Translation of sandy in Spanish:

sandy

Pronunciation: /ˈsændi/

adj (-dier, -diest)

  • 1.1 [beach/path] de arena; [soil] arenoso the towels were all sandy las toallas estaban llenas de arena
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    • Coming back we crossed a vast expanse of low, sandy hummocks covered with sand verbena.
    • The Brazos also has many sand bars and sandy beaches that make for great picnic spots or swim areas.
    • If your soil is mostly sandy, the Nitrogen in the fertilizer should leach out fairly quickly with continued watering.
    1.2 (in color) [hair] rubio rojizo (invariable adjective/adjetivo invariable)
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    • He seemed a few years older than Pavel, had light brown eyes and sandy golden hair, and his cheeks were flushed from the run in the cold air.
    • One of them had golden blond hair and a football player's build, while the second had light, sandy brown hair and blue eyes.
    • He was very short and he had a mouse-like appearance; small nose, small eyes, pale skin and an extremely light sandy hair.

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