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Pronunciation: /ˈspæŋkɪŋ/

Translation of spanking in Spanish:


  • paliza (feminine), zurra (feminine) ([ en las nalgas ]) he deserves a good spanking se merece (que le den) una buena paliza or zurra
    Example sentences
    • The last spank made her yelp like a mouse that was caught by an angry cat.
    Example sentences
    • They got a lot more spankings than they probably deserved, but I didn't have a time.
    • If you were bad, you were subject to verbal abuse, spankings, or you may not have been picked up at all.
    • The resulting ‘thwack’ echoes louder than a thousand spankings.


  • [dated/anticuado] (usually before noun/generalmente delante del nombre) [pace] rápido, brioso a spanking breeze una brisa fuerte


  • [dated/anticuado] (as intensifier/como palabra enfática) spanking new flamante, nuevísimo spanking clean limpísimo to have a spanking good time divertirse* en grande [colloquial/familiar], pasarlo bomba [colloquial/familiar]

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