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shellac
American English: /ʃəˈlæk/
British English: /ʃəˈlak/

Translation of shellac in Spanish:

noun

uncountable

transitive verb -lacs, -lacking, -lacked

  • 1 (varnish)
    Example sentences
    • You have to be involved on a daily basis with the intimate details of it - down to cleaning the bathrooms and shellacking the floor.
    • He also offers an edible alternative, though it may peel and get mouldy if you don't shellac it, since basically you're making pie filling without any sugar or fruit.
    • Of course, Tom was probably too busy shellacking his hair and buffing his chin to notice.
  • 2
    (American English) [colloquial]
    darle una paliza a [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Hillary Clinton called for an ideological truce within the Democratic Party, she was shellacked by liberal bloggers.
    • Expect no reprieve, as the stock market is likely to get shellacked next week by more languid earnings and deep-seated investor mistrust…
    • The inevitable critical comparisons to his own power trio couldn't have been lost on him, but he nevertheless shellacked Opposition with the same sonic bleakness he reserves for himself.

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