Share this entry

smother
British English: /ˈsmʌðə/
American English: /ˈsməðər/

Translation of smother in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 1 (stifle)
    soffocare (person, fire, flames, laugh, yawn, doubts, opposition, scandal, emotion)
  • 2 (cover)
    coprire (with di)
    to smother somebody with kisses
    coprire qualcuno di baci
    a cake smothered in cream
    una torta tutta coperta di panna
    her face was smothered in powder to be smothered in blankets, furs
    essere tutto avvolto nelle coperte, nelle pellicce

intransitive verb

  • (person)
    essere soffocante, opprimente

Definition of smother in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: