There are 2 translations of spite in Spanish:

spite1

Pronunciation: /spaɪt/

n

u
  • 1 (malice) maldad (f); (resentment) rencor (m), resentimiento (m) she did it out of o from sheer spite lo hizo por pura maldad/por puro rencor or resentimiento
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    • Those of a pure heart who would never hurt anyone in sheer spite.
    • He hoped she grew out of her hatefulness one day, and hoped that there was a good reason why she was so full of malice and spite.
    • It means that we are subjects of jealousy and envy and malice and spite and hatred.
  • 2in spite of (as prep) a pesar de in spite of everything a pesar de todo, pese a todo, a pesar de los pesares [familiar/colloquial] in spite of the fact that … a pesar de que …, pese a que … she did it in spite of herself lo hizo a pesar de que no era esa su intención

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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.

There are 2 translations of spite in Spanish:

spite2

vt

  • molestar, fastidiar he only does it to spite me lo hace solo para molestarme or [familiar/colloquial] fastidiarme (stronger) lo hace solo para herirme or mortificarme she's only spiting herself by not going to the party la única que se fastidia no yendo a la fiesta es ella [familiar/colloquial]
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    • You're clearly far more interested in spiting this man than in considering the defense needs of the country.
    • It's further spiting me today by giving me some horrendous bowel cramps and spectacular diarrhoea.
    • It was becoming a bad habit of mine, spiting him.

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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.