Translation of butterfly in Spanish:

butterfly

Pronunciation: /ˈbʌtərflaɪ; ˈbʌtəflaɪ/

n (pl -flies)

  • 1.1 c [Zool] mariposa (f) (before n) butterfly bush budleya (f) butterfly net red (f) para cazar mariposas, cazamariposas (m) butterfly nut (tuerca (f) de) mariposa (f) butterfly valve (válvula (f) de) mariposa (f) 1.2 c (person)persona que no sienta cabeza 1.3 u (swimming stroke) estilo (m) mariposa, estilo (m) de mariposa (Méx) to do the butterfly nadar (estilo) mariposa, nadar a mariposa (Esp) , nadar de mariposa (Méx) 1.4
    (butterflies pl)
    (nervous feeling) nervios (mpl) my butterflies disappear as soon as I get on stage los nervios se me pasan en cuanto subo al escenario to get/have butterflies (in one's stomach) ponerse*/estar* nervioso

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