Translation of body in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːdi; ˈbɒdi/

n (pl bodies)

  • 1 c 1.1 (of human, animal) cuerpo (m) the body beautiful el culto del cuerpo body and soul en cuerpo y alma to keep body and soul together subsistir, sobrevivir I had a snack to keep body and soul together until lunch me tomé un bocado para aguantar hasta mediodía (before n) body image imagen (f) de sí mismo body language lenguaje (m) corporal body odor olor (m) a transpiración body size estatura (f) body temperature temperatura (f) body type tipo (m) somático body weight peso (m) 1.2 (trunk) cuerpo (m) 1.3 (corpse) cadáver (m) a dead body un cadáver over my dead body! ¡de ninguna manera!, ¡tendrán ( or tendrá etc) que pasar por encima de mi cadáver! (before n) body count recuento (m) de víctimas
  • 2 2.1 c (main part — of plane) fuselaje (m); (— of ship) casco (m); (— of hall) nave (f); (— of stringed instrument) caja (f) 2.2 c [Auto] carrocería (f) (before n) body shop taller (m) de carrocería or de chapa y pintura or (Méx) de hojalatería or (Col) de latonería 2.3 (majority, bulk) the body of sth el grueso de algo
  • 3 3.1 c (organization) organismo (m) 3.2 (unit) (no pl) they walked out in a body salieron en masa or en bloque we must act together as a body tenemos que actuar unidos they're a fine body of men forman un magnífico equipo the body politic el cuerpo político 3.3 c (collection) a body of evidence un conjunto de pruebas a body of law un cuerpo legal or de leyes a growing body of opinion supports this view una creciente corriente de opinión apoya este punto de vista 3.4 c (mass) masa (f) a body of water una masa de agua
  • 6 c (person) [colloq & dated] tipo, -pa (m,f) [familiar/colloquial] he's a funny old body un bicho raro [familiar/colloquial]

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