Translation of bonnet in Spanish:

bonnet

Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːnət; ˈbɒnɪt/

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Clothing/Indumentaria] 1.1 (for woman) sombrero (masculine)
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    • I began tying the bonnet ribbon under my chin as I made my way to her.
    • One was for prominent Bollywood directors, the other was for the Jane Austen society who turned up to the screening in Bath dressed in bonnets and top hats.
    • To heighten the tension, the Amish group is dressed in traditional attire that includes bonnets and suspenders.
    1.2 (for baby) gorrito (masculine), gorrita (feminine) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) 1.3 (Scottish beret) gorra (feminine) escocesa
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    • His bald head was currently covered with a bonnet.
    • As he walks up the final fairway, waving a new tartan bonnet, the crowd rise in tribute to a great champion.
    • Armed to the teeth and clad in kilt, tartan hose and bonnet, he looks every inch the clan chieftain.
  • 2 [Cars/Automovilismo] (British English/inglés británico) capó (masculine), capote (masculine) (Mexico/México)
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    • On his arrival the criminals turned their guns on him, shooting his police car three times - damaging his vehicle bonnet, windshield and engine.
    • Progress was slow - is there really a 2-litre engine under the bonnet?
    • The front bonnet affords extra crumple space in the event of an accident, and both driver and passenger airbags are standard.
  • 3 (of chimney) sombrerete (masculine)
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    • Bonnet cowl with collar available with 75mm deep collar for ornamental chimney pots.
    • Should I not have the Chimney Cowl in stock I will put on the Mesh Bonnet Cowl (pictured above right), these both cost the same to supply and fit.
    • This is a method and apparatus for providing a flashing system for a chimney-bonnet positioned on a chimney of a building structure.

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