noun/nombre (plural loaves)
- a loaf (of bread) un pan (of French bread) una barra de pan, una flauta (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) (baked in tin) un pan de molde (country style) una hogaza meat loaf pan (masculine) de carne use your loaf! (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] ¡usa el coco or (in Spain also/en España también) la cocorota or (in Colombia also/en Colombia también) la tusta! [colloquial/familiar] half a loaf is better than no bread algo es algo, peor es nada (before noun/delante del nombre) loaf tin molde (masculine) rectangular ([ para pan ])More example sentences
- Sooner rather than later, you really must bake a loaf of bread.
- There is nothing as simple as baking a loaf of bread or a cake.
- We spotted this curry chicken baked in a loaf of bread at a neighbouring table.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- [colloquial/familiar] holgazanear, haraganear, flojear [colloquial/familiar] to loaf around o about he just loafs around all day se pasa el día holgazaneando or haraganeando or [colloquial/familiar] flojeando, no pega sello en todo el día (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] on Sundays I usually just loaf around the house los domingos me los paso casi siempre flojeando [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- Had a busy week dealing with drunk rambling boyfriends (well… not plural, there was only one) celebrating St David's day and generally loafing about.
- He is pragmatic about the idea of trendily shod herder kids loafing about the steppe.
- Only about 20 others shared in this unique experience in the screening I attended, while outside in the mall where the cinema is located thousands were window - shopping or loafing about.