There are 2 translations of grope in Spanish:

grope1

Pronunciation: /grəʊp/

vi

  • andar* a tientas to grope for sth buscar* algo a tientas they were groping for o after a solution estaban dando palos de ciego, tratando de hallar una solución to grope around o about tantear
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    • I watch, fascinated as I can see him searching, desperately searching, groping for the words.
    • They were red and Katrina's mind groped for the word.
    • It seems that many are groping for words that will cause people to pause and think again, not simply reject what is being said based on resistance to its form and style.

vt

  • 1.1 [person] [colloquial/familiar] manosear, toquetear, meterle mano a [colloquial/familiar], magrear (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] 1.2to grope one's way toward sth avanzar* a tientas hacia algo
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    • I groped my way along the bottom of the boat and popped up into the rapids.
    • He felt his way along the corridor, groping in the darkness for the door he knew would lead outside, facing the east gate.
    • Should we not commemorate in some fashion a young man who worked here among our ancestors and who groped his way through the darkness of the unknown and lit a lamp along the path?
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    • Why should I just sit back and let those sluttish women flirt and grope him?
    • A doctor accused of groping a woman patient during an eye examination yesterday admitted touching her breast.
    • A shop assistant accused of groping a customer as he measured her for a ‘perfect pair of jeans’ has been cleared of molesting her.

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There are 2 translations of grope in Spanish:

grope2

n

  • [colloquial, humorous/familiar, humorístico] to have a grope (British English/inglés británico) toquetearse, darse* el lote (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar], echar un caldo (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar]
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    • And although he admired the breasts, he never dared instigate a quick grope of them.
    • We stood at the public bar and demanded schooners, copping the jeers, sexual jibes and gropes of the regulars.
    • David and I are often to be found by our friends having a quick grope, like a couple of teenagers.

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Cultural fact of the day

Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.