "(", ")", "[", "]", "{", "}", "<" and ">")  :: paréntesis {m}
bracket {n} (item attached to a wall to hold up a shelf)  :: consola {f}, soporte {m}
bracket {n} (round bracket) SEE: round bracket  ::
bracket {n} (square bracket) SEE: square bracket  ::
brackish {adj} (repulsive) SEE: repulsive  ::
brackish {adj} (slightly salty)  :: salobre
braconid {n} (any species of the family Braconidae)  :: bracónido {m}
bract {n} (leaf or leaf-like structure)  :: bráctea {f}
bradoon {n} (type of snaffle bit) SEE: bridoon  ::
bradycardia {n} (condition of having a slow heartbeat)  :: bradicardia {f}
brag {n} /bɹæɡ/ (boast) SEE: boast  ::
brag {v} (to boast)  :: fanfarronear, presumir, jactarse
braggadocio {n} /braɡaˈdoːt͡ʃo/ (braggart) SEE: braggart  ::
braggart {n} (one who boasts)  :: fanfarria {m}, fanfarrón {m}
brahman {n} (member of the first of the four castes of Hinduism)  :: brahmán {m}
Brahman {prop} (Brahmin) SEE: Brahmin  ::
Brahman {prop} (concept of Hinduism)  :: Brahman {m}
braid {n} (weave of three or more strands)  :: trenza {f}
braid {v} /bɹeɪd/ (to intertwine)  :: trenzar
braids {n} (style of hair)  :: trenza {f}
braille {n} (system of writing using raised dots)  :: braille {m}
brain {n} /bɹeɪn/ (organ)  :: cerebro {m}
brain cancer {n} (cancer of the brain)  :: cáncer del cerebro {m}, cáncer cerebral {m}
brain cell {n} (cell in brain)  :: célula cerebral {f}
brainchild {n} /ˈbɹeɪn.tʃaɪld/ (creation)  :: bodeguero, invención {f}
brain drain {n} (emigration of educated people)  :: fuga de cerebros {f}
brain fart {n}  :: Una Laguna
brain mushroom {n} (fungus)  :: falsa colmenilla {f}
brain stem {n} (part of the brain that connects the spinal cord to the forebrain and cerebrum)  :: tronco del encéfalo {m}
brainstorm {n} (brainstorming) SEE: brainstorming  ::
brainwash {n} /ˈbreɪnwɒʃ/ (effect upon one's memory, belief or ideas)  :: lavado de cerebro {m}
brainwash {v} (to affect one's mind)  :: lavar el cerebro
brain-washing {n} (form of indoctrination)  :: lavado de cerebro {m}
braise {v} /bɹeɪz/ (To cook in a small amount of liquid)  :: guisar, estofar
brake {n} /bɹeɪk/ (device used to slow or stop a vehicle)  :: freno {m}
brake {v}  :: frenar
brake {v} (to operate brakes)  :: frenar
brake lining {n} (consumable surfaces in brake systems)  :: balata {f}
brake pad {n} (friction element in a disc brake)  :: pastilla de frenos
bramble {n} /ˈbɹæmbəl/ (blackberry)  :: mora {f}, zarzamora {m}
bramble {n}  :: zarza {f}
brambling {n} (bird)  :: pinzón real {m}
bran {n} /ˈbɹæn/ (outside layer of a grain)  :: salvado {m}, acemite [archaic], afrecho {m}
branch {n} /bɹæntʃ/ (woody part of a tree arising from the trunk and usually dividing)  :: rama {f}
branch {n} (location of an organization with several locations)  :: sucursal {f}
branch {n}  :: ramo {m}
branch {v} (to arise from the trunk or a larger branch of a tree)  :: ramificar [pronominal]
branch {v} (to divide into separate parts or subdivisions)  :: ramificar
branch {v} (to produce branches)  :: ramificar
branch off {v} (to diverge into two or more separate paths)  :: bifurcar [pronominal]
brand {n} (a specific product, service, or provider so distinguished)  :: marca {f}
brand {n} /bɹænd/ (burning wood, ember)  :: tizón {m}
brand {n} (marker for cattle) SEE: branding iron  ::
brand {n} (name, symbol, logo)  :: marca {f}
brandade {n} (puree of salted cod, olive oil, and milk)  :: brandada
branding iron {n} (bent piece of metal)  :: fierro {m}
brandish {v} /ˈbrændɪʃ/ (to move a weapon)  :: esgrimir, blandir
brand name {n} (trade name) SEE: trade name  ::
brand new {adj} (utterly new)  :: recién estrenado
brandy {n} /ˈbrændi/ (liquor)  :: brandy {m}, coñac {m}
brant {n} /bɹænt/ (wild geese of the genus Branta)  :: barnacla {f}
brash {adj} /bɹæʃ/ (impetuous or rash)  :: irreflexivo, precipitado
brash {adj} (insensitive or tactless)  :: tosco
Brasília {prop} /bɹɑˈsiːliə/ (The capital of Brazil)  :: Brasilia {f}
brass {n} /bɹæs/ (alloy of copper and zinc)  :: latón {m}
brass {n} (class of wind instruments)  :: cobres {m-p}
brassic {adj} /ˈbræsɪk/ (boracic) SEE: boracic  ::
brassiere {n} /brəˈzɪr/ (bra) SEE: bra  ::
brass knuckles {n} (weapon which reinforces the fist)  :: puño de acero {m}, puño americano {m}, manopla {f}
brat {n} /bɹæt/ (a selfish, spoiled, or unruly child)  :: mimado {m} chiflado {m}
brat {n} /bɹɑt/ (bratwurst) SEE: bratwurst  ::
Bratislava {prop} /ˌbrætɨˈslɑːvə/ (The capital of Slovakia)  :: Bratislava
bratwurst {n} (A small pork sausage)  :: bratwurst
Braunschweig {prop} (Brunswick) SEE: Brunswick  ::
bravado {n} (a false show of courage)  :: bravata {f}, bravuconada {f}
bravado {n} (a show of defiance or courage)  :: bravata {f}
brave {adj} /breɪv/ (strong in the face of fear)  :: valiente, valeroso, corajudo
bravely {adv} /ˈbreɪvli/ (in a brave manner)  :: valientemente
bravery {n} (being brave)  :: valor {m}
bravo {n} /ˈbɹɑvoʊ/ (the letter "B")  :: Barcelona
brawl {n} /bɹɔl/ (A fight or quarrel)  :: pelea {f}, trifulca
brawl {v} (fight or quarrel)  :: reyerto {m}, reyerta {f}, bronca {f}
brawn {n} /bɹɔːn/ (terrine)  :: queso de cabeza {m}
bray {n} (the cry of a donkey)  :: rebuzno {m}
bray {v} /bɹeɪ/ (to make the cry of a donkey)  :: rebuznar
brazen-faced {adj} /ˈbreɪ.zənˌfeɪst/ (Impudent)  :: sinvergüenza
brazier {n} /ˈbɹeɪ.ʒɚ/ (An upright standing or hanging metal bowl used for holding burning coal)  :: brasero {m}
Brazil {prop} /bɹəˈzɪl/ (Portuguese-speaking country in South America)  :: Brasil {m}
Brazilian {adj} (pertaining to Brazil)  :: brasileño, brasilero {m}
Brazilian {n} /bɹəˈzɪlɪən/ (person from Brazil)  :: brasileño {m}, brasileña {f}, brasilero
brazil nut {n}  :: coquito del Brasil, bertholletia excelsa
brazil nut {n} (nut)  :: nuez de Brasil {f}
brazil nut {n} (tree)  :: nuez de Brasil {f}
brazilwood {n} (timber tree)  :: palo Brasil {m}, pau-Brasil {m}, pernambuco {m}
Brazzaville {prop} (the capital of the Republic of the Congo)  :: Brazzaville
breach {n} (assault)  :: brecha {f}
breach {n} /bɹiːtʃ]/ (figuratively: the act of breaking)  :: brecha {f}
breach {n} (breaking of waves)  :: quebrada {f}
breach {n} (breaking up of amicable relations)  :: disolución {f}
breach {n} (break of a law or obligation)  :: violación {f}, brecha {f}
breach {n}  :: brecha {f}
breach {n} (gap)  :: brecha {f}, batería {f}, boquete {m}
breach of contract {n} (failure to perform)  :: incumplimiento de contrato {m}
breach of promise {n} (tort of withdrawing a promise to marry)  :: incumplimiento de la promesa de matrimonio {m}
bread {n} /breːd/ (baked dough made from cereals)  :: pan {m}
bread {n} (countable: any variety of bread)  :: pan {m}
bread {n} (slang: money)  :: pasta {f} (Spain), lana {f} (Mexico), plata {f} (Argentina)
bread {v} (to bread)  :: empanar, empanizar
breadbasket {n} (stomach) SEE: stomach  ::
breadbox {n} (a container for storing bread)  :: panera {f}
breadcrumb {n} (Internet) SEE: breadcrumbs  ::
breadcrumb {n} (tiny piece of bread)  :: miga, migaja {f}
breadfruit {n} /ˈbɹedfru:t/ (tree)  :: árbol del pan {m}
breadfruit {n} (fruit)  :: [Dominican Republic] buen pan {m}, [Puerto Rico] pana {f}, [Mexico] yaca {f}
bread machine {n} (household appliance which makes dough) SEE: bread maker  ::
breadmaker {n} /ˈbɹɛdˌmeɪkɚ/ (baker) SEE: baker  ::
breadmaker {n} (bread maker) SEE: bread maker  ::
breadth {n} (width) SEE: width  ::
breadwinner {n} (primary income-earner in a household)  :: cabeza de familia {f}
break {n} (instance of breaking something into pieces)  :: quebrar, ruptura {f}
break {v} /bɹeɪk/ (intransitive: to separate into (to end up in) two or more pieces)  :: romperse
break {v} (intransitive, of a bone: to crack)  :: romper, quebrar
break {v} (intransitive: to stop functioning properly or altogether)  :: descomponerse
break {v} (of a spell of weather: to end)  :: cambiar
break {v} (of a wave, to collapse into a surf)  :: romper
break {v} (transitive: to cause (a bone) to crack)  :: romper
break {v} (transitive: to cause to stop functioning)  :: descomponer
break {v} (transitive: to separate into (to cause to end up in) two or more pieces)  :: romper, quebrar
breakable {adj} /ˈbreɪkəbl/ (fragile) SEE: fragile  ::
break a law {v} (to violate a law)  :: violar la ley
break a leg {v} (to perform well)  :: mucha mierda
break a sweat {v} (to put effort into something)  :: sudar la gota gorda
break a sweat {v} (to start sweating)  :: comenzar a sudar
breakaway {adj} (having broken away from a larger unit)  :: separado, [politics] separatista
breakaway {n} (in cycling)  :: escapado {m}
break bad {v} /bɹeɪk bæd/ (to go wrong, to turn toward immorality or crime)  :: irse cuesta abajo
break bread {v} (Christianity)  :: comulgar
break bread {v} (to eat a meal, especially shared)  :: compartir el pan
break down {v} (to become unstable or collapse, mentally or otherwise)  :: transtornarse
break down {v} (to cease to function)  :: fallar, descomponerse, averiarse
break down {v} (to decay)  :: descomponerse, echarse a perder
break down {v} (to divide into parts for analysis)  :: desglosar
breakdown {n} (failure, particularly mechanical)  :: avería, descompostura {f} [America], pana {f} [Chile], panne {f} [Chile]
breakdown {n} (lapse of mental stability)  :: ataque de nervios {m}, colapso nervioso {m}
breakdown {n} (listing or categorization in great detail)  :: desglose {m}
breaker {n} /ˈbreɪkɚ/ (breakdancer) SEE: breakdancer  ::
break-even point {n} (The point where total costs equal total sales revenue)  :: punto muerto {m}
breakfast {n} /ˈbɹɛkfəst/ (first meal of the day)  :: desayuno {m}
breakfast {v} (to eat the morning meal)  :: desayunar
breakfast cereal {n} (food)  :: cereal {m}
break in {v} (to enter by force or illicitly)  :: irrumpir
break in {v} (to make something new function well through use)  :: domar, estrenar
break in {v} (to tame (a horse))  :: domar
breaking news {n} (news that just happened or is happening)  :: noticias de última hora
break of dawn {n} (daybreak) SEE: daybreak  ::
break one's fast {v} (archaic: to eat breakfast)  :: desayunar
breakout {n} (An escape from any restrictive or confining situation)  :: evasión {f}
breakout {n} (An escape from prison)  :: evasión {f}
break ranks {v} (military)  :: romper filas
break someone's heart {v} (to cause a person to feel grief or sadness)  :: partirle a alguien el corazón
break the ice {v} /ˈbɹeɪk ðiː ˈaɪs/ (to start to get to know people, by avoiding awkwardness)  :: romper el hielo
breakthrough {n} /ˈbreɪkθruː/ (military advance)  :: brecha {f}
break up {v} (to end a relationship)  :: terminar, romper
breakup {n} (breakdown) SEE: breakdown  ::
breakwater {n} /bɹeɪkwɔːtə/ (construction in or around a harbour)  :: rompeolas {m}
breakwater {n} (the beach barrier)  :: rompeolas
bream {n} (Abramis brama)  :: brema {f}, platica {f}
bream {n} /bɹiːm/ (fish of the genus Abramis)  :: brema {f}
breast {n} (animal's thorax)  :: pechuga {f}
breast {n} /brɛst/ (female organ)  :: pecho {m}, seno {m}, teta {f}
breast {n} (chest)  :: pecho {m}
breast {n} (choice cut of meat from poultry or other animals)  :: pechuga {f}
breast {n} (seat of emotions)  :: corazón {m}
breast augmentation {n} (cosmetic procedure)  :: cirugia a los senos {f}, cirugia a los pechos {f}, [slang] arreglo de tetas
breastbone {n} (the central narrow bone in the front of the chest)  :: esternón {m}
breast cancer {n} (cancer of the breast)  :: cáncer de mama {m}
breastfeed {v} (feed a baby milk via the breasts)  :: dar teta, dar de mamar, lactar, dar el pecho
breastfeeding {n} /ˈbɹɛstˌfidɪŋ/ (activity)  :: lactancia {f}
breast milk {n} (milk produced by humans)  :: leche materna {f}
breast pump {n} (device used to extract breast milk)  :: sacaleche {f}
breaststroke {n} (swimming stroke)  :: braza {m}, estilo braza {m}
breastwork {n} (fortification consisting of a breast-high bulwark)  :: parapeto {m}
breath {n} (air expelled from the lungs)  :: aliento {m}
breath {n} /brɛθ/ (act or process of breathing)  :: respiración {f}
breath {n} (rest or pause)  :: respiro {m}
breath {n} (single act of breathing in and out)  :: respiración, aliento {m}
breathalyzer {n} (a device that measures alcohol in expired air)  :: alcoholímetro {m}, alcotest {m}
breathe {v} /bɹiːð/ (to draw air in and out)  :: respirar
breathe down someone's neck {v} (to follow or supervise too closely)  :: tener a alguien en la mira
breather {n} /bɹiː.ðə(ɹ)/ (something that breathes)  :: respirador {m}
breather {n} (short break)  :: respiro {m}
breathing {n} (act of respiration)  :: respiración {f}
breathlessness {n} (difficult respiration) SEE: shortness of breath  ::
breathtaking {adj} /ˈbɹɛθˌteɪ.kɪŋ/ (stunningly beautiful)  :: impresionante, emocionante, asombroso, fascinador, fascinante
breccia {n} /ˈbɹɛtʃ(ɪ)ə/ (rock)  :: brecha {f}
breeches {n} /bɹiːtʃəz/ (a garment worn by men, covering the hips and thighs)  :: calzones
breed {n} (all animals or plants of the same species or subspecies)  :: raza {f} (of animals), variedad {f} (of plants)
breed {n} (race or lineage)  :: raza {f} (of animals), casta {f} (of people), cepa {f} (of plants), variedad {f} (of plants)
breed {v} /briːd/ (to sexually produce offspring)  :: criar, procrear
breed {v} (of animals, to mate)  :: aparearse
breed {v} (to keep animals and have them reproduce)  :: criar
breed {v} (to propagate or grow plants)  :: criar, cultivar
breed {v} (to take care of in infancy and through childhood)  :: criar
breed {v} (to yield or result in)  :: engendrar
breeder {n} /bɹiːdə(ɹ)/ (professional plants or animal breeder)  :: criador {m}
breeze {n} /bɹiːz/ (a light, gentle wind)  :: brisa {f}
breezefly {n} (horsefly) SEE: horsefly  ::
breezy {adj} ((figuratively) cheerful and lively)  :: fresco
brent goose {n} (Small member of the goose family)  :: barnacla carinegra {f}
Brescia {prop} /ˈbɹɛʃə/ (city and province of Italy)  :: Brescia
Breslau {prop} (Wroclaw) SEE: Wroclaw  ::
Brest {prop} (A city in Belarus)  :: Brest
Brest {prop} /bɹɛst/ (A city in Brittany)  :: Brest
brethren {n} /ˈbrɛðrən/ (the body of members)  :: hermanos {p}
Breton {adj} (pertaining to Brittany)  :: bretón
Breton {n} /ˈbɹɛtən/ (person from Brittany)  :: bretón {m}, bretona {f}
Breton {prop} (the language)  :: bretón {m}
breviary {n} /ˈbrɛv.i.ɛɹ.i/ (a book containing prayers and hymns)  :: breviario {m}
brevier {n}  :: gallarda
brevity {n} /ˈbɹɛv.ɪ.ti/ (the quality of being brief in duration)  :: brevedad {f}
brew {n} (something brewed)  :: destilado {m}
brew {v} /bɹuː/ (to prepare liquor)  :: fermentar, destilar
brew {v} (to be in a state of preparation; to be mixing, forming, or gathering)  :: hirviendo, fermentando
brewer {n} /ˈbɹuː.ə(ɹ)/ (someone who brews)  :: cervecero, brebajero
brewery {n} (building where beer is produced)  :: cervecería {f}
brewing {n} (production of alcoholic beverages)  :: elaboración de cerveza {f},
Brezhnev {prop} (surname)  :: Brézhnev
bribe {n} /bɹaɪb/ (inducement to dishonesty)  :: soborno {m}, [colloquial] coima {f} [Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay], matraca {f} [Venezuela], mordida {f} [Mexico], cohecho, alfadía {f}
bribe {v} (to give a bribe)  :: sobornar, cohechar
bribery {n} /ˈbɹaɪbəɹi/ (making of illegal payment)  :: soborno {m}, cohecho {m}
BRIC {prop} (Brazil, Russia, India, and China)  :: BRIC {m}
brick {n} (a building material)  :: ladrillo {m}
brick {n} /bɹɪk/ (hardened block used for building)  :: ladrillo {m}
bricklayer {n} (craftsman)  :: albañil {m}
brickyard {n} (factory where bricks are produced or distributed)  :: tejar {m}
bricolage {n} /ˌbɹi.koʊˈlɑʒ]/ (construction)  :: bricolaje {m}
bride {n} /bɹaɪd/ (bride)  :: novia {f}
bridegroom {n} (bridegroom, groom)  :: novio {m}
bridesmaid {n} /ˈbɹaɪdzˌmeɪd/ (woman who attends the bride at a wedding ceremony)  :: dama de honor {f}
bridge {n} /bɹɪd͡ʒ/ (construction or natural feature that spans a divide)  :: puente {m}, bóveda {f} [El Salvador]
bridge {n} (card game)  :: bridge {m}
bridge {n} (communications)  :: pasarela {f}
bridge {n} (nautical)  :: puente {m}
bridge {n} (replacement for teeth)  :: puente {m}
Bridget {prop} (female given name)  :: Brigida
Bridgetown {prop} /ˈbɹɪdʒˌtaʊn/ (capital of Barbados)  :: Bridgetown
bridle {n} /ˈbɹaɪdəl/ (headgear for horse)  :: brida {f}
brie {n} /bɹiː/ (mild French cheese)  :: brie {m}
brief {adj} /bɹiːf/ (of short duration)  :: breve, corto
brief {adj} (concise)  :: conciso, sucinto
brief {n} (a short news story or report)  :: resumen {m}
brief {v} (to summarize)  :: poner al tanto
briefcase {n} /ˈbriːfˌkeɪs/ (case used for carrying documents)  :: maletín {m}
briefly {adv} (in a brief manner)  :: concisamente
briefs {n} (male underwear)  :: slip
brig {n} (naval military jail or guardhouse)  :: calabozo {m}
brig {n} (two-masted vessel)  :: bergantín {m}
brigand {n} /ˈbɹɪɡ.ənd/ (bandit)  :: bandido {m}
brigandine {n} /ˈbɹɪɡəndiːn/ (coat of armor)  :: brigantina {f}
bright {adj} /bɹaɪt/ (visually dazzling, luminous, radiant)  :: claro, brillante, resplandeciente, luminoso, lucio
bright {adj} (happy)  :: alegre
bright {adj} (intelligent)  :: brillante, inteligente, genial
bright {adj}  :: subido [colour]
bright {adj} (vivid)  :: expresivo, vívido, vivo
brilliance {n} /ˈbɹɪljən(t)s/ (The quality of being exceptionally effulgent)  :: brillantez {f}
