Share this entry

contented
American English: /kənˈtɛn(t)əd/
British English: /kənˈtɛntɪd/

Translation of contented in Spanish:

adjective

  • (sigh/purr)
    de satisfacción
    (person/workforce)
    to be contented with something
    contentarse or conformarse con algo
    Example sentences
    • Surely you can't have more than one quiet, smiling, happy and contented day in a row?
    • She was a very jolly and contented person with a hearty laugh.
    • He laughed and smiled a contented, beautiful smile.

Definition of contented 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:
    Word of the day doofus
    Pronunciation: ˈduːfʌs
    noun
    a stupid person
    Cultural fact of the day

    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.