Translation of atrocious in Spanish:

atrocious

Pronunciation: /əˈtrəʊʃəs/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (very bad) [colloquial/familiar] [food/spelling/manners] espantoso [colloquial/familiar], atroz
    More example sentences
    • The generally poor and occasionally atrocious quality of the writing doesn't help.
    • It's unforgivably bad journalism, laughably poor sub-editing, and atrocious proof-reading.
    • The weather was atrocious, with heavy snow and high winds.
    1.2 (horrifying) [crime/injuries/conditions] atroz
    More example sentences
    • This helps to explain why murder is such an atrocious crime.
    • It was possibly the most atrocious monstrosity every pulled off on American soil.
    • They watched the hideous spectacle, stunned by the monster's atrocious acts.

Definition of atrocious in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day relevo
m
el relevo de la guardia = the changing of the guard …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them. Raciones tend to be larger and more elaborate than tapas. They may be: Spanish omelet, squid, octopus, cheese, ham, or chorizo, among others.