brilliance {n} (The quality of having extraordinary mental capacity)  :: brillantez {f}
brilliant {adj} /ˈbɹɪljənt/ (shining brightly)  :: brillante
brilliant {adj} (highly intelligent)  :: brillante
brilliant {adj} (magnificent or wonderful (primarily UK usage))  :: brillante
brilliant {adj} (of a colour: both light and saturated)  :: brillante
brilliant {adj} (of surpassing excellence)  :: brillante
brilliant {n} (4-point type)  :: perla
brim {n} /brɪm/ (the topmost rim or lip of a container)  :: borde {m}
brimstone {n} (sulfur) SEE: sulfur  ::
Brindisi {prop} (town)  :: Brindisi
brindled {adj} /ˈbrɪndəld/ (streaky, spotted)  :: aleonado
brine {n} /braɪn/ (salt water)  :: salmuera {f}
brine {n} (the sea or ocean)  :: agua de mar {f}
brine {v} (to preserve food in a salt solution)  :: poner en salmuera, salar
bring {v} /ˈbɹiːŋ/ (to transport toward somebody/somewhere)  :: traer (bringer is coming), llevar (bringer is going)
bring about {v} (To accomplish)  :: lograr
bring about {v} (To cause to take place)  :: traer, provocar
bring forth {v} (to give birth) SEE: give birth  ::
bring home the bacon {v} (to make a living)  :: ganarse la vida
bring to a boil {v} (heat something until it reaches boiling point)  :: poner a hervir
bring to light {v} (expose)  :: hacer público
bring up {v} (to bring from a lower position)  :: levantar, alzar, traer (desde abajo)
bring up {v} (to raise children)  :: criar
bring up {v} (to stop or interrupt)  :: detener, interrumpir
bring up the rear {v} (to be last in a moving line of people)  :: cerrar la marcha
brinjal {n} (an aubergine) SEE: eggplant  ::
brink {n} /bɹɪŋk/ (edge)  :: borde {m}
briny {n} (sea) SEE: sea  ::
brioche {n} (type of bun)  :: pan de yema {m}, bollo suizo {m}
Brisbane {prop} /ˈbɹɪzbən/ (Capital of Queensland, Australia)  :: Brisbane {m}
brisk {adj} (abrupt, sharp in one's manner or tone)  :: brusco
brisk {adj} /bɹɪsk/ (full of liveliness and activity)  :: brioso, enérgico
brisk {adj} (full of spirit of life)  :: vital
brisk {adj} (stimulating or invigorating)  :: vigorizante
brisket {n} (a cut of meat from an animal chest)  :: falda
brisket {n} (the chest of an animal)  :: pecho
briskly {adv} /ˈbɹɪskli/ (fast, quickly, swiftly)  :: con brío, brioso; rápido, enérgico
bristle {n} /ˈbrɪs.əl/ (stiff or coarse hair)  :: cerda {f}
bristle {n} (hair or straw of a brush, broom etc.)  :: cerda {f}
bristletail {n} (insect of the order Thysanura)  :: pececillo de plata {m}, lepisma de la harina {f}, lepisma del azúcar {f}
Brit {n} /bɹɪt/ (British person) SEE: Briton  ::
Britain {prop} (Brittany) SEE: Brittany  ::
Britain {prop} /ˈbɹɪ.tn̩/ (island, see also: Great Britain, see also: British Isles)  :: Gran Bretaña {f} [only full name is used for the island]
Britain {prop} (United Kingdom) SEE: United Kingdom  ::
britches {n} /bɹɪtʃəz/ (breeches) SEE: breeches  ::
britches {n} (pants) SEE: pants  ::
Briticism {n} (word or expression used in Britain)  :: anglicismo {m}
British {adj} (colloquial: of the UK)  :: británico
British {adj} (of Britain)  :: británico
British {prop} /ˈbɹɪt.ɪʃ/ (citizens or inhabitants of Britain)  :: británicos {m-p}
British {prop} (the British English language)  :: inglés británico
British {prop} (the citizens or inhabitants of the UK)  :: británicos {m-p}
British Columbia {prop} /ˈbɹɪt.ɪʃ ˌkə.lʌm.bi.ə/ (Province in western Canada)  :: Columbia Británica {f}
British Commonwealth {prop} (Commonwealth of Nations) SEE: Commonwealth of Nations  ::
British English {prop} (English language as in Britain, especially in England)  :: inglés británico {m}
Britisher {n} /ˈbrɪtɪʃə/ (British subject)  :: británico {m}
British Isles {prop} /ˌbɹɪ.tɪʃ ˈaɪlz/ (group of islands)  :: las Islas Británicas {f-p}
British Virgin Islands {prop} (a British overseas territory in the Caribbean)  :: Islas Vírgenes Británicas {f-p}
Briton {n} /ˈbrɪtən/ (inhabitant of Great Britain)  :: británico {m}, británica {f}, británicos {m-p}, británicas {f-p}
Brittany {prop} /ˈbɹɪt(ə)ni/ (region of North West France)  :: Bretaña {f}
brittle {adj} (apt to break or crumble when bending)  :: frágil
brittle {adj} /ˈbɹɪtl̩/ (able to break or snap easily under stress or pressure)  :: frágil, quebradizo, friable
brittle {n} (confection of caramelized sugar and nuts)  :: crocante {m}
brittleness {n} (property)  :: fragilidad {f}
bro {n} /bɹoʊ/ (brother; a male comrade or friend; one who shares one’s ideals)  :: compadre {m}
broach {n} /bɹoʊtʃ/ (brooch) SEE: brooch  ::
broad {adj} /bɹɔːd/ (wide) SEE: wide  ::
broad {n} (colloquial term for a woman or girl)  :: pava {f} [es], piba [arg, uy]
broad {n} (whore) SEE: whore  ::
broadband {n} (high-capacity internet connection)  :: banda ancha {f}
broad bean {n} (edible bean that has broad seeds)  :: haba {f}
broadcast {n} (a program transmitted)  :: programa {m}
broadcast {n} /ˈbrɔːdkæst/ (a radio or TV transmission on air)  :: emisión {f}
broaden {v} (to become broad)  :: ensancharse
broaden {v} (to make broad)  :: ensanchar
broad-winged hawk {n} (Buteo platypterus)  :: águila aliancha {m}, gavilán aliancho {m}
broccoli {n} /ˈbɹɑ.kə.li/ (plant Brassica oleracea var. italica)  :: brécol {m}, bróculi {m}, brócoli {m}
brochure {n} /bɹoʊˈʃʊɚ/ (booklet of printed informational matter)  :: folleto {m}
broke {adj} /broʊk/ (lacking money; bankrupt)  :: pelado, sin un duro, sin un peso
brokeback {adj} (derelict) SEE: derelict  ::
brokeback {adj} (hunchbacked) SEE: hunchbacked  ::
brokeback {adj} (Of or pertaining to homosexuality)  :: homoerótico {m}
broken {adj} /ˈbrəʊkən/ (fragmented)  :: roto {m}, quebrado {m}
broken {adj} (completely defeated and dispirited)  :: destrozado {m}, derrotado {m}, descorazonado {m}
broken {adj} (disconnected)  :: cortado {m} {f}, desconectado {m} {f}, discontinuo {m}
broken {adj} (having no money)  :: quebrado {m}, [Mexico] seco {m}, bruja {m} {f}
broken {adj} (having the bone in pieces, fractured)  :: roto {m}, fracturado {m}
broken {adj} (not working properly)  :: descompuesto {m}, averiado {m}
broken {adj} (of a line: dashed)  :: discontinua {f}
broken {adj} (of skin: split or ruptured)  :: cortada {f}
broken {adj} (uneven of relief, cut by valleys)  :: irregular {m} {f}, disparejo {m}
broken heart {n} (feeling of grief or loss)  :: corazón partido {m}
broken record {n} (Someone or something that constantly repeats itself, causing annoyance)  :: disco rayado {m}
broker {n} (mediator between a buyer and seller)  :: corredor, intermediario {m}
brokerage {n} (company whose business is to act as a broker)  :: corredor {m}
brokerage {n} (the commission paid to a broker)  :: corretaje {m}
bromide {n} /ˈbɹoʊ.maɪd/ (chemistry: binary compound of bromine and another element)  :: bromuro {m}
bromide {n} (dull person with conventional thoughts)  :: pelmazo
bromide {n} (platitude) SEE: platitude  ::
bromine {n} /ˈbroʊmin/ (nonmetallic chemical element)  :: bromo {m}
bromocriptine {n} (ergoline derivative)  :: bromocriptina {f}
bromophenol blue {n} (acid-base indicator)  :: azul de bromofenol {m}
bronchial {adj} (Of or relating to the bronchi or to the bronchioles)  :: bronquial
bronchitis {n} (inflammation of the lungs)  :: bronquitis {f}
bronchodilator {n} (drug used to dilate and relax the bronchial passages)  :: broncodilatador {m}
bronchospasm {n} (difficulty in breathing due to a contraction of smooth muscle in the walls of the bronchi and bronchioles)  :: broncoespasmo {m}
bronchus {n} (Either or two branches of the trachea)  :: bronquio {m}
bronze {adj} (having a bronze colour)  :: bronceado {m}
bronze {adj} (tanned; darkened as a result of exposure to the sun)  :: tostado, bronceado
bronze {n} /bɹɑnz/ (alloy)  :: bronce {m}
bronze {n} (bronze medal) SEE: bronze medal  ::
bronze {n} (colour)  :: bronce {m}, broncíneo {m}, broncínea {f}
bronze {n} (work of art made of bronze)  :: obra de arte hecha de bronce
bronze {v} (to plate with bronze)  :: pavonar
bronze {v} (to tan) SEE: tan  ::
Bronze Age {prop} (archaeology)  :: Edad de Bronce {f}
bronzewing pigeon {n} (Australian pigeon) SEE: bronzewing  ::
brooch {n} /bɹoʊtʃ/ (jewellery with pin)  :: broche {m}
brood {n} /bruːd/  :: nidada {m}
brooding {adj} (deeply or seriously thoughtful)  :: meditativo
broody {n} (female bird in the condition to incubate eggs)  :: clueca {f}, culeca {f}
brook {n} (a small stream)  :: arroyo {m}
brook {v} /bɹʊk/ (tolerate) SEE: tolerate  ::
brook alder {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
broom {n} /bɹuːm/ (domestic utensil)  :: escoba {f}, [Chile, Argentina] escobillón {m}
broom {n} (Fabaceae shrub)  :: retama {f}
broom {n} (sweeper in curling)  :: cepillo {m}
bros. {n}  :: hnos.
