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American English: /θrɑb/
British English: /θrɒb/

Translation of throb in Spanish:

intransitive verb -bb-

  • 1.1 (pulsate, vibrate)
    latir con fuerza
    the city throbs with life
    la ciudad vibra de actividad
    1.2 (with pain) See examples: his leg was throbbing
    tenía un dolor punzante en la pierna
    my head is throbbing
    me va a estallar la cabeza


  • 1.1 (of engine) 1.2 (of wound, headache)
    dolor (masculine) punzante
    Example sentences
    • Perhaps it was the dull throb of pain or the tyre mark on my shoe that put me in a particularly vicious mood.
    • It doesn't hurt as much as throb and that sensitive pain when I eat something hot or cold.
    • He forced himself onto his knees, ignoring the dull throb of pain that threatened to flare up any second and crawled a few inches, feeling the air blindly in front of him, before stopping to listen.
    Example sentences
    • Ease on in to the cool interior and the steady throb of the reggae beat tells you that you are in Marley Country.
    • Slowly, a rhythm grew inside my bosom, resulting in a pulsating throb of emotion from the bow to the instrument.
    • Occasionally the drumline rides on a steady electronic throb, but that's it.

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