Translation of biscuit in Spanish:

biscuit

Pronunciation: /ˈbɪskɪt/

n

  • 1 c [Culin] 1.1 (AmE) bollo (m), panecillo (m), bísquet (m) (Méx) 1.2 (cookie, cracker) (BrE) galleta (f), galletita (f) (RPl) to take the biscuit (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] ser* el colmo or el acabóse [familiar/colloquial] I thought she was lazy, but you take the biscuit! ¡yo pensaba que ella era vaga pero tú te llevas la palma! 1.3 (for dog) galleta (f)
    More example sentences
    • The boiling and frying technique remained in use in the Middle Ages for making cracknels, which were small, crisp, sweet biscuits.
    • Instead of high-fat foods like chocolate, biscuits, cakes and crisps, try healthier alternatives such as fresh fruit, crusty bread or crackers.
    • The Salvation Army says it would welcome any food that would keep, such as chocolates, sweets, biscuits, mince pies and selection boxes.
  • 2 u (porcelain, earthenware) bizcocho (m), biscuit (m)
    More example sentences
    • She says that at present, students are able to learn, experiment and practice with the preparation of clay and hand-making techniques for biscuit and glaze firing.
    • At first his slip painting on biscuit porcelain simply peeled off.
    • This biscuit porcelain example, with its marbled black surround bearing its identifying label, came from the collection of a German princely family.

More definitions of biscuit

Definition of biscuit in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day precioso
adj
beautiful …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.