There are 2 translations of stitch in Spanish:

stitch1

Pronunciation: /stɪtʃ/

n

  • 1 1.1 (in sewing) puntada (f) I put a couple of stitches in it le di unas puntadas a stitch in time (saves nine) una puntada a tiempo ahorra ciento 1.2 (in knitting) punto (m) to pick up a stitch levantar un punto I dropped a stitch se me escapó or se me fue un punto
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    • There's the strong likelihood of my stitches sliding off my needles with every movement.
    • Our modes and tonality, diverse ingredients and style unite in a tapestry of stitches belonging to different needles.
    • Students learn to do math by knitting stitches together, and to count by placing nuts into bags.
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    • In Claim 3, it will mean those stitches and the embroidery stitches.
    • Though lighter to wear, silk is not as durable as velvet, particularly when confronted with thousands of embroidery stitches.
    • As young girls learn embroidery stitches from older women, they are initiated into the culture.
    1.3 (type of stitch) punto (m) 1.4 [Med] punto (m)
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    • The surgical wound clips or stitches may be removed while in hospital just before going home, but on occasion they will be removed after discharge from hospital by a GP or a nurse.
    • Each pile is tied off with a surgical stitch, or suture, and then the pile is cut away.
    • When the operation is complete, the incisions are closed with stitches and the four small wounds are covered with dressings.
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    • I continued running and running, even when I felt a sharp stitch at my side.
    • Her legs were starting to grow tired and sore, and a stitch of pain was erupting in her side.
    • The stitch in her side burned painfully and her legs ached.
  • 2 (piece of clothing) he didn't have a stitch on estaba en cueros [familiar/colloquial], estaba calato (Per) [familiar/colloquial] I haven't a stitch to wear no tengo qué ponerme
  • 3 (pain) (no pl) punzada (f) or (CS) puntada (f) (en el costado), flato (m) (Esp) I got a stitch me dio una punzada or (CS) puntada (en el costado), me dio flato (Esp) to be in stitches [colloquial/familiar] morirse* or troncharse or desternillarse de risa the clown had us all in stitches estábamos muertos or tronchados de risa con el payaso

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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 stitch in Spanish:

stitch2

vt

vi

  • 1.1 (sew) coser 1.2 (embroider) bordar
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    • Once the implant is in place, the gum is stitched over it and the area is left to heal.
    • Fred had stitched fine patchwork quilts that covered the beds and hung on the walls of his house.
    • He had screamed in agony as cuts on his feet were stitched without anaesthetic.

Phrasal verbs

stitch up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (BrE)
[slang/argot] (double-cross) traicionar (frame) I've been stitched up me han tendido una trampa para incriminarme

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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.