There are 2 translations of shingle in Spanish:

shingle1

Pronunciation: /ˈʃɪŋgəl/

n

  • 1 u (stones) guijarros (mpl) (before n) shingle beach playa (f) de guijarros
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    • There were also sand dunes and shingle banks that were later used for building roads in the new town.
    • Most of the Thames Bank is shingle and stone so sand is relatively rare.
    • I find soft, powdery sand, hard sand, loose shingle banks and a couple of streams.
  • 2 c [Const]teja plana y delgada, gen de madera
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    • Remove enough of the roof shingles, tiles, gravel, or other roofing material down to the tar paper.
    • Roofs may be covered with tiles, wooden shingles, or zinc sheets.
    • Check that your roof isn't missing any shingles, tiles, slates or nails.
  • 3 c (signboard) (AmE) placa (f) to put o hang up one's shingle [colloquial/familiar] abrir* una consulta ( or bufete etc)
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    • This is my only reason for justifying the shingle hanging outside in the boulevard.
    • So, I'll leave my shingle hanging outside this virtual stoop a while longer.
    • The shingle on his door says that he is a Jungian analyst.
  • 4 c shingle (cut) (haircut) corte (m) a la or a lo garçonne or garçon see also shingles

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Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 2 translations of shingle in Spanish:

shingle2

vt

  • 1 [roof] cubrir* con guijarros
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    • Once the flat planes of the roof have been shingled, you will need to apply the hip shingles, if you have a hip roof, which will be overlapped by the ridge shingles.
    • The roof was shingled with maroon tiles, and the chimney was made mostly of red brick.
    • So, after two years and $1.4 billion of preparation this is where we're at: a bunch of skilled scientists doing the outer-space equivalent of shingling a roof.
  • 2 [hair] cortar a la or a lo garçonne or garçon
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    • My hair is shingled, and the longest strands are about nine inches long.
    • And although shingled hair was wildly popular in the period, it still seems to have connoted rejection of traditional relationships.
    • He had taken a liking to my mother, who looked more forward than she was, with her shingled hair and very short skirt showing a lot of silk stocking.

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.