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lovely
American English: /ˈləvli/
British English: /ˈlʌvli/

Translation of lovely in Spanish:

adjective -lier, liest

  • 1.1 what a lovely house!
    ¡qué casa más preciosa or más bonita!
    some of the loveliest verses in English literature
    algunos de los versos más hermosos de la literatura inglesa
    what a lovely baby!
    ¡qué niño más rico or mono! [colloquial]
    the weather was lovely
    hacía un tiempo buenísimo or precioso
    we had a lovely time
    lo pasamos estupendo or muy bien
    this soup is lovely
    esta sopa está riquísima or buenísima
    it was lovely to see them again
    fue un gran placer volver a verlos
    Example sentences
    • This addition to the lake will add much to the area and will attract more people to view its lovely scenery.
    • He had taken a lovely, sweet, beautiful girl and hurt her terribly, all in the name of revenge.
    • The cabins were located on the side of hill with lots of deck room, clean amenities inside and lovely views.
    Example sentences
    • Those who made the effort to come along enjoyed a lovely meal and an enjoyable night.
    • When I rang a few days later she was having a lovely time, marvelling particularly about the scenery.
    • I admit to having a crush on him - he has the most gorgeous brown eyes, a wonderful smile and a lovely sense of humour.
    1.2 (as intensifier) (especially British English) it was lovely and warm by the fire
    se estaba muy calentito or a gusto junto al fuego
    the coffee was lovely and strong
    el café estaba bien fuerte, riquísimo

noun plural -lies

  • [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • He was with 10 friends who were all eyeing a succession of naked lovelies when one girl approached the celebrity and suggested they drink some shots together.
    • I called over the girl that was hovering around, protecting all the lovelies in that corner of the room.
    • Surrounded by so many young lovelies (I have often wondered if there are any girls over 25 in Pattaya), how can we compete?
    Example sentences
    • So, until I'm back my lovelies, until Tuesday when I'm sat at my desk, tired, flat and wishing I'd finished the marketing flier before I'd left, until then have a lovely, lovely weekend.
    • ‘Hello lovelies,’ croons Carrie into the shop window, addressing a perfect pair of pink and green shoes.
    • Oh, my lovelies, if only I could talk about my job.

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