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monster

Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːnstər; ˈmɒnstə(r)/

Translation of monster in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (imaginary creature) monstruo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • She was made into a horrid, ugly monster.
    • From the mountain chain before them emerged a terrifying creature, a monster, a demon to be precise.
    • A family sleeping together is safe from things that go bump in the night, whether imaginary monsters or real predators on the savannah.
    1.2 (unpleasant person) monstruo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Please don't be as uncivilized, thoughtless, and cruel as the monsters who committed these senseless acts.
    • She was a fraud, a monster, and a cruel mean beast.
    • He became a monster, a cruel and crafty invader who was stopped only by epic courage and perseverance.
    1.3 (sth large) a monster of a dog un perro enorme, un perrazo [colloquial/familiar] this monster of a book este mamotreto, este librazo [colloquial/familiar]

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