There are 3 translations of tan in Spanish:

tan1

Pronunciation: /tæn/

vt (-nn-)

  • 1.1 [leather/hide] curtir
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    • They also came from the odiferous chemicals used to tan animal hides into leather.
    • On the second night, after a long day spent scraping and stretching and tanning a deer skin, he asked me what I was hiding from.
    • The next day he taught us how to tan the skin, and make weapons and tools from the bones.
    1.2 [sun] poner* moreno, broncear, tostar*, quemar (AmL) 1.3
    (tanned past p)
    [body/face] bronceado, moreno
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    • It was a Japanese-American tanned girl with brown eyes, a red spaghetti strap dress with a yellow star and a wand.
    • A few minutes later the door opened and a small, pretty tanned girl with straight brown hair walked in.
    • The chiseled features had always been tanned deeply by the sun.

vi (-nn-)

  • (become suntanned) broncearse, ponerse* moreno, quemarse (AmL) to tan easily broncearse or ponerse* moreno con facilidad I don't tan yo no me pongo moreno
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    • He had pale skin, but it was March, and even then I understood that people tanned in summer and lost color in winter.
    • In case you are thinking why there is a line above the gstring tanline, I was tanning with a rather high-waist normal bikini bottom at first.
    • Whether you're tanning on the beach or staying cool at the mall, these glosses will be perfect for subtle shine or a high powered sheen.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 3 translations of tan in Spanish:

tan2

n

  • 1.1 (on skin) bronceado (m), moreno (m) (esp Esp) I've lost my tan se me ha ido el bronceado or (esp Esp) el moreno to have a deep tan estar* muy bronceado or moreno
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    • If you want the golden glow of a tan without exposure to damaging UV light, consider using sunless tanning products or bronzers.
    • Develop golden tans and honour requests for autographs.
    • Flawless skin and a radiant tan are key to complementing the clothing trends for spring and summer 2002.
    1.2 (color) habano (m)
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    • The puppies are both crossbred males, one is black and white and smooth-coated and the other is nearly all black with some tan colouring.
    • They are usually brown, but can vary in colour from light tan to black.
    • She was dressed in tan fishing overalls with a fishing hat, bulky black boots, and a pink T-shirt underneath.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 3 translations of tan in Spanish:

tan3

adj

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.