There are 2 translations of peel in Spanish:

peel1

Pronunciation: /piːl/

vt

  • 1.1 [banana/apple/potato] pelar
    More example sentences
    • So I watched spotty boys peel potatoes and old guys scoop haddock so tenderly from the deep fryer.
    • To peel prawns, twist off their heads and pull off the ‘legs’.
    • As a child, it was always a great treat to visit her in the cafe and help her: chopping vegetables, peeling potatoes, mixing ice cream.
    1.2 (remove) the bark had been peeled from the trees habían descortezado los árboles as he lifted the dressing, he peeled away a layer of skin al quitar la venda arrancó or levantó una capa de piel he peeled back the plastic film quitó or despegó la película de plástico

vi

  • [person] pelarse, despellejarse; [paint] desconcharse, salirse*; [wallpaper] despegarse* my nose is peeling se me está pelando or despellejando la nariz to peel away [paint/plaster] desconcharse
    More example sentences
    • The ceiling tiles are waterlogged, the lino is cracked and the walls are peeling.
    • Today, its exquisite towering antique stained glass windows are broken and covered in layers of dust, its walls are cracked and peeling and the weak wooden balcony cannot support a choir anymore.
    • Cargo could not see the logic in his friend's words; they were in an empty, shabby, room with walls that were peeling almost as much as the fence outside.
    More example sentences
    • Soot-stained paint peeled in great strips from rickety frame buildings, pocked with broken windows that wore rusty, torn screens.
    • But the years have taken their toll, with paint peeling away, rust setting in and parts going missing.
    • Throughout the year, curling strips of the cinnamon-red outer bark peel off to reveal the paler young bark beneath.

Phrasal verbs

peel off

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 1.1 [wallpaper/label] despegarse*; [paint] desconcharse, salirse* my skin's peeling off me estoy pelando or despellejando 1.2 [Aviation/Aviación] [plane] salirse* de la formación 1.3 (leave group) [colloquial/familiar] [person] irse* por su lado, separarse del grupo 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [stamp/sticker/wallpaper] despegar*, quitar; [paint/bark] quitar she peeled off her clothes se quitó la ropa

peel out

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (American English/inglés norteamericano)
[colloquial/familiar] largarse* [colloquial/familiar]

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There are 2 translations of peel in Spanish:

peel2

n

uncountable/no numerable

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Word of the day espárrago
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asparagus …
Cultural fact of the day

Junta Autonómica is the name given to the governments of Spain's autonomous regions, with the exception of Catalonia and Valencia's Generalitat and Galicia's Xunta.