Translation of terrible in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈterəbəl/


  • 1.1 (very bad) [movie/singer/weather] espantoso, atroz, malísimo, fatal (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] it will look terrible if we don't go quedará muy mal que no vayamos to feel terrible (ill) sentirse* or encontrarse* pésimo or muy mal (guilty, ashamed) sentirse* muy mal she had (a) terrible toothache tenía un terrible dolor de muelas that's terrible! ¡qué terrible!, ¡qué horror! you're making a terrible mistake estás cometiendo un tremendo or terrible error the terrible thing is … lo peor del caso es que … she's a terrible one for exaggerating es muy exagerada you're terrible! ¡qué malo eres! 1.2 (as intensifier) he's a terrible bore es terriblemente aburrido, es un pelmazo [familiar/colloquial] what a terrible shame! ¡qué lástima más grande! it's a terrible waste of time es una pérdida lamentable de tiempo 1.3 (terrifying) [literario/literary] sobrecogedor [literario/literary], imponente Ivan the Terrible Iván el Terrible

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