Share this entry

black beetle

Translation of black beetle in Spanish:

noun

  • (British English)
    cucaracha (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • After lunch by the riverside on our final day we watch as a small black beetle battles with a much bigger spider, assuming mistakenly that the larger insect has it all sewn up.
    • Large shiny black beetles who know a trick or two about tooting have invaded the complex.
    • I daresay every black beetle thinks it must have a complete explanation of the world as one of the indispensable qualifications of a respectable cockroach.

Definition of black beetle 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: