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Pronunciation: /məˈsɑːʒ; ˈmæsɑːʒ/

Translation of massage in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 masajear she massaged his neck le dio or le hizo un masaje en la nuca, le masajeó la nuca to massage sb's ego inflarle or alimentarle el ego a algn
    Example sentences
    • You step into the specially designed bath and hundreds of revolving jets or water from nozzles massages the entire body from the feet to the neck.
    • No oils or lotions are used and the session usually lasts about 20 minutes as only the upper body is massaged.
    • Spend at least 5-10 minutes massaging the entire body and then relax for 5 minutes.
    1.2 (manipulate) (British English/inglés británico) [date/statistics] manipular
    Example sentences
    • Jones, who massaged facts and refused to face questions, dodged responsibility to the last.
    • In order to massage the statistics the definition of extremist criminal offences was changed.
    • I mean, how many people know that examinations have never been an exact science, and that results have always been massaged and fiddled to fit?


c and u
  • masaje (masculine) to give sb a massage darle* un masaje a algn a shoulder/foot massage un masaje en los hombros/en los pies (before noun/delante del nombre) massage parlor o (British English/inglés británico) parlour [euphemistic/eufemístico] salón (masculine) de relax [euphemistic/eufemístico], burdel (masculine)

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