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American English: /ˈpədi/
British English: /ˈpʌti/

Translation of putty in Spanish:


  • to be (like) putty in somebody's handshe's like putty in her hands
    hace con él lo que quiere
    (before noun) putty knife
    espátula (feminine) (para masilla)
    Example sentences
    • You can fill in nail holes with wood putty before sanding if you are not planning to stain the wood.
    • When dry, fill the nail holes with a non-oily wood filler for natural finishes, or putty if the wood is to be painted.
    • Spackle is a soft, white, premixed material that's about the consistency of soft putty.

transitive verb putties, puttying, puttied

  • poner masilla en
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