Translation of cameo in Spanish:

cameo

Pronunciation: /ˈkæmiəʊ/

n

  • 1 (jewelry) camafeo (m) (before n) cameo brooch camafeo (m)
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    • More within the reach of the novice collector are the myriad of smaller novelty pieces, from the cameo brooch to the charm bracelet.
    • Likewise, jeweller Octavia Cook's cameo brooches, though very nice objects, aren't completely comfortable in this context.
    • On her right wrist she conspicuously displays a cameo bracelet bearing the profile of Louis XV.
  • 2 [Cin] [TV] actuación (f) especial (before n) a cameo performance una actuación especial a cameo appearance una aparición como artista invitado
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    • The film's director, Joel Schumacher, who discovered Ireland's newest film star, Colin Farrell, said the Dublin-born actor would play a cameo role in the film.
    • The only small joy was a cameo by grand character actor James Rebhorn, who was fantastic as Headmaster Trask in Scent Of A Woman.
    • Buster Keaton plays a cameo role as a member of this sad entourage of icons who have outlived themselves.

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