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creek

Pronunciation: /kriːk/

Translation of creek in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (stream) (American English/inglés norteamericano) arroyo (masculine), riachuelo (masculine) to be up the creek (British English/inglés británico) estar* mal, estar* equivocado the report is completely up the creek el informe es un disparate to be up the creek [colloquial/familiar] o [vulgar] up shit creek (without a paddle) (in difficulty) estar* en aprietos or en apuros, estar* jodido [vulgar]
    Example sentences
    • They rested by a small creek running through the woods that had started to become more profuse.
    • The seven men had spread out and were riding along the dry creek bed.
    • Her lion tail flicked idly behind her as she walked towards the nearby creek.
    1.2 (inlet) (British English/inglés británico) cala (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Coastal migrants can often be found along tidal creeks, salt marsh edges, and mudflats, rarely on sandy ocean beaches.
    • Between the cliffs and the sea, the rhythmic movement of the tides is forming a new tidal marsh that includes mudflats, tidal creeks, tidal marshes, and tracts of shrubs.
    • Pristine beaches, maritime forests, shimmering marshes, and tidal creeks await your exploration.

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