broth {n} /bɹɔθ/ (water in which food (meat or vegetable etc) has been boiled)  :: caldo {m}
brothel {n} /ˈbɹɔθəl/ (house of prostitution)  :: casa de citas {f}, bulín {m} [Peru], burdel {m}, lupanar {m}, prostíbulo {m}, mancebía {f}, casa de putas {f}
brother {n} /ˈbɹʌðɚ/ (male sibling)  :: hermano {m}, par
brother {n} (male fellow member of a religious community)  :: hermano {m}
brother {n} (male having parents in common)  :: hermano {m}
brotherhood {n} (an association of any purpose, a fraternity)  :: hermandad {f}
brotherhood {n} /ˈbɹʌðɚhʊd/ (state of being brothers or a brother)  :: fraternidad {f}
brother-in-law {n} /ˈbɹʌðɚ ɪn ˌlɔ/ (one's husband's brother)  :: cuñado {m}
brother-in-law {n} (one's husband's sister's husband)  :: concuñado {m}
brother-in-law {n} (one's sister's husband)  :: cuñado {m}
brother-in-law {n} (one's wife's brother)  :: cuñado {m}
brother-in-law {n} (one's wife's sister's husband)  :: concuñado {m}
brotherly {adj} /ˈbɹʌð.ɚ.li/ (of or characteristic of brothers)  :: fraternal, fraterno
brothers {n} /ˈbrʌðə(ɹ)z/ (male siblings)  :: hermanos {m-p}
brow {n} /braʊ/ (eyebrow) SEE: eyebrow  ::
brow {n} (forehead) SEE: forehead  ::
browbeat {v} /ˈbraʊ.biːt/ (to bully in an intimidating way)  :: intimidar
brown {adj} (having a brown colour)  :: marrón {m}, café {m} {f}, pardo {m}, castaño
brown {n} /bɹaʊn/ (colour)  :: marrón {m}, café {m} [Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Mexico], canelo {m} [the Canary Islands], carmelita {m} [Cuba], carmelito {m} [Colombia], [for hair] castaño {m}, [for brown bear] pardo {m}, [for skin] moreno {m}, [for suntanned skin] bronceado {m}, moreno {m} [Spain]
brown {v} (to become brown)  :: pardear
brown {v} (to cook until brown)  :: dorar
brown {v} (to tan) SEE: tan  ::
brown bear {n} (Ursus arctos)  :: oso pardo {m}
brown coal {n} (lignite) SEE: lignite  ::
brown dwarf {n} (starlike object)  :: enana marrón
brown falcon {n}  :: halcón berigora {m}
brown hare {n} (brown hare) SEE: European hare  ::
Brownian motion {n} (random motion of particles suspended in a fluid)  :: movimiento browniano {m}
brownish {adj} (of a colour which resembles brown; somewhat brown)  :: pardusco
brownnose {v} (fawn) SEE: fawn  ::
brownnose {v} (to flatter in obsequious manner)  :: lamer el culo
brown noser {n} (one who brownnoses)  :: pelota {m} {f}, lameculos {m} {f}
brown rat {n} (Rattus norvegicus)  :: rata común {f}
brown sugar {n} (partially refined sugar)  :: azúcar moreno {m}
browse {v} (scan, casually look through)  :: navegar
browser {n} /ˈbɹaʊzə(ɹ)/ (web browser) SEE: web browser  ::
Bruges {prop} /bɹuːʒ/ (city in Belgium)  :: Brujas
bruise {n} (mark on fruit)  :: maca {f}
bruise {n} (medical: mark on the skin)  :: moratón {m} [colloquial], moretón {m} [colloquial], cardenal {m}
bruise {v} /bɹuːz/ (strike (a person), giving them a bruise)  :: magullar
bruise {v} (cause fruit to bruise)  :: mazar, magullar, machacar
bruise {v} (of fruit, to gain bruises)  :: estropearse
bruise {v} (to get bruised)  :: magullarse, salirse moratones, moretonearse, amoratarse
Brumaire {prop} (month)  :: brumario {m}
brunch {n} (a meal)  :: brunch {m}
Brunei {prop} /bruːˈnaɪ/ (A country in Southeast Asia)  :: Brunéi
Bruneian {adj} (pertaining to Brunei)  :: bruneano, de Brunéi
Bruneian {n} (person from Brunei)  :: bruneano {m} bruneana {f}
brunette {adj} /bɹuˈnɛt/ (Of a woman having brown or black hair)  :: castaña clara, castaña oscura, morena, morocha
brunette {n} (A girl or woman with brown or black hair)  :: morocha {f}, morena {f}
brunette {n} (often with dark eyes and a relatively dark or olive complexion)  :: morena {f} (specifically, dark complexion)
brunion {n} (nectarine) SEE: nectarine  ::
Bruno {prop} /ˈbɹunoʊ/ (male given name)  :: Bruno {m}
brunost {n} (cheese)  :: geitost
Brunswick {prop} (Braunschweig, Germany)  :: Brunsvigo {m}, Brunsvico {m}
brush {n} (act of brushing)  :: cepillado {m}
brush {n} /bɹʌʃ/ (implement)  :: pincel {m}, cepillo {m}, escobilla {f}, brocha {f}
brush {n} (electrical contact)  :: [technical] escobilla {f}
brush {n} (short experience)  :: pincelada {f}
brush {n} (wild vegetation)  :: matorral {m}
brush {v} (to apply)  :: aplicar
brush {v} (to clean (with a brush))  :: cepillar
brush {v} (to remove)  :: recoger
brush {v} (to touch)  :: rozar
brush {v} (to untangle/arrange)  :: cepillar
brushstroke {n} (stroke of a brush)  :: pincelada {f}
brushtail {n} (brushtail possum) SEE: brushtail possum  ::
brush up {v} (to improve a rusty or underdeveloped skill)  :: desempolvar
brushwood {n} (fallen branches and twigs)  :: broza {f}
brusque {adj} /bɹʌsk/ (rudely abrupt, unfriendly)  :: brusco
brusquely {adv} (in a brusque manner)  :: bruscamente
Brussels {prop} /ˈbɹʌsəlz/ (capital of Belgium)  :: Bruselas {f}
Brussels sprout {n} (vegetable)  :: col de Bruselas {f}
brutality {n} (a state of being brutal)  :: brutalidad {f}
brutalize {v} (brutalise) SEE: brutalise  ::
brutally {adv} (in a brutal manner)  :: brutalmente
brute {adj}  :: bruto, bestia
brute {adj} /bɹuːt/ (of humans: senseless, unreasoning)  :: bruto
brute {adj} (crude, unpolished)  :: bruto
brute {n} (animal destitute of human reason)  :: bestia {f}
brute {n} (brutal person)  :: bruto {m}
Brutus {prop} /ˈbrutəs/ (Roman cognomen)  :: Bruto
Bryansk {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Briansk {m}
Bryce {prop} (given name)  :: Bryce
Bryce {prop} (surname)  :: Bryce
bryophyte {n} /ˈbɹʌɪəfʌɪt/ (member of the Bryophyta; moss, liverwort, or hornwort)  :: briofita {f}, briófito {m}, briofito {m}
Brythonic {adj} /brɪˈθɒnɪk/ (of or relating to the Brythonic language subgroup)  :: britónico
bête noire {n} /bɛt ˈnwɑɹ/ (an anathema)  :: bestia negra {f}
bubble {n} /ˈbʌb.əl/ (spherically contained volume of air or other gas)  :: burbuja {f}, pompa {f} [soap bubble]
bubble {n} (Greek) SEE: Greek  ::
bubble {n} (period of intense speculation in a market)  :: burbuja {f}
bubble {n} (someone who has been fooled) SEE: dupe  ::
bubble {v} (to cheat, delude) SEE: cheat  ::
bubble {v} (to cry, weep) SEE: weep  ::
bubble {v} (to rise up in bubbles)  :: burbujear
bubble butt {n} (large, rounded buttocks)  :: culón {m}
bubble level {n} (tool) SEE: spirit level  ::
bubo {n} /ˈbu.boʊ/ (inflamed lymph node)  :: bubón {m}
bubonic plague {n} (disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis)  :: peste bubónica {f}
Bucalemu {prop} (Bucalemu)  :: Bucalemu {m}, Bucalemo {m}
Bucharest {prop} (The capital of Romania)  :: Bucarest
buck {n} /bʌk/ (male deer, goat, etc.)  :: buco {m}, gamo {m}, macho {m}, macho {m} cabrío, macho del conejo {m} [rabbit]
buck {n} (fop or dandy)  :: caballerete {m}, pisaverde {m}
buck {n} (informal: dollar)  :: pavo {m}, pavos {m-p}
buck {n} (ram) SEE: ram  ::
buck {v} (of a horse: to leap upward arching its back, kicking out hind legs)  :: corcovear
buckberry {n} (Vaccinium stamineum) SEE: deerberry  ::
bucket {n} /ˈbʌkɪt/ (container)  :: balde {m} [Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Eastern Cuba, Panama, Puerto Rico, South America, Spain's Canary Islands], cubeta {m} [El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua], cubo {m} [Spain standard usage, Cuban standard usage], pozal {m} [Northern Spain, specifically Aragon and Navarra], tobo {m} [Venezuela]
bucket {v} (rain heavily)  :: llover a cántaros
Buckingham Palace {prop} (the official London residence of the British monarch)  :: Palacio de Buckingham {m}
buckle {n} (belt clasp)  :: hebilla
buckle {v} /ˈbʌk(ə)l/ (to buckle down) SEE: buckle down  ::
buckler {n} /ˈbʌk.lə/ (shield)  :: escudo {m}, rodela {f}
buckle up {v} (to fasten one's seat belt or safety belt)  :: abrochar el cinturón [pronominal]
buckskin {n}  :: ante {m}, piel de ante {f}
buckwheat {n} /ˈbʌkwiːt/ (Fagopyrum esculentum plant)  :: alforfón {m}
buckwheat {n} (fruit of this plant as cereal)  :: alforfón {m}
bucolic {adj} /bjuˈkɑlɪk/ (rustic, pastoral, country-styled)  :: bucólico
bucolic {adj}  :: bucólico
bud {n} /bʌd/ (newly formed leaf or flower that has not yet unfolded)  :: botón {m}, brote {m}, retoño {m}, yema {f}
bud {n} (slang: buddy)  :: amigote {m}
bud {n} (slang: potent cannabis)  :: cogollo
bud {n} (small rounded body in the process of splitting from an organism, which may grow into a genetically identical new organism)  :: yema {f}
bud {v} (to form buds)  :: florecer, brotar, retoñar
