Translation of lid in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /lɪd/


  • 1 (of container) tapa (f) put a lid on it, will you! [colloquial/familiar] ¡cállate la boca!, ¡cierra el pico! [familiar/colloquial] to flip one's lid [colloquial/familiar] (go mad) perder* la chaveta [familiar/colloquial] (become angry) poner* el grito en el cielo [familiar/colloquial] to keep the lid on sth mantener* algo tapado to put the (tin) lid on sth (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] (be final blow) ser* la gota que colma el vaso (put a stop to) acabar con algo to take o lift o blow the lid off sth destapar algo
    More example sentences
    • The removable lid of the two-chambered container supported the plant and was opaque.
    • A ghosting of orange eye shadow covered his lids and the slightest trace of orange lipstick made him look like a punk rocker.
    • After covering the containers with a lid, they were placed into a water bath at 40°C.

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