Translation of faintly in Spanish:
- 1.1 (barely perceptibly)(see/hear)(shine/sound/speak)the drink tasted faintly bitterit tasted faintly of aniseedla bebida sabía ligeramente amargatenía un ligero sabor a anísExample sentences1.2 (slightly)
(interested/amused/surprised)(amusing/surprising)I felt faintly ridiculousher face faintly resembles her grandfather'sme sentía algo or un poco ridículode cara se parece un poco al abuelotiene un vago parecido al abueloExample sentences
- All glasses on the bridges were turned on the Germans, now very faintly to be seen on the horizon.
- A black cloth was draped on the large cross above the organ in the center of the sanctuary, faintly illuminated.
- I can see Kirriemuir, barely two miles distant, only faintly through the rain.
- Just weeks ago, I considered marriage education a faintly embarrassing process.
- She sits across from me, looking directly at me, her faintly defiant stare a mild puzzle.
- Nevertheless, there are a couple of faintly serious questions here.
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A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.