bud {v} (to reproduce by splitting off buds)  :: reproducirse por gemación
Budapest {prop} /ˈbuːdəpɛst/ (the capital city of Hungary)  :: Budapest {m}
buddha {n} (enlightened human being)  :: Buda {m}
Buddha {n} /buːdə/ (Buddha)  :: Buda {m}
Buddha's hand {n} (citrus fruit)  :: mano de buda {f}
Buddhism {n} /ˈbu.dɪ.zəm/ (religion and philosophy)  :: budismo {m}
Buddhist {adj} /ˈbudɪst/ (of, relating to, or practicing Buddhism)  :: budista
Buddhist {adj} (of, relating to a Buddhist, Buddhists)  :: budista
Buddhist {n} (practitioner of Buddhism)  :: budista {m} {f}
Buddhist Era {prop} (calendrical system)  :: era budista {f}
Buddhistic {adj} (of, relating to Buddhism)  :: búdico
buddy {n} /bʌ.di/ (friend or casual acquaintance)  :: compañero {m}, acompañante {m} {f}, camarada {m} {f}, cuate {m}
buddy {n} (informal address to a stranger)  :: colega {m} {f}
buddy {n} (partner for a particular activity)  :: colega {m} {f}
budge {v} /bʌdʒ/ (intransitive: to move)  :: mover [pronominal]
budge {v} (transitive: to move)  :: mover
budgerigar {n} (species of parakeet)  :: periquito {m}
budget {adj} (of, or relating to a budget)  :: presupuesto {m}
budget {n} /ˈbʌdʒ.ɪt/ (amount of money or resources)  :: presupuesto {m}
budget {n} (itemized summary of intended expenditure)  :: presupuesto
budget {v} (allow for in a budget)  :: presupuestar
budget {v} (construct or draw up a budget)  :: presupuestar
budget {v} (plan for the use of in a budget)  :: presupuestar
budgetary {adj} (of or pertaining to a budget)  :: presupuestario, presupuestal
budyonovka {n} (a Red Army hat (during the Russian Civil War))  :: budiónovka {f}
Buenos Aires {prop} (capital of Argentina)  :: Buenos Aires
buff {n} (A brownish yellow colour)  :: color del ante
buff {n} (a person who is very interested in a particular subject)  :: aficionado {m}
buffalo {n} /ˈbʌf.ə.loʊ/ (Old World mammals)  :: búfalo {m}
buffalo {n} (North American bison)  :: bisonte {m}
Buffalo {prop} (a city in New York State)  :: Buffalo
buffer {n} /ˈbʌfɚ/ (portion of memory in computing)  :: memoria intermedia {f}
buffer {n} (solution to stabilize pH)  :: tampón, solución amortiguadora, solución reguladora
buffer {v} (maintain a given acidity)  :: tamponar
buffer solution {n} (buffer solution)  :: solución tampón
bufflehead {n} /ˈbʌfl.hɛd/ (a duck in the goldeneye genus, Bucephala albeola)  :: Porrón coronado, pato moñudo, pato pinto, porrón albeola
bug {n} (a colloquial name for insect)  :: bicho {m}
bug {n} (an electronic listening device)  :: micrófono oculto {m}
bug {n} (an enthusiasm for something)  :: manía {f}, passión {f}
bug {n} /bʌɡ/ (an insect of the order Hemiptera)  :: chinche {m}
bug {n} (problem that needs fixing (especially in computing))  :: error {m}, fallo {m}, defecto {m}
bug {v} (to annoy)  :: molestar
bug {v} (to install an electronic listening device in)  :: colocar micrófonos ocultos
bugger {n} /ˈbʌɡɚ/ (heretic) SEE: heretic  ::
bugger {n}  :: majadero, jodón, fregón, fastidio
bugger {n} (whippersnapper) SEE: whippersnapper  ::
bugger factor {n} (Murphy's law) SEE: Murphy's law  ::
bugger off {interj} (go away) SEE: get lost  ::
buggy {n} /bʌ.ɡi/ (pushchair) SEE: pushchair  ::
bughouse chess {n} (variant of chess)  :: Pasapiezas
bugle {n} (music: simple brass instrument)  :: clarín {m}
bug screen {n} (window screen) SEE: window screen  ::
bug spray {n} (insecticide for household pests)  :: repelente de insectos {f}
build {v} /bɪld/ ((transitive) to form by combining materials or parts)  :: construir, edificar
build castles in the air {v} (to have an idea unlikely to be realized)  :: hacer castillos en el aire, forjar castillos en el aire, levantar castillos en el aire, hacer castillos de naipes
builder {n} (a bodybuilder) SEE: bodybuilder  ::
builder {n} /ˈbɪl.dɚ/ (a person who builds or constructs things)  :: constructor {m}, constructor civil {m}
building {n} /ˈbɪldɪŋ/ (act or process of building)  :: edificación {f}, construcción {f}
building {n} (closed structure with walls and a roof)  :: edificio {m}
building blocks {n} (toy)  :: bloques de construcción {m-p}
building material {n} (any material which is used for construction purposes)  :: material de construcción {m}
building worker {n} (construction worker) SEE: construction worker  ::
built-in {adj} (constructed as a non-detachable part)  :: empotrado
built-in {adj} (included)  :: incluido {m}
Buin {prop} (Buin)  :: Buin {m}
Bujumbura {prop} /ˌbuːdʒəmˈbʊɹə/ (capital of Burundi)  :: Buyumbura
bukkake {n} /buˈkɑː.ki/ (pornographic genre)  :: bukkake, bukake, bucake
bulb {n} /bʌlb/ (rounded solid object)  :: cormo {m}
bulb {n} (bulb-shaped root)  :: bulbo {m}
bulb {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb  ::
Bulgaria {prop} /bʌlˈɡɛɹ.i.ə/ (country)  :: Bulgaria {f}
Bulgarian {adj} /bʌlˈɡɛɹiən/ (relating to Bulgaria, its people or the Bulgarian language)  :: búlgaro
Bulgarian {n} (native of Bulgaria)  :: búlgaro {m}, búlgara {f}
Bulgarian {prop} (language)  :: búlgaro {m}
Bulgarian Hound {n} (Bulgarian Hound)  :: sabueso de Bulgaria {m}
bulge {n} (Something sticking out)  :: bulto {m}, abultamiento {m}, protuberancia {f}
bulge {v} (to stick out from)  :: abultar
bulimia {n} (eating disorder)  :: bulimia, bulimia nerviosa {f}
bulimia nervosa {n} (eating disorder) SEE: bulimia  ::
bulimic {adj} (of, or relating to, bulimia nervosa)  :: bulímico
bulimic {adj} (suffering from bulimia nervosa)  :: bulímico
bulimic {n} (person suffering from bulimia)  :: bulímico
bulk {adj} (large in size, mass, or volume)  :: masivo {m}, masiva {f}
bulk {n} /bʌlk/ (size, mass or volume)  :: masa {f}
bulk {n} (major part of something)  :: grueso
bulk {n} (unpackaged goods in transport)  :: bulto
bulkhead {n} (partition on ship)  :: mamparo
bulky {adj} /ˈbʌlki/ (large in size, mass, or volume)  :: voluminoso
bulky {adj} (unwieldy)  :: abultado
bull {n} /bʊl/ (uncastrated adult male bovine)  :: toro {m}
bull {n} (document)  :: bula
bull {n} (nonsense)  :: bulo {m}
bull {v} (lie) SEE: lie  ::
bullcrap {n} (bullshit) SEE: bullshit  ::
bulldog {n} (breed of dog)  :: bulldog {m}, buldog {m}, dogo {m}
bulldog {n} (British bulldog) SEE: British bulldog  ::
bulldozer {n} /ˈbʊldoʊzɚ/ (tractor)  :: aplanadora {f}, bulldozer {m}
bull dyke {n} (masculine lesbian)  :: marimacho
bullectomy {n} (surgical procedure)  :: bullectomía {f}
bullet {n} /bʊl.ɪt/ (projectile)  :: bala {f}, proyectil {m}
bullet ant {n} (Paraponera clavata)  :: hormiga bala {f} [Costa Rica, Paraguay, Peru], folofa {f} [Panama], tucandera {f} [Bolivia], yanabe {f} [Colombia], conga {f} [Colombia]
bulletin {n} (A short news report)  :: boletín {m}
bulletin {n} (A short printed publication)  :: boletín {m}
bulletin {n} /ˈbʊlɪtɪn/ (A short report)  :: boletín {m}
bulletin board {n} (a board)  :: tablón de anuncios {m}
bulletproof {adj} /bʊl.ɪtpɹuːf/ (capable of withstanding a bullet)  :: antibalas, prueba de balas
bulletproof {adj} (reliable, infallible)  :: infalible
bulletproof vest {n} (bulletproof vest)  :: chaleco antibalas {m}
bullet train {n} (a Japanese high-speed train)  :: tren de alta velocidad, shinkansen {m}
bull fiddle {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bullfighter {n} (a toreador or matador)  :: torero {m}, matador {m}, diestro {m}
bullfighting {n} (spectacle of manipulating and killing a bull)  :: toreo {m}, tauromaquia {f}, corrida de toros {f}
bullfinch {n} (Pyrrhula pyrrhula)  :: camachuelo {m}
bullfrog {n} (bullfrog)  :: rana toro {f}
bullhead {n} /ˈbʌlˌhɛd/ (Europe, Asia: the European bullhead) SEE: European bullhead  ::
bullhead {n} (rail transport: bullhead rail) SEE: bullhead rail  ::
bullhook {n} (ankus) SEE: ankus  ::
bullion {n} /ˈbʊljən]/ (bulk quantity of precious metal)  :: tejo {m}, tejón {m}
bull market {n} (state of stock market)  :: mercado alcista
Bullmastiff {n} /ˈbʊlˌmæstʰɪf/ (Bullmastiff)  :: bullmastiff {m}
bullock {n} /ˈbʊlək/ (a castrated bull; an ox)  :: buey {m}
bull ring {n} (bullring) SEE: bullring  ::
bullring {n} (area in which a bullfight is takes place)  :: plaza de toros {f}
bull run {n} (event)  :: encierro
bullseye {n} /ˈbʊlzaɪ/ (The centre of a target)  :: centro del blanco {m}
bullseye {n} (shot which hits the centre of a target)  :: diana {f}
bullseye {n} (thick glass set into the side of a ship to let in light)  :: ojo de buey {m}
bullshit {interj} (expression of disbelief)  :: tonterías {f-p}, pendejadas {f-p}, huevadas {f-p}, chorradas {f-p}, mierda {f}
bullshit {n} /ˈbʊlʃɪt/ (deceitful statements, etc)  :: tontería {f}, pendejadas {f}, idiotez {f}, huevada {f}, mierda {f}, caca {f}, chamullo {m}, gilipollez
bullshit {n} (card game)  :: desconfío {m}, mentiroso {m}
bullshit {v}  :: huevear, decir tonterías
bullshit {v} (to tell lies, exaggerate)  :: mentir, fanfarronear
bull thistle {n} (spear thistle) SEE: spear thistle  ::
bully {interj} (well done!)  :: bravo
bully {n} /ˈbʊli/ (person who is cruel to others)  :: bravucón {m}, abusón {m}, matón, abusador {m}, peleón {m}, pendenciero {m}, perdonavidas {m}, matasiete {m}
bully {n} (bully beef) SEE: bully beef  ::
bully {n} (hired thug)  :: matón {m}, sicario {m}
bully {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp  ::
bully {v} (act aggressively towards)  :: tiranizar, acosar
bully {v} (to intimidate)  :: intimidar, chulear, acosar
bullying {n} (act of intimidating a weaker person)  :: vejación {f}, ultraje {m}, acoso {m}, hostigamiento {m}, bullying, matonaje {m}, matonismo {m}
bullying {n} (persistent acts intended to make life unpleasant)  :: bullying {m}, mobbing {m}
bulwark {n} (a defense or safeguard)  :: baluarte {m}
bulwark {n} /ˈbʊl.wɝk/ (a defensive wall or rampart)  :: baluarte {m}
bulwark {n} ((nautical) the planking or plating along the sides of a nautical vessel above her gunwale)  :: amurada {f}
bum {n} (hobo)  :: vagabundo {m}, vago {m}
bum {n} (informal: buttocks or anus)  :: ano, trasero
bumblebee {n} /ˈbʌmbl̩bi/ (genus of bee)  :: abejorro {m}, abejarrón {m}, abejón {m}, moscardón {m} [Chile]
bumfodder {n} (toilet paper) SEE: toilet paper  ::
bumfuck {n} (an isolated place far removed from normal cities and towns (with contempt))  :: jurutungo viejo {m} [Puerto Rico]
bumfuck {n} (assfuck) SEE: assfuck  ::
bumfuck {n} (sodomy) SEE: sodomy  ::
bumfuck {v} (sodomize) SEE: assfuck  ::
bumfuck nowhere {n} (the middle of nowhere)  :: , culo del mundo {m}
bummer {interj} (a disappointment, a pity, a shame)  :: decepción {f}, fiasco {m}, fracaso {m}, vergüenza {f}
bump {n} /bʌmp/ (a swelling on the skin caused by illness or injury)  :: chichón {m}, tolondro {m}, cototo {m} [Chile], bulto {m}
bump {n}  :: chichón {m}, bache {m}, abolladura {f}
bumper {n} /ˈbʌmpə(ɹ)/ (impact absorber on a vehicle)  :: parachoques {m}, bómper {m} [Central America, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico], bumper {m} [Panama, Costa Rica, ], defensa {m} [Mexico], paragolpes {m} [Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay],
bumpkin {n} (yokel)  :: paleto {m}, palurdo {m}
bumpy {adj} /ˈbʌmpi/ (jumpy; causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements)  :: disparejo, desparejo, dispar
bun {n} (A tight roll of hair worn at the back of the head)  :: rodete {m}, moño {m}
bun {n} /bʌn/ (A small bread roll, often sweetened or spiced)  :: bollo
bun {n}  :: chongo {m}, moño {m}
bun {n} (newbie) SEE: newbie  ::
bunch {n} (a considerable amount)  :: montón {m}
bunch {n} (a group of a number of similar things)  :: manojo {m}, puñado {m}, (flowers)ramo {m}, (grapes)racimo {m}
bunch {n} (an informal body of friends)  :: grupo {m}, pandilla {f}
bunch {n} (an unusual concentration of ore)  :: bolsada {f}
bunch {v} (to form a bunch)  :: arracimarse [pronominal], enracimarse [pronominal]
bundle {n} (biology: cluster of closely bound muscle or nerve fibres)  :: haz {m}
bundle {n} /ˈbʌnd(ə)l/ (group of objects held together by wrapping or tying)  :: haz {m}, atado {m}, fajo {m}
bundle {n} (colloquial: large amount, especially of money)  :: fajo {m}
bundle {v} (intransitive: to dress warmly)  :: abrigarse
bundle {v} (intransitive: to hurry)  :: apurarse, carrerearse
bundle {v} (to dress someone warmly)  :: abrigar
bundle {v} (to hustle, dispatch quickly)  :: empujar, carrerear, despachar rápidamente
bundle {v} (to tie or wrap together)  :: atar, liar, amarrar
bundt cake {n} (ring-shaped cake)  :: gugelhupf {m}
bung {n} /ˈbʌŋ/ (stopper)  :: tapón {m}, corcho {m}
bung {n} (bribe) SEE: bribe  ::
bungee {n} /ˈbʌn.d͡ʒi/ (elastic strap for securing luggage)  :: pulpo {m}
bungee {n} (elastic cord used in bungee jumping) SEE: bungee rope  ::
bungee cord {n} (elastic cord used in bungee jumping) SEE: bungee rope  ::
bungee cord {n} (elastic strap with hooks) SEE: bungee  ::
bungee jumping {n} (jumping from a great height with a cord)  :: puénting {m},góming {m}, bungy jumping, bungy, bungee jumping, salto elástico {m}, puentismo {m}
bungee line {n} (elastic cord used in bungee jumping) SEE: bungee rope  ::
bunion {n} /ˈbʌnjən/ (bump on the big toe)  :: juanete {m}
bunk {n} /bʌŋk/ ((nautical) built-in bed on board ship)  :: camarote {m}
bunk {n}  :: litera {f}
bunk bed {n} (two or more beds fixed on top of one another)  :: litera {f}
bunkbed {n} (bunk bed) SEE: bunk bed  ::
bunker {n} /ˈbʌŋkɚ/ (hardened shelter)  :: búnker {m}
bunker {n}  :: búnker {m}
bunkhouse {n} (A building providing sleeping quarters for workers)  :: barracón {m}
bunny {n} /ˈbʌ.ni/ (young rabbit)  :: conejito {m}, gazapo {m}
bunny {n} (women in a costume of rabbit ears and tail)  :: conejita {f}
bunny girl {n} (club hostess in provocative costume suggestive of a rabbit)  :: conejita {f}
bunny hug {n} (sweatshirt with hood) SEE: hoodie  ::
Bunsen burner {n} (a small laboratory gas burner)  :: mechero {m}, quemador Bunsen {m}
bunt {n} (baseball: ball intentionally hit softly)  :: tocar
bunt {v} (baseball)  :: toque {m}
bunting {n} /ˈbʌntɪŋ/ (bird)  :: escribano {m}
Bunuelian {adj} (of or relating to Luis Buñuel)  :: buñueliano
buoy {n} /ˈbuː.i/ (nautical: a moored float)  :: boya {f}
buoyance {n} (buoyancy) SEE: buoyancy  ::
buoyancy {n} (ability to stay afloat)  :: flotabilidad {f}
buoyancy {n} /ˈbɔɪ.ən.si/ (physics: upward force on an immersed body)  :: sustentación hidráulica, impulso
buoyancy {n} (resilience or cheerfulness)  :: optimismo
buoyant {adj} (able to float)  :: boyante
bur {n} (prickly husk) SEE: burr  ::
burble {v} /ˈbɜɹbəl/ (to bubble, to gurgle)  :: borbollar
burbot {n} (a freshwater fish: Lota lota)  :: lota {f}
burden {n} /ˈbɝdn/ (heavy load)  :: carga
burden {n} (cause of worry)  :: preocupación {f}
burden {n} (responsibility, onus)  :: carga {f}, responsabilidad {f}
burden {v} (encumber)  :: gravar
burden of proof {n} (duty of a party in a legal proceeding)  :: carga de la prueba {f}
burdensome {adj} /ˈbɝ.dən.səm/ (of or like a burden; arduous or demanding)  :: exigente, pesado, penoso, arduo, agotador, fastidioso, puñeta
Burdigalian {prop}  :: Burdigaliense
burdock {n} /ˈbɝːdɑːk/ (any of the species of biennial thistles in the genus Arctium)  :: bardana, cachurrea, cadillo, lampazo, lapaizo, pegadillo
bureau {n} /ˈbjʊɹ.əʊ/ (translations to be checked)  :: oficina {f}
bureau {n} (chest of drawers for clothes)  :: cómoda {f}
bureau {n} (desk)  :: escritorio {m}
bureaucracy {n} /bjʊˈrɑːkrəsi/ (system of administration)  :: burocracia {f}
bureaucrat {n} /ˈbjʊrəkræt/ (An official in a bureaucracy)  :: burócrata {m} {f}
bureau de change {n} /ˈbjʊː(ɹ).əʊ.dəˌʃɒ̃ʒ/ (a place where foreign currency can be exchanged)  :: casa de cambio {f}
burg {n} (fortified town in medieval Europe)  :: burgo {m}
burgeon {v} /ˈbɝː.d​͡ʒən/ (to grow or expand)  :: medrar [plant or animal]
burgeon {v} (of plants, to bloom, bud)  :: florecer, retoñar
burglary {n} (the crime of breaking into)  :: allanamiento de morada {m}
burgle {v} (to commit burglary)  :: hurtar, robar
burgomaster {n} (the mayor of a town in certain countries)  :: burgomaestre {m}
Burgundian {adj} (pertaining to Burgundy, its people or its language)  :: burgundio {m}
Burgundian {n} /bɜːrˈɡʌndɪən/ (а member of the Burgundians, an East Germanic tribe)  :: burgundio {m}
Burgundian {prop} (the old Burgundian language)  :: burgundio {m}
burgundy {adj} (color)  :: burdeos
burgundy {n} /ˈbɝ.ɡən.di/ (color)  :: burdeos
Burgundy {prop} /ˈbɝːɡəndi/ (region)  :: Borgoña {f}
burial {n} (interment)  :: entierro {m}
burial chamber {n} (chamber used to bury the dead)  :: cámara mortuoria {f}
burial ground {n} (cemetery) SEE: cemetery  ::
buried {adj} /ˈbɛ.ɹid/ (Placed in a grave at a burial)  :: enterrado {m}
burka {n} (female garment that covers the whole body)  :: burka {m}, burqa {m}
burkinabe {adj} (from Burkina Faso)  :: burkinés
burkinabe {n} (person from Burkina Faso)  :: burkinés
Burkina Faso {prop} /bəː(r)ˈkːinə ˈfɑsoʊ/ (country)  :: Burkina Faso
burl {n} /bɝl/ (mottled wood)  :: lobanillo {m}, lupia {f}
burlap {n} /ˈbɹ̩ˌlæp/ (strong cloth)  :: arpillera {f}
burly {adj} /ˈbɜːli/ (well-built)  :: corpulento, musculoso
Burma {prop} /ˈbɝmə/ (Myanmar) SEE: Myanmar  ::
Burma {prop} (Southeast Asian country (former name))  :: Birmania {f}
Burmese {adj} /bɜː(ɹ)ˈmiːz/ (Of, from, or pertaining to Burma)  :: birmano
Burmese {n} (a person from Myanmar or of Burmese descent)  :: birmano
Burmese {prop} (language)  :: birmano
burn {n} (act of burning something)  :: quema
burn {n} /bɝn/ (physical injury)  :: quemadura {f}
burn {n} (physical sensation in the muscles)  :: quemazón {f}
burn {v} (be consumed by fire)  :: arder, quemar
burn {v} (cause to be consumed by fire)  :: quemar
burn {v} (injure (a person or animal) with heat or caustic chemicals)  :: quemar
burn {v} (sunburn) SEE: sunburn  ::
burn {v} (write data)  :: quemar
burn down {v} (to cause a structure to burn to nothing)  :: carbonizar
burn down {v} (to completely burn so that nothing remains)  :: carbonizar
burned {v} /ˈbɜː(r)nd/ (past participle of to burn)  :: quemado
burner {n} /ˈbɝnɚ/ (computing:device that allows data or music to be stored on a CD)  :: grabador de CD {m}
burnish {v} (to make smooth or shiny by rubbing)  :: bruñir
burn one's bridges {v} (burn one's bridges)  :: quemar los puentes, quemar las naves
burnoose {n} /bɝˈnus/ (a thick hooded cloak)  :: albornoz {m}
burnout {n} (experience of long-term exhaustion)  :: queme {m}, burnout {m}
burnt {adj} /ˈbɜrnt/  :: quemado
burn the midnight oil {v} (work through the night)  :: hacer días y noches
buro {n} (chest of drawers for clothes)  :: cómoda {f}
buro {n} (desk)  :: escritorio {m}
buro {n} (office)  :: oficina {f}
burocracy {n} /bjʊˈrɑːkrəsi/ (structure and regulations in place to control activity)  :: burocracia {f}
burp {n} /bɝp/ (a softer belch)  :: eructo {m}, regüeldo {m}
burp {v} (to emit a burp)  :: eructar
burqa {n} (burka) SEE: burka  ::
burr {n} /bɝ/ (sliver or splinter)  :: astilla {f}, limadura {f}, esquirla
burr {n} (material left on an edge after cutting)  :: rebaba {f}
burr {n} (mispronouncion of "r")  :: erre francesa {f}
burr {n} (seed pod with sharp features)  :: cadillo {m}
burr {v} (to pronounce "r")  :: arrastrar las erres
burrito {n} /bəˈɹiːto/ (Mexican dish)  :: burrito {m}
burrow {n} (A tunnel or hole)  :: madriguera {f}, ratonera {f} (mouse burrow)
burrow {v} (to dig a hole)  :: socavar, cavar
burrowing parrot {n} (a South-American conure)  :: loro tricahue {m}
bursitis {n} (inflammation of a bursa)  :: bursitis {f}
burst {n} /bɝst/ (instance or act of bursting)  :: ráfaga {f}, estallo {m}, reventón {m}, estallido {m}
burst {v} (to break from internal pressure)  :: reventar
burst {v} (to cause to burst)  :: reventar, romper
burst out laughing {v} (suddenly start laughing intensely)  :: reirse a carcajadas
burstwort {n} (rupturewort) SEE: rupturewort  ::
Burundi {prop} /bʊˈɹʊndi/ (A country in Eastern Africa)  :: Burundi
Burundian {adj} (pertaining to Burundi)  :: burundés {m}
Burundian {n} (person from Burundi)  :: burundés {m}
bury {v} /ˈbɛ.ɹi/ (inter a corpse in a grave or tomb)  :: enterrar, dar sepultura
bury {v} (place in the ground)  :: enterrar
Buryatia {prop} (Buryatia, Russia)  :: Buriatia {f}
bury the hatchet {v} (to stop fighting or arguing)  :: enterrar el hacha de guerra
bus {n} /bʌs/ (vehicle)  :: autobús {m}, bus {m} [Latin America], camión {m} [Mexico], camioneta {f} [Guatemala], cazadora {f} [Costa Rica], colectivo {m} [Argentina], guagua {f} [Caribbean Islands, Spain's Canary Islands], micro {f} [Chile], micro {m} [Argentina], ómnibus {m} [Bolivia, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay], bondi {m} [Argentina, colloquial], rufa {f} [Cuba, colloquial]
bus {n} (electrical conductor)  :: bus {m}
bus {n} (medical slang: ambulance) SEE: ambulance  ::
Busan {prop} (Busan, South Korea)  :: Busán {m}
busbar {n} (electrical conductor)  :: embarrado {m}, barraje, barra colectora {f}
bus bulb {n} ((bus) an arrangement by which a sidewalk is extended outwards for a bus stop)  :: ensanchamiento para autobús {m}
busby {n} /ˈbʌz.bi/ (fur hat, usually with a plume)  :: colbac {m}
bush {n} /bʊʃ/ (category of woody plant)  :: arbusto {m}
bush antelope {n} (bushbuck) SEE: bushbuck  ::
bush dog {n} (a wild canine animal)  :: perro de monte {m}
bushel {n} /ˈbʊʃəl/ (dry measure)  :: fanega
Bushism {prop} (political philosophy)  :: bushismo {m}
Bushman {n} (Bushman)  :: bosquimán {m}
bushmaster {n} (pit viper)  :: cascabel muda {f}, cascabel púa {f} [Bolivia], cuaima {f} [Venezuela], matabuey {f} [Costa Rica, Nicaragua], pucarara {f} [Bolivia], shushupe {f} [Peru], verrugosa {f} [Colombia, Ecuador, Panama]
business {n} /ˈbɪznəs/ (commercial enterprise or establishment)  :: empresa {f}
business {n} (commercial, industrial or professional activity)  :: negocio {m}
business {n} (occupation, work or trade of a person)  :: negocio {m}
business {n} (something involving one personally)  :: asunto {m}
business as usual {n} (The normal course of an activity, in circumstances that are out of the ordinary)  :: como si nada ocurriera, zona de conflicto
business card {n} (small card)  :: tarjeta de visita {f}
businessman {n} (a man in business, one who works at a commercial institution)  :: hombre de negocios {m}, empresario {m}
business trip {n} (business trip)  :: viaje de negocios
businesswoman {n} (woman of business)  :: mujer de negocios {f}, negocianta {f}
bus route {n} (set route of bus service)  :: línea de autobús {f}
bus shelter {n} (A building or other structure constructed at a bus stop)  :: marquesina {f}
bus station {n} (major bus stop, one that serves as a transfer point between a large number of routes)  :: estación de autobús {f}
bus stop {n} (a stop for public transport buses)  :: parada de autobús {f}
bust {n} (breasts and upper thorax of a woman)  :: busto {m}
bust {n} /ˈbʌst/ (sculptural portrayal of a person's head and shoulders)  :: busto {m}
bust {n} ((slang) failed enterprise)  :: fiasco {m}
bust {v} (alteration of burst)  :: reventar
bust {v} ((slang) to arrest for a crime)  :: trincar
bust {v} ((slang) to catch someone in the act of doing something wrong, socially and morally inappropriate, or illegal)  :: cazar, pillar
bust {v} (to break something)  :: reventar
bustard {n} /ˈbʌs.təd/ (any of several birds of the family Otididae)  :: avutarda {f}
buster {n} (guy, friend)  :: tipo, tío, amigo
buster {n} (loser, uncool person)  :: boludo {m}, huevón {m} [South America]
busting {adj} /ˈbʌstɪŋ/ (urgently needing to urinate) SEE: bursting  ::
bustle {n} (A frame worn underneath a woman's skirt)  :: polisón {m}
bustle {v} (To teem or abound (with))  :: abundar
busty {adj} /ˈbʌsti/ (having large breasts)  :: tetuda
busy {adj} /ˈbɪzi/ (doing a great deal)  :: ocupado
busy {adj} (complicated)  :: complicado
busy {adj} (engaged)  :: ocupado
busybody {n} (someone who interferes with others)  :: metiche {m}, metomentodo {m}, intruso {m}
but {conj} (although)  :: aunque, pero
but {conj} /bʌt/ (except)  :: excepto, salvo, sino
but {conj} (rather)  :: pero
but {conj} (solely, only, merely)  :: sólo, solamente
butadiene {n} (the compound CH2CH-CHCH2)  :: butadieno {m}
butane {n} (the organic compound)  :: butano {m}
butanol {n} (alcohol of butane)  :: butanol {m}
butanone {n} (the simple aliphatic ketone: CH3CH2COCH3)  :: butanona {f}, metiletilcetona {f}
butcher {n} /ˈbʊt͡ʃ.ɚ/ (a person who prepares and sells meat)  :: carnicero {m}, carnicera {f}
butcher {v} (to kill brutally)  :: masacrar
butcher {v} (To slaughter animals and prepare meat for market)  :: carnear, matar
butcher's {n} /ˈbʊtʃə(ɹ)z/ (butcher's shop)  :: camiceria {f}, carnicería {f}
butchery {n} (abattoir) SEE: abattoir  ::
butene {n} (any of several forms of butylene)  :: buteno {m}
butler {n} /ˈbʌt.lɚ]/ (manservant having charge of wines and liquors)  :: sumiller {m} {f}
butler {n} (chief male servant)  :: mayordomo
butt {n} /bʌt/ (buttocks)  :: culo {m}, nalgas {f-p}, trasero {m}
butt {n} (butt hinge) SEE: butt hinge  ::
butt {n} (butt joint) SEE: butt joint  ::
butt {n} (remnant of a smoked cigarette or cigar)  :: colilla {f}, [Mexico] bacha {f}, [Panama] calilla {f}, [Guatemala, Honduras] chenca {f}, [Northwestern Venezuela] chicote {m}, [Costa Rica] chinga {f}, [Panama] chiva {f}, [Spain] pava {f}, [Argentina, Uruguay] pucho {m}
butt {n} (sudden blow from the head of an animal; headbutt)  :: topetazo {m}, topetada {f}
butt {v} (to strike bluntly)  :: topetar
butt chin {n} (cleft chin) SEE: cleft chin  ::
buttcrack {n} (butt crack) SEE: butt crack  ::
butter {n} /ˈbʌ.tɚ/ (soft foodstuff made from milk)  :: mantequilla {f}, manteca {f} [Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay]
butter {v} (to spread butter on, see also: spread, see also: butter)  :: untar con mantequilla
buttercup {n} /ˈbʌt.ɚ.kʌp/ (herb of the genus Ranunculus)  :: ranúnculo {m}
buttercup {n} (flower of the genus Narcissus) SEE: daffodil  ::
butter dish {n} (specialised dish in which butter is served)  :: mantequera {f}
butter fingers {n} (clumsy person)  :: manos de manteca
butterfingers {n} (clumsy person who drops things)  :: torpe {m} {f}, manazas {m} {f}, manos muertas {m} {f}
butterfish {n} /ˈbʌtəɹfɪʃ/ (Maccullochella macquariensis) SEE: trout cod  ::
butterfly {n} /ˈbʌɾɚflaɪ]/ (insect)  :: mariposa {f}
butterfly {n} (swimming stroke) SEE: butterfly stroke  ::
butterfly effect {n} (technical notion of sensitive dependence on initial conditions in chaos theory)  :: efecto mariposa {m}
butterfly stroke {n} (swimming stroke)  :: mariposa {f}
buttermilk {n} (cultured buttermilk)  :: suero de mantequilla {m}
buttermilk {n} (traditional buttermilk)  :: suero de mantequilla {m}
butternut {n} (butternut squash) SEE: butternut squash  ::
butternut squash {n} (Cucurbita moschata cultivar)  :: calabaza de nuez {f}, calabaza butternut {f}
butter up {v} (to flatter)  :: lisonjear, [archaic] hacer el buz, [colloquial] hacer la pelota
buttery {adj} /ˈbʌtəɹi/ (made with or tasting of butter)  :: mantecoso
buttfuck {n} (sodomy) SEE: sodomy  ::
buttfuck {v} (sodomize) SEE: assfuck  ::
butthurt {n} /ˈbʌtˌhɚt/ ((slang) upset caused by a perceived insult or injustice)  :: encabronado {m}, enputado {m}
buttkisser {n} (someone who kisses ass) SEE: asslicker  ::
buttlicker {n} (a contemptible person) SEE: asslicker  ::
buttock {n} /ˈbʌtək/ (each of the two large fleshy halves of the posterior part of the body)  :: nalga {f}
button {n} (a badge worn on clothes)  :: botón {m}, prendedor {m}
button {n} (a mechanical device meant to be pressed with a finger)  :: botón {m}
button {n} (botany: a bud)  :: botón {m}, capullo {m}
button {n} /ˈbʌtn̩/ (knob or small disc serving as a fastener)  :: botón {m}
button {n} (in computer software, an on-screen control that can be selected)  :: botón {m}
button {v} (to fasten with a button)  :: abotonar
buttonbush {n} (common buttonbush) SEE: common buttonbush  ::
buttonhole {n} (hole for a button)  :: ojal {m}
button man {n} (professional assassin) SEE: contract killer  ::
button mushroom {n} (Agaricus bisporus)  :: champiñón {m}
button up {v} (to fasten all buttons to keep warm)  :: abrocharse
button up {v} (to fasten with a button or buttons)  :: abotonar
buttonwood {n} (American sycamore) SEE: American sycamore  ::
buttonwood {n} (California sycamore) SEE: California sycamore  ::
buttonwood {n} (mangrove) SEE: mangrove  ::
buttress {n} (anything that serves to support something)  :: sostén {m}, apoyo {m}, refuerzo {m}
buttress {n} /ˈbʌtrɪs/ (brick or stone structure built against another structure to support it)  :: boterete {m}, contrafuerte {m}, estantal {m}, machón {m}, estribo {m}
buttress {n} (feature jutting out from mountain; crag, bluff)  :: contrafuerte {m}, estribo {m}
buttress {v} (support something or someone by supplying evidence)  :: corroborar, afianzar
buttress {v} (support something physically with, or as if with, a buttress)  :: apuntalar
butyl {n} (either of four isomeric univalent hydrocarbon radicals, C4H9)  :: butilo {m}
butylene {n} (isomeric aliphatic alkene)  :: butileno {m}
buxom {adj} /ˈbʌksəm/ (having a full, voluptuous figure)  :: pechugona {f}, maciza {f}
buy {n} (purchase) SEE: purchase  ::
buy {v} /baɪ/ (to obtain something with money)  :: comprar
buy {v} (to accept as true)  :: creer
buyable {adj} (that can be bought)  :: comprable
buyer {n} /ˈbaɪ.ə(ɹ)/ (person who makes purchases)  :: cliente, comprador {m}
buy-in {n} (support)  :: soporte {m}
buying power {n} (purchasing power) SEE: purchasing power  ::
buy time {v} (purposefully cause a delay to something, in order to achieve something else)  :: ganar tiempo
buzz {n} (humming noise)  :: zumbido, zurrido {m}
buzz {n} (information spread behind the scenes)  :: suspiro {m}
buzz {v} (to make a low, humming or sibilant sound)  :: zurriar
buzzard {n} (American black vulture) SEE: black vulture  ::
buzzard {n} /ˈbʌzəɹd/ (Genus Buteo)  :: ratonero común {m}, busardo {m}
buzzard {n} (turkey vulture) SEE: turkey vulture  ::
buzzcut {n} (military style haircut)  :: corte militar {m}
buzzer {n} /ˈbʌzəɹ/ (device)  :: bocina {f}, zumbador {m}
buzz-phrase {n} (A phrase drawn from or imitative of technical jargon, and often rendered meaningless and fashionable through abuse by non-technical persons in a seeming show of familiarity with the subject)  :: frase zumbona
buzzword {n} (word drawn from or imitative of technical jargon)  :: palabra de moda
by {adv} (along a path)  :: por
by {prep} /baɪ/ (near, or next to)  :: por, cerca de
by {prep} (indicates a means)  :: por
by {prep} (indicates a rule followed)  :: por
by {prep} (indicates creator of a work)  :: por
by {prep} (indication of passive voice)  :: por
by {prep} (not later than)  :: para
by {prep} (steady progression)  :: por
by accident {adv} (accidentally) SEE: accidentally  ::
by all means {prep} (emphatically yes, definitely)  :: por todos los medios
by and by {adv} (soon) SEE: soon  ::
by and large {adv} (mostly, generally; with few exceptions)  :: en general
Byblos {prop} (port city in Lebanon)  :: Biblos
by chance {prep} (Accidental(ly) or unexpected(ly))  :: por casualidad
by default {prep} (in absence of any opposing action)  :: de forma predeterminada, por omisión
by dint of {prep} (because of) SEE: because of  ::
by dint of {prep} (by means of) SEE: by means of  ::
bye {interj} /baɪ/ (short for goodbye)  :: adiós, chau, chao, ave, salve, aved {p}, salved {p}
bye-bye {n} (goodbye)  :: adiós, chau
Byelorussian SSR {prop} (Soviet republic)  :: RSS de Bielorrusia
by far {prep} (to a large extent)  :: de lejos
by foot {adv} (on foot) SEE: on foot  ::
by God {interj} (surprise)  :: por Dios
by hand {prep} (manually)  :: a mano
by hand {prep} (manually) SEE: manually  ::
by heart {prep} (knowing completely)  :: de memoria
by hook or by crook {prep} (by any means possible)  :: por todos los medios, de una forma u otra
bylina {n} /bəˈliːnə/ (traditional East Slavic oral epic narrative poem)  :: bylina {f}
by means of {prep} (By using)  :: por medio de
by mistake {prep} (mistakenly) SEE: mistakenly  ::
byname {n} (nickname)  :: apodo {m}, apelativo {m}
byname {n} (surname)  :: apellido {m}
by no means {prep} (certainly not)  :: de ninguna manera
by oneself {prep}  :: por uno mismo, solo
bypass {n} (alternative passage for a bodily fluid)  :: baipás {m}
bypass {n} (road)  :: variante {f}
byproduct {n} (secondary or additional product)  :: subproducto {m}
by-product {n}  :: subproducto {m}
byre {n} (a barn, especially one used for keeping cattle)  :: establo {m}
bystander {n} (a person who, although present at some event, does not take part in it; an observer or spectator)  :: mirón {m}, mirona {f}, transeúnte {m} {f}, espectador {m}, curioso {m}, cotilla
byte {n} /baɪt/ (unit)  :: byte {m}
by the Grace of God {prep} (By divine right)  :: por la Gracia de Dios
by the looks of things {adv} (apparently)  :: por lo que parece
by the skin of one's teeth {prep} (barely, closely)  :: con las justas
by the time {phrase} (when) SEE: when  ::
by the way {prep} (incidentally)  :: dicho sea de paso, depaso, por cierto, a propósito
by turns {adv} ( is in turn a synonym? in this case: one after the other) SEE: is in turn a synonym? in this case: in turn  ::
by walking {adv} (on foot) SEE: on foot  ::
byword {n} /ˈbaɪ.wɚd/ (a proverb)  :: refrán, proverbio, estribillo
Byzantine {adj} /ˈbɪzəntiːn/ (of or pertaining to Byzantium)  :: bizantino
Byzantine Empire {prop} (an ancient Greek-speaking empire of Eastern Europe)  :: Imperio Bizantino {m}
Byzantinology {n} (Byzantine studies) SEE: Byzantine studies  ::
Byzantium {prop} (Byzantine Empire) SEE: Byzantine Empire  ::
Byzantium {prop} /bɪˈzæntiəm/ (ancient Greek city)  :: Bizancio {m}
Bézier curve {n} (kind of parametric curve)  :: curva de Bézier {f}