- 1 1.1 [melena/flequillo] (con un peine) to comb; (con un cepillo) to brush ven aquí que te peine come here and let me comb/brush your hair o [colloquial/familiar] do your hair 1.2 [peluquero] ¿quién te peina? who does your hair?
- 3 [lenguaje periodístico/journalese] [policía] to comb la policía peinó la zona the police combed the area o carried out a thorough search of the area
peinarse v pron
- 1.1 (refl) (con un peine) to comb one's hair; (con un cepillo) to brush one's hair no he tenido tiempo de peinarme I haven't had time to comb/brush my hair o [colloquial/familiar] do my hair 1.2 [melena/flequillo] to comb ¡péinate esas greñas! comb that mop! [colloquial/familiar] 1.3 (caus) to have one's hair done siempre me peino en la misma peluquería I always have my hair done at the same salon